Final 2020-21 High School Football America Small Schools Top 25

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For the third straight year, Pennsylvania’s Southern Columbia is the No. 1 team in the High School Football America Small Schools Top 25 national rankings powered by NFL Play Football, the NFL’s initiative to provide fun and engaging experience for players of all ages and skill levels. During the fall part of the 2020-21 high school football season, the Tigers won their fourth straight state championship.

Related: Southern Columbia wins 2A state championship

Southern Columbia currently owns the second longest active win streak in the nation. The Tigers’ 60 straight victories puts them eleven wins behind Minnesota’s Caledonia’s 71 straight victories.

Two-time defending Florida 2A champ Champagnat Catholic finishes No. 2 in our national rankings created with our proprietary algorithm. The Lions’ only losses came against Florida 3A champ Chaminade-Madonna and TRU Prep, a private school that was loaded with talent during the COVID-19 season.

Texas 2A Division I champ Shiner checks-in at No. 3. The Comanches are one of five teams from the Lone Star State in the national rankings.

Ohio Division V champ Kirtland is ranked No. 4 after winning its third straight state title. The Hornets bring a 40-game win streak into the 2021 season.

Rounding-out the Top 5 is Georgia’s Prince Avenue Academy, which won the state’s Class 1A Private School state championship.

High School Football America Small Schools Top 25

No. 1 Southern Columbia (Pennsylvania)(11-0)
No. 2 Champagnat Catholic (Florida)(11-2)
No. 3 Shiner (Texas)(14-0)
No. 4 Kirtland (Ohio)(11-0)
No. 5 Prince Avenue Christian School (Georgia)(13-1)
No. 6 Canadian (Texas)(15-1)
No. 7 Taylorsville (Mississippi)(12-1)
No. 8 Windthorst (Texas)(15-1)
No. 9 Baker (Florida)(14-0)
No. 10 Reidsville (North Carolina)(10-0)
No. 11 Mart (Texas)(14-1)
No. 12 Irwin County (Georgia)(12-3)
No. 13 Jim Ned (Texas)(14-1)
No. 14 Steelton-Highspire (Pennsylvania)(10-0)
No. 15 Callaway (Georgia)(12-1)
No. 16 Blair Oaks (Missouri)(13-1)
No. 17 Linden (Alabama)(14-0)
No. 18 Coldwater (Ohio)(12-0)
No. 19 Davidson Academy (Tennessee)(13-0)
No. 20 Holy Spirit (New Jersey) (8-0)
No. 21 Abbeville (South Carolina)(11-0)
No. 22 Murphy (North Carolina)(10-1)
No. 23 Oak Grove (Louisiana)11-1)
No. 24 Tarboro (North Carolina)(9-0)
No. 25 Mars Hill Bible (Alabama)(13-2)

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

Related: 2020-21 High School Football America 100

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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.