Second-Year Head Coach Tye Keith returns with a new Quarterback in Mason Rodriguez.Along with Rodriguez comes a very deep Running Back core led by Michael Diaz along with Cal Bordayough, Carlos Plata, and Hayden Harveston.The same names on offense will also play a big role on defense as the Mustangs look to take a further step in 2023.
Dusty Ortiz enters his third season as the Head Coach of the Odessa High Bronchos. After the graduation of Jaylien Jones, Ortiz will have new Quarterback at the helm in Mikey Cota. Cota will have weapons on offense like Oklahoma-commit Ivan Carreon plus DeJuan "Dae-Dae" Green at Running Back. The Bronchos secondary will be led Jayven Gonzales, Zayne Minharez, and Dreshon Douglas. Ortiz is confident that his team will take a further step in 2023.
The Midland High Bulldogs enter Year 3 under Head Coach Thad Fortune. The Bulldogs will be led by Quarterback Stroman Bridges along with Elijah McCoy, the younger brother of Meckie McCoy. The Bulldogs will return a strong and physical defense as they look to compete for a district title!
The Odessa Compass Cougars have shifted their playbook a little ahead of 2023. Quarterback Diego Franco will have help from his running backs along with several returners on defense in his final season.
The Pecos Eagles head into their second season under new head coach Scott Williams. After a postseason run in 2022, Williams and the rest of his team believe they can take another step in the '23 season.
The Andrews Mustangs have a new playstyle. After running the spread offense for years, they will be run-heavy running the Slot-T. Head Coach Tom Harvey will have a new Quarterback in Aidyn Olivas and returning Running Back Jaesean Debouse to help put points on the scoreboard.
The Reagan County Owls enter the 2023 season after going 7-4 in 2022. It was the first time Owls finished over .500 since 2016. Quarterback Kason Brown is confident in his receivers including his brother. The defense is also confident after going four games in 2022 with not allowing their opponents to score more than seven point.
The Bearkats will have a new Quarterback leading the offense in Walton Marshall who previously served as the backup for Logan Siedenburger. Despite the graduation of several players, Coach Jones is optimistic and prepared to lead his team for a deep playoff run!
The Grandfalls-Royalty Cowboys would like to return to football royalty. The last time the Cowboys finished over .500 was in 2019 when they went 10-2. Head Coach Tom McVey is in his second year and hopes prior experience helps the Cowboys get back into contention.