New York has some of the best high school football teams in the United States. These teams often send their top players to play college football. MaxPreps released the New York Top 25 High School Football Rankings 2023. In 2023, many teams are thought to have a good chance at winning a state championship.
New York Top 25 High School Football Rankings 2023
- St. Anthony’s (Melville)
- Cardinal Hayes (Bronx)
- Iona Prep (New Rochelle)
- Archbishop Stepinac (White Plains)
- Christian Brothers Academy (Syracuse)
- Monsignor Farrell (Staten Island)
- Somers (Lincolndale)
- Lewis J. Bennett/Olmsted/Middle Early College/East (Buffalo)
- Tioga (Tioga Center)
- Maine-Endwell (Endwell)
- Long Island Lutheran (Brookville)
- Canisius (Buffalo)
- Erasmus Hall (Brooklyn)
- Shenendehowa (Clifton Park)
- University Prep (Rochester)
- Cicero-North Syracuse (Cicero)
- Bayport-Blue Point (Bayport)
- Arlington (LaGrangeville)
- Garden City
- Yorktown (Yorktown Heights)
- St. Francis (Hamburg)
- East/World of Inquiry (Rochester)
St. Anthony’s is the top choice to win the state championship in 2023. They have a strong team, especially with their four-star quarterback, Ian Strong. Ian is one of the best college football prospects in the country, and he’s expected to lead St. Anthony’s deep into the playoffs.
Cardinal Hayes is another team to watch in 2023. Ty Blanding, a senior running back, is their star player and one of the best in the state.
Iona Prep is always in contention for a state championship. They have a powerful offense and a tough defense. Rashard Perry, a senior quarterback, is known for his explosive playing style.
Archbishop Stepinac is also a strong team this year. They have a talented roster, including four-star defensive lineman Dillan Fontus. Fontus is a top college football recruit in the state, and he’s expected to lead Archbishop Stepinac far in the playoffs.
Christian Brothers Academy is a rising team with a young but talented roster. Junior quarterback David Clement is a promising talent in the state.
Monsignor Farrell is known for their tough game, with a physical running style and solid defense. Senior running back Deondre Johnson is one of the best in the state.
Somers is always competitive and has a balanced offense and a strong defense. Senior quarterback Dylan Braithwaite is a standout player.
Lewis J. Bennett/Olmsted/Middle Early College/East is an up-and-coming team with a young but talented roster. Junior quarterback Ryan Browne shows promise.
Tioga is consistently tough to beat, relying on a strong running game and solid defense. Senior running back Ajani Sheppard is a standout.
Maine-Endwell is another team always in contention. They have a balanced offense and strong defense, with senior quarterback Tayvon Nelson as one of the state’s top quarterbacks.