2018 Florida Preseason Top 25

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They start playing for real this week! Here’s our 2018 Florida Preseason Top 25 that is created with our proprietary algorithm. The top twelve teams in the Sunshine State 25 also find themselves in our national High School Football America 100 rankings.

Headlining this week are four head-to-head games within the Top 25, plus No. 3 St. Thomas Aquinas playing a Top 100 showdown against Maryland-power DeMatha. STA enters the game ranked No. 17 in our national rankings while DeMatha is No. 51 in the nation.

The inner-Florida Top 25 games are: No. 2 Miami Central at No. 4 Cardinal Gibbons, No. 6 American Heritage (Plantation) takes on No. 16 Carol City, No. 7 Chaminade-Madonna hosts No. 11 Deerfield Beach and No. 14 Braden River plays No. 22 Trinity Christian Academy (Jacksonville)

Florida Preseason Top 25

No. 1 IMG Academy

No. 2 Miami Central

No. 3 St. Thomas Aquinas

No. 4 Cardinal Gibbons

No. 5 Armwood

No. 6 American Heritage (Plantation)

No. 7 Chaminade-Madonna

No. 8 Venice

No. 9 Wekiva

No. 10 Plant

No. 11 Deerfield Beach

No. 12 Northwestern

No. 13 Booker T. Washington (Miami)

No. 14 Braden River

No. 15 Immokalee

No. 16 Carol City

No. 17 Apopka

No. 18 Dr. Phillips

No. 19 Viera

No. 20 Cocoa

No. 21 Lakeland

No. 22 Trinity Christian Academy (Jacksonville)

No. 23 University (Fort Lauderdale)

No. 24 Columbus

No. 25 Bartram Trail

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.



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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.