ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (KRQE)- New Mexico Football Friday Night is back again as high school football is gearing up for the 2019 season. Van Tate and Jared Chester are back with a look at every classification in this year’s preseason show.
Van kicks things off with a look at last years 6A State Champion La Cueva Bears, and he talks with their head coach Brandon Back live in the studio. Jared then has a preview with Sandia’s new Football Coach, Chad Adcox.
Adcox left coaching after winning a state title with Manzano in 2017, but missing the game and a chance to head a new team, Adcox had to come back. On to talk about District 1, which will be another tough group of teams this year. Cleveland is the heavy favorite, as they return a lot of guys including star running back Dorian Lewis.
Jared wraps up Class 6A with a look at District 3/4 and a closer look at Michael Bradley, who was enshrined into the coaches hall of honor last month.
The first block of the Football Friday Night wraps with a closer look at Albuquerque High and the other independent teams heading into 2019. He then talks with Los Lunas Head coach Jeremy Maupin and gets his thoughts on his team and District 5 Class 5A.
Next is an in-depth look at District 4 next, as the toughest District in Class 5A will produce again. Defending 5A State Champs Roswell comes back reloaded in 2019, Artesia comes in with not a lot of returners, and Goddard comes in hungry to win for many reasons.
On to a discussion with St. Pius Football Coach David Montoya. Coach Montoya gives us some insight on his team this upcoming season and District 2/5 Class 4A.
Jared provides a look at the rest of Class 4A, and then he has a closer look at Class 3A. Dexter is the heavy favorite to repeat as State Champions, but Jared and Van also caught up with NMMI who is feeling confident heading into 2019.
In the final block of this year’s Football Friday Night Preseason Show, Van and Jared are back together to talk about some of the new sponsors fans can expect this season.
Van and Jared get a closer look at class 2A, 8-Man, and 6-Man football. The team then wraps things up with a look at the players fans should watch for this season.
The 2019 High School Football season will begin next week. So, stay tuned to Football Friday Night on Fox next Friday night at 11:05 p.m.