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  1. Denison will be a good test for Texas High. We obviously don’t hear the chatter about the Yellow Jackets, but hear the pundits extolling the strengths of the Tigers. Based on Denison’s trashing of Sherman, I expect a close game. I am going for Texas High for two reasons. The first is Denison has a 2:40 bus ride and second I am a homer.

  2. 12 hours ago, THSfanatic said:

    I'm not ready to make a judgement right now.  But I more encouraged than I have been in almost 7 years

    Ditto.  I would like to see the receivers be a bit more consistent. Hopefully it is just an adjustment in the timing from practice to game Speed. Do like we are 2 deep at the QB position.

     

  3. Nice win by the Tigers. Clayton Smith disrupted the Lions offense in the first half and took them out of their game plan. Impressed with Potts and Matlock. Cellers gave Tyler fits with his feet but had issues in the passing game. McHenry came in every third series and appears to be a better pure passer. Best of luck going forward to the Lions.

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  4. I give Texas High the edge base on last year’s game without Cellars playing QB. Texas High appears to have solid line play on both sides of the ball. Longview scrimmage showed we have a talented backup QB and good running backs. Game is in Tyler so the bus ride could have an impact. 

  5. 23 hours ago, txk85 said:

    wr thats about all i know. rumor that he sent a  text to ahigh coach letting him know he was transferring to get a scholarship....

    He picked the wrong school to get a scholarship as a WR. He would not get many opportunities to catch a pass.

  6. The Milwaukee Bucks decide not to play their Game 5 against the Orlando Magic in protest of the shooting of James Blake. It will be interesting how the Commissioner and the NBA owners respond. Have the players crossed the line? Will Milwaukee forfeit the game? Were the actions of the players detrimental to the NBA (my opinion - yes)? Will the Commissioner fine the players up to $50,000 each as he has authority? Will be interesting to see what happens in the next game. In my opinion, the commissioner must act quickly in this matter.

     

  7. 9 hours ago, topher805 said:

    Side note: Chances of a Nebraska/Big 12 reunion for a season?

    They would be happier in Conference USA. Last I checked Texas is still in Big 12, which is problematic to their pride.  
     

    My comments above were tongue in cheek. The real issue is what do they monetarily bring to the Big 12? ND brought a NBC contract to share with ACC schools. If the Big 12 shutdown, Texas has the LHN to offer. Given restrictions on stadium capacity, the gate Nebraska would bring is nominal. The only school that probably wouldn’t dilute the revenue pool is BYU.

  8. I have not heard of any Bowl games being cancelled yet. Assuming conferences all go to conference games only, wonder it the minimum number of wins will change. Currently teams appear to be playing approximately 10 games. Getting 6 wins will be difficult and conferences that are not balanced might not have enough teams that qualify for Bowl consideration.

  9. District 9-5A just needs to plan on playing 7 district games and forget non-district games. It would allow “ make-up” dates if play is suspended and have a better chance to having district playoff representives. Seems too late to schedule no district games in East Texas as many of those opponents are 4A.

  10. 14 hours ago, Mavchamp said:

    It was treason per the definition given in the constitution.  They declared war against the USA. 

    How can one claim to love this country and yet memorialize those that set out to destroy it???

    Defending and celebrating treason. I don’t get it.

     

    At the time states believed they had right to Secede from the United States. This view was held not only by southern states, but also some northern states. Thirteen southern states chose to secede and form the Confederate States of America. It was Lincoln that declared war on the Confederate States of America to preserve the Union.  The issue as to whether a state could secede from the United States was not decided by the Supreme Court until 1869. The leaders of the Confederacy were NOT found guilty treason. Therefore those that fought on the side of the Confederacy were not committing treason. 

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  11. Herman and all collegiate coaches need to get a grip on this “player demands or won’t participate” situation. Programs should not be held hostage by players. The players need to understand less than 7% of the FBS football players will drafted and even less will stick with a team.  If Overshown doesn’t play, his chances of playing professional football are greatly diminished. My suggestion he takes advantage of getting a quality education at one of the top rated universities in the nation. In looking at his UT bio, I fear he doesn’t realize what opportunity he has available (Major: Undeclared). If he truly feels UT is a racist university, he needs to enter the transfer portal. If he wants to stay, Herman should make him run the stands at DKR for creating a distraction for the program.

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  12. 17 minutes ago, DawgNation2015 said:

    I see Texas High, PG and LE all continuing to work with Texarkana Gameday on this project.  They bring capabilities to the table that a high school will not have on their own.

    Texarkana Gameday does an excellent job no doubt. But they do not have the resources to simultaneously broadcast four schools (remember Arkansas High). I would suggest Tigervision probably has equipment including mobile equipment trucks. The program is nationally recognized with a seasoned advisor. In my opinion, it is a natural extension of the student program and it will be high quality. I would be concerned with student announcers.

  13. On 6/15/2020 at 3:23 PM, Hookemhorns88 said:

    People want diversity as long as you agree with them.

    From what I can see, a lot of UT issues are coming out of the Office of Diversity. I thought the purpose was to celebrate differences and not to create division. But I am an “OK Boomer“ that was taught the United States was a melting pot of cultures. Unfortunately we have put society in a centrifuge and banded out our differences.

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