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Daily Roundup (Sep. 2): New national rankings for Texas’ top teams, and speculating about Texas A&M’s linebackers

Photo by Christopher Farias Welcome to the daily roundup, a collection of prep and college news and notes from around Texas that we’ll be sorting out for you every weekday morning. So if you’re looking for something to sift through while avoiding work, or need some lunchtime reading, we’re here for you. High schools Allen 4th, Cedar Hill and Euless…

High school coaching salaries are on the rise; is that a good thing?

Houston Chronicle reports average coaching salary hovers around $93,000.

Photo by Diana Porter In September 2010, four economists — David Card, Alexandre Mas, Enrico Moretti and Emmanuel Saez — published a report on the effect of knowledge of peers’ salaries. Put another way: how do we react when we know how much our colleagues make? The entire paper is worth your time, but the short summary: those who find…

Craven: RGIII on the dangerous path to becoming the next Vince Young

Baylor, Copperas Cove ex needs a change of scenery.

Photo by Tim Craig Former Baylor and Copperas Cove quarterback Robert Griffin III is on the fast-track to watching his career go up in smoke. In so many ways his career has paralleled Vince Young’s. It was announced today that Griffin, a Heisman winner at Baylor under Art Briles will not be the starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins for…

Morning Jolt (Sept. 1): A Heisman on the South Plains?

This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football. Texas Tech has never won a Heisman Trophy. The closest a Red Raider has ever come to taking home college football’s most prestigious award was finishing fourth in the voting, accomplished by both Donny Anderson in 1965 and Graham Harrell in 2008 — coincidentally, both…

SA Lee, Abilene Cooper, Zapata earn Team of the Week honors for Week 1

Each week, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football honors an outstanding team from each classification as the DCTF Team of the Week. WEEK ONE WINNERS 6A: San Antonio Lee In a wild season-opening thriller, Kyle Fuller hit Sammy Davis for a game-winning two-point conversion in double-overtime to lead the Volunteers to a 43-42 win over San Antonio Taft. 5A: Abilene Cooper Behind outstanding performances…

VIDEO: Week 1 Texas HS football picks

TexasFootball.com picks the biggest games in Fixin' to Pick'Em

Who’s going to win the biggest high school football games in Texas this week? DCTF’s Greg Tepper tells you in DCTF’s video series Fixin’ to Pick ‘Em.