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Teams to watch: Holliday Eagles

THROUGHOUT THE 2017 SEASON, WE'LL SPOTLIGHT TEAMS THAT FLEW UNDER THE RADAR ENTERING THE SEASON, BUT DELIVERED BIG RESULTS WHEN THEY STEPPED ON THE FIELD. TODAY'S TEAM IS THE HOLLIDAY EAGLES, WHO BEAT NOCONA LAST WEEK IN A SURPRISING BLOWOUT.

Holliday coach Frank Johnson knew he had a good group of players coming into the season. But after losing both his starting quarterback and center in the first quarter of a 21-7 loss to Iowa Park, he was interested in seeing how his team would respond against an undefeated Nocona squad in the District 5-3A opener. The Eagles stepped up…

TEPPER: Surprise! The most unexpected undefeated Texas high school football teams

Get Dave Campbell's Texas Football managing editor Greg Tepper's thoughts on the hot football topics in Texas, presented by Subway.

Pop quiz: how many Texas high school football teams are currently undefeated? Maybe you’ve got your hands out and are counting along to the ones you can think of. Maybe you’re doing some sort of complicated algorithm. Or maybe you’re just taking a shot in the dark. Give up? The answer: across all classifications, private and public, there are currently…

District statements, wild weather and realignment news highlight six-man’s Week 7

Six-man insider Leman Saunders offers his takeaways from the weekend's six-man football action across Texas.

Each week, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football six-man insider Leman Saunders offers his thoughts on the six-man weekend that was. -Aspermont served notice to District 10-1A DII by taking down Throckmorton, 80-30. Sophomore RB/CB Rowdy Bradley ran for 313 yards and nine touchdowns on 25 carries — and added a touchdown pass as well. The win puts the Hornets in the…

Texas high school football’s biggest movers and shakers after Week 8 (Subscribers Only)

THESE ARE THE TEAMS OUR COMPUTER SAYS ARE MAKING THE BIGGEST MOVES IN THE STATE AFTER TWO WEEKS OF PLAY.

Every week, Jerry Forrest’s computer rankings and projections give us a deeper insight to every part of the Texas high school football world. Among the revelations his data provides are movers and shakers, the teams whose results have bigger impacts than initially meets the eye. A bunch of head-to-head matchups dictated the majority of this week’s biggest movers and shakers….

Awarding Allen’s Adam Garry with the Soulman’s BBQ Heart and Soul Player of the Week award

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football — in partnership with Soulman’s BBQ — recognized Allen high school’s Adam Garry with the Heart & Soul Player of the Week award.

Adam Garry is a senior defensive lineman for the Allen Eagles and has been recently diagnosed with cancer. From what Coach Gambill told us, the football staff and the kids in the program think the absolute world of Adam and believe him to be the most deserving recipient for this award. Adam is aspiring to pursue a career in TV…