Bishop Gorman (NV) and Don Bosco Prep (NJ) remain #1 in latest USA Today and MaxPreps Rankings

by Jeff Fisher

Bishop Gorman GaelsBishop Gorman (Nevada) and Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey) held firm in the top Don Bosco Prepspots in the latest USA Today Super 25 and MaxPreps Xcellent 25 polls that were released Monday.  The Gaels are ranked #6 in the latest High School Football America Top 25 that was released Sunday, while DBP is #2 in our last poll.  Allen (Texas) is our top team.

Later today, we’ll put-out our composite rankings that combine the HSFA poll with MaxPreps and USA Today.  In the meantime, check-out their Top 25’s below.

MaxPreps Xcellent 25

1. Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey) – LW #1

2. Bishop Gorman (Nevada) – LW #2

3. Booker T. Washington (Florida) – LW #3

4. De La Salle (California) – LW #4

5. Allen (Texas) – LW #5

6. Mater Dei (California) – LW #6

7. DeSoto (Texas) – LW #8

8. Folsom (California) – LW #9

9. Bellevue (Washington) – LW #7

10. St. John Bosco (California) – LW #10

11. Miami Central (Florida) – LW #11

12. Colquitt County (Georgia) – LW #13

13. Buford (Georgia) – LW #12

14. St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida) – LW #14

15. Skyline (Texas) – LW #15

16. Manvel (Texas) – LW #16

17. Cedar Hill (Texas) – LW #17

18. Bingham (Utah) – LW #18

19. Mainland (Florida) – LW #21

20. Paramus Catholic (New Jersey) – LW #25

21. Warren Central (Indiana) – LW #24

22. Starkville (Mississippi) – LW – NR

23. Alemany (California) – LW – NR

24. Punahou (Hawaii) – LW – NR

25. La Salle (Ohio) – LW – NR

USA Today Super 25

1. Bishop Gorman (Nevada) – LW #1

2. Allen (Texas) – LW #2

3. Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey) – LW #3

4. Booker T. Washington (Florida) – LW #4

5. De La Salle (California) – LW #5

6. Colquitt County (Georgia) – LW #6

7. Miami Central (Florida) – LW #7

8, St. John Bosco (California) – LW #9

9. Bellevue (Washington) – LW #10

10. Bingham (Utah) – LW #11

11. St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida) – LW #12

12. Mater Dei (California) – LW #8

13. Archbishop Rummel (Louisiana) – LW #13

14. Buford (Georgia) – LW #14

15. Cy-Fair (Texas) – LW #17

16. Eden Prairie (Minnesota) – LW #15

17. DeSoto (Texas) – LW #19

18. Webb City (Missouri) – LW #20

19. Starkville (Mississippi) – LW #21

20. Carmel (Indiana) – LW #22

21. Ocean Lakes (Virginia) – LW #23

22. Folsom (California) – LW #24

23. Warren Central (Indiana) – LW #25

24. Fulton (Tennessee) – LW – NR

25. Dorman (South Carolina) – LW – NR

About the Author

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.