Despite the loss of quarterback Roschon Johnson to the University of Texas, Port Neches-Groves is favored by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine.

What makes things even more interesting is the fact that rival Nederland is picked second, meaning Mid-County Madness in November could ultimately be the district championship game.

The only other team from the 409 is Vidor. Jeff Mathews' team is picked seventh.    

Dave Campbell's Texas Football Predictions
District 12-5A-DII

1. Port Neches-Groves
2. Nederland
3. Barbers Hill
4. Crosby
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5. Baytown Lee
6. Santa Fe
7. Vidor
8. Dayton