The Brennan Bears (9-2) will square off against the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Bears (8-3) in a highly anticipated second-round matchup of the 2023 UIL 6A D1 Texas State Football Championships on Friday, November 17th, 2023, at 6:00 pm ET at Brennan High School, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Brennan Bears vs. Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Bears
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 6pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 6A D1 Texas State Football Championships
Round: Second Round
Locations: Brennan – San Antonio, TX
Live Stream: Watch here
Both teams have demonstrated their offensive prowess throughout the season, with the Brennan Bears averaging a commanding 34.5 points per game and the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Bears matching their opponents with a respectable 35.5 points per game. The Brennan Bears boast a balanced attack, led by running back Jason Love, who averages 55.0 rushing yards per game, and quarterback Cayden Glass, who averages 57.3 passing yards per game. On the other hand, the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Bears showcase a pass-heavy offense, spearheaded by quarterback Jaime Lopez, who averages 310.0 passing yards per game.
Despite their contrasting offensive styles, the two teams have never faced each other in the past, adding an extra layer of intrigue and excitement to this highly anticipated encounter.
The key to this game will be which team can establish control early on and impose their offensive rhythm. The Brennan Bears’ balanced attack could prove too much for the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Bears’ pass-heavy offense to handle, while the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Bears’ passing prowess could potentially disrupt the Brennan Bears’ defensive scheme.
I predict that the Brennan Bears will emerge victorious in this closely contested matchup, with a score of 32-28. The Brennan Bears’ home-field advantage and their strong running game are likely to give them an edge.
The game will be broadcast live on the NFHS Network. You can also watch the game on-demand on the NFHS Network app or website.
Don’t forget to cheer on your favorite team and show your school spirit!
Go Bears! Go Bears!
Stay tuned for updates on the game’s outcome.