Class 2A

2018 Region Outlooks: 2A Division II Region I – The defending champs are gone, so who takes the crown this year?

AS WE LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2018 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, DCTF'S MATT STEPP TAKES A LOOK AT HOW EACH REGION SHOULD SHAKE OUT WHEN FALL ROLLS AROUND.

Today’s spotlight: Class 2A Division II Region I The landscape has changed somewhat as several entrenched Panhandle teams move to the east into Region II, so there will be guaranteed new regional champion as Wellington was one of those teams who moved over to Region II. District 1-2A Division II is a far West Texas district that in the past…

2018 Region Outlooks: 2A Division I Region IV – Will drop-downs create parity in the region where Refugio has held firm?

AS WE LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2018 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, DCTF'S MATT STEPP TAKES A LOOK AT HOW EACH REGION SHOULD SHAKE OUT WHEN FALL ROLLS AROUND.

Today’s spotlight: Class 2A Division I Region IV The landscape changed a bit in Region IV as several drop-downs from Class 3A have been added to the mix, which could mean a few more challenges for Refugio, who has dominated Region IV in recent years. 13-2A Division I has a strong Central Texas flavor with Holland, Milano, Rosebud-Lott, Thorndale and…

2018 Region Outlooks: 2A Division I Region III — San Augustine introduces some new faces and Tenaha’s search for the next QB

AS WE LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2018 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, DCTF'S MATT STEPP TAKES A LOOK AT HOW EACH REGION SHOULD SHAKE OUT WHEN FALL ROLLS AROUND.

Today’s spotlight: Class 2A Division I Region III Region III consists entirely of East Texas teams and there were some notable changes after UIL realignment. District 9-2A Division I features a bit of Central Texas flavor with Jewett Leon, Centerville and Normangee joining Cayuga, Kerens and Cross Roads which are on the fringes of East Texas. 10-2A Division I is…

2018 Region Outlooks: 2A Division I Region II – Is it DeLeon’s year and do Crawford’s new faces step up to the big stage?

AS WE LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2018 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, DCTF'S MATT STEPP TAKES A LOOK AT HOW EACH REGION SHOULD SHAKE OUT WHEN FALL ROLLS AROUND.

Today’s spotlight: Class 2A Division I Region II The departure of defending state champion Mart to Division II is bad news for Division II, but good news for the teams in this region. In a similar setup to the previous realignment, District 5-2A Division I and 6-2A Division I have a heavy base around the Texoma area and just east…

2018 Region Outlooks: 2A Division I Region I – Who comes out as the new favorite after realignment?

AS WE LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2018 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, DCTF'S MATT STEPP TAKES A LOOK AT HOW EACH REGION SHOULD SHAKE OUT WHEN FALL ROLLS AROUND.

Today’s spotlight: Class 2A Division I Region I Things have opened up some in Region I with the departure of Stratford who dropped to Division II where it will no doubt be a favorite. That opens the door for not only the teams listed below but maybe a few other dark horse candidates as well as Region I in 2A…

Ranking the top 40 running backs in the 2019 class (Subscribers Only)

Katy's Deondrick Glass is atop this year's initial list.

Deondrick Glass has 3,602 rushing yards and 56 touchdowns in his last two seasons, landing him atop the initial list of the 40 best running backs in Texas for the 2019 recruiting class. The list is powered by Next Level Athlete and brought to you by Sportify Insurance. “Isaiah Spiller could very well end up being our No. 1,” NLA’s…

INSIDERS: Ranking every new Texas high school football district

What are the toughest districts in Texas? What about the easiest? We crunch the numbers on all 192 new UIL districts.

The UIL announced the new districts for all 1,228 public Texas high school football teams in February, but not all districts are created equal. What are the toughest — and the easiest — districts in Texas? Dave Campbell’s Texas Football crunched the numbers to find out! How We Calculate District Strength: We take Texas high school football analytics expert Jerry Forrest’s…

In Texas high school football, minority coaches face an uphill climb

An examination of the demographics of Texas high school football coaches, which suggests that African-American and Hispanic coaches are underrepresented statewide.

John Snelson’s cadence may be slow, but it’s deliberate. The head football coach and athletic director at Dickinson High School is thoughtful in his discussion, ensuring he says exactly what he means and means exactly what he says. And, given the subject at hand, the discretion is understandable — talking about race is uncomfortable. But Snelson, who has amassed a…