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Craven: Five things we learned about Texas high school football Thursday night

Gilmer's legit, Stony Point's rising, and six-man is awesome.

Photo by Robert Martinez The Texas high school football season kicked off last night. The main course is served tonight, but there were plenty of games around the state last night to give fans a preview of what is to come this season. Here are five things we learned from the first night of the high school football season. Gilmer…

The Texas 20, No. 3: Who is the new face of Texas HS football?

DCTF’s countdown of the 20 biggest storylines heading into the 2015 football season rolls on.

Photo by Tim Huchton This is the Texas 20, DCTF’s countdown of the 20 biggest storylines heading into the 2015 football season. No. 20: Is there a college sleeper in Texas? No. 19: Which Texas high school football records will be broken? No. 18: State title games headed to Houston No. 17: Will anyone play defense this season? No. 16: Can…

Daily Roundup (Aug. 27): High school season kicks off, and what if Tech had hired Tom Osborne in 1969?

Photo by Will Leverett Welcome to the daily roundup, a collection of prep and college news and notes from around Texas that we’ll be sorting out for you every weekday morning. So if you’re looking for something to sift through while avoiding work, or need some lunchtime reading, we’re here for you. High Schools Breaking down the notable games in…

Morning Jolt (Aug. 27): A love letter to Texas high school football

Photo by Will Leverett This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football. Dear Texas high school football, Hey. Haven’t seen you in a while. How you been? You look great. Listen, Texas high school football, there’s something I’ve been meaning to tell you. Something I should’ve said a long time ago. Something…

The Texas 20, No. 4: Who will be Texas HS football’s Cinderella?

DCTF’s countdown of the 20 biggest storylines heading into the 2015 football season rolls on.

Photo by Shane Roper This is the Texas 20, DCTF’s countdown of the 20 biggest storylines heading into the 2015 football season. No. 20: Is there a college sleeper in Texas? No. 19: Which Texas high school football records will be broken? No. 18: State title games headed to Houston No. 17: Will anyone play defense this season? No. 16: Can…

Newton-Tatum highlights huge Week 1 in small school ranks

Don’t forget the small schools.

Photo by Will Leverett As the state prepares for high school football season to kickoff Thursday most of the focus will be on the Class 6A and Class 5A matchups across the state. The amount of stellar games around the state is plentiful, but the small schools deserve as much attention. Sure, defending Class 6A state champion Allen takes on…

Daily Roundup (Aug. 26): Drones buzzing over high school fields, Texas Tech weighing defensive priorities

Photo by Juan Zamora Welcome to the daily roundup, a collection of prep and college news and notes from around Texas that we’ll be sorting out for you every weekday morning. So if you’re looking for something to sift through while avoiding work, or need some lunchtime reading, we’re here for you. High Schools New buzz around high school football…

Morning Jolt (Aug. 26): This is what Texas high school football offensive explosion looks like

A look at scoring averages over the past decade in Texas high school football.

This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football. Last week, in the Texas 20 — DCTF’s countdown of the 20 biggest storylines in Texas entering the 2015 season — I asked the question: will anyone play defense in Texas high school football? Now, some folks on Twitter (especially defensive players and defensive coaches across…

Morning Jolt (Aug. 25): Get to know Prepa Tec, Texas’ football friends to the south

A look inside the Mexican team often seen playing vs. Texas teams.

This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football. I’ll never forget in 2012, when the headlines blared across Texas: “No. 1 Stephenville stunned by team from Mexico.” The next year, it nearly happened again, with the Yellow Jackets escaping with a 17-16 victory. That Mexican team — Monterrey Prepa Tec — is…