Eden Prairie finishes No. 1 in High School Football America Minnesota Top 10 for shortened 2020 season

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It was a tough 2020 high school football for the State of Minnesota.

First, in August, the Minnesota State High School League moved the football season to the Spring of 2021. Then, on September 21, the MSHSL reversed its decision and approved the playing of a six-game regular season, followed by a full postseason. Finally, just before Thanksgiving, two weeks into the postseason, the season was cancelled.

With that history lesson, it’s time crown the No. 1 team in the state, according to our proprietary algorithm.

Eden Prairie finishes on-top of the High School Football America Minnesota Top 10 statewide rankings with a perfect 7-0 mark. The Eagles had a narrow lead on No. 2 Lakeville South in our algorithm at the time the playoffs were shutdown.

High School Football America Minnesota Top 10

No. 1 Eden Prairie (7-0), LW: #1

No. 2 Lakeville South (8-0), LW: #2

No. 3 St. Michael-Albertville (6-2), LW: #3

No. 4 Rosemount (6-0), LW: #6

No. 5 Moorhead (7-0), LW: #4

No. 6 Rocori (6-0), LW: #5

No. 7 Mankato West (6-0), LW: #8

No. 8 Andover (6-0), LW: #9

No. 9 Blaine (6-1), LW: NR

No. 10 Caledonia (3-0), LW: #10

Dropped-out: No. 7 St. Thomas Academy

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.