1. Douglass (12-2)
The Trojans are trying to fill the gaps from last year's strong senior class and repeat as state champs.
The Bulldogs will have a new QB, but return a variety of talent all over the field.
RB Alton Adkins will anchor the offense once again.
Trying to build off last year's run to the state semifinals.
The Red Tornadoes are reloading again, especially at RB with senior Jalee Rainge.
New coach Justin Jones is trying to build on McGuinness' recent success.
A new QB, but RB Eric Dockins anchors the offense after rushing for 1,400 yards.
QB Ben Oberste returns to build on a strong sophomore campaign.
With four returning starters on each side of the ball, the Elks will count on several new faces.
Graduated a lot of depth, but still dangerous with QB Zach Cantwell running the show.
QB Garrett Lorah is back after leading 4A in passing a year ago
Looking to build momentum off last year's 7-0 start.
An offense with a good mix of power and speed makes Hilldale a potential top-10 team.
Several returning players in crucial positions, starting with QB/DB Jake Roach.
Coach Jeff Broyles has plenty of talent to work with at the skill positions.
Junior QB Chas Stallard could be on the verge of a breakout season.
Strong in the offensive skill positions with several new starters on the line.
Last year, RB Jake Gandara broke the school's single-season rushing record held by Teddy Lehman.
Will face former coach Justin Jones with a trip to McGuinness Sept. 30.
Success will be dictated by the ability of the run game, led by RB Kyle Jolley.
Got a boost when RB Cassius Calhoun was ruled eligible by the OSSAA after transferring from Casady.
An experienced team will get a boost from the return of TE/DE Keith Doyle, injured in Week 4 last year.
With a thin senior class, underclassmen will be vital.
RB Dawson Myers was among the top rushers in 4A last year.
The Bulldogs don't have a lot of experience, but excitement is high under new coach Rob Johnson.
Six-foot-four QB Tyler Tate has several athletic weapons around him.
Shai Jones is an athletic dual-threat QB and is coming off a good sophomore year.
The Indians will count on an experienced backfield and several two-way players.
QB/DB Brian Broom is vital in all three phases of the game.
Coach Joe Litsch hopes to win games in the trenches with several talented linemen on both sides.
New QB Ivan Zavala will have one of the state's top receiving targets in Abraham Luna.
The Warriors will rely on the abilities of several young players.
By Ryan Aber and