For the second time in three seasons, the Ironmen of Don Bosco Prep are national champions.
New Jersey powerhouse finishes the season ranked No. 1 in the Xcellent
25 National Football Rankings presented by the Army National Guard.
victories over Mission Viejo, St. Edward and Florida Class 7A state champion
Manatee, Don Bosco Prep handled a national schedule with relative ease
in addition to dominating competition in the Garden State.
finished a close second after romping through its challenging schedule
and putting forth what many consider the greatest team in state history.
Armwood, which has victories over No. 9 Plant, No. 12 Bishop Gorman and No. 17 Central, ends the season at No. 3.See four teams' reasons why they should be No. 1
and State football championsXcellent 25 National Football Rankings presented by the Army National Guard1. (1) Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.), 11-0
Non-Public Group IV champions.