Three Georgia teams welcomed into High School Football America Top 100

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While no Georgia high school football team has a shot at our “mythical” national championship, it’s been a very solid year for teams in the state when it comes to the High School Football America Top 100 that is created with our proprietary algorithm.

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On Sunday, three new teams from the Peachtree State entered the national rankings.

Defending 5A champ Rome make its first appearance in the national rankings after beating former No. 49 Buford in a rematch of the 2016 state championship game on Friday.  The Wolves, who will play Warner Robins for the AAAAA title game this weekend, are ranked No. 83 this week.

Marist and Blessed Trinity, who will play for the AAAA championship Saturday break into the rankings at No. 90 and No. 94 respectively. The game will be a rematch from their game on October 20 when Marist won 25-24.

The addition of Blessed Trinity, Marist and Rome gives Georgia nine teams in the Top 100.

North Gwinnett is No. 68 this week. Saturday, the Bulldogs will play No. 76 for the 7A state title.  Archer is ranked No. 78 in the latest national rankings.  Grayson, which climbed as high as No. 4 this year, is at No. 79.  Buford fell to No. 96 after its loss to Rome.  Cartersville, whose only loss this year was to Blessed Trinity, is No. 97.

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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.