Posted On: 11/9/20 1:00 PM

This off-season has been like no other and has seen so many ups and downs. The COVID-19 pandemic has driven prospects to transfer out of state and even chose between playing their senior season or enrolling early at their respective university. Truthfully, it’s been extremely hard to track who has decided to head to college a semester ahead of schedule or suit up for their high school program for one last season. We’re going to give it a whirl, though, and try to give you the most accurate Pre-season ranking possible. With being said, here is our Pre-Season Top Ten for Class 8A.

1. Lincoln-Way East

The Griffins seem to reload every off-season, and this one looks no different. Their roster features a talented core of Division I commits in; OL Ryan StewartRyanStewart6'5" | OLLincoln Way East | 2021IL: San Jose State, DB Matt Kardas: Bowling Green, RB Jamal JohnsonJamalJohnson5'10" | RBLincoln Way East | 2021IL: Bowling Green & WR Mason Pierre-AntoineMasonPierre-Antoine6'2" | WRLincoln Way East | 2021IL: NIU. The Griffins also have two very intriguing newcomers who will make their varsity debut in Junior wide receiver Jack Tremblay and Sophomore linebacker Jake Scianna. A major cog in their 2021 Championship run will be their new Senior quarterback

Illinois All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Redzone Illinois to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!