A pair of Florida state champions top the MaxPreps Small School National Football Rankings for 2018.
Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood, Fla.) is the top-ranked small school football team in the nation, based on the MaxPreps computer rankings. The Lions, who boast of close to 10 FBS prospects, defeated King's Academy (West Palm Beach, Fla.) 38-10 in the Class 3A state finals. The state title is the second in a row for Chaminade-Madonna.
Madison County (Madison, Fla.), the Florida Class 1A state champion, comes in at No. 2 overall. The Cowboys are also back-to-back champions.
Rounding out the top 5 are No. 3 Blair Oaks (Jefferson City, Mo.), which went undefeated in winning the Missouri Class 2 state title, No. 4 Southern Columbia Area (Catawissa, Pa.), which won a state record ninth state championship with a Class AA title, and No. 5 Aurora, which went undefeated in winning the Nebraska Class C1 state championship.
Small schools are considered to be those that play in enrollment divisions that generally have less than 1,000 students. Schools are listed with their overall record and their MaxPreps computer rating.Top 25 Small School National Football Rankings
1. Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood, Fla.), 12-2, 55.4
Florida Class 3A state champions2. Madison County (Madison, Fla.), 13-1, 52.5
Florida Class 1A state champions3. Blair Oaks (Jefferson City, Mo.), 15-0, 52
Missouri Class 2 state champions4. Southern Columbia Area (Catawissa, Pa.), 16-0, 50.6
Pennsylvania Class AA state champion5. Aurora (Neb.), 13-0, 49.6
Nebraska Class C1 state champions6. Kirtland (Ohio), 15-0, 49.5
Ohio Division VI state champions7. Eagle's Landing Christian Academy (McDonough, Ga.), 13-1, 49.2
Georgia Class A Private state champion8. Newton (Texas), 15-0, 48.6
Texas Class 3A-II state champion9. Clearwater Central Catholic (Clearwater, Fla.), 12-1, 48.4
Florida Class 3A semifinalist (lost to Chaminade-Madonna)10. Grandview (Texas), 14-2, 47.7
Texas Class 3A-I state champion11. Mason (Texas), 16-0, 46.6
Texas Class 2A-I state champion12. Orrville (Ohio), 13-2, 46.5
Ohio Division V state champions13. Clinch County (Homerville, Ga.), 13-1, 46.1
Georgia Class 1A Public state champion14. Heard County (Franklin, Ga.), 13-2, 45.9
Georgia Class AA state champion15. Skutt Catholic (Omaha, Neb.), 13-0, 45.0
Nebraska Class B state champions16. Marion Local (Maria Stein, Ohio), 13-2, 44.5
Ohio Division VI runner-up17. Rockmart (Ga.), 14-1, 44.1
Georgia Class AA state runner-up18. McComb (Ohio), 14-1, 43.7
Ohio Division VII state champion19. Hasbrouck Heights (N.J.), 12-0, 42.2
New Jersey Group North I state champion20. Heritage Hall (Oklahoma City, Okla.), 13-1, 41.9
Oklahoma Class 3A state champion20. Irwin County (Ocilla, Ga.), 13-1, 41.9
Georgia Class A Public runner-up22. Phillipsburg (Kan.), 13-0, 41.8
Kansas Class 2A state champion23. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley (Gibson City, Ill.), 14-0, 41.7
Illinois Class 2A state champion24. Lafayette Christian Academy (Lafayette, La.), 14-0, 41.6
Louisiana Division IV state champion25. Mart (Texas), 15-1, 41.4
Texas Class 2A-II state champions