Trinity retains top spot in FAB 50
ESPN will release the ESPN RISE FAB 50 national football rankings to start each week of the regular season. The rankings combine three previously independent polls and are compiled by a panel of voters, including Doug Huff (Wheeling, W. Va.); Jon Mahoney (Brooklyn, N.Y.); Sheldon Shealer (Myersville, Md.); Brian Stumpf (Torrance, Calif.) and Mark Tennis (Stockton, Calif.). Kynon Codrington, Christopher Lawlor, Mike Loveday, Bob Masajo and Paul Muyskens also contributed to the poll.
Trinity High, of Euless, Texas remains at the top spot in the first poll of the regular season. Duncan, S.C.'s Byrnes moved up two spots to No. 8 after defeating North Gwinnett (Ga.), 36-21.Click here to read ESPN RISE's full Week 1 breakdown.
Results based on games through Sept. 1.
|1||Trinity (Euless, Texas)||1-0||250 pts, 5 First-Place Votes||1|
|2||Lowndes (Valdosta, Ga.)||1-0||245 pts||2|
|3||De La Salle (Concord, Calif.)||0-0||240 pts||3|
|4||St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)||1-0||235 pts||4|
|5||Jenks (Jenks, Okla.)||0-0||230 pts||5|
|6||Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.)||0-0||225 pts||6|
|7||Gateway (Monroeville, Pa.)||1-0||220 pts||7|
|8||Byrnes (Duncan, S.C.)||1-0||213 pts||10|
|9||Poly (Long Beach, Calif.)||1-0||210 pts||11|
|10||Rockhurst (Kansas City, Mo.)||1-0||201 pts||13|
|11||Armwood (Seffner, Fla.)||1-0||197 pts*||14|
|12||Deerfield Beach (Deerfield Beach, Fla.)||0-0||197 pts*||9|
|13||Lutheran (Orange, Calif.)||0-0||186 pts||14|
|14||Oscar Smith (Chesapeake, Va.)||1-0||180 pts||16|
|15||Lake Travis (Austin, Texas)||1-0||176 pts||12|
|16||Plano (Plano, Texas)||1-0||171 pts||18|
|17||St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.)||1-0||169 pts||17|
|18||Glenville (Cleveland, Ohio)||2-0||162 pts*||48|
|19||Plant (Tampa, Fla.)||1-0||162 pts*||20|
|20||Lakeland (Lakeland, Fla.)||1-0||158 pts||28|
|21||Camden County (Kingsland, Ga.)||1-0||151 pts*||21|
|22||Carmel (Carmel, Ind.)||2-0||151 pts*||22|
|23||South Panola (Batesville, Miss.)||1-0||139 pts||25|
|24||Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.)||0-0||138 pts||24|
|25||Southlake Carroll (Southlake, Texas)||1-0||130 pts||30|
|26||Colerain (Cincinnati, Ohio)||2-0||126 pts||NR|
|27||Maryville (Maryville, Tenn.)||2-0||112 pts||29|
|28||St. Xavier (Cincinnati, Ohio)||1-1||108 pts||9|
|29||Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)||0-0||105 pts||32|
|30||Arrowhead (Hartland, Wis.)||1-0||102 pts||31|
|31||Union (Tulsa, Okla.)||0-0||100 pts||33|
|32||St. Joseph's Prep (Philadelphia, Pa.)||1-0||95 pts||34|
|33||Bellarmine Prep (San Jose, Calif.)||0-0||89 pts||35|
|34||Mt. Carmel (Chicago, Ill.)||1-0||85 pts||NR|
|35||St. Ignatius (Cleveland, Ohio)||1-1||81 pts||17|
|36||Phoebus (Hampton, Va.)||1-0||74 pts||37|
|37||Quince Orchard (Gaithersburg, Md.)||0-0||69 pts*||36|
|38||Bastrop (Bastrop, La.)||0-0||69 pts*||38|
|39||North Shore (Houston, Texas)||1-0||51 pts||NR|
|40||Bear Creek (Lakewood, Colo.)||1-0||50 pts||41|
|41||Prattville (Prattville, Ala.)||0-1||47 pts*||26|
|42||DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.)||0-0||47 pts*||42|
|43||Permian (Odessa, Texas)||1-0||41 pts||44|
|44||Desert Vista (Phoenix, Ariz.)||0-0||35 pts||46|
|45||Northside (Warner Robins, Ga.)||1-0||33 pts||47|
|46||John Curtis (River Ridge, La.)||0-1||19 pts||23|
|47||Centennial (Corona, Calif.)||0-0||16 pts*||NR|
|48||Olive Branch (Olive Branch, Miss.)||1-0||16 pts*||NR|
|49||Sheldon (Eugene, Ore.)||1-0||15 pts*||50|
|50||Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.)||1-0||15 pts*||NR|
Also Receiving Votes: Abilene (Abilene, Texas) 1-0, Cretin-Derham Hall (Minneapolis, Minn.) 1-0, Hutchinson (Hutchinson, Kansas) 0-0, Katy (Katy, Texas) 0-1, Madison County (Madison, Fla.) 0-0, Miami Northwestern (Miami, Fla.) 0-1, Stone Bridge (Ashburn, Va.) 1-0.
Dropped Out: Previous No. 27 Joliet Catholic (Joliet, Ill.); No. 39 Miami Northwestern (Miami, Fla.); No. 40 Katy (Katy, Texas); No. 43 Pahokee (Pahokee, Fla.); No. 45 East St. Louis (East St. Louis, Ill.); No. 49 Blue Springs South (Blue Springs, Mo.).
*Ties in points are broken according to which team was ranked higher by a majority of panelists.
Note: All games involving Florida schools with out-of-state opponents will count in the ESPN RISE FAB 50. If a matchup between two Florida schools from last weekend was regarded as a "preseason" or "practice" game by the Florida High School Athletic Association, those games will not be counted on those teams' records for these rankings.
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