R.L. Paschal High School’s head football coach has been named the Dallas Cowboys Whataburger High School Coach of the Week.
Matt Miracle was recognized for the fourth week of fall football season.
In receiving the award, R.L. Paschal High School’s football program will receive a $2,000 grant from the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation and Whataburger.
This is the 21st year the weekly award has recognized North Texas coaches.
According to the Dallas Cowboy’s website, the award recognizes coaches who are making a positive impact on their teams, school and community with their dedication to young athletes.
In January, Miracle will be honored in front of more than 80,000 football fans at the AT&T Stadium during the Dallas Cowboys game against the Washington Redskins.
Just after kickoff, he and the other recipients will take the field and be announced.
According to R.L. Paschal High School’s website, Miracle has been teaching and coaching since 2003. He’s coached at 6A, 5A and 4A levels.
This year, the Paschal Panthers introduced its first female team member. He’s also coaching TCU football commit Dylan Thomas, Paschal High School’s quarterback and offensive leader.
Updates on upcoming Whataburger Dallas Cowboys Coach of the Week recipients will be posted to the Dallas Cowboys’ website.
People can vote for a weekly coach on the “community section” of the website.