Preseason No. 57 Marietta (Georgia) forfeits all of its 2017 wins

marietta footballNorthcutt Stadium, home of the Marietta Blue Devils, ranked No. 57 in the High School Football America Preseason 100.

The Marietta Blue Devils’ eight 2017 victories have been wiped off the board. A Georgia High School Association investigation found that Marietta, ranked No. 57 in the High School Football America Preseason 100, used two ineligible players that results in all of its eight victories being forfeited.

Marietta will open the 2018 season on August 16 against two-time defending state champ Rome (Georgia), ranked No. 50 in our preseason rankings.

 

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