Big Game Friday Morning

Cowboys Belong in NFL's Top Tier; Globe Life Field to Host First HS Football Game

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At 5-1 entering their bye week, the Dallas Cowboys are in control in the NFC East, Globe Life Field hosts its first-ever high school football game and UNT is headed to the American Athletic Conference.

At 5-1 entering their bye week, the Dallas Cowboys are in control in the NFC East. Dak Prescott is playing at an MVP-caliber level and the offense is clicking. First-round draft pick Micah Parsons is impacting the defense faster than could have been reasonably predicted and Randy Gregory is playing like an All-Pro.

NFL writer Ted Nguyen of The Athletic joined the show to discuss the Cowboys through six weeks and explained that Dak Prescott's "command of the offense" is one of the reasons Dallas has seen its early-season success.

The area in which Dak Prescott has shown the most growth this season is in his "command of the offense," The Athletic's Ted Nguyen says. Prescott is fifth in the NFL in passing yards and tied for third in touchdown passes entering the Cowboys' Week 7 bye.

The other NFC East matchups Sunday: Panthers at Giants, Eagles at Raiders and Washington at Packers. This week on NBC's Sunday Night Football, San Francisco hosts Indianapolis.

In Arlington on Friday, Globe Life Field hosts its first-ever high school football game when Cedar Hill takes on Duncanville.

Globe Life Field will host its first high school game this weekend and will host a college football game next month. Watch workers transition the field from a baseball diamond to a football field.

Corbett Smith of The Dallas Morning News breaks down the latest in high school football ahead of a busy weekend that also includes Frisco at Lovejoy and Lancaster at Woodrow Wilson.

Duncanville and Cedar Hill are set to face off Friday night at the first-ever high school football game at the Texas Rangers' Globe Life Field.

At the college level, Oklahoma State tries to stay undefeated at Iowa State, Texas A&M is at South Carolina and Oklahoma goes to Kansas.