Year Record Record Type Student Name School Opponent Individual/Team; None: Highest Punting Average (Min. Fort Davis, from far West Texas, fell just short in a season of remarkable turnaround. Years passed before our next playoff appearance and the mystique surrounding them grew. 10 Penn State and No. No.

We’ll never know if Atlanta or Gainesville had the better team (although Atlanta has won every meeting with Gainesville) and in my mind the championship will always feel like a co-championship. Vince Young (TEX) rushed up the middle for a 1 yard touchdown. Freshman Vince Young scored the winning touchdown from a yard out on fourth down s Texas (No. That means that at least half of the district makes the playoffs in most cases, 128 total teams in those two classifications. Driving around my neighborhood tonight, I noticed yellow ribbons everywhere–on fences, stop signs and in front of houses. Now the UIL has watered the system down even more, taking four teams from each district–two for each division–in 4A & 5A. Then in 1990, the Rabbits entered a new era, one punctuated by an appearance in the state championship game in 1994. The Greyhounds scored on every possession but the final one in the second half to win the state title, 67-62, before a crowd of 6,101 at Ratliff Stadium. Two years ago we were nothing. You are.''.

The 2004 season, however, marked the first of the program’s “three-peat” run, led by quarterback Chase Daniel. 13 ESPN/USA Today, No. Referring to the team's revival after recent seasons without a victory, he said: ''This is a great accomplishment. It’s one Highland Park tradition that reminds me of home. In the end, it hurt Fort Davis to have four extra-point attempts blocked. Led by quarterback Garrett Gilbert (now Colt McCoy’s back-up at UT), the Cavaliers won the District 25-4A state title, winning their 16 games by an average of 33 points per game. During the playoffs, the Highland Park community places yellow ribbons around town to show their solidarity with their local team (HPHS’s school color are navy and yellow). Let’s look at the two state champions in 4A from last season. The performance of our local football team defined our community. 1A; 2A; 3A; 4A; 5A; 6A; 1A Records. 14 Oregon returned to The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, weeks before they start playing, creating a Top 25 as unusual as this season.

The combined points and the attendance were records for a title game in Texas six-man football. Almost everyone in the community of about 1,000 traveled 150 miles to Saturday's game, leaving someone to post a sign saying, ''Last one out, turn off the lights.''. Freshman QB Young rallies Texas past KSU.

This week marks the start of the Texas high school football playoffs, one of the most exciting events in all of sports. What kind of champions do you get in this kind of system? Suffice it to say, they took the road less traveled, finishing third in a district that featured Longview (see above paragraph). Eleven man football in the state was broken into five classifications based on school enrollment. Chance Mock (TEX) pass right side complete to Sloan Thomas (TEX) for a 51 yard touchdown. Extra point by Dusty Mangum (TEX) is good. While I do live in fiercely patriotic community, these ribbons are not part of a military salute, but rather part of a unique Texas high school football tradition. Playing 11-man football, the Indians went 0-20 in 2000 and 2001. Prior to the mid 80’s, only one school from each district–the district champion–advanced to the playoffs for a five week tournament. Part of what made the playoffs so exciting was the selective nature of the system. Now we're in the state championship. After capturing a state title in 2002, Carroll failed to win a state title in 2003. 6 Ohio State, No. ''Who's always the second-half team? In the mid 80’s, the UIL, the state’s governing board for sports, decided to expand the playoff format and take the district champion and runner-up to compete in a 64 team field, stretched over six weeks. 2 point rush up the middle by Ell Roberson (KSU) is good.

A team could finish in third place in a district and advance to win a state title. I watched from the stands that day and celebrated with my friends after the game, but something about the title felt cheap. I watched from the stands that day and celebrated with my friends after the game, but something about the title felt cheap. Each kick is worth 2 points in the six-man game. Florida, NC State schedule home-and-home football series for 2026, '32. Fort Davis switched to the six-man game in 2002 and reached the state title game this season. Use the dropdowns and search engine to filter records. This time, Strawn High School from Central Texas proved unstoppable in the third and fourth quarters. I will always think of you as champions. Then Werts escapes a sack to pass to Darion Anderson for the two-point conversion to take the lead with under a minute left. ''We made it this far. Sulphur Springs gave up an average of 30.6 points a game, only held one team to under 20 points the entire season and gave up 30+ points seven times.