Class 4A

WEEK 1 PREVIEW: Breaking down the biggest games in Texas high school football

Lake Travis-Converse Judson, Mart-Lexington, Allen-Cedar Hill highlight a huge Week 1 of Texas high school football across the state.

Editor’s Note: The devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey are still being felt in a significant portion of the state. Please see TexasFootball.com/Hurricane for the latest cancelations and information on how you can help the victims. Mart at Lexington A year ago, Lexington served notice to the state that it’d be a team to watch as it nearly upset Mart, 22-20. The…

HURRICANE HARVEY: Texas high school football games affected by storm

A complete list of the Week 1 Texas high school football games affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Hurricane Harvey roared through the Coastal Bend and Houston area over the weekend, producing massive flooding and often catastrophic damage. With Week 1 of the Texas high school football season closing in, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football has compiled a list of games affected by the storm. If you have an update to this list, contact TexasFootball.com High School Insider Matt Stepp…

Four underrated coaches you should know from every 11-man classification

Our high school football insider spotlights a few coaches who maybe don't get the credit they deserve for the work they've done.

John Snelson has done an admirable job at Dickinson. (Photo by Andy Tolbert) There’s no question the quality of coaching in Texas high school football is second to none, from the 6A level down to the 1A level there are outstanding coaches across our great state. But who are the guys who don’t get the credit they quite deserve? Maybe…

BREAKING: Mr. Texas Football preseason watch list announced

100 players highlighted on preseason watch list for Texas high school football's most prestigious award.

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football and the Texas Bowl proudly announce the 100-player Watch List for the Mr. Texas Football High School Player of the Year Award presented by Wells Fargo. The voters, when appropriate, will add players to the watch list. Mr. Texas Football presented by Wells Fargo annually recognizes the most outstanding high school football player in the state of…

YOU’RE INVITED: Texas High School Football Forum at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame

Come meet Texas high school football luminaries and listen to a discussion on the sport's impact on the state!

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame is partnering with FOX Sports Southwest to host a round-table discussion as a part of the week-long Texas Football Days event. Texas Football Days is a week-long event celebrating the state’s unmatched passion for football. FOX Sports Southwest is honoring the sport during a week-long event that will culminate with two live high school football…

Stepp’s Top 15 TXHSFB Playoff Games

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER LOOKS BACK AT THE 15 BEST PLAYOFF GAMES HE'S WITNESSED IN PERSON

Southlake Carroll-Trinity 2006 5A Division I Area Playoffs: One of the most iconic games in the history of Texas High School Football featured it all, two unbeaten teams, defending state champions, a massive crowd and big plays galore. The game had an announced attendance of over 46,000 but most who covered the game (self-included) believe there were over 60,000 in…

Our dark horse picks for 4A 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 4A 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…