November 11, 2010
Catching Up: TV football teams

• Hoover, Ala.: Two seasons were featured on MTV's "Two-A-Days" (2006-07CQ and 2007). The Buccaneers are 13-0 and ranked 10thCQCQ nationally by ESPN RISE. The Bucs face rival Spain Park on Friday in a second-round playoff game.

• Montour - McKees Rocks, Pa.: The subject of a 2005 reality series on ESPN, "Bound for Glory," this once-hapless program is 10-0. The Spartans were 1-8 under the ESPN cameras - and coach Dick Butkus.current:

• Permian - Odessa, Texas: The program that was the subject of author H.G. Bissinger's "Friday Night Lights" in 1990, spawned a 2004 movie and the current TV series on NBC. The Panthers (4-6) finished their season with a five-game losing streak.

- Jeff Caraska



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