Coach Kyle Walsh (far right) poses with his team after a game.


Coaching high school football in Texas is a grind. There’s no way around it. The season starts at the beginning of August with that annual right of passage known as two-a-days. Foundations and expectations for a long season are branded into players. If you make it through August, you might have what it takes to make it through the season. In College Station, the August highs average just a few degrees under triple digits, and any given day could easily spike to 105. There’s isn’t much shade on the football field, which is why you’ll find Kyle Walsh rolling between the hash marks in his power chair with a wet towel draped around his neck. Walsh doesn’t sweat, but he also doesn’t miss practice.

Walsh is the offensive line coach for the Co