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Our dark horse picks for 2A 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…

Our dark horse picks for 3A 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…

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…

Our dark horse picks for 5A 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…

Our dark horse picks for 6A 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…

Highlights from the annual UIL and FSSW press conferences at the THSCA Coaching School and Convention

From jersey changes to halftime length, there are many changes in store for the 2017 season.

The 85th Annual THSCA Coaches Convention kicked off Monday morning at the George Brown Convention Center in Houston with over 10,000 coaches from across the state in attendance. The UIL held their annual press conference with the media shortly after lunch and brought the press up to speed on a few agenda items. Executive Director of the UIL Dr. Charles…

One underrated player from each 5A 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…

One underrated player from each 6A 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…

Stepp’s 2017 TXHSFB Schedule

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER GIVES A LOOK AT HIS 2017 GAME SCHEDULE!

Posted here is my tentative 2017 game schedule, these are the games I plan on covering for DCTF, as you know things can always change as TXHSFB is as unpredictable as it gets and a game that’s not listed could turn out to be a great one later this year! My goal is to try and get to as many…