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Details for the 12th annual Hico Super Saturday announced.High school diplomas are still being awarded and congratulatory handshaking is all around for Texas Six Man seniors.And that means organizers of the 12th Annual Hico Super Saturday football tournament are preparing for the fall and announcing the prime-time Six-Man line-up for Saturday, Aug. 29th in  Tigers Stadium.11 a.m. — Water Valley…

Who’s The New Guy?

A look at impact freshman at Texas colleges this fall.True freshman are contributing more each year in major college football. KD Cannon at Baylor Myles Garrett at Texas A&M were two of the top players in the state in their first year on campus. That trend isn’t likely to go away, and each Power 5 school in the state will…

Recruiting Roundup — Longhorns and Mean Green

Catching up with some of the latest recruiting headlines across Texas.In this week’s Recruiting Around the State, the Texas Longhorns and North Texas Mean Green have had recruiting activity recently with hosting prospects, extending offers, and being on the ground developing relationships. They’re building bonds with some of the best players and high school coaches in the state. One thing is certain…

Small towns, big stars

Six-man players get unique instruction from former NFL players.Most high school football players dream of being on the field with professional and college players. In Gholson, that dream became a reality for more than 90 kids — most from the six-man ranks, at the Gholson Celebrity Football Camp.The camp was free for students from sixth through 11th grades, and football…

Roadrunner redux

What will UTSA look like in a pivotal fifth season of football?UTSA will play football games for just the fifth year in program history this fall, and for the first time expectations have been dulled. The Roadrunners were on the rise to become the next non-P5 school in the state, winning 15 games combined in 2012 and 2013, setting up…

Recruiting Roundup — Texas Tech and Texas State

Catching up with some of the latest recruiting headlines across Texas.In this edition of Recruiting Around the State, we focus on the Texas Tech Red Raiders and Texas State Bobcats. The recruiting approach of the TTU staff indicates many things notably casting a wide net and battling with the nation’s top programs, while the TSU staff continues to mine prospects…

Tech-nical breakdown

Can Kliff Kingsbury turn the Red Raiders around in 2015?In a landscape quick to discard coaches, Texas Tech’s Kliff Kingsbury is in need of a turnaround 2015 season to avoid the hot-seat in 2016. The Red Raiders are 12-13 overall and 6-12 in Big 12 play over Kingsbury’s first two seasons in Lubbock. That success doesn’t match the large, and…

Recruiting Roundup

Catching up with some of the latest recruiting headlines across Texas.In this week’s Recruiting Around the State, we make stops across the landscape from College Station, to Houston, to San Antonio, and Dallas/Fort Worth. There were new commitments, new offers, and more under-the-radar types discovered along the way for a few of these in-state programs. Let’s take a look.TEXAS A&MThe…

Texas-sized Draft

Inside the numbers of Texas’ impact on the NFL Draft.The NFL Draft is over for another year, and once again, it was a big weekend for the Lone Star State. Here are a few tidbits about Texas ties in the NFL Draft:-A grand total of 27 Texas high school players were taken in the 2015 NFL Draft. That may sound…

Campbell: TCU, Baylor clash one for the ages

Dave Campbell on TCU's win over Baylor

Yes, it was a football game. A very important  nationally-televised football game.  But it also was a Baylor-TCU game that started late because of nearby lightning strikes, a game played in a steady rain, a game played with a wet football on a football field that also was slick and mushy, a game that featured a TCU quarterback, highly talented…