Class 4A

2018 Region Outlooks: 4A Division I Region III – Carthage looks to maintain stride and does Midlothian Heritage take the next step?

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 4A Division I Region III When you read through the teams to watch in this region, one thing becomes clear quite quickly and that’s that District 10-4A Division I will once again be absolutely loaded. We’ll touch on the top three teams in the “District of Doom” below. The DFW area moves into Region III and that…

2018 Region Outlooks: 4A Division I Region II – Argyle, Stephenville, Waco La Vega and Kennedale highlight a buzzsaw region

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 4A Division I Region II There was some shuffling in Region II after realignment and an already brutally tough region may have gotten tougher (if that’s possible). We start in 5-4A Division I where three Waco area powers Waco LaVega (state semi-finalist), China Spring (state quarter-finalist) and always-dangerous Gatesville are joined by perennial powers Stephenville and Brownwood…

2018 Region Outlooks: 4A Division I Region I – Andrews ready to reload and Foster poised to lead Wichita Falls Hirschi

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 4A Division I Region I The biggest story here is that the new Class 4A Region I Division I isn’t so much the teams as it is the number of teams in the Region. With very few teams being out west and travel being a major sticking point, the UIL put together a region that has just…

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…

2018 UIL Realignment — Thursday, February 1

Complete coverage of the biennial Texas high school football district realignment

The University Interscholastic League has announced its district alignment for 2018-20. Click the links below to see what’s changed: CLASS 6A / CLASS 5A DI / CLASS 5A DII / CLASS 4A DI / CLASS 4A DII / CLASS 3A DI  CLASS 3A DII / CLASS 2A DI / CLASS 2A DII/ CLASS 1A DI / CLASS 1A DII MATT STEPP’S…