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The Cedar Hill Longhorns are one of the top high school football programs in the country.

 

The Cedar Hill football program in Texas finished the 2014 season as the 6A Division 2 State Champions!  Head Coach Joey McGuire took a few minutes to give us a peek in to his program which was ranked the #7 team in the entire nation by Maxpreps.

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  1. What does your football program do differently from other programs in your league, conference, state that helped you win a State Championship?

Our offseason in particular our boot camp makes us different

  1. What do you consider to be the most important aspect of your state championship?

Having a true family atmosphere where the team is more important than the individual

  1. What is one piece of advice that you would give to a coach wanting to win a state championship?

Never stop learning. You don’t have to change what you are doing, but you have to open to change

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  1. What kind of offense did you run?

Shotgun Multiple Offense

  1. What kind of defense did you run?

3-4

  1. Which of the Special Teams was most valuable this year, and why?

Kickoff Team or Punt Team both penned the offense on their end and forced them to drive the field.

Head Coach Joey McGuire

Head Coach Joey McGuire

  1. Do you incorporate some type of character development program within your football program?If so, what program do you use? 

Yes.  It’s our on program we continue to develop each year.

  1. Do you incorporate some type of leadership development program within your football program? If so, what program do you use? 

Yes.  It’s our on program we continue to develop each year.

  1. What is the number one obstacle you face in building a Championship caliber football program in your community?

Getting the parents to understand their son is not bigger than the team.

  1. Who do you consider to be your main mentor in this profession and what about that coach do you try to emulate in your program?

The Late David Milson our basketball Coach, Robert Woods retired, Sam Harrell, and Mike Copeland.

 

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