1. Homewood-Flossmoor (1-0) (1)
Last Week: Beat Downers Grove South, 56-15
This Week: @ Stevenson
EDGY's Take: One rival coach called the Vikings, "The Machine."
2. Mount Carmel (1-0) (2)
Last Week: Beat Marist, 21-14
This Week: vs. Morgan Park
EDGY's Take: The Caravan find a way to slow down a very potent Marist offense to get the win.
3. Glenbard West (1-0) (3)
Last Week: Beat Bolingbrook, 28-7
This Week: vs. Hinsdale South
EDGY's Take: West handles the muddy conditions for the win over Bolingbrook on Saturday.
4. Naperville Central 1-0 (5)
Last Week: Beat Glenbard North, 13-12
This Week: vs. Neuqua Valley
EDGY's Take: I have a feeling the Redhawks will need to win more tight games in the DuPage Valley conference this fall.
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5. Stevenson (1-0) (6)
Last Week: Beat Palatine 26-24
This Week: vs. Homewood-Flossmoor
EDGY's Take: The Patriots will need to ramp things up this week against top ranked H-F.
6. Nazareth Academy 1-0 (7)
Last Week: Beat Bloomington, 34-6
This Week: vs. Leo
EDGY's Take: The Road Runners take care of business in Bloomington.
7. Libertyville (1-0) (8)
Last Week: Beat Elk Grove, 55-28
This Week: @ Lake Forest Academy
EDGY's Take: QB Riley Lees accounted for 454 yards of offense and six touchdowns against Elk Grove.
8. Phillips 1-0 (10)
Last Week: Beat Fenwick, 40-16
This Week: @ Carmel
EDGY's Take: The Wildcats will travel to Carmel to challenge the Corsairs’ option offense up close. It's the offense of choice of several 4A state playoff programs.
9. Loyola Academy (1-0) (11)
Last Week: Beat Marquette, Wisc, 35-0
This Week: @ Maine South
EDGY's Take: The Ramblers defense will need to contend with the “Wall of Park Ridge” this week.
10. Joliet Catholic Academy 1-0 (13)
Last Week: Beat Providence Catholic, 35-13
This Week: vs. Wheaton North
EDGY's Take: The Hilltoppers will win several games this fall.
11. Montini Catholic (1-0) (14)
Last Week: Beat Maine South, 20-17
This Week: @ East St. Louis
EDGY's Take: The Broncos might have one of the state's fastest and most explosive shotgun read option offenses in 2015.
12. Hinsdale Central 1-0 (24)
Last Week: Beat O'Fallon, 41-14
This Week: vs. Downers Grove South
EDGY's Take: The Red Devils defense contained one of the state's best running backs in O'Fallon's Kentrail Moran.
13. Oak Park-River Forest 1-0 (NR)
Last Week: Beat Lincoln-Way East, 41-14
This Week: @ Addison Trail
EDGY's Take: Keep an eye on Huskies junior QB Jeremy Hunt.
14. Lincoln-Way East (0-1) (8)
Last Week: Lost to Oak Park-River Forest, 14-13
This Week: vs. Lincoln Park
EDGY's Take: The Griffins will go back to work this week and will undoubtedly see better days this fall.
15. Simeon (0-1) (4)
Last Week: Lost to East St. Louis, 28-21
This Week: @ Greenville, Miss.
EDGY's Take: The Wolverines had a 21-6 halftime lead but couldn't answer 22 straight second half points by the Flyers.
16. Wheaton South 1-0 (17)
Last Week: Beat Wheaton North, 10-7 2-OT
This Week: @ Lake Park
EDGY's Take: The Tigers needed double overtime to hold off rival Wheaton North.
17. Batavia 1-0 (20)
Last Week: Beat Oswego, 36-28
This Week: vs South Elgin
EDGY's Take: The Bulldogs went toe-to-toe and down to the wire in a thrilling win over Oswego.
18. Lincoln-Way West (1-0) (21)
Last Week: Beat Sycamore, 35-31
This Week: @ Bloom Township
EDGY's Take: Who’da thunk that West and Sycamore would become a rivalry game?
19. Providence Catholic 0-1 (12)
Last Week: Lost to Joliet Catholic, 35-13
This Week: @ Oswego
EDGY's Take: The Celtics are still a work in progress; that progress will need to be sped up Friday in Oswego.
20. Glenbard North (0-1) (15)
Last Week: Lost to Naperville Central, 13-12
This Week: @ Waubonsie Valley
EDGY's Take: The Panthers will be just fine. Trust me, kids.
21. Barrington 1-0 (23)
Last Week: Beat Glenbrook South, 50-23
This Week: @ Hersey
EDGY's Take: The Broncos and senior QB Johnny Davidson come out of the gates strong in beating the Titans.
22. Brother Rice (1-0) (NR)
Last Week: Beat Brother Rice (Mich), 56-20
This Week: @ Crete-Monee
EDGY's Take: Huge win for the Crusaders against a traditional power from Michigan.
23. Maine South 0-1 (18)
Last Week: Lost to Montini Catholic, 20-17
This Week: vs. Loyola Academy
EDGY's Take: The Hawks left side of the offensive line with Liam O'Sullivan and junior Kevin Jarvis is now the “Wall of Park Ridge.” If the Hawks can clean up a few things, beware.
24. Neuqua Valley (1-0) (25)
Last Week: Beat Metea Valley, 38-14
This Week: @ Naperville Central
EDGY's Take: The Wildcats have one of the state's better receiver groups.
25. Lemont 1-0 (NR)
Last Week: Beat Plainfield South, 21-6
This Week: @ Danville
EDGY's Take: The Indians defense is a real strength this season.