Kevin Schmit previews the 2018 IHSA football season on Sports Feed

CHICAGO - It's time for the lights to turn on, the crowds to arrive at their local stadium, and the fall tradition to begin around the State of Illinois.

The IHSA football season kicks off on this weekend with a slate of games on Friday and Saturday. There are a number of storylines around the Chicagoland area as well as topics that apply to all schools around the state.

Kevin Schmit of the Daily Herald was on Sports Feed to take a look at some of those along with the teams he's looking at around the state on the show with Jarrett Payton and Andy Masur.

You can watch Kevin's discussion with the hosts on the program in the video above or below.