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Gameday Central: High school football, week 4

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2015 high school football: Week 3

Thursday's games

Friday's games

Saturday's games

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Five things to watch in Week 4

Rating the Houston area's top quarterbacks

In the Huddle: Week 4 preview

Area rankings: Ridge Point knocks Stratford out of top 10

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Rice football: A look at North Texas

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2015 Rice Owls football schedule

North Texas lost its season opener to Southern Methodist, 31-13, last Saturday.

Rice plays North Texas on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Denton for UNT's home opener to kick off the Owls' Conference USA season.

Here's what Mean Green coach Dan McCarney had to say about his team's performance and offense.

Owls boast depth in offensive backfield

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2015 Rice Owls football schedule

The Rice running backs are quickly becoming known as a stable of Owls.

While there's a depth chart list, Rice running backs coach Anthony Steward looks at it his four rushers as more of a rotation a rotation of pretty good ball handlers that are young and, Steward said, still have a lot more to show Rice fans.

Kyle Field concessions apparently in need of a makeover — or just more help

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A messy Kyle Field concession stand during last Saturday's Texas A&M game. Courtesy of poster "good nuggets" on

COLLEGE STATION – We in the media covering Texas A&M can be pretty insulated from fans, even while at the same events, in fact these days the Kyle Field press box is literally suspended above the crowd (hanging from the east-side canopy).

Interim UT athletic director Mike Perrin vows to rebuild relationships

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2015 Texas Longhorns football schedule

AUSTIN — Saying he's concerned about dwindling attendance and the "erosion" of relationships between Texas' sports programand its fans, interim athletic director Mike Perrin said Wednesday his first priority is to reach out to alumni and rebuild their trust.

SWC reunion highlights 2016 UH baseball schedule

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Some of the highlights of the 2016 University of Houston baseball schedule released Wednesday.

Gang back together

The schedule includes games against all the former members of the Southwest Conference, which disbanded after 1996 season. UH faces three – Texas Tech, Arkansas and TCU – at the Houston College Classic (Feb.

Rice’s Driphus Jackson recognized for good he does off the field

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6-year-old Fre'derick "Ziggy" Stovall-Redd goes through warmups with Rice quarterback Driphus Jackson. (Chronicle files)

Mention Fre'derick "Ziggy" Stoval-Redd's name within earshot of Rice quarterback Driphus Jackson, and the fifth-year senior's face lights up.

Ziggy, an honorary Owl and a 7-year-old cancer patient who twice battled leukemia, has a special place in Jackson's heart (read more about the team's relationship with Ziggy here).

Texas A&M back at full strength at linebacker

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2015 Texas A&M football schedule

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M has played its first two games shy of veteran linebackers. That should change starting 11 a.m. Saturday against Nevada at Kyle Field – and just in time for next week's Southeastern Conference opener against Arkansas in Arlington.

Mack Brown says no talk about athletic director’s job at Texas

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Although his name is being floated as a possible candidate for the athletic director's job at Texas, former Longhorns coach Mack Brown said he hasn't talked about the job.

Steve Patterson was fired on Tuesday after 22 months on the job by Texas president Greg Fenves.

"I had a couple of conversations with Greg since he took over (in June)," Brown told ESPN on Tuesday.

Seats for Soldiers available for game between Rice and Army

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Rice Athletics may be blue and gray, but they also love the red, white and blue.

The Owls are partnering with Vet Tix to allow football fans to show their appreciation to those who serve our country as part of the military with Seats for Soldiers.

The program allows all active, reserve and former military members tickets to the game against Army on Oct.

Former Longhorns want Mack Brown for UT AD

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After the firing of Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson on Tuesday morning, former Longhorn football players took to twitter to express their opinions on who the university should hire next.

Several players tweeted in support of their former coach Mack Brown, who coached the Longhorns from 1998-2013.

Sam Stewart diving vs. Driphus Jackson tucking the ball and running

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2015 Rice Owls football schedule

After Week 1, Rice football coach David Bailiff talked a lot about how he didn't want his fifth-year quarterback to tuck the ball and run after the senior did just that several times against Wagner.

"If you can pitch it, pitch it," Bailiff said. "Go down. Don't take additional hits.

Sam Stewart on his SportsCenter Top 10 play: ‘I just thought it was a regular play’

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2015 Rice Owls football schedule

On Saturday, Sam Stewart shined. The former Cypress Woods product scored two touchdowns and 130 yards on 25 carries.

When Rice's redshirt freshman running back turned on his phone on the bus after Rice's game against the Texas Longhorns, he just waited for his phone to stop lighting up.

Rice legend Billy Burkhalter dies

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2015 Rice Owls football schedule

On the weekend that the Rice football team honored Owl legend and former wide receiver Froggy Williams, who passed away in June, by wearing his number on a sticker on their helmets, another Rice legend passed away.

Billy Burkhalter, who played on the same offense as Williams, died this weekend.

Report: Patterson out as UT athletic director

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Update, 9:50 a.m.: A UT source has confirmed Steve Patterson is out as athletic director.

AUSTIN — Steve Patterson's turbulenttenure as athletic director at Texas appears to be coming to an end.

Citing a source, the Austin American-Statesman reported Texas president Greg Fenves is expected to fire Patterson after meeting scheduled for Tuesday.