High School Football Practice begins in Texas

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While the opening day of Fall camp is a big deal all around the country, it’s just a big bigger in Texas. Monday marked the beginning of conditioning with the state’s governing body, the University Interscholastic League, allowing full contact starting on August 10.

Twelve Texas teams begin the season ranked in the High School Football America Preseason 100. Class 6A Division II runner-up Duncanville leads the way at No. 5, followed by defending 6A-I state champ North Shore at No. 8.

Related: High School Football America Preseason 100

There are three teams from the Lone Star State in our On the Bubble rankings (No. 101 through No. 125). Nine teams made our Honorable Mention list that features teams from No. 126 through No. 250.

Texas Teams in 2019 Preseason Rankings

No. 5 Duncanville

No. 8 North Shore

No. 16 Allen

No. 27 Highland Park

No. 31 Aledo

No. 41 Lake Travis

No. 45 Longview

No. 49 Katy

No. 61 Denton Ryan

No. 63 Southlake Carroll

No. 86 Westlake

No. 100 Lone Star

No. 108 Denton Ryan

No. 110 Fort Bend Marshall

No. 120 Judson

Honorable Mention No. 126 through No. 250





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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.