Four New Jersey high school football teams in Northeast Region Top 10

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St. Joseph Regional from Montvale is the #2 team in High School Football America’s 2016 Preseason Northeast Region rankings.  The Green Knights are joined in the poll by Don Bosco Prep at #3, followed by Bergen Catholic at #8 and St. Peter’s Prep at #10.  All but St. Peter’s are ranked in High School Football America’s Top 50 that was announced earlier this week.

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New Jersey and Ohio each have four teams in the poll, while Pennsylvania has two.

Northeast Region Preseason Top 10

#1 Pittsburgh Central Catholic (Pennsylvania)

#2 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, New Jersey)

#3 Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey)

#4 Colerain (Ohio)

#5 St. Edward (Ohio)

#6 La Salle (Ohio)

#7 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania)

#8 Bergen Catholic (New Jersey)

#9 Archbishop Hoban (Ohio)

#10 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey)

For those of you unfamiliar with our rankings, this is the fourth straight year that High School Football America will be using its proprietary algorithm to rank teams nationally, regionally and locally.  What that means is, our computer does all the work, there’s no opinion involved.  Over the past three seasons, our preseason poll included some opinion, but this year marks the first time that our algorithm is completely in-charge of determining our “mythical” national champ from start to finish.

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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.