The Opening 2015 – New Orleans Regional

by Jeff Fisher

Nike's The Opening 2015Six players advanced to The Opening 2015 at Nike world headquarters in July from Saturday’s regional qualifier in New Orleans.

Leading the way was junior-to-be, Dylan Moses of University Lab School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who became the first underclassman this year to be invited to Beaverton, Oregon.  The Opening is generally a senior event, but Moses, who has already given his verbal commitment to LSU, is a special talent at both running back and linebacker.  He’s been considered a 5-star talent ever since his freshman year. Continue Reading →

The Turnaround – The Weeks that Were

by Jason Strunk
Lubbock High School Head Football Coach
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Lubbock High School football helmetIt’s been two weeks (I think) since my last blog. Way too much going over the last fourteen days, including a much needed jaunt to Laguna Beach, California. Time to play some catch up with The Turnaround.

Spring Ball Prep
We have been meeting bright and early in my office over the course of the past week gearing up for spring ball. There is a lot of planning going into this. We have eighteen practices to get it right. There are specific things we need to see. Therefore, in order to see what we need, we have to be master planners. Continue Reading →

High School Football America radio show – March 26, 2015

On this edition of the High School Football America radio show, Jeff Fisher’s guests are  Jason Strunk, head coach at Lubbock High School in Texas, who writes The Turnaround for High School Football America, and Chuck Williams, director of the high school football film titled Shake Off the World that begins shooting in Lumberton, North Carolina next month.

You can learn move about the film at and their page.

High Schools to be honored with Golden Super Bowl 50 Balls

by Jeff Fisher

Super Bowl 50 Golden footballSuper Bowl 50, the game’s golden anniversary, will celebrate the approximately 3,000 players who have taken part in the world’s big football game by honoring their high schools. Continue Reading →