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NFL: Brett Elliott ready to watch Dak Prescott's NFL debut

ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Sports Editor

It's tough to say for certain whether or not Texas State offensive coordinator Brett Elliott saw a future NFL starting quarterback in Dak Prescott during his first season as an assistant at Mississippi State in 2012, but he definitely saw the maturity.

Today against the New York Giants, Prescott makes his NFL regular season debut as the Dallas Cowboys' starter in place of Tony Romo who went down with a broken bone in his back he suffered during the preseason.

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High School Football: Unicorns pull away in fourth quarter, defeat San Marcos, 49-35

New Braunfels defeated the Rattlers, 49-35, Friday night at San Marcos Toyota Rattler Stadium.

The Unicorns (2-1, 0-0 27-6A) pulled away from San Marcos (1-2, 0-0 14-6A) in the fourth quarter after a back-and-forth battle throughout the night.

Here are three takeaways from San Marcos’ 49-35 loss:

1. New Braunfels gains momentum in fourth quarter

The Rattlers and Unicorns traded points throughout the first three quarters but New Braunfels was able to take control of the game in the final quarter.

Get to know: New Braunfels' Glenn Mangold

NICK CASTILLO
Daily Record Sports

San Marcos (1-1, 0-0 14-6A) plays its second home game tonight against the New Braunfels Unicorns (1-1, 0-0 27-6A). 

To preview the game, the Daily Record talked with Unicorns’ head coach Glenn Mangold. 

Mangold’s team bounced back from a season-opening loss to Alamo Heights last weekend with a win over Seguin. Mangold talked about his team in a Q&A with the Record.

Q: Where is your team after playing two games this season?

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High School Football: Calderon is the Rattlers' ball hawk

NICK CASTILLO
Daily Record Sports

Prudy Calderon doesn’t focus on individual goals, rather he wants to do whatever will help his team. 

Calderon, a 6-foot, 186-pound junior safety, is responsible for aligning the secondary. Defensive coordinator Gilbert Rodriguez says he calls plays to place Calderon in a position to be a ball hawk. Calderon welcomes the opportunity to give his a team a chance to win.

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Bobcat Football: Breaking down two key moments from Saturday

ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Sports Editor

Two key plays from Texas State's triple overtime win against Ohio were developed well before they transpired on the field.

For offensive coordinator Brett Elliott, the decision to dial up a double pass from quarterback Tyler Jones to L.G. Williams back to Jones during the third overtime was in the back of his mind ever since the end of last season at James Madison.

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