Lost in all the excitement surrounding high school football's return to Texas this weekend are several rule changes — ones that could prove critical to the game's outcome.
For instance, unsportsmanlike conduct penalties can potentially take points off the board. So for all those high-steppers and DeSean Jackson-like taunters, beware; your swag could cost your team the game.
Click here to read a good write-up from ESPN Dallas on some of the new rules.
Brandon Parker covers Texas for ESPNHS magazine and ESPNHIGHSCHOOL.com. Follow him on Twitter @brandoncparker or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.