In recent years, the Hamlin Pied Pipers have been among the youngest teams in the Big Country.
Keith Woolf is gone as the head coach, and former Breckenridge assistant Chris Hagler is now leading the Tigers.
The Wildcats are known nationally as an offensive power, but this year, head coach Ken Collums and his team will be leaning on the defense.
The Baylor Bears are just a week and a half from opening the 2014 season.
The ACU Wildcats will be the 1st Big Country football team to take the field in 2014.