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Final 2022 Marquee Sports Network/Edgy Tim Chicagoland Top 30 poll

4 months agoEdgy Tim

“Edgy Tim” O’Halloran provides the final 2022 ranking of the Top 30 Chicagoland High School football teams. Head to for more coverage.

Note: Number in parentheses is the team’s ranking in the previous week.

1. Mount Carmel 14-0 (2)

The Caravan finished a perfect 14-0 season.

2. Loyola Academy 13-1 (3)

The Ramblers only blemish in 2022 was its Week 9 loss to Mount Carmel.

3. Lincoln Way East 13-1 (1)

The Class 8A runner up Griffins welcome back 10 starters for 2023.

4. York 12-1 (11)

The Dukes crashed the Elite level in Class 8A this season.

5. Glenbard West 11-2 (6)

The Hilltoppers made a strong 2022 postseason run.

6. St. Rita 10-3 (13)

The Mustangs will begin a new era in 2023 under head coach Marty Hopkins.

7. Batavia 10-4 (4)

The Class 7A runner up Bulldogs welcome back 9 starters including 7 on offense for 2023.

8. St Charles North 10-2 (NR)

The North Stars graduate some key names from this past season but they also have a deep underclassmen group anchored by sophomore QB Ethan Plumb.

9. Lake Zurich 11-2 (NR)

The Bears also returned to the highest level of Class 7A in 2022.

10. Maine South 9-3 (5)

The Hawks always reload and will again for the 2023 season.

11. Warren Township 10-2 (7)

The Blue Devils have won 10 plus games in three out of the last four seasons.

12. Lemont 12-1 (21)

Look for Lemont to name a new head coach for the 2023 season soon.

13. Prairie Ridge 12-2 (29)

QB Tyler Vasey had a historic season as the state’s all time leading rusher.

14. Wheaton North 9-2 (NR)

The Falcons played very strong football in 2022.

15. Crete-Monee 9-3 (26)

The Warriors graduate some key names including Joshua Franklin (Western Michigan) and Lynel Billips Williams (Miami of Ohio).

17. Palatine 10-2 (24)

The Pirates welcome back a very strong underclassmen group for 2023 led by sophomore DL Jayden Williams.

18. Simeon 12-1 (Next In)

The Wolverines are also in search of a new head coach as Legendary HC Dante Culbreath calls it a career.

19. Marist 7-4 (9)

The Redhawks will once again reload and challenge in the ESCC/CCL Blue in 2023.

20. Brother Rice 7-5 (18)

The Crusaders played better and better each week for first year head coach Casey Quedenfeld.

21. Lyons Township 9-3 (NR)

The Lions are another team to watch in 2023 led by 4 star ranked OL/DL Eddie Tuerk.

22. Prospect 9-2 (23)

The Knights also got an all state caliber season from senior QB Brad Vierneisel.

23. Neuqua Valley 8-3 (8)

The Wildcats graduate a big senior class but this program always has talent that steps up.

24. IC Catholic Prep 13-1 (Next In)

The Class 3A state champion Knights also welcome back 12 starters for 2023.

25. Providence Catholic 9-5 (NR)

The Class 4A runner up Celtics and head coach Tyler Plantz made some serious noise in 2022.

26. Nazareth Academy 10-4 (19)

The Class 5A state champion Road Runners welcome back 13 starters for 2023, including 9 sophomore.

27. Sycamore 12-1 (Next In)

The Spartans also graduate a highly successful senior class this coming spring.

28. St. Ignatius 10-3 (NR)

The Wolfpack continue to see its football program continue to reach new heights again this season.

29. St. Francis 11-2 (27)

The Spartans will graduate a strong senior class but they still have plenty of underclassmen to watch in 2023.

30. Morris 10-3 (NR)

Morris continues to be a consistent winning program under head coach Alan Thorson.

Out: None

Next In (In No Order): Yorkville/Niles Notre Dame/Richmond Burton/Downers Grove North/Kenwood/Morgan Park/Joliet Catholic/Glenbrook South/Kankakee/Reed Custer

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