When it comes to the popularity of football in Oklahoma, the buck doesn’t stop with college. For many, that’s not even where it starts. Oklahoman’s love for football begins a little closer to home with individual town’s high school football teams. Oklahoma high schools have produced more than 400 NFL players and are consistently popular places for college football recruiters to discover fresh talent.
In many places throughout the state, gathering under the Friday night lights is a community ritual. It’s a time for communities to come together and have fun cheering on their favorite teams that strikes close to home. Check out a high school game near you to get involved with the community and see future gridiron stars in the making.