Video: Preseason Top 25 Rankings
Our experts pick IMG Academy No. 1 to start the season.
Head coach: Gary Joseph
12-1, No. 15 national ranking
CB | 5-11 | 180 | Sr.
The 2021 Florida State commit is one of the top defensive backs in the country.
LB | 6-2 | 210 | Jr.
Had a huge sophomore campaign and is one of the top linebackers in the Class of 2022.
RB | 5-10 | 190 | Sr.
Was a standout at Pearland (Texas) last year and the 2021 USC commit enrolled at Katy in March.
QB | 6-0 | 210 | Sr.
Has been an impact player under center for the Tigers since his freshman season.
DE | 6-5 | 225 | Jr.
The 4-star edge rusher is a Top 100 player overall in the Class of 2022 and fifth-rated, weak-side defensive end.
Sept. 11 — vs. Dickinson
Sept. 18 — at The Woodlands
Oct. 1 — at Tompkins (Katy)
Katy has been one of the most consistent programs in the country winning at least 10 games every season under Gary Joseph since he was named head coach in 2004. The Tigers have won eight state titles and have the talent this year to win their first since 2015. The Texas power has made it to at least the third round of the playoffs 18 consecutive seasons.