1. Mount Carmel (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Brother Rice 28-20
This Week: @ St. Rita (10)
EDGY's Take: One of the oldest and best rivalry games this week at St. Rita.
2. Lake Zurich (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Mundelein 45-0
This Week: vs Lake Forest
EDGY's Take: The Bears defense has remained tough and gets a test this week from the Scouts.
3. Loyola Academy (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Providence Catholic 28-16
This Week: @ Brother Rice
EDGY's Take: The Ramblers defense slowed down a very good Providence defense last Saturday.
4. Montini Catholic (4-0)
Last Week: Beat St. Francis 30-7
This Week: @ Marmion Academy
EDGY's Take: The Broncos can NOT take the 4-0 Cadets lightly this week.
5. Wheaton Warrenville South (4-0)
Last Week: Beat West Aurora 42-7
This Week: @ Naperville North
EDGY's Take: Expect a tougher than you'd think game this week at a must win Naperville North.
6. Lincoln-Way East (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Lockport 50-6
This Week: @ Homewood-Floosmoor (18)
EDGY's Take: No question one of the biggest games in Chicagoland this week at H-F.
7. Glenbard West (3-1)
Last Week: Beat Lyons 44-7
This Week: vs Hinsdale Central (16)
EDGY's Take: The Hitters get the Red Devils at home on Saturday. Expect a packed house at Duchon Field.
8. Bolingbrook (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Stagg 41-0
This Week: vs Joliet West
EDGY's Take: The Raiders defense has allowed just 13 points in 4 games.
9. Naperville Central (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Glenbard East 55-0
This Week: @ West Aurora
EDGY's Did anyone outside of Naperville see this offensive explosion coming for the Redhawks?
10. St. Rita (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Hales Franciscan 44-12
This Week: vs Mount Carmel (1)
EDGY's Take: The Mustangs will need to bring it's A game this week against the state's #1 ranked team.
11. Wheaton North (3-1)
Last Week: Beat Naperville North 31-13
This Week: @ Lake Park
EDGY's Take: The Falcons get a nice bounce back win last Friday against the Huskies.
12. Neuqua Valley (3-1)
Last Week: Beat St Charles East 54-28
This Week: @ East Aurora
EDGY's Take: The offense for the Wildcats is bordering on the ridiculous so far this season.
13. Joliet Catholic (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Nazareth Academy 42-0
This Week: vs Marist (17)
EDGY's Take: The Hillmen can run the ball yet the defense will be seriously tested this week against pass happy Marist.
14. Richards (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Shepard 29-0
This Week: vs Evergreen Park
EDGY's Take: Very good South Suburban Red showdown this week against the 4A ranked Mustangs.
15. Glenbard North (3-1)
Last Week: Beat Lake Park 41-12
This Week: @ Glenbard East
EDGY's Take: The Panthers keep getting huge game after huge game from Northwestern verbal RB/DB Justin Jackson.
16. Hinsdale Central (3-1)
Last Week: Beat Proviso West 31-0
This Week: @ Glenbard West (7)
EDGY's Take: The Red Devils face a tough challenge this week at Glenbard West.
17. Marist (3-1)
Last Week: Beat St. Patrick 42-34
This Week: @ Joliet Catholic (13)
EDGY's Take: Bombs away on Friday night at Joliet Memorial Stadium
18. Homewood-Floosmoor (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Joliet Central 49-0
This Week: vs Lincoln-Way East (6)
EDGY's Take: The Vikings have a chance to make a big time statement this week hosting the Griffins.
19. Oak Park-River Forest (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Downers Grove North 16-10 OT
This Week: @ York
EDGY's Take: The Huskies have a ton of play makers on both sides of the football in 2013.
20. Benet Academy (4-0)
Last Week: Beat Crete-Monee 30-6
This Week: @ Marian Catholic
EDGY's Take: The Redwings got a big win last week against Crete.
21. Batavia (3-1)
Last Week: Beat Streamwood 56-14
This Week: vs West Chicago
EDGY's Take: The Bulldogs still remain a very dangerous team every time they take the field this season.
22. Providence Catholic (2-2)
Last Week: Lost to Loyola 28-16
This Week: vs Gordon Tech
EDGY's Take: Losses to JCA (4-0) and Loyola (4-0) and still ranked? Strength of schedule taken into account here.
23. Waubonsie Valley (3-1)
Last Week: Beat West Chicago 56-7
This Week: vs Bartlett
EDGY's Take: Making strides week in and week out. The Warriors will be a handful come the Big One.
24. Downers Grove North (2-2)
Last Week: Lost to Oak Park-River Forest 16-10 OT
This Week: vs Lyons Township
EDGY's Take: The Trojans need to finish off those 8 minute long grinding drives with points.
25. Crete-Monee (3-1)
Last Week: Lost to Benet Academy 30-6
This Week: @ Rich East
EDGY's Take: Will be a better team down the road because of as much improved non-conference schedule in 2013.
1. Mount Carmel (4-0)