Longest Playoff Droughts (Updated thru the 2016 season)
The following is a listing of teams which haven't made the playoffs in the longest period of time, listed by classification.
If a school has never made the playoffs, the year is shown when they first started play in UIL competition.
Based on a team in 11-man and 6-man.
-  Updated Dec. 22, 2016

Class 6A   Class 5A  
Houston Northbrook  NONE (since '74) North Dallas  1952
Grand Prairie  1989 Fort Worth North Side  1979
San Antonio Lee  1993 FW Carter-Riverside  1995
Fort Worth Paschal  1995 Joshua  1996
Pasadena  1996 El Paso Jefferson  1997
Pasadena Sam Rayburn  1997 San Antonio Memorial 1998
Houston Spring Woods  1997 Houston Milby  2000
San Antonio Holmes  2000 Dallas Sunset 2001
El Paso Socorro 2002 Carrollton Turner  2001
Houston Sam Houston  2003 Longview Pine Tree  2001
Cypress Springs  2003 Dallas Jefferson  2002
Round Rock McNeil  2004 Greenville  2003
Corpus Christi Moody 2004
Pharr Valley View 2006
Class 4A   Class 3A  
FW Diamond Hill-Jarvis  1954 Bruceville-Eddy  1985
Huntington  NONE (since '82) Tornillo 1995
Progreso  1990 Dallas A+ Academy 1999
San Elizario  1999 Bloomington  1999
Lamesa  2001 Natalia  2003
Mabank 2007 Como-Pickton  2004
Longview Spring Hill  2007 Warren  2005
Corpus Christi West Oso  2007 Palacios  2007
Freeport Brazosport  2008 Paris Chisum  2007
Hemphill  2007
Class 2A   Class 1A  
Cushing  1997 Prairie Lea 1944
Malakoff Cross Roads  2003 Wilson  1988
Irion County  2004 Bynum  1992
Olney  2006 Higgins 1993
Somerville  2006 Haskell Paint Creek  1995
Boys Ranch  2008 Covington  1997
Fruitvale  2000
Westbrook  2001
Morgan  2001
Kopperl  2003
Evant  2004