Champions’ Locker Room – Joey McGuire, Cedar Hill HS (Texas)

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by Jeff Fisher

Cedar Hill Longhorns footballThe next stop for Coach Chris Fore‘s Champions’ Locker Room series is Texas for an interview with Joey McGuire, head coach of Cedar Hill High School.  Last season, the Longhorns won Texas’ Class 6A Division II championship, finishing #11 in the High School Football America Top 25.  It was Cedar Hill’s second straight state title.

Below is an excerpt of Coach Fore’s interview with Coach McGuire.

Question: What does your football program do differently from other programs in your league, conference, state that helped you win a State Championship?

Joey McGuire: Our offseason in particular our boot camp makes us different.

Question: What do you consider to be the most important aspect of your state championship?

Joey McGuire: Having a true family atmosphere where the team is more important than the individual.

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Jeff Fisher
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.