Brother Rice jumps to No. 3 in latest Illinois Top 10 high school football rankings

2021 Illinois top 10 high school football rankings
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Brother Rice moves-up six spots in the latest High School Football America Illinois Top 10 powered by NFL Play Football. The Crusaders check-in at No. 3 this week after their 43-36 win over former No. 5 Mount Carmel (Chicago).

The win also moves Brother Rice into our national rankings at No. 199.

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This week, Brother Rice will square-off with No. 4 Joliet Catholic in the Illinois Game of the Week.

Batavia moves back into the Top 10 this week at No. 9, while Cary-Grove makes its first appearance of the year at No. 10.

Dropping-out is Naperville Central and Lincoln-Way East.

High School Football America Illinois Top 10

TeamRecordLast Week
No. 1 East St. Louis(5-1)1
No. 2 Loyola Academy(6-0)3
No. 3 Brother Rice(5-1)9
No. 4 Joliet Catholic(6-0)3
No. 5 St. Ignatius(6-0)4
No. 6 Mount Carmel (Chicago)(4-2)5
No. 7 St. Rita (4-2)6
No. 8 Neuqua Valley(6-0)7
No. 9 Batavia(6-0)NR
No. 10 Cary-Grove(6-0)NR

Dropped-out: No. 8 Naperville Central, No. 9 Lincoln-Way East

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.