USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2017 – 18 Week 18

Boys Football Rankings

SOS
Strength of Schedule
OFF
Offense
DEF
Defense
POW
Power
1
  • SOS: 66
  • POW: 66
  • OFF: 78
  • DEF: 43

Mater Dei (Santa Ana)

Santa Ana, CA 14 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous ranking: (PR): 1. Result: Idle. Next: Saturday vs. No. 12 De La Salle (Concord) in Open Division Bowl State Championship in Sacramento.

2
  • SOS: 67
  • POW: 67
  • OFF: 63
  • DEF: 48

IMG Academy

Bradenton, FL 8 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 2. Result: Season complete.

3
  • SOS: 49
  • POW: 49
  • OFF: 63
  • DEF: 33

Allen

Allen, TX 14 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 3. Result: QB Grant Tisdale ran for two TDs and threw a TD pass in a 41-20 win Saturday vs. Trinity (Euless) in a 6A quarterfinal. Next: Saturday vs. Cedar Ridge (Round Rock) in a 6A semifinal in Waco.

4
  • SOS: 46
  • POW: 46
  • OFF: 61
  • DEF: 29

American Heritage Plantation

Plantation, FL 13 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 5. Result: QB Cam Smith ran for two TDs and threw two TD passes in a 44-15 win Friday vs. Baker County (Glen St. Mary) in the 5A championship in Orlando. The Patriots have won state titles in four of the past five seasons. Next: Season complete.

5
  • SOS: 36
  • POW: 36
  • OFF: 62
  • DEF: 30

South Pointe

Rock Hill, SC 15 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 4. Result: Four-time defending 4A champion. Next: Season complete.

6
  • SOS: 43
  • POW: 43
  • OFF: 57
  • DEF: 36

Brentwood Academy

Brentwood, TN 12 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 6. Result: Three-time defending state Div. II-AAA champion. Next: Season complete.

7
  • SOS: 49
  • POW: 49
  • OFF: 70
  • DEF: 30

Ben Davis

Indianapolis, IN 14 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 8. Result: 6A state champion. Next: Season complete.

8
  • SOS: 49
  • POW: 49
  • OFF: 58
  • DEF: 35

Bingham

South Jordan, UT 13 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 9. Result: 6A state champion. Next: GEICO State Champions Bowl Series, Dec. 23.

9
  • SOS: 35
  • POW: 35
  • OFF: 58
  • DEF: 33

Trinity

Louisville, KY 15 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 10. Result: Two-time defending 6A state champion. Next: Season complete.

10
  • SOS: 49
  • POW: 49
  • OFF: 65
  • DEF: 41

Bishop Gorman

Las Vegas, NV 13 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 11. Result: Nine-time defending 4A state champion. Next: Season complete.

11
  • SOS: 47
  • POW: 47
  • OFF: 63
  • DEF: 43

St Frances Academy

Baltimore, MD 12 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 12. Result: MIAA A champion. Next: GEICO State Champions Bowl Series, Dec. 23.

12
  • SOS: 53
  • POW: 53
  • OFF: 60
  • DEF: 35

De LaSalle

Concord, CA 11 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 13. Result: Idle. Next: Saturday vs. No. 1 Mater Dei (Santa Ana) in Open Division Bowl State Championship in Sacramento.

13
  • SOS: 43
  • POW: 43
  • OFF: 57
  • DEF: 36

Katy

Katy, TX 12 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 14. Result: RB Deondrick Glass ran for 93 yards and two TDs in a 31-3 win Saturday vs. North Shore (Houston) in a 6A-I quarterfinal. Next: Saturday vs. Lake Travis (Austin) in 6A semifinal in San Antonio.

14
  • SOS: 42
  • POW: 42
  • OFF: 65
  • DEF: 31

Pine-Richland

Gibsonia, PA 16 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: QB Phil Jurkovec threw one TD pass and ran for five TDs in a 41-21 win Saturday vs. then-No. 7 St. Joseph’s Prep (Philadelphia) in the 6A state championship in Hershey. Next: Season complete.

15
  • SOS: 31
  • POW: 31
  • OFF: 57
  • DEF: 32

Wake Forest

Wake Forest, NC 15 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 16. Result: RB Devon Lawrence ran for 135 yards and a TD in a 21-0 win Saturday vs. Mallard Creek (Charlotte) in the 4-AA championship in Winston-Salem. It was the Cougars’ second consecutive state title. Next: Season complete.

16
  • SOS: 66
  • POW: 66
  • OFF: 70
  • DEF: 35

St John Bosco

Bellflower, CA 11 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 15. Result: Southern Section Div. I runner-up. Next: Season complete.

17
  • SOS: 55
  • POW: 55
  • OFF: 60
  • DEF: 35

Saint John's

Washington, DC 9 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 17. Result: Washington Catholic Athletic Conference champion. Next: Season complete.

18
  • SOS: 38
  • POW: 38
  • OFF: 53
  • DEF: 30

Pearl

Pearl, MS 16 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 19. Result: 6A state champion. Next: Season complete.

19
  • SOS: 21
  • POW: 21
  • OFF: 58
  • DEF: 23

Martinsburg

Martinsburg, WV 14 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 20. Result: Two-time defending AAA state champion. Next: Season complete.

20
  • SOS: 45
  • POW: 45
  • OFF: 60
  • DEF: 31

Venice

Venice, FL 14 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: QB Bryce Carpenter ran for 214 yards and four TDs in a 37-24 defeat of Bartram Trail (St. John’s) in the 7A state championship on Saturday in Orlando. Next: Season Complete.

21
  • SOS: 46
  • POW: 46
  • OFF: 53
  • DEF: 37

Lincoln-Way East

Frankfort, IL 14 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 21. Result: 8A state champion. Next: Season complete.

22
  • SOS: 36
  • POW: 36
  • OFF: 55
  • DEF: 28

Owasso

Owasso, OK 12 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 22. Result: 6A-D1 state champion. Next: Season complete.

23
  • SOS: 52
  • POW: 52
  • OFF: 71
  • DEF: 27

Chandler

Chandler, AZ 12 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 23. Result: Two-time defending 6A state. Next: GEICO State Champions Bowl Series, Dec. 23.

24
  • SOS: 32
  • POW: 32
  • OFF: 61
  • DEF: 32

Muskegon

Muskegon, MI 14 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 24. Result: Div. 3 state champion. Next: Season complete.

25
  • SOS: 34
  • POW: 34
  • OFF: 58
  • DEF: 33

West Point

West Point, MS 15 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 25. Result: Two-time defending 5A state championship. Next: Season complete.

Dropped out: No. 7 St. Joseph’s Prep, Philadelphia; No. 18 Armwood, Seffner, Fla.