Class 4A

WEEK 2 PREVIEW: Breaking down the biggest games in Texas high school football

Guyer-DeSoto, Manvel-North Shore, Argyle-La Grange highlight a huge Week 2 slate of Texas high school football action.

Photo by Christopher Farias Denton Guyer (1-0) at DeSoto (1-0) As if a matchup between a pair of DFW 6A powers needed more of an intriguing storyline this game has it and it centers on DeSoto QB Shawn Robinson. Robinson, the TCU pledge, is one of the nation’s top dual-threat QB’s and oh, by the way, he transferred into DeSoto…

Vote for the Built By Nature Assistant Coach of the Week! — Week 1

Fan votes will decide who takes home the coveted honor for Week 1.

Dairy Max and Dave Campbell’s Texas Football are proud to team up this year to honor excellence in coaching, and the hard work that assistant coaches put in on a weekly basis to prepare their teams for battle. We invite fans across Texas to help us select the individual that will be named the Built by Nature Assistant Coach of…

Top 26 storylines for 2016: No. 12 – Cameron Yoe and Navasota enter new eras

THE SEASON IS FAST APPROACHING, AND WE'RE GEARING UP BY COUNTING DOWN THE BIGGEST STORIES WE'LL BE WATCHING ALL SEASON, MANY OF WHICH WERE SET UP BY MAJOR OFFSEASON SHIFTS. WHY 26? WHY NOT?

Photo by Artie Guerrero Navasota and Cameron Yoe are two of the state’s most successful programs in recent years. The Rattlers have rattled off (no pun intended) two 4A Division I state titles in the past four years, and in the two season’s they didn’t bring a title home to Grimes County they were a combined 22-3. Yoe has dominated…

Stepp’s Ten Thoughts From Week 1

Matt Stepp gives his Sunday reflections on the week that was in Texas high school football.

Cameron Yoe WR Sicory Smith (Photo by Pat Carrigan) Converse Judson Rallies To Knock Off Lake Travis Maybe the most impressive win of the night was the Judson Rockets going on the road and taking down DCTF’s pre-season number one team in Class 6A. The Rockets trailed 28-13 in the fourth quarter but rallied with 22 unanswered points to stun…

Friday Night Five: Embrace the chaos of a wild Week 1

Looking for a quick summary of Friday night's results and what they could mean going forward? We've got you covered very late every Friday night (or very early Saturday morning).

Converse Judson QB Julon Williams (Photo by Mary Scott McNabb) As is the tradition, I’m going to attempt to spotlight five results or themes from Friday nights this season, but I have to be honest, this might be the craziest opening Friday I’ve ever seen. So this might be tricky. I divided these up into five categories after going through…

One must-see game at every 11-man level for Week 1

Having trouble deciding which game to see on Friday night? Every week, DCTF senior writer Mike Craven will pick out a can't miss showdown in every class.

Denton Ryan’s Tyreke Davis (Photo by Gary Sanderson) Hope everyone got enough sleep this offseason because football season is officially here. If I wasn’t getting paid to sit in a press box, here are the Friday night games I’d attend at each classification of 11-man football inside of Texas. 6A: Katy at Westlake A state championship game is taking place…

Top 26 storylines for 2016: No. 15 – A pretty awesome group of H.S. running backs

THE SEASON IS FAST APPROACHING, AND WE'RE GEARING UP BY COUNTING DOWN THE BIGGEST STORIES WE'LL BE WATCHING ALL SEASON, MANY OF WHICH WERE SET UP BY MAJOR OFFSEASON SHIFTS. WHY 26? WHY NOT?

Denton Guyer’s Noah Cain (Photo by Gary Sanderson) You don’t need me to tell you that Texas produces some outstanding running backs, but this year’s group has the makings of something really special, particularly because of the age range of the talent. Sure, as far as the class of 2017 is concerned, the marquee names are all known by now….