Week 1 of the 2021 Texas High School football season kicked off and there were some upsets and surprises. Matt Davidson and Marc Henry talk about the week and what teams they saw in action.
Marc begins with the Arygle vs Nolan contest at Allen Eagle Stadium. Argyle is coming off a State Championship in 2020 and Nolan was the runner up in TAPPS 6A after falling short against Parish Episcopal. Marc explains that Arygle was dominant from start to finish. He explains that the Eagles were dominant on both defensive and offensive lines which led them to a big victory.
Marc also was front and center for the Jerry Jones Classic at The Star in Frisco, Texas for Ryan vs Longview. Both teams came in highly ranked in the state of Texas, with Ryan being the defending State Champ in 5A D1. Longview ran into a buzz saw in the Raiders, who have the top rated linebacker in the class of 2023 in Anthony Hill. Hill also lined up at running back and his backfield mate Kalib Hicks ran for 139 yards and three touchdowns. The Lobos has several turnovers, which included a pick six and a block punt. Ryan looks to be the favorite in 5A D1.
Marc also attended the Duncanville vs Mater Dei contest in the Dallas area. A big time matchup of Texas vs California. Mater Dei came out smoking and ran off to a 45-3 victory over the Panthers.
Top Texas Prospects own Matt Davidson is now the football PA stadium announcer for Grand Prairie High School in the Dallas area. Matt talks about the Gophers’ opening week win vs South Garland, 67-6. Matt explains that the Gophers may be on the verge of becoming a playoff contender in 2021. Matt talks about the play of SMU committ Savion Red, who this year has made the switch to quarterback. Matt also tells us about the stellar play of the GP offensive line and how they lead the Gophers to a big win.
Next, Matt talks about the South Grand Prairie game, who came up short against in week 1. Lastly, he gives us a preview of the Grand Prairie vs McKinney Boyd game on Thursday September 2, 2021 in McKinney, Texas.