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Morning Jolt (Jan. 22): In 2015, scoring in Texas high school football was…

This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football.

Football is an offensive game these days, right? Spread offense this, wide-open attack that, nobody plays defense such-and-such. Then why is it that scoring was down in Texas high school football last year? Huh? Answer me that! OK, while it may be true, it may also be a bit disingenuous. Let’s go to the data. Texas high school football teams averaged 27.82…

Countdown to National Signing Day: Texas Tech Red Raiders

AS THE BIG DAY APPROACHES FOR FOOTBALL PROGRAMS AND PLAYERS ALIKE, A BREAKDOWN OF WHERE EACH TEXAS FBS TEAM STANDS.

Photo by John Hamilton National Signing Day is Feb. 3. We’ll take a look at each recruiting class from the 12 FBS football programs in Texas as the day approaches. Texas Tech Rivals.com rank: 38th Overview Texas Tech’s 2016 recruiting class is the definition of balance. Kliff Kingsbury holds 26 commitments, with two of those, both wide receivers, already on…

Countdown to National Signing Day: Houston Cougars

AS THE BIG DAY APPROACHES FOR FOOTBALL PROGRAMS AND PLAYERS ALIKE, A BREAKDOWN OF WHERE EACH TEXAS FBS TEAM STANDS.

Photo by Justin Armstrong National Signing Day is Feb. 3. We’ll take a look at each recruiting class from the 12 FBS football programs in Texas as the day approaches. Houston Rivals.com rank: 28th Overview Tom Herman wasted zero time putting Houston back on the map inside the state. The Cougars even made a dent on the national level after…

MORNING JOLT (Jan. 19): Check out this star college quarterback before he was big

This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football.

These days, Greg Ward Jr. is pretty close to a household name across the country. After guiding Houston to a 13-1 mark, an American Athletic Conference championship and a Peach Bowl win over Florida State, the Coogs’ signal-caller is enjoying unprecedented adulation. But we here at Dave Campbell’s Texas Football enjoy being hipsters, and saying “Yeah, we knew him before…

Countdown to National Signing Day: TCU Horned Frogs

AS THE BIG DAY APPROACHES FOR FOOTBALL PROGRAMS AND PLAYERS ALIKE, A BREAKDOWN OF WHERE EACH TEXAS FBS TEAM STANDS.

Photo by Graham Staniforth National Signing Day is Feb. 3. We’ll take a look at each recruiting class from the 12 FBS football programs in Texas as the day approaches. TCU Rivals.com rank: 24th Overview TCU is quietly putting together one of the best recruiting classes in the country. It isn’t filled with five-star talents or hot-shot camp prospects, but…

MORNING JOLT (Jan. 18): Get caught up in one of Texas’ best high school rivalries with this documentary

This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football.

You know many of the classic rivalries in Texas high school football. But when’s the last time you paid attention to the longtime feud between Clint and Fabens? Thanks to this terrific 2014 documentary from The Gandara Bros., you can follow the Clint Lions as they prepare for the season, all leading up to their showdown with archrival Fabens. The…

Countdown to National Signing Day: Texas A&M Aggies

AS THE BIG DAY APPROACHES FOR FOOTBALL PROGRAMS AND PLAYERS ALIKE, A BREAKDOWN OF WHERE EACH TEXAS FBS TEAM STANDS.

Photo by Mary Scott McNabb National Signing Day is Feb. 3. We’ll take a look at each recruiting class from the 12 FBS football programs in Texas as the day approaches. Texas A&M Rivals.com rank: 14th Overview Texas A&M sits at 19 commitments entering the home stretch of the 2016 recruiting cycle. The Aggies don’t have a single five-star commitment,…