2021 Preseason High School Football America Mid-Atlantic Region Top 25

Mid-Atlantic Top 25
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Gonzaga (Washington, DC) begins 2021 as the No. 1 team in the High School Football America Mid-Atlantic Region Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football, the NFL’s initiative to provide fun and engaging experience for players of all ages and skill levels. Nationally, the Eagles are ranked No. 8 in the High School Football America 100.

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Gonzaga is one of four teams from the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference. DeMatha opens at No. 4, followed by arch-rival Good Counsel at No. 6 and St. John’s College High School at No. 7.

South Carolina’s Dutch Fork checks-in at No. 2. The Silver Foxes will be going for a sixth straight state championship in 2021.

Two-time North Carolina 4AA champ Chambers (formerly Vance High School) is ranked No. 3 in the region, which is made-up of Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina Virginia, Washington, DC and West Virginia.

North Carolina leads the Mid-Atlantic with seven teams in the Top 25, followed by Maryland with 6, South Carolina and Virginia have five teams each and Washington DC has two teams.

High School Football America Mid-Atlantic Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football

No. 1 Gonzaga (Washington, DC)

No. 2 Dutch Fork (South Carolina)

No. 3 Chambers (North Carolina)

No. 4 DeMatha (Maryland)

No. 5 St. Frances Academy (Maryland)

No. 6 Good Counsel (Maryland)

No. 7 St. John’s College HS (Washington, DC)

No. 8 Charlotte Catholic (North Carolina)

No. 9 Hough (North Carolina)

No. 10 Oscar Smith (Virginia)

No. 11 Northwestern (South Carolina)

No. 12 T.L. Hanna (South Carolina)

No. 13 Life Christian Academy (Virginia)

No. 14 Grimsley (North Carolina)

No. 15 Highland Springs (Virginia)

No. 16 Gaffney (South Carolina)

No. 17 Cardinal Gibbons (North Carolina)

No. 18 Dorman (South Carolina)

No. 19 McDonogh (Maryland)

No. 20 Myers Park (North Carolina)

No. 21 Mount St. Joseph (Maryland)

No. 22 Wake Forest (North Carolina)

No. 23 Rolesville (North Carolina)

No. 24 South County (Virginia)

No. 25 Archbishop Spalding (Maryland)

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

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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.