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Morning Jolt (Sept. 15): You won’t believe these Texas high school football numbers

Three weeks in, Texas high school football is already producing some unbelievable numbers.

Photo by Russell Wilburn This is the Morning Jolt, your invitation to get up and start thinking about football. We’re three weeks in to the 2015 Texas high school football season, and while there has been no shortage of stunning plays and staggering upsets, it’s some of the numbers that have been most surprising. There’s still a long way to…

Morning Jolt (Sept. 14): Check out some of the best photos from the weekend of high school football in Texas

This is the Morning Jolt, your invitation to get up and start thinking about football. Dave Campbell’s Texas Football works with some of the best photographers in the state to shoot high school games across Texas. Check out some of their best work from the past week.

Texas 42, Rice 28: What We Learned

The Longhorns recover from Notre Dame blowout, but aren't completely convincing against Rice.

Photo by Justin Armstrong Texas managed to take down Rice on Saturday in Austin. What did we learn about the Longhorns and Owls? DCTF’s Mike Craven breaks it down. It wasn’t a perfect game, or even one that should make Texas Longhorn fans believe this team can compete against the top teams in the Big 12, but it was exactly what Charlie Strong’s…

Baylor 66, Lamar 31: What We Learned

The Bears' offensive machine marches on, but some messy spots need cleaning.

Photo by Mike Williamson Baylor made short work of FCS Lamar in its home opener on Saturday. What did we learn about the Bears? DCTF’s Max Thompson breaks it down. Baylor ultimately took care of business. If you’re going to schedule early season cupcakes, you better smoke them. There were plenty of stat lines Baylor fans want to see at this point in…

Texas State 63, Prairie View A&M 24: What We Learned

The Bobcats get a bounce back win after getting roughed up by Florida State.

Photo courtesy Texas State Athletics Texas State evened its record at 1-1 with a win over Prairie View A&M. What did we learn about the Bobcats? DCTF’s Christian Clark breaks it down. Bobcats’ O-line dominates What a difference a week (and a significantly worse opponent) makes. After getting roughed up by Florida State in a 56-19 defeat last week, the Texas State offensive…

Texas A&M 56, Ball State 23: What We Learned

The Aggies won easily, a positive sign for progress ahead of SEC play.

Photo by Will Leverett Texas A&M took down Ball State in its home opener on Saturday. What did we learn about the Aggies? DCTF’s Claire Cruz breaks it down. The Aggie offense is efficient. Texas A&M followed a solid performance against Arizona State with a game it dominated from the start. The Aggies scored their first touchdown less than four minutes into…

SMU 31, North Texas 13: What We Learned

The Mustangs are off to a much better start than 2014, while the Mean Green sputters.

Photo by Mike Williamson SMU got its first win of the Chad Morris era, beating in-state rival North Texas on Saturday. What did we learn about the Ponies and the Mean Green? DCTF’s Thomas Bingham breaks it down. A Half of Missed Opportunities SMU led North Texas 7-6 at halftime, but don’t let the close score mislead you. It wasn’t a defensive brawl…

TCU 70, Stephen F. Austin 7: What We Learned

What are the takeaways from the Horned Frogs' win over the Lumberjacks?

Photo by Graham Staniforth TCU made short work of in-state FCS foe Stephen F. Austin on Saturday. What did we learn from this one? DCTF’s Thomas Bingham breaks it down. Back at Full Form TCU’s offense didn’t look good against Minnesota in its season opener, but it took care of business against Stephen F. Austin this afternoon. The Horned Frogs went gangbusters early…

Texas Tech 69, UTEP 20: What We Learned

What are the takeaways from the Red Raiders' win over the Miners?

Photo by Ashley Wirz Texas Tech took down in-state rival UTEP on Saturday. What did we learn about the Red Raiders and the Miners? DCTF’s Christian Clark breaks it down. There weren’t any secrets as to what approach Texas Tech and UTEP would take offensively Saturday. The Red Raiders would try to zip their way down the field with Patrick Mahomes under…

Kansas State 30, UTSA 3: What We Learned

The key takeaways from the Roadrunners' loss to Kansas State.

Photo by Mary Scott McNabb UTSA fell to 0-2 on the young season with a loss to Kansas State on Saturday. What did we learn about the Roadrunners? DCTF’s Mike Craven breaks it down. UTSA faced its second straight Power opponent and for the second time in as many tries, mistakes added up and cost the Roadrunners a chance at an…