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John Jackson Loop

Digital Media Specialist & Content Creator

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Journalism major concentrating in Digital and Print Media at the University of North Texas. | Coppell, Texas / Coppell High School Class of 2014 | Brother of Iota-Zeta Zeta of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity at the University of North Texas.

Previous Professional Experience:
Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl & FC Dallas (Intern & Social Media Manager) |
The National Football Foundation (Communications Contributor) |
Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine (Journalism Intern),
Conference USA (Volunteer) |
SB Nation's Rule of Tree blog (Staff Writer).

I have also authored my own personal sports blog called "In The Sports Loop" as well as previously co-hosted sports podcasts "The Two Minute Drill" and "CFB FanSourced".

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Rule Of Tree
01/04/2017
The Pac-12 should fear Karlie Samuelson

I can now confirm Stanford senior Karlie Samuelson was born to be a shooter. Her father played college basketball at Cal State-Fullerton and professionally in Europe. Her mother was a member of England's national netball team. Karlie's older sister Bonnie, who graduated in 2015, was one of the deadliest markswomen from downtown in Stanford program history.

Rule Of Tree
08/04/2016
An Open Letter to East Coast Heisman Voters

Dear East Coast Heisman Voters, Since the end of December, many have suppressed feelings about a notable college football travesty: your snub of Christian McCaffrey as the 2015 Heisman Trophy winner. However, as diehard fans of Stanford football, we have been silent long enough. It has come time for us to air our grievances.

Rule Of Tree
08/15/2016
Simone Manuel's night stands alone in Rio

Thursday night in Rio belonged to Simone. And no, not the all-around world champion gymnast Biles. Stanford swimmer Simone Manuel shared the gold medal with sixteen-year old Canadian Penny Oleksiak in a 100-meter freestyle final that shocked the swimming world.

Rule Of Tree
01/11/2017
Army All-American Bowl observations

A lot happened in Saturday's Army All- American Bowl, and I was lucky enough to watch the action unfold in person from the press box at the Alamodome in San Antonio. In the wake of a 27-17 victory for the East team, I compiled a short-list of observations and takeaways that stood out from the game and its surrounding events.

Dave Campbell's Texas Football
08/04/2014
Bouncing back - Dave Campbell's Texas Football

These 5 players are poised for big bounce back years With another season of college football set to kick off at the end of the month, it will mark the return of several players from injury. Many of these players figure to be key cogs in their teams' successes on the field this season.

Dave Campbell's Texas Football
07/01/2014
Rank and file - Dave Campbell's Texas Football

Which teams have started highest in DCTF's high school rankings over the last half-decade? By John Loop TexasFootball.com The 2014 Summer Editionis now available! The 2014 Summer Edition of Dave Campbell's Texas Football - the 55th annual edition of "the bible of Texas Football" - is available now!

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