Three new teams enter “The Other 25” national rankings

The Other 25

St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, New Jersey) strengthen its spot at the top of the bubble in High School Football America’s The Other 25.  The Green Knights beat former #32 Paramus Catholic (New Jersey) 31-21 on Saturday, which keeps them at #26 in the latest Top 50 rankings that are based on our proprietary algorithm.  Paramus Catholic dropped two spots to #34.

The biggest climber this week is St. Frances Academy (Maryland), which climbs twelve spots after its big win over Archbishop Spalding (Maryland).  The Panthers will have a chance to improve that ranking over the next two weeks with regular season games against Mount St. Joseph (7-2) next week and #2 IMG Academy (Florida) on November 11th.

There are three new teams in the latest rankings — St. Ignatius (Ohio) at #39, Oakland (Tennessee) at #47 and Valdosta (Georgia) at #48.

High School Football America The Other 25 Rankings
Presented by Krossover Intelligence

#26 St. Joseph Regional Green Knights (Montvale, New Jersey), 6-2, LW #26

#27 Northwestern Bulls (Florida) 8-1, LW: #27

#28 Center Grove Trojans (Indiana) 9-1, LW: #28

#29 Mission Viejo Diablos (California) 9-0, LW: #30

#30 Loyola Academy Ramblers (Illinois) 10-0, LW: #31

#31 Denton Ryan Raiders (Texas) 9-0 LW: #36

#32 La Salle Lancers (Ohio) 8-2, LW: #37

#33 Cocoa Tigers (Florida) 6-1, LW: #38

#34 Paramus Catholic Paladins (New Jersey) 6-2, LW: #32

#35 Pittsburgh Central Catholic Vikings (Pennsylvania) 9-1, LW: #35

#36 Saguaro Sabercats (Arizona) 10-0, LW: #39

#37 Archbishop Hoban Knight (Ohio) 9-1, LW: #33

#38 St. Frances Academy Panthers (Maryland) 9-1, LW: #49

#39 St. Ignatius Wildcats (Ohio) 9-1, LW: NR

#40 St. Peter’s Prep Marauders (New Jersey) 6-2, LW: #39

#41 The Woodlands Highlanders (Texas) 9-0, LW; #43

#42 Maryville Rebels (Tennessee) 10-0, LW: #45

#43 John Curtis Patriots (Louisiana) 8-0, LW: #46

#44 Edna Karr Cougars (Louisiana) 8-0, LW: #47

#45 Tupelo Golden Wave (Mississippi) 10-0, LW: #48

#46 Mountain Pointe Pride (Arizona) 10-0, LW: #44

#47 Oakland Patriots (Tennessee) 10-0, LW: NR

#48 Valdosta Wildcats (Georgia) 9-1, LW: NR

#49 Hoover Buccaneers (Alabama) 8-2, LW: #42

#50 Norman North Timberwolves (Oklahoma) 9-0, LW: #50

Dropped-out: #29 St. Edward Eagles (Ohio), #34 Judson Rockets (Texas), #41 Bergen Catholic Crusaders (New Jersey)

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America National Top 50 is developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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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.