Newsday's Gregg Sarra ranks the top 15 Long Island high school football teams, regardless of classification, heading into the 2013 season.
Wide receiver Tyler Nason had 38 receptions as a junior and looks to build on those numbers on a team loaded with talent.
14. MILLER PLACE
Is this finally the year the Panthers win Suffolk Division III? Halfback Brett Osman will key the Panthers success.
Defensive end Raymond Jones is the key to the Rough Riders’ defense.
12. EAST ISLIP
The Redmen are loaded up front and the depth on the lines have them poised for a Suffolk II run for the championship.
The Seahawks, behind quarterback Ray Catapano, will try to wrest the Nassau II title away from Garden City.
10. EAST MEADOW
Thorp Award winner Billy Andrle hammers his way through the Nassau Conference I schedule for the youthful Jets.
9. GARDEN CITY
All-Long Island quarterback Brett Stewart leads the Trojans in defense of the LI Class II crown.
All-Long Island defensive back Jake Carlock leads and experienced squad to defend its LI Class IV title.
All-Long Island quarterback Joe Capobianco reloads Long Island's highest scoring offense with Elijah Jones, Jordan Fredericks and Simon Jones to defend the LI Class III crown.
Halfback Chris Faison is a hard runner and a game breaker. The preseason loss of fullback Marc Coles, out for the year, was a devastating blow to the Colonials.
Defending CHSFL champs are led by quarterback Sean Cerrone and running back Rob Speranza.
The Chiefs are on the cusp of unseating Farmingdale for the Nassau Conference I title with a bevy of talent including defensive back Jack Korber and linebacker Nick Balzano.
Halfback Curtis Jenkins is a game changer and the Dalers are defending the Nassau I crown.
2. ST. ANTHONY'S
Halfback tandem of Naim Jones and Jordan Gowins return from injury, and the Friars are the team to beat in the CHSFL.
1. SACHEM NORTH
Deep backfield with four outstanding halfbacks -- this team is a coach’s dream. The Flaming Arrows can finally win the big one.