Class 3A

Our dark horse picks for 3A in 2017

They don't have glitzy preseason rankings, but we could see these teams storming through the playoffs if things fall right.

Every year there’s a team or two that surprises most of the observers with a longer than anticipated playoff run. There are always a lot of variables involved with making that run, but — as always — a little challenge never deterred us at DCTF. So we take a look at one team from each region that we think has…

One underrated player from each 3A region to watch in 2017

THERE ARE ONLY SO MANY HEADLINES TO GO AROUND IN THE LONE STAR STATE, BUT THESE GUYS DESERVE A SPOTLIGHT.

With over 1,400 high schools in the great state of Texas that play football in some form or fashion, there’s no way that every deserving player can be recognized properly with all-state honors or a scholarship to play at the next level. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some under-the-radar guys who could make a big impact…

Stepp’s 2017 TXHSFB Schedule

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER GIVES A LOOK AT HIS 2017 GAME SCHEDULE!

Posted here is my tentative 2017 game schedule, these are the games I plan on covering for DCTF, as you know things can always change as TXHSFB is as unpredictable as it gets and a game that’s not listed could turn out to be a great one later this year! My goal is to try and get to as many…

Texas 7-on-7 State Championship Day One Recap

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER LOOKS BACK AT DAY ONE OF THE STATE TOURNAMENT!

The 2017 Texas 7-on-7 State Championships got off to a fantastic start on Thursday at Veterans Park in College Station with 64 teams from across the state vying for the title. Each team played three pool games, with the top two teams in each pool advancing to the championship bracket and the bottom two teams in each pool playing in…

2017 Div. II Texas 7on7 Championship Pool Picks

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER PICKS ALL 16 POOLS AT THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!

It’s time for our pool predictions for the 2017 Division II Texas 7on7 State Championships, we’ll rank the teams in predicted order of finish from first place to fourth place.  The top two teams in each pool move on to the single elimination championship bracket, the bottom two teams move to the single elimination consolation bracket.   Pool A Alpine…

Farmersville’s Lexi Lindamood, Hamilton’s Weston Nolen honored as Chicken Express Community Heroes

MALE AND FEMALE STUDENT-ATHLETES THAT LEAD BY EXAMPLE ON THE FIELD OF PLAY AND IN THE CLASSROOM CAN BE HONORED AS CHICKEN EXPRESS COMMUNITY HEROES AND RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIP MONEY TO CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL.

Chicken Express and Dave Campbell’s Texas Football are partnering to honor the heroes in your community. Male and female student-athletes that lead by example on the field of play and in the classroom can be honored as Chicken Express Community Heroes and receive scholarship money to continue their education beyond high school. Athletes can be nominated at TexasFootball.com/ChickenExpress. Lexi Lindamood…

2017 Texas 7-on-7 State Championship Primer

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER GIVES YOU AN INTRO TO THE 20TH ANNUAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!

This Thursday marks the beginning of the 20th annual Adidas Texas State 7-on-7 Championships, and for the 19th year the event will again be held in College Station. The action will take place at Veterans Park, where 128 teams from across the state will gather for three days in one of the final big off-season events before the start of…

2017 Division II 7on7 State Championship Pools

Pools for the Division II 7on7 State Championships!

The 2017 Division II 7on7 State Championships will be held June 29-30 at Veterans Park in College Station.  Pools A-H will play their games at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm on Thursday, Pools I-P will play their games at 2pm, 4pm and 6pm on Thursday.  The top two teams in each pool advance to the championship bracket on Friday, the bottom…

Week 6 Statewide 7on7 SQT Scores

DCTF BRINGS YOU SCORES FROM AROUND THE STATE AFTER THIS WEEKEND'S STATE QUALIFYING

Below are results from 7on7 Qualifying Tournaments around the state, if your SQT is missing please e-mail results to mrstepp817@yahoo.com *Indicates qualified team and can not advance past pool play   DIVISION I Rowlett SQT Pool A Rowlett 46 Wylie East 40 McKinney 26 Denton 6 Rowlett 40 McKinney 37 Denton 26 Wylie East 14 Rowlett 30 Denton 26 McKinney 33…

Week 6 Statewide SQT Picks

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER MAKES HIS PICKS IN THIS WEEK'S QUALIFYING ACTION!

Each week here at DCTF we’ll take a look at the various 7on7 qualifiers around the state and try to pick the winners, this is more of an inexact science that picking real football games so don’t take the picks too seriously! But for the record I’ll track how many correct pool winners and qualifiers we get right each week!!…