By USA TODAY High School Sports | April 26, 2017 2:11 pm ET
Although football is becoming year-round, the high school season is approaching quickly.
The first regular season games in the United States annually happen in Hawaii and the weekend of Aug. 4-5 is when things get going. That means this week is 100 days until the first official game is played.
To mark the occasion, USA TODAY High School Sports has joined with Gannett partners around the nation and our affiliates to identify “100 Things About the 2017 High School Football Season.”
Click the gallery below to see the photos and read the items (note, they are in no particular order).