Columbus High School football coach Eric Rice has tremendous confidence level in his running back tandem of senior Derrick Jordan and junior Devarkas Ramsey.
Heritage Academy football coach Sean Harrison loves that his team is ahead of where it was at this point in 2017.
East Mississippi Community College freshman wide receiver Pervis Frazier remembers an important conversation with Louisville High School football coach M.C. Miller.
STARKVILLE -- This time last year, Chris Jones and the Starkville High School football team had something to prove.
WEST POINT -- Patience usually brings wisdom. Listening to Brentt Cunningham, it's easy to tell the West Point High School senior linebacker is a patient person.
Coach Sean Harrison will consistently remind his team that focusing one game at a time is the best way to win a state championship.
One game isn't going to change Tyrone Shorter's mind about the 2018 Noxubee County High School football team.
Starkville High School linebacker and Mississippi State target Zach Edwards is in the middle of a controversy at Texas A&M.
CALEDONIA -- Michael Kelly didn't have to say anything to JeDarius Gore prior to the Caledonia High School football team's season opener against West Lowndes on Friday night.
STEENS -- Dakota Shaw didn't have any doubt he was going to come back.
Wade Tackett has wiped the slate clean. The New Hope High School first-year head football coach took notes while he reviewed the film from his team's 33-7 loss to Columbus in the New Hope Jamboree at Mississippi State last Friday. Tackett saw plenty of positives despite the score and several areas to clean up prior to his team's season opener at 7 p.m. Friday against Forest.
CALEDONIA -- Normally, head coaches are hit with the traditional Gatorade shower, also known as the Gatorade bath, after a big wins.
STARKVILLE -- The beginning of a new quarterback era at Starkville High School came with an unusual twist. The first game of the Luke Altmyer era ended with four Yellow Jackets taking at least one snap. Only two are listed as full-time quarterbacks.
Down 2-0 at halftime, the New Hope High School football team's defense had stuffed three Forest drives inside the Trojans' 25-yard line.
Since there wasn't enough time to erect a domed stadium Friday night, the Heritage Academy football team had to make do on the wet playing surface of C.L. Mitchell Field.
WEST POINT -- Jonah Caskey and Ash Cullum know they don't have blazing speed. But the junior running back and senior quarterback make up for what they might lack in one area with persistence and shiftiness that help them make the Oak Hill Academy football team go.
STARKVILLE -- The Noxubee County High School football team entered Friday night with a vision: new beginning, same ending. The goal was to erase the sting of a 40-point loss to Starkville in the 2017 opener that was part of a 2-4 start to a campaign that ended with a Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 4A State championship.
MERIDIAN -- Starkville Academy football coach Chase Nicholson enjoyed his team's milestone win Friday night.
West Point High School football coach Chris Chambless doesn't have experience as an air traffic controller. However, he might have felt like one Thursday night.
Columbus High School first-year head football coach Eric Rice hasn't shied away from discussing the difficulty of his team's schedule.
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