Class 2A high school football rankings: Defending champion Hennessey the early favorite

Defending champion Hennessey has a new coach and a new quarterback, while Millwood returns several standouts.
by Scott Wright Published: August 26, 2012
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1. Hennessey (13-2)

The two-time defending champs have a new coach and a new QB, but plenty of experience to challenge for a third title.

2. Millwood (11-3)

Almost everyone back, including RB/LB Larry Lambeth, who could be in line for a breakout year.

3. Vian (12-1)

Run-heavy offense will be built around the blocking ability of Tulsa OL commit Rob Boyd.

4. Davis (9-2)

Alec Heatherington moves into QB role with a variety of speedy backs in the wishbone.

5. Stroud (12-1)

Seniors Blake Gordon and Alex Hinds have the Tigers positioned for another strong season.

6. Lindsay (11-3)

New QB, but lots of experience for the Leopards, especially at receiver.

7. Frederick (10-2)

The Bomber program continues to strengthen, increasing its win total each of the last five years.

8. Oklahoma Christian (9-3)

Saints' efforts keyed by strong passing attack of QB Austin Brooks and his receivers.

9. Adair (10-1)

Fourth-year starter Brady Bradbury is a dual-threat QB who powers a strong offense.

10. Commerce (8-4)

Loaded with young talent that got valuable experience last year, like RB D.C. Chance and DL Jowa Zamarripa.

11. Christian Heritage (5-5)

Coach John Merrell prepares for his 30th season with strong offensive and defensive fronts backed by experienced QB Colton Lindsey.

12. Washington (5-6)

Fourth-year starter Zeke Zimmer keys the offense at running back.

13. Okemah (8-4)

Inexperienced offensive line, but strong and fast everywhere else.

14. Kansas (7-4)

Coach Eddie Barnwell returns a variety of starters, including sophomore QB Logan Blaine.

15. Alva (5-6)

Several returning starters to work with for new coach Bruce Dollar, especially at the skill positions.

16. Pawhuska (7-6)

Enough talent left from last year's deep playoff run to put together another strong season.

17. Colcord (7-3)

At 6-foot-5, 190 pounds, junior WR Slaten Ford will be a constant threat for big plays.

18. Wyandotte (9-3)

Gifted group of backs and linemen key a strong Bears running game.

19. Comanche (9-3)

QB Kale Reed and some returning backs will anchor the offense while younger players gain experience.


by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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