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Ravell Call, Deseret News
Alta High School plays Timpview High School in football in Provo, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. Alta has played annually at Rice-Eccles Stadium for the past three years.

The five football senses are hours away from being activated. The smell of the cheeseburgers flipping. The image of the swarms of school colors piling into the campus. The feeling of the electricity and anticipation reverberating throughout the stadium. The sound of the cheerleaders and loudspeakers, and the taste of a sweating beverage fresh from the cooler.

Now is the time to check your blood pressure. High school football is here.

The 121st rendition gets underway Friday night, and with a record-high 103 teams participating this season, there’s certainly a lot of information to know.

Here’s the annual Deseret News A to Z preview to get you ready.

Down. Set. Hut!

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