1. Kingfisher (15-0): The defending champions are primed for another title run with a strong defense and championship game star Nick Smith at RB.
2. Douglass (11-2): One of Class 4A’s top teams could be a powerhouse with the move down to 3A.
3. Victory Christian (11-1): Junior QB Keats Calhoon led the state as a sophomore last season with 3,350 yards through the air.
4. Seminole (13-1): Senior QB Doc Harvey is one of just two returning starters on an offense that must replace star RB Papi White.
5. Locust Grove (12-1): QB Mason Fine returns after leading the Pirates to one of their most successful seasons.
6. Blanchard (13-1): Replacing RB Braden Stringer won’t be easy, but the Lions return most of their offensive line.
7. Heritage Hall (6-5): The Chargers are looking to contend behind highly touted QB Connor McGinnis.
8. Plainview (13-1): Inexperience is Plainview’s biggest concern after losing 16 starters from last season’s run to the semifinals.
9. Beggs (10-3): RB Kerry Daniels is expected to have another big season after rushing for over 1,500 yards in 2013.
10. Bethany (7-4): QB Kyle Duke is entering his third year as a starter and threw for 1,587 yards last year.
11. Lincoln Christian (8-5): QB Micah Wilson and WR Alec Davidson lead one of 3A’s top passing attacks.
12. Lone Grove (8-3): Junior RB Jeremy Lewis, who rushed for 2,176 yards last season, is one of 19 returning starters.
13. Marlow (6-5): Dual-threat QB Braeden O’Dell gives the Outlaws a versatile athlete to lead Rob Renshaw’s offense.
14. Roland (6-5): QB Manuel Bunch and TE/DE Austin Cantrell make the Rangers a potential sleeper.
15. Berryhill (9-3): Ty Walker returns at QB after accounting for 2,400 yards of offense last season.
16. Stigler (8-3): The Panthers may throw 40-plus times a game this season with senior QB Dylan Bryant.
17. Jones (7-5): Junior DT Ty Hughes will anchor a solid defense while the offense aims to find an identity with a new QB.
18. Spiro (8-3): Senior QB/DB McKinley Whitfield is one of the most talented playmakers in the state.
19. Hilldale (10-3): The Hornets hope to continue their recent success as they’ve won at least nine games in three straight seasons.
20. Cushing (8-3): The Tigers have several holes to fill offensively.
21. Purcell (6-5): The Dragons will look for a repeat playoff appearance behind nine returning starters on defense.
22. Madill (4-6): After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007 last season, the Wildcats are looking for a bounce-back season.
23. Meeker (12-1): The Bulldogs are coming off the best season in school history but are moving up to 3A.
24. Sequoyah-Claremore (6-5): The Eagles are looking to make the playoffs for a fourth consecutive year.
25. Verdigris (2-8): The Cardinals return QB Reece Phillips and leading tackler Seth McLaughlin at LB.
26. Checotah (10-2): Wildcats come to District 3A-6 after winning 3A-8 looking for the same success.
27. John Marshall (4-6): Looking to break through into the postseason in Rashaun Woods’ second year as coach.
28. Sequoyah-Tahlequah (4-6): Talented duo of RB Justin Hooper and QB Zach Parish returns after combining for 2,700 yards last season.
29. Jay (6-5): QB Brandon Weaver leads the way after throwing for 1,698 yards and 14 touchdowns last season.
30. Dewey (5-6): Defense is the biggest concern for the Bulldoggers, who gave up at least 34 points in seven games last season.
31. Sulphur (5-6): Senior RB Nate Johnson and junior QB Cole Palmer have the Bulldogs expecting a second straight playoff trip.
32. Perkins-Tryon (5-6): The Demons are shifting to the spread offense under new coach Bruce Williams.
33. Little Axe (3-7): The Indians return experience at the skill positions led by senior QB Keith Robertson.
34. Centennial (6-5): The Bison are looking to build on their first playoff appearance last season.
35. Inola (5-6): Former Wagoner offensive coordinator Jeff Williams is taking over the Longhorns’ program.
36. Star Spencer (3-7): LB Milon Smith anchors the defense as a four-year starter.
37. Mannford (6-4): The Pirates have to find replacements at QB and RB to build on a winning season last year.
38. Okmulgee (3-8): The Bulldogs return QB Brad Bell and all four members of the starting secondary.
39. Mount St. Mary (4-6): Dual-threat QB Matt Peace is a third-year starter on offense, fourth-year starter at DB.
40. Dickson (6-4): The Comets are looking to build on their first winning season since 2003 under new coach David Gilliam.
41. Eufaula (5-5): The Ironheads are looking for their first winning season since 2008.
42. Pauls Valley (2-8): Senior Coleton Jolley is expected to once again be an impact player at multiple positions.
43. Tulsa Rogers (4-6): The Ropers have dropped from Class 5A to 3A in a span of three years and haven’t had a winning record since 2006.
44. Heavener (2-7): New coach Sam Hembree takes over at his alma mater.
45. Keys-Park Hill (1-9): RB Dakota Matlock is the top returnee for the Cougars’ uptempo offense.
46. Idabel (1-9): Speedy WR K.J. Wells is moving to quarterback for his senior season.
47. Sperry (1-9): The Pirates will need to show improvement on offense after scoring just 87 points last season.
48. Comanche (2-7): Making the transition to 3A under new coach Micah Mashburn after struggling in 2A last season.
49. Tulsa Webster (0-10): The Warriors are moving down a class after going 1-20 in Class 4A over the past two seasons.
50. Kellyville (2-8): Coach Scott Robb takes over a program that hasn’t been to the playoffs in a decade.
51. Valliant (2-8): RB/LB Kaleb Clardy is expected to do it all as a two-way standout.
52. Bethel (0-10): The Wildcats, led by junior QB Caleb Smith, will be looking to snap a 13-game losing streak.
53. Morris (1-9): After winning just one game last season, the Eagles won't have it any easier in 2014 with four 10-win teams in their district.
54. Blackwell (0-10): The Maroons are aiming to snap a 23-game losing streak that goes back to 2011.
55. Westville (0-10): The Yellowjackets surrendered 49 points per game last season.
56. Bridge Creek (0-10): Looking for a turnaround in coach Greg Wallis’ second season.
By Trent Shadid, Scott Wright, Jonathan Greco
and Chris Brannick