Led by John Stephens Jones, grandson of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Highland Park advanced to the Texas Class 5A Division I state championship game by beating #24 Denton Ryan 31-24 in the state semifinals at AT&T Stadium. Jones completed 15 of 25 passes for 184 yards and two touchdowns in the victory that sends the Scots to the championship game in at the NFL stadium built under his grandfather’s direction.
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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.