The team that finished No. 1 in the 2018 High School Football America Small Schools Top 25, starts there this year.
Nine-time Pennsylvania state champ Southern Columbia is once again loaded with talent, including the No. 1 overall college football prospect in the state. Wide receiver Julian Fleming, who has already given his verbal commitment to Ohio State, will lead an offense put-up 859 points last year.
In addition to his No. 1 ranking in the Keystone State, Fleming is considered the No. 1 receiver in the nation, according to 247sports.com’s composite rankings. He’s also listed as the No. 5 overall college football prospect in the nation.
Following Southern Columbia is Madison County (Florida) No. 2, Mart (Texas) at No. 3, Eagle’s Landing Christian (Georgia) at No. 4 and Abbeville at No. 5.
Like all of our rankings, the Small Schools Top 25 is created with our proprietary algorithm.
High School Football America Preseason Small Schools Top 25
No. 1 Southern Columbia (Pennsylvania)
No. 2 Madison County (Florida)
No. 3 Mart (Texas)
No. 4 Eagle’s Landing Christian (Georgia)
No. 5 Abbeville (South Carolina)
No. 6 Hasbrouck Heights (New Jersey)
No. 7 Taylorsville (Mississippi)
No. 8 Clinch County (Georgia)
No. 9 Kirtland (Ohio)
No. 10 Mason (Texas)
No. 11 McClymonds (California)
No. 12 Fort Hill (Maryland)
No. 13 St. Mary’s Springs (Wisconsin)
No. 14 Farrell (Pennsylvania)
No. 15 Newton (Texas)
No. 16 Amite (Louisiana)
No. 17 Yoe (Texas)
No. 18 Tarboro (North Carolina)
No. 19 West Catholic (Pennsylvania)
No. 20 Graham (Virginia)
No. 21 Oak Grove (Louisiana)
No. 22 Marion Local (Ohio)
No. 23 Fyffe (Alabama)
No. 24 South Pittsburg (Tennessee)
No. 25 Hayti (Missouri)