Class 5A

Texas HS teams have history of beating outsiders

Photo by Matthew Visinsky When Euless Trinity took down nationally ranked No. 1 team De La Salle (CA) on ESPN last week, there was understandable chest-puffing from Texans. Here was a Trinity team — not even the top-ranked team in their own state — taking it to the supposed Best Team In The Country. It was another fine feather in…

Daily Roundup (Sep. 3): College football is back! (OK, and lots of high school notes)

Photo by Russell Peables 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 In light of recent ineligibility rulings,…

Daily Roundup (Sep. 2): New national rankings for Texas’ top teams, and speculating about Texas A&M’s linebackers

Photo by Christopher Farias 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 Allen 4th, Cedar Hill and Euless…

Daily Roundup (Sep. 1): Cedar Park takes over 5A, and Charlie Strong didn’t drink his milk

Photo by Pat Carrigan 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 AP polls released after opening week….

Morning Jolt (Sept. 1): A Heisman on the South Plains?

This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football. Texas Tech has never won a Heisman Trophy. The closest a Red Raider has ever come to taking home college football’s most prestigious award was finishing fourth in the voting, accomplished by both Donny Anderson in 1965 and Graham Harrell in 2008 — coincidentally, both…

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…

Daily Roundup (Aug. 31): Backfields explode in Central Texas, and college opening week is finally here

Photo by Russell Wilburn 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 The Prepped and Ready Blog: A…