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Top 25 Texas high school football rankings: Duncanville, DeSoto collide (10/23/2023)

Dallas and Houston games of the year — Duncanville vs. Desoto, North Shore vs. Atascocita — go head-to-head Friday
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The Texas high school football game(s) of the year has arrived.

As attention from around the nation will descend into Texas Week 10 as No. 1 Duncanville faces No. 2 DeSoto and No. 3 North Shore hosts No. 7 Atascocita, both on Friday at 7 p.m.

Throughout the 2023 high school football season, SBLive is taking a look at the top 25 teams in the state of Texas, spanning all classifications and corners of the Lone Star State and release an update to the SBLive Texas Power 25 football team rankings, reflecting all results from the previous week.

Through nine weeks, the top 10 has really solidified themselves as real contenders to win a state title. However, the rest of the top 25 have proven that no matter what on any given night, an upset can happen.

Smithson Valley and Corpus Christi Miller debuted after both of their respective all but secured a district championships and, once again, the top 15 went undefeated and stays put.

PAST RANKINGS: PRESEASON | AUG. 28 | SEPT. 4 | SEPT. 11 | SEPT. 18 | OCT. 2 | OCT. 9 | OCT. 17

Who rose and fell after Week 9? Find out below in this complete breakdown of the SBLive Texas Power 25 rankings, as of the week of Monday, October 23, 2023:

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-- Ryan Childers | | @sblivetx

Lead photo by Rob August