Video: Preseason Top 25 Rankings
Our experts pick IMG Academy No. 1 to start the season.
Head coach: Jamey DuBose
Last season: 14-1, No. 13 national ranking
QB | 6-4 | 205 | Jr.
Was a first-team selection on the Sophomore All-American team
after accounting for nearly 3,000 yards of total offense and 30 touchdowns.
DL | 6-2 | 225 | Sr.
The 3-star defensive end had 11.5 sacks and 16.5 tackles for loss in 2019.
DL | 6-3 | 210 | Sr.
One of the most talented defensive players in the Peach State already has 10 FBS offers led by South Carolina, Mississippi and Vanderbilt.
S | 6-1 | 200 | Sr.
The 3-star safety has nearly 30 FBS offers.
DL | 6-2 | 215 | Sr.
The 2021 Kent State commit had 60 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks as a junior.
Aug. 22 — vs. Hoover (Ala.) at Mercedes Benz Stadium (Atlanta)
*Corky Kell Classic
Sept. 11 — vs. Lee County (Leesburg)
Sept. 25 — at Valdosta
Oct. 23 — at Colquitt County (Moultrie)
Jamey DuBose turned Central (Phenix City, Ala.) into an Alabama powerhouse and was named Lowndes' head coach in January. The Vikings return a core of big-time players from last season's 14-1 squad that advanced to the state championship game in one of the country's toughest playoff brackets.