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Recapping all the chaos for every 11-man classification following UIL realignment

DCTF's high school football insider breaks down the biggest stories around the state following Thursday's news.

In what may have been the wildest UIL Realignment Day ever, we are left to analyze and dissect the aftermath of the new districts that the UIL has set the course for in the next two years. We’ll have plenty to chew on the next few days (and weeks), but here are some highlights from each of the UIL’s 11-man…

Former receiver sues Patterson, TCU, Big 12

Kolby Listenbee is seeking damages following what he describes as improper injury treatment and a staff that "continuously pressured, humiliated, and harassed" him while at TCU.

Former TCU receiver Kolby Listenbee filed a lawsuit on Thursday against coach Gary Patterson, TCU, the Big 12 and a host of other defendants. Listenbee, who played for TCU from 2012-15, alleges a pattern of abuse, harassment and mistreatment of an injury suffered in the 2015 season. Listenbee is seeking “monetary relief over $1,000,000,” and alleged that Patterson, former offensive…

This Week in Texas High School Football: January 31

Manvel's Kirk Martin is off to the college ranks and Pearland makes a double splash

  Manvel opens After an incredible run at Manvel, head coach Kirk Martin announced to his team on Tuesday that he’d be resigning his post to take an assistant role at the college level. It’s been reported Martin will take a position as the quarterbacks’ coach at Syracuse. Martin has ties to head coach Dino Babers as his son, Koda,…

RECRUITING: What UTSA needs in the 2018 recruiting class

National signing day is coming fast, and we’ll be looking at each FBS team’s needs as the end of the 2018 recruiting season arrives. Next up: Texas-San Antonio Biggest need: Receivers The Roadrunners’ entire passing attack is decimated after last season. Quarterback Dalton Sturm is gone. His replacement, whether it’s Bryce Rivers, Frank Harris or Alin Edouard, will be taking over…

Sam McGuffie: Viral Texas high school football star turned Olympic bobsledder

The pride of Cy-Fair was a viral sensation before viral was truly a part of the Internet lexicon, and he's found a rebirth on the ice.

Lake Placid played host to Sam McGuffie’s first time down a real bobsled track. He’d shown promise pushing a wheeled practice sled and had seen others taken the plunge. Finally, it was his time. It’d be a “joyride,” he thought, like an icy-white, tubed water slide reminiscent of those carefree, idle summers at the pool back in sweaty Houston, right?…