The Midland Legacy Rebels (7-4) will face the Trinity Trojans (7-4) in the second round of the UIL Conference 6A D1 Texas Football State Championships on Friday, November 17th at 7pm ET at a location to be determined.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Midland Legacy Rebels vs. Trinity Trojans
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Neutral Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL Texas Football State Championships – 2023 Football Conference 6A D1
Live Stream: Watch here
The Rebels are coming off a hard-fought victory over the Odessa Permian Panthers in the first round of the playoffs. They are led by quarterback Marcos Davila, who has thrown for 2,674 yards and 24 touchdowns this season. Davila is also a threat on the ground, with 31 carries for 231 yards and four touchdowns.
The Trojans are also coming off a close victory over the Keller Fossil Ridge Panthers in the first round of the playoffs. They are led by running back Joshua Bell, who has rushed for 960 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. Bell is also a threat in the passing game, with 20 receptions for 250 yards and three touchdowns.
The Rebels and Trojans have never met on the football field before.
The game will be streamed live on the NFHS Network. Subscriptions can be purchased for $11.99 per month or $79.99 per year. The game can also be watched on demand on the NFHS Network website or app.
This game is a toss-up. Both teams have similar records and have shown the ability to win close games. I predict that the Midland Legacy Rebels will win a close game, 48-45.