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Week 3 Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week — Abilene Cooper RB Tyrees Whitfield

Cougars senior TAKES HOME STATEWIDE HONORS FOR WEEK 3 OF THE 2017 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON.

Congratulations to Abilene Cooper RB Tyrees Whitfield, the Week 3 winner of the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week award, presented by Wells Fargo in conjunction with the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl. The 5-10, 180-pound senior ran for 259 yards and 6 touchdowns, and caught three passes for 73 yards and another score in the Cougars’ win over rival Abilene. Cougars fans…

HYPE INDEX: Your guide to the Texas college football weekend

What Texas college football games should you stop everything and watch? Which games should you pass by? Find out in the Hype Index.

This is the Texas College Football Hype Index, where Dave Campbell’s Texas Football managing editor Greg Tepper ranks the FBS college football games in Texas from least-watchable to most-watchable. 9: Florida International at Rice, 6:30 p.m. Saturday Two bottom-half Conference USA squads go at it in this one, and it may be Rice’s last best chance at a second conference…

Free Money Week 4: TCU heads to Stillwater, A&M’s weird line & more

This week has something for every Texas college football fan: Big slugfests (TCU vs. OSU and TTU vs. UH), lower profile showdowns (Ark State vs. SMU and UTSA vs. Texas State) and extremely confusing games to predict (A&M vs. Arkansas and FIU vs. Rice).

Thursday night’s must-see Texas high school football games for Week 4

EVERY WEEK DURING THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, BRADY KEANE PICKS OUT THE BEST THURSDAY GAMES AROUND THE STATE. IF YOU'RE NEAR ONE, GET YOUR FOOTBALL WEEKEND STARTED EARLY.

Last week marked the first full slate of Texas high school games this season, and the schedule lived up to the hype. But the return to normality didn’t last long – there are 216 teams on a bye this week, and several teams played in some rare Wednesday action. Regardless, there is still a strong slate of games Thursday night…

Cy-Fair, Cy Springs ready for pivotal district clash

The Taco Bell Road Tour highlights marquee matchups across the Houston area throughout the season.

Taco Bell and Dave Campbell’s Texas Football have teamed up to feature one must-see Texas high school football matchup each week in the Houston area. This week: Cypress Springs vs. Cy-Fair, 7 p.m. Friday night at Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union Stadium. As Cypress Springs enters its sixth season under coach Rick Cobia, the Panthers are confident they have the pieces needed…

WEEK 4 PREVIEW: Breaking down the biggest games in Texas high school football

AMARILLO'S BIG SCHOOLS GO AT IT AND CIBOLO STEELE LOOKS TO REBOUND AFTER AN UPSET LOSS A WEEK AGO

Carthage (3-0) at Gilmer (3-0) It’s a Saturday night showdown in Gilmer as DCTF’s No. 1 4A team in Division I, Carthage, takes on our third ranked team in 4A Division II, Gilmer. Carthage led by Texas-commit running back, Keontay Ingram, ran past Class 5A Whitehouse 42-20 last week. Ingram had over 200 yards of total offense and a pair…

Teams to Watch: Jim Ned Indians

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 Jim Ned, which is off to a 3-0 start after going 3-7 in 2016.

When Jim Ned began its offseason program this year, senior Coalby Rives was preparing to line up at several different positions all across the field. Rives, who has been at the varsity level since his freshman year, saw time in the secondary, at running back, wide receiver and even a little quarterback heading into this season. But when the Indians’…