Both Randall and Canyon High football  teams will be led by standout quarterbacks this season.

Randall and Canyon head football coaches met with the media yesterday ahead of season openers this week and had plenty of praise for their quarterbacks – Landon Nix for the Raiders and Lawton Rikel for the Eagles.

Randall head coach Gaylen Selman said it’s like having another coach on the field with the senior Nix. Canyon head coach Blake Bryant said Rikel is one of the most athletic quarterbacks he has had in 19 season leading the Eagles.

The Raiders will open the season Friday on the road at Midland while the Eagles start at home tomorrow night against Palo Duro.

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