Class 5A

SA Lee, Abilene Cooper, Zapata earn Team of the Week honors for Week 1

Each week, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football honors an outstanding team from each classification as the DCTF Team of the Week. WEEK ONE WINNERS 6A: San Antonio Lee In a wild season-opening thriller, Kyle Fuller hit Sammy Davis for a game-winning two-point conversion in double-overtime to lead the Volunteers to a 43-42 win over San Antonio Taft. 5A: Abilene Cooper Behind outstanding performances…

VIDEO: Week 1 Texas HS football picks

TexasFootball.com picks the biggest games in Fixin' to Pick'Em

Who’s going to win the biggest high school football games in Texas this week? DCTF’s Greg Tepper tells you in DCTF’s video series Fixin’ to Pick ‘Em.

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…

Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week — Week 1

Previewing the best games along the I-35 corridor.

To honor the loyal football fans that travel great distances to support their favorite team, DCTF and our friends from Slovacek’s in West, Texas are proud to present The Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week: Southlake Carroll (0-0) at Austin Westlake (0-0) 7:30 p.m. Friday at Chaparral Stadium in Austin This one would be big, even without the elephant in…

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…

Craven: Lake Travis, Westlake shape Austin-area football scene

Capitol City area is loaded, but two preeminent program shape the statewide perspective.

Photo by Robert Ward Lake Travis is back. The Cavaliers’ streak of five-straight state championships was ended in 2012 when Lake Travis moved up to Class 5A from Class 4A and lost in the bi-district round to Pflugerville, but head coach Hank Carter fields his best team in years this season. The knock on Lake Travis has been it can’t…