Deseret News releases it’s Utah Preseason Coaches Poll with Bingham ranked #1 in 5A

The Deseret News always does a great job with its Utah high school football coverage. To get everyone ready for the season, the newspaper has released its preseason coaches rankings.

Defending two-time state champ Bingham begins the season ranked #1 in Class 5A.  The Miners have been ranked #13 in MaxPreps’ Early Contenders Top 25.

John Lambourne, who began coaching at Bingham in 2000, takes over for Dave Peck, who retired at the end of the season.  In addition to taking over the reigns of the program, Lambourne will continue as the team’s offensive coordinator.

Three other 2014 state champs begin the season ranked #1 — Timpview (4A), South Summit (2A) and Rich (1A).

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Class 5A

Team Points ’14 Record

1. Bingham (17) 89 13-1

2. Brighton (1) 63 10-2

3. Pleasant Grove 27 5-5

4. Herriman (1) 24 8-4

5. Davis 23 7-3

Others receiving multiple votes: American Fork, Fremont, Jordan, Lone Peak, Sky View, Riverton, Syracuse, Layton, Mountain Crest.

Class 4A

Team Points ’14 Record

1. Timpview (15) 78 14-0

2. Corner Canyon 41 12-1

3. Highland 25 7-4

4. Woods Cross 22 11-2

5. Bountiful 21 8-3

Others receiving multiple votes: East, Springville, Skyline, Salem Hills, Alta, Maple Mountain, Logan, Kearns, Wasatch, Olympus, Payson.

Class 3AA

Team Points ’14 Record

1. Desert Hills (4) 30 10-2

2. Dixie (3) 28 10-4

3. Logan (2) 27 7-4

4. Pine View 20 8-3

5. Judge Memorial (1) 19 12-1

Others receiving multiple votes: Tooele, Stansbury, Hurricane, Bear River, Stansbury.

Class 3A

Team Points ’14 Record

1. Juan Diego (5) 32 5-5

2. Juab (2) 29 11-2

3. Manti 19 7-5

4. Morgan (1) 18 6-4

5. Union 11 9-3

Others receiving multiple votes: Canyon View, Grantsville, Emery, Canyon View, North Sanpete.

Class 2A

Team Points ’14 Record

1. South Summit (3) 27 11-1

2. Beaver (3) 26 7-4

3. San Juan (1) 24 10-1

4. Summit Academy 12 10-2

5. Millard 11 6-5

Others receiving multiple votes: North Summit, Enterprise.

Class 1A

Team Points ’14 Record

1. Rich (2) 28 9-3

2. Duchesne 27 6-4

3. Kanab (3) 26 6-6

4. Diamond Ranch (3) 25 7-5

5. Layton Christian 6 3-7

Others receiving multiple votes: Parowan, Milford, Monticello.

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