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Don't forget: coaches are people, too.

Photo by Diana Porter With the annual influx of coaching changes across Texas high school football, it’s easy to think of them like NFL coaches — chasing money or status or fame. But fans often forget that coaches are people, too. Over at The Dallas Morning News, columnist Rick Gosselin has a terrific piece to that point, exploring the decisions made by two…

Daily Roundup (Aug. 5): Prep practices underway, a UT booster is talking again, and leftovers from college media days

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 Fall practices are underway, which means there are a lot…

Welcome to the new TexasFootball.com

The leader in football coverage in Texas is bigger and better than ever.

Ever come back home from a long vacation, look around your home, and not recognize it? Like someone moved around the furniture? That’s what things feel like around here on this, the day of the launch of the new TexasFootball.com. It’s been a staggering five years since we last redesigned our website — the digital home of Dave Campbell’s Texas…

Recruiting Roundup — UTEP and Rice

Catching up with some of the latest recruiting headlines across Texas.As the summer season approaches, it signals we are only two months shy of football two-a-days. It’s also the best chance for prospects to attend camps, get better, and prepare for the upcoming season. Two schools, UTEP and Rice, are in full offseason mode. We profile the recent University of Texas-El Paso offer bonanza and…

Trojan transition

Euless Trinity readies for 2015 with new coach Chris Jensen.How do you fill the void when a legend leaves?That is the question the Trinity football program, which lost longtime head coach Steve Lineweaver to retirement in December, faces heading into the 2015 season. In 15 seasons with the Trojans, Lineweaver captured three state championships (2005, ‘07 and ‘09), and led…

Instant Impact

A look at impact freshman at Texas colleges this fall.True freshmen play a larger role in college football than ever before. The promise of early playing time is one of the top recruiting tools in the country, and the non P5 schools in the state of Texas will rely on a few players from the 2015 class for depth and…

Covering History

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football is well known around the state for its iconic covers throughout the years. With the reveal of the 56th annual summer edition cover right around the corner, let’s take a look back at some unforgettable covers.1976: UH head coach Bill Yeoman            Bill Yeoman entered his fifteenth year as head coach for the Coogs, when they still played…

Recruiting Roundup — A&M and TCU

Catching up with some of the latest recruiting headlines across Texas.Nothing helps you more in recruiting than winning. TCU is discovering this at the moment. The Horned Frogs have seen an uptick in their recruiting efforts recently and their surprising success in 2014 has something to do with it. It also helps that TCU coach Gary Patterson has built an…

Covering history

A look back at past covers in DCTF’s long history.This is a special time of year for us here at Dave Campbell’s Texas Football and, indeed, for football fans across the state of Texas. Later this week — noon Friday here on TexasFootball.com, to be precise — we’ll reveal the cover of the 2015 Summer Edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas…

Recruiting Roundup — H-Town Takeover?

Catching up with some of the latest recruiting headlines across Texas.There’s something happening in Houston, Texas. It’s called a recruiting shift and its trending towards the Houston Cougars after securing some of the state’s and nation’s best last week in a whirlwind of momentum and popularity. We focus on the white-hot Houston Cougars in this week’s Recruiting Around the State.  HOUSTONCall it the…