BREAKING: Quinn Ewers to skip Senior Season
Late last week it was rumored that Southlake Carroll QB, and #1 player in the country, Quinn Ewers would skip his senior season and enroll at Ohio State. Today those rumors look to be confirmed. According to multiple outlets Ewers, who has enough credits to graduate early, and will enroll at Ohio State and potentially comptete for the starting quarterback position.
Rockwall's Braedyn Locke commits to Mississippi State Football presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors
Rockwall's three-star quarterback Braedyn Locke took to Twitter on Sunday to announce his commitment to a college program. With the announcement, the Dallas-Fort Worth area top three class of 2022 recruits have been spoken for (Southlake Carroll QB Quinn Ewers, Ohio State; Frisco Lone Star Garret Rangel, Oklahoma State). Locke posted a video announcing his commitment to Mississippi State:
6A DI State Preview: Westlake vs. Carroll
Like the Wednesday's 5A DII preview and 5A DI preview, we're going to change up the preview style. In the season's final game, Austin Westlake and Southlake Carroll take center stage. It's the #DodgeBowl with father (Todd Dodge at Westlake) and son (Riley Dodge at Carroll) meeting in the first-ever coach-son matchup. And then there's Westlake gunning for its second straight state title after winning the DII championship last season. PREDICTIONLike last week, Westlake makes another good quarterback a bit ineffective and forces another low-scoring game.
Saturday Semifinal: Southlake Carroll vs. Duncanville
The last game of the weekend is a matchup of strength vs. strength in another playoff rematch from a year ago. 6A Division I State SemifinalJust as the 6A Division II semifinal was an intriguing rematch from last year, so is this one as Southlake Carroll and Duncanville lock horns. The main matchup within the game will be the scheme Southlake runs on offense to offset Duncanville's attacking front. Duncanville can stop the run, but thinking Carroll will rely solely on the passing game is something it cannot do. PICK: Duncanville has the athletes and talent that should give it a leg up over Carroll.
DFW Football: Saturday Regional Final Recap Notebook
And just like that we're down to the final two weekends of the Texas high school football season. With Ewers' career day, Brady Boyd also had a career day with 17 receptions for 261 yards and 4 touchdowns. Cedar Hill Escapes with OT Win Over HeathCedar Hill 27, Rockwall-Heath 24If everything could go wrong for Cedar Hill on offense, it pretty much did. Cedar Hill had three opportunities in the fourth quarter with the game tied at 21 to end it in regulation. With the win, Cedar Hill is in the semifinals and will play Denton Guyer in at 1 p.m. Saturday at McKinney ISD Stadium.
6A Preview Part 1: 3-6A, 4-6A & 5-6A
For this week, we'll be breaking down three 6A schools at a time going through 3-6A through 11-6A in three installments. Both teams made the playoffs out of 3-6A last year and look poised to get back in 2020. Projected 2020 Playoff Teams:Euless TrinityWeatherfordNorth CrowleyHaltomPreviewing 4-6AIf there's a certainty in the DFW area, it's that Southlake Carroll will have solid quarterback play and be a force come playoff time. Keller and Keller Central were playoff teams last year (along with Denton Guyer, which moves to 5-6A), but lose a lot of starters on defense. Projected 2020 Playoff Teams:Denton GuyerAllenBraswellProsper