*HOUSTON **– This week's Houston Texans 5A Coach of the Week Award goes to Head Coach Jeff Lareau of La Porte High School. Coach Lareau's Bulldogs (6-1) won their third in a row, with a tight 42-35 victory over Dobie. Key play: Down by 7 with 7:54 remaining, Dobie was driving on the Bulldogs before Dee Collins intercepted a pass at the Bulldog 23 yard line and returned it 77 yards for the score.
This week's Houston Texans 4A-under Coach of the Week Award goes to Head Coach Jerry Stewart of Dayton High School. Coach Stewart's Broncos (4-2) recorded their third win in a row, downing Forest Brook 47-36. Dayton running back Michael Dugat led the way with a season-high 270 yards and four touchdowns on 32 carries.
La Porte High School and Dayton High School will each receive a $500 grant in their coach's name for winning the Texans Coach of the Week Award. Also, each coach will be recognized by Texans Head Coach Dom Capers in his press conference, on HoustonTexans.com and NFLHS.com, and on the video board at Reliant Stadium. Coach Lareau and Coach Stewart will also be invited to the Texans vs. Rams game on November 27 and the Texans High School Coach of the Week Banquet on January 19 at Churrasco's. Fox Sports Net Houston is an associate sponsor of the Texans Coach of the Week Program.