North Chicago Suburbs Top 25

The 2012 high school football regular season is now less than a week away and with that brings rankings on where teams sit going into Week 1 of the season next weekend. Here are my top 25 teams in Chicago’s northern suburbs with last season’s record in parentheses.

1. Loyola (13-1)

2. Maine South (10-1)

3. Lake Zurich (10-3)

4. Marian Central (11-1)

5. Stevenson (9-3)

6. Elk Grove (10-2)

7. Palatine (9-2)

8. Prairie Ridge (13-1)

9. Richmond-Burton (12-2)

10. Lakes (9-3)

11. Crystal Lake South (10-2)

12. Cary-Grove (8-3)

13. Lake Forest (8-3)

14. Antioch (8-2)

15. Glenbrook South (8-3)

16. Jacobs (7-3)

17. Grant (7-4)

18. Carmel (7-4)

19. Woodstock North (7-3)

20. Grayslake Central (7-3)

21. Barrington (7-3)

22. Deerfield (6-4)

23. Streamwood (6-4)

24. Rolling Meadows (6-4)

25. Conant (6-4)

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