The Leopards have risen to No. 7 in 4A DII after being picked to finish fourth in their district, and in a wide open year in that division, the sky's the limit.
The Indians are undefeated and may be in a perfect position to play spoiler in the 2A DI playoffs.
The Lions have put together some great teams over the years, but this group – and this defense, especially – is rumbling with a purpose.
The Thunderbirds are taking it one game at a time, but a drop down from 6A and a stellar season have expectations quickly rising.
The Falcons have stormed out of their underdog role to become the frontrunners to win the vaunted District 17-6A.
The Bulldogs have been the surprise of 4A DII, and have worked themselves into the title mix in just a matter of weeks.
The Tigers have been building toward something bigger for two seasons under Shane Mobley, and have been sterling so far in 2018.
The Gators entered 2018 with just a handful of returning starters and outside of the Dave Campbell's Top 40 in 6A. So much for all of that.
The Bobcats are rolling, have one of the best quarterbacks in the state, and a date with longtime foe Canadian on the horizon.