A year ago today...
Monday, 24th December 2012 - 5:12PM
We lost one of the great coaches in Texas High School Football history, John Outlaw of Lufkin.

You will always be remembered, Coach Outlaw.

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Manley Resigns at Pittsburg...
Wednesday, 19th December 2012 - 10:15AM
Robert Manley has turned in his resignation as AD/Head Football Coach at Pittsburg High School.

Manley told David Smoak, "It's just time to move on, I've had a nice run in this great part of Texas, but the past two years have been very difficult with the death of my father a year ago, and my mother's health hasn't been very good either." Manley continued, "And, honestly, I want to be with her up where she lives in Oklahoma."

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Paul Manziel with Smoaky on his son, Johnny Manziel
Thursday, 13th December 2012 - 7:21PM
Paul Manziel on the Heisman Hype and Journey .
Texas A&M's Manziel second Tyler native to win Heisman
Tuesday, 11th December 2012 - 9:03AM
Texas A&M redshirt freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel has been named the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner given annually to the best player in college football.

Manziel becomes the second player who was born in Tyler to win the award given to the best player in college football.

Manziel was born and raised in Tyler before his family moved to Kerrville, Texas, where he would become the state's Player of the Year at Tivy High School.

Manziel joins the Tyler Rose, Earl Campbell as the second player born in Tyler to win the award.

Manziel finished first among the voters, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was second, and Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein finished third.
Here's our new H.S. Football Blog
Tuesday, 11th December 2012 - 9:03AM
Please enjoy as you can, and if you want to contribute, contact me by email at [email protected].

We're excited about the nearly one dozen contributors to this section on everything East and Central Texas H.S. Football

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Quan Cosby on being signed by Jaguars
Wednesday, 28th November 2012 - 4:23PM
Quan Cosby began co-hosting an afternoon talk show on ESPN-Central Texas about a month ago, and although we'll miss his presence and knowledge, we're proud for him as he was signed by the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars Quan Cosby on Jaguars .