The Crimson Connection

Goodbye coach

Coach Faith talks to Carson Danner during a timeout.
January 21, 2021

After coaching for 36 years, Athletic Coordinator Trenton Faith is hanging up his belt and setting out for retirement. Faith has spent his last eight years being the head coach for the football team and...

Get in the Game: 2020

Wildcat football players run through their banner before their game.
October 26, 2020

Football games are a special part of anyone’s high school life, but this year is a little different. There is a global pandemic that made touch in Texas in March 2020. It changed the world, not only...

End of the Gold Rush

San Francisco 49ers primary logo
Seattle Seahawks put end to San Francisco 49ers' undefeated run.
December 3, 2019

On Nov. 11, the 7-2 Seattle Seahawks took on the undefeated San Francisco 49ers. Both teams being ranked in the top five teams of the NFL, viewers knew that this was gonna be a good divisional match up. The...

The Madden Curse

Tom Brady on the cover of Madden, an American football video game.
Who's next in line?
November 4, 2019

Injuries are associated with many players when it comes to the NFL, but there are a certain group of athletes who get hurt from something they can’t stop. Madden is a video game over the NFL allowing...

Week One Wonders

Quarterback Lamar Jackson shaking hands with multiple military officers
Reaction for the highly anticipated start of the 2019-2020 NFL season
September 9, 2019

Week 1 in the NFL is now officially wrapped up a there is a lot to talk about. Some things that happened were predicted, others were extraordinary, and others were just mind boggling.  Most notable...

National Signing Day

Carson Danner (QB) , one of the athletes who signed to play college football
Wildcat athletes sign their letters of intent to play sports at the college level
May 2, 2019

National signing day is traditionally the first day that high school senior athletes can sign a letter of intent for a collegiate sport in the NCAA. Every year, multiple athletes from Cy Woods sign to...

The Future is Maroon and White

Kendrick Rodgers and Quartney Davis celebrate in the endzone
How Texas A&M Football is going to become something big in the upcoming season
February 11, 2019

Texas A&M Football has not been able to finish their season off strong, that is until Jimbo Fisher had something to say about it. The Aggie's finished off their season with a 9-4 record, a bowl win,...

Comeback Season

Mac plays his last regular season game against Cy Ranch.
Mac Bird’s roller coaster ride of an injury
February 7, 2019

“You will probably never play football again.” Those were the words that senior linebacker Mac Bird was told during his junior season of football. However, a little over a year later, Bird recovered...

My 2018 Bowl Picks

A visual of most of the 2018 Bowl Games
Check out who I predict to win each CFB bowl game:
December 13, 2018

New Year’s Six Games: Orange Bowl: Alabama defeats Oklahoma Cotton Bowl: Clemson defeats Notre Dame Peach Bowl: Michigan defeats Flroida Fiesta Bowl: LSU defeats UCF Rose Bowl: Ohio...

The Big “Easy”

Drew Brees celebrating after a touchdown score
The New Orleans Saints are an intimidating force in the NFL
December 5, 2018

This year has been spectacular for the New Orleans Saints. First in their division and second in the entire league. After starting the season 0-1, the Saints have been unstoppable. With Hall of Famer...

A Lesson in Humility and Dealing with Adversity

Jalen Hurts  celebrates after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs
The remarkable story of Alabama QB, Jalen Hurts
December 4, 2018

One of the more remarkable stories of the year took place on Saturday when quarterback Jalen Hurts took over late in the game and lead the Alabama Crimson Tide to victory over the Georgia Bulldogs in the...

Solving the Dark Sides of Playing Football

Atlanta Falcon players stretch before practice.
While injuries in football are increasing, here are a few solutions that can be taken to reduce the chances:
December 3, 2018

Football in America is becoming more and more popular; approximately 1.2 million men in high school, college and the NFL strap on pads and helmets. While football is the most popular sport in America,...

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