USA TODAY High School Sports will reveal the preseason Super 25 football rankings as part of “Super 25 in 25,” with one team revealed each hour beginning Monday at 8 a.m. ET and continuing through Tuesday.
Check out the 25 teams as they are revealed or teams that have already been revealed here.
No. 16: COLQUITT COUNTY
Location: Moultrie, Ga.
2014 record: 15-0
Final 2014 Super 25: 6
The core of last season’s AAAAAA state championship team is back,, with two notable absences: RB Sihiem King, the state’s AAAAAA Offensive Player of the Year, is at Kentucky and his backup, RB Tykerious “Grump” Jones, is out for the season after his arrest on murder charges.
On offense, the Packers have an experienced QB in Chase Parrish (2,835 yards and 26 touchdowns passing) and a solid receiver in Kiel Pollard (66 catches for 830 yards and nine TDs).
The top returnees on defense include LB Ja’Quain Blakely, a Tennessee commit, and LB Dee Walker.
The season starts on a tough note with North Gwinnett (Suwanee) in the Corky Kell Classic in the Georgia Dome on Aug. 22, followed a game at home Aug. 28 with Plant (Tampa), which has won four Florida state titles since 2006.
8/22: North Gwinnett
9/4: Crisp County
10/2: at Lowndes
10/9: at Lee County
10/30: Tift County
11/6: at Camden County