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Booster Club Spotlight: Forney QB Club goes above and beyond for Jackrabbits

All-Star Inflatables highlights the team behind the team.

The football booster club at Forney High School, formally known as the Jackrabbits Quarterback Club, has big plans to meet their goals this year. The club’s volunteers consist mostly of parents of players, and is very well organized with board members, and four different committees that all work together to support the team and coaches. Matt Rooney is in his…

Ranking the QB situations at each Texas FBS program after two weeks

With two games under their belts, how are the signal-callers in the Lone Star State stacking up?

Photo by Will Leverett The quarterback position is the most important in football. After two weeks of action in college we have a clearer view of where the programs land in the pecking order across the state. Texas Tech Patrick Mahomes and the Red Raiders might have lost on the road to Arizona State last week, but it wasn’t because…

Roundtable: Which high school injuries have been the most disappointing?

EVERY WEEK, OUR WRITERS WILL DO A ROUNDTABLE ABOUT THE TOPICS BUZZING AROUND THE TEXAS FOOTBALL WORLD, COVERING EVERYTHING FROM THE SERIOUS TO THE ABSURD.

La Grange RB JK Dobbins (Photo by Brian Thompson) All right, chuckleheads. It’s time for this week’s roundtable, and we’re hitting on injuries. So far in the Texas high school football season, we’ve lost some big-time stars to injury, shifting the landscape a bit and certainly affecting playoff outlooks. It broke into the college ranks, as well, when Matt Davis…

Cowboy’s Six-Shooter — Six thoughts from Week 3 of six-man football

Six thoughts on six-man football from SixMania's Cowboy Parks.

Wow, what a week!  There were so many well-played games — and upsets — that it raised as many questions as it answered. 1: Calvert’s 62-60 win over Borden County has to be first on my list.  This game was reminiscent of Calvert’s 2002 title game with Sanderson, in which Calvert was trailed 32-0 at half, but came back to win it …

Craven: Passing was supposed to make football safer, but it’s had the opposite effect

We need not look beyond our state borders to see how prolific the passing game has gotten. It's also made the game much more dangerous.

Photo by Ashley Wirz Statistics tell interesting, even if not complete, stories. The first legal forward pass was a 20-yard completion by St. Louis quarterback Bradbury Robinson to Jack Schneider on September 5, 1906 against Carroll College. In 1986, Miami quarterback Vinnie Testaverde won The Heisman Trophy after passing for 2,557 yards and 26 touchdowns. That is 232.45 yards per…

Vote for the Built By Nature Assistant Coach of the Week! — Week 3

Fan votes will decide who takes home the coveted honor for Week 2.

Dairy Max and Dave Campbell’s Texas Football are proud to team up this year to honor excellence in coaching, and the hard work that assistant coaches put in on a weekly basis to prepare their teams for battle. We invite fans across Texas to help us select the individual that will be named the Built by Nature Assistant Coach of…

The 411 on the second week of college football in Texas

EVERY WEEK, DCTF SENIOR WRITER MIKE CRAVEN WILL GIVE HIS FOUR OBSERVATIONS, ONE QUESTION AND ONE PREDICTION FROM THE PREVIOUS WEEK OF FOOTBALL IN THE LONE STAR STATE.

Photo by Graham Staniforth It wasn’t a dominant week for FBS teams in Texas. In Week 1, Lone Star State teams went 10-2 with one of those losses occurring to another Texas school. Here is the 4-1-1. Observations Rough night for the Red Raiders Texas Tech still can’t play defense. Despite scoring more than 50 points, the Red Raiders returned…