USA TODAY Sports is unveiling five teams in the Super 25 preseason high school football rankings every week until the complete preseason rankings are unveiled in August. Here are teams No. 6 through 10 (2012 record in parentheses).
6. Norcross, Ga. (15-0)
Coach: Keith Maloof
Worth watching: Lorenzo Carter had 18 sacks last season and is considered one of the top weakside defensive ends in the country.
Top game: Aug. 24 vs. Booker T. Washington (Miami, Fla.).
7. Miami Central, Miami, Fla. (12-2)
Coach: Roland Smith
Worth watching: Running backs Joseph Yearby, who ran for 1,448 and 20 TDs and Dalvin Cook, who ran for 1,452 yards and 21 TDs, will keep opponents reeling.
Top game: Sept. 6 vs. Booker T. Washington (Miami, Fla.).
8. De La Salle, Concord, Calif. (15-0)
Coach: Justin Alumbaugh
Worth watching: Wide receiver Marquis Morris, who won the state 110 hurdles.
Top game: Oct. 5 at Servite (Anaheim).
9. Katy, Texas (12-1)
Coach: Gary Joseph
Worth watching: Junior running back Rodney Anderson ran for 16 TDs and caught seven TD passes while playing behind Adam Taylor last year.
Top game: Nov. 8 vs. Memorial (Houston).
10. Junipero Serra, Gardena, Calif. (14-2)
Coach: Scott Altenberg
Worth watching: DB/WR/RB Adoree’ Jackson, who had TD receptions of 50 and 27 yards, the latter culminating in a flip into the end zone, in the state Div. II bowl championship. He’s also a state long jump champion.
Top game: Sept. 6 at Oceanside.