Class 5A

2018 Region Outlooks: 5A Division I Region IV – Wagner joins the fray and can CC Veterans Memorial run the table?

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 5A Division I Region IV The race in Region IV looks to be wide open as there is no district in the entire region south of the San Antonio metro area. We start in 13-5A Division I with San Antonio ISD being joined by Judson ISD’s two 5A programs. San Antonio Wagner drops from 6A and one…

2018 Region Outlooks: 5A Division I Region III — Hutto ready to make a regional finals run and Friendswood drops back down

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 5A Division I Region III Region III now only consists of two Houston districts after the split hit Class 5A in February. They occupy Districts 9 and 10, while the Austin area sits in Districts 11 and 12. One head coach in 10-5A Division I called his new district “The Little SEC” and for good reason. It…

Mansfield’s Hannah Allred, Denton Guyer’s Morgan Allen 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. Hannah Allred,…

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…