Dallas Area High Schools Lead Way in Producing NFL Draft Picks
Star-Telegram

Content Source:star-telegram.com BY JEFF CAPLAN Football is king in Texas, and Texas is king in football. Lone Star State high schools produced more picks in last week’s NFL Draft than those from any other state in the country. Thirty-two of the 253 players selected, more than 12 percent, hail from the talent-rich state of Texas. … Continue reading “Dallas Area High Schools Lead Way in Producing NFL Draft Picks”

LaDainian Tomlinson Loved to Play Both Sides of the Football
Waco Trib

Content Source:wacotrib.com By BRICE CHERRY Is it possible that one of the most accomplished running backs in football history missed his calling? Given his 18,456 all-purpose yards and 162 touchdowns in an 11-year NFL career, probably not. Consider, however, that before he made a name for himself for eluding tackles that LaDainian Tomlinson took special … Continue reading “LaDainian Tomlinson Loved to Play Both Sides of the Football”

Former Arlington High School Football Star Accused of Murder
Miami Herald

Content Source:Miamiherald.com BY MONICA S. NAGY ARLINGTON, TEXAS – A former Arlington High School running back who held records for rushing and scoring was in the Tarrant County Jail on Wednesday night facing a murder charge in the death of his 6-week-old daughter, according to law enforcement. Tavarreon Dickerson, 22, was booked into the jail … Continue reading “Former Arlington High School Football Star Accused of Murder”

Bob Ledbetter Proud to be a Molder of Integrity for his Players at Southlake Carroll
Waco Trib

Content Source:wacotrib.com By TREY GREGORY Bob Ledbetter is a man who wears many hats. He helps Texas high schools locate and hire athletic directors and football coaches though his company, Championship Search Firm. He is also an associate with Stream Energy. When he isn’t working he stays busy watching his grandkids play sports. But it … Continue reading “Bob Ledbetter Proud to be a Molder of Integrity for his Players at Southlake Carroll”

The Touchdown Club of Houston has Survived to its 50th Anniversary
Houston Chronicle

Content Source:houstonchronicle.com By David Barron Founded 50 years ago as a haven for Southwest Conference fans to chat about football and listen to others chatting about football, the Touchdown Club of Houston has survived to its 50th anniversary because its members started focusing less on chatter and more on service. The non-profit group, which now … Continue reading “The Touchdown Club of Houston has Survived to its 50th Anniversary”

Austin Westlake’s Sam Ehlinger Invited to Elite 11 Finals
Burnt Orange Nation

Content Source:burntorangenation.com By Wescott Eberts A little bit of persistence (and a plane ticket) paid off for Texas Longhornsquarterback commit Sam Ehlinger, as an appearance at the New Jersey The Opening Regional camp on Sunday resulted in an invitation to the Elite 11 Finals this summer for the Austin Westlake product. Continue Reading Here Photo by hookem.com

Mike Baab’s Story From Euless Trinity to the Hall of Fame
WacoTrib.com

Content Source:WacoTrib.com Mike Baab’s story begins, as many young Texan stories do, on an open area of land made to resemble a football field. It was the early ’70s and he was a seventh grader living in Euless, a small town situated between Dallas and Fort Worth. Continue Reading Here Photo by kckingdom.com