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Top 190 Football Players in 2021 (1-5)

Who are the top in-state football players within the Class of 2021? Iowa Preps answers that question now!

Release Dates:

Rankings 21-25 - 3/11

Rankings 16-20 - 3/12

Rankings 11-15 - 3/15

Rankings 6-10 - 3/16

Rankings 1-5 - 3/17

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Top 10 Candidates in 2022

Part 1 - 3/13

Part 2 - 3/14

Part 3 - 3/15

Part 4 - 3/16

Part 5 - 3/17

Top Returning Players by District

Class 2A, District 6 Defense - 3/14

Class 1A, District 6 Defense - 3/13

Class A, District 5 Defense - 3/11

8-Man, District 5 Defense - 3/12

Class 2A, District 6 Offense

Class 1A, District 6 Offense

Class A, District 5 Offense

8-Man, District 5 Offense

Class 4A, District 5 Defense

Class 3A, District 5 Defense

Class 2A, District 5 Defense

Class 1A, District 4 Defense

Class 1A, District 5 Defense

Class A, District 4 Defense

8-Man, District 4 Defense

Class 4A, District 5 Offense

Class 3A, District 5 Offense

Class 2A, District 5 Offense

Class 1A, District 4 Offense

Class 1A, District 5 Offense

Class A, District 4 Offense

8-Man, District 4 Offense

Class 4A, District 4 Defense

Class 3A, District 4 Defense

Class 2A, District 3 Defense

Class 2A, District 4 Defense

Class 1A, District 3 Defense

Class A, District 3 Defense

8-Man, District 3 Defense

Class 4A, District 4 Offense

Class 3A, District 4 Offense

Class 2A, District 3 Offense

Class 2A, District 4 Offense

Class 1A, District 3 Offense

Class A, District 3 Offense

8-Man, District 3 Offense

Class 4A, District 3 Defense

Class 3A, District 2 Defense

Class 3A, District 3 Defense

Class 2A, District 2 Defense

Class 1A, District 2 Defense

Class A, District 2 Defense

8-Man, District 2 Defense

Class 4A, District 3 Defense

Class 3A, District 2 Offense

Class 3A, District 3 Offense

Class 2A, District 2 Defense

Class 1A, District 2 Defense

Class A, District 2 Defense

8-Man, District 2 Defense

Class 4A, District 1 Defense

Class 4A, District 2 Defense

Class 3A, District 1 Defense

Class 2A, District 1 Defense

Class 1A, District 1 Defense

Class A, District 1 Defense

8-Man, District 1 Defense

Class 4A, District 1 Offense

Class 4A, District 2 Offense

Class 3A, District 1 Offense

Class 2A, District 1 Offense

Class 1A, District 1 Offense

Class A, District 1 Offense

8-Man, District 1 Offense

Top Players in Class of 2020

Top Quarterbacks

Top Running Backs

Top Wide Receivers

Top Tight Ends

Top Offensive Guards

Top Offensive Tackles

Top Defensive Ends

Top Defensive Tackles

Top Linebackers

Top Defensive Backs

Top Safeties

Top Kickers

Top Punters

Top 10 Candidates in 2021

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

2019 Preseason Rankings

Class 4A

Class 3A

Class 2A

Class 1A

Class A

8-Man

2018 All State Honors

Junior, First Team Defense

Sophomore, First Team Defense

Freshmen, First Team Defense

Elite, First Team Defense

Junior, First Team Offense

Freshman, First Team Offense

Sophomore, First Team Offense

Elite, First Team Offense

Sophomore, Second Team Defense

Elite, Second Team Defense

Junior, Second Team Defense

Sophomore, Third Team Offense

Freshmen, Second Team Offense

Sophomore, Third Team Defense

Freshmen, Second Team Defense

Sophomore, Second Team Offense

Elite, Second Team Offense

Elite, Third Team Offense

Elite, Third Team Defense

Elite, Fourth Team Offense

Elite, Fourth Team Defense

Junior, Second Team Offense

Junior, Third Team Offense

Junior, Third Team Defense

Top Players in Class of 2021

Top Quarterbacks

Top Running Backs

Top Wide Receivers

Top Offensive Guards

Top Offensive Tackles

Top Defensive Ends

Top Defensive Tackles

Top Linebackers

Top Defensive Backs

Top Safeties

Top Kickers

Top Punters

Top Player Database

Most Recruited Players in '20

Players 1-5

Players 6-10

Players 11-15

Players 16-20

Players 21-25

Players 26-30

Players 31-35

2018 Postseason Honors

Sophomore Linebacker of the Year

Sophomore Quarterback of the Year

Junior Offensive Lineman of the Year

Junior Kicker of the Year

Sophomore Wide Receiver of the Year

Sophomore Offensive Lineman of the Year

Sophomore Defensive Lineman of the Year

Sophomore Defensive Back of the Year

Sophomore Kicker of the Year

Sophomore Punter of the Year

Sophomore Running Back of the Year

Offensive Lineman of the Year

Defensive Lineman of the Year

Linebacker of the Year

Junior Punter of the Year

Junior Defensive Lineman of the Year

Junior Linebacker of the Year

Junior Defensive Back of the Year

Defensive Back of the Year

Player of the Year

Senior of the Year

Junior of the Year

Sophomore of the Year

Freshmen of the Year

Coach of the Year

Quarterback of the Year

Running Back of the Year

Wide Receiver of the Year

Kicker of the Year

Punter of the Year

Junior Quarterback of the Year

Junior Running Back of the Year

Junior Wide Receiver of the Year

Most Recruited Players in '19

Players 1-5

Players 6-10

Players 11-15

Players 16-20

Players 21-25

Players 26-30

Players 31-35

2018 Final Rankings

Class 4A

Class 3A

Class 2A

Class 1A

Class A

8-Man

Top Players in Class of 2022

Top Quarterbacks

Top Running Backs

Top Wide Receivers

Top Defensive Linemen

Top Linebackers

Top Defensive Backs

Top Kickers/Punters

Mid-Season District MVPs

8-Man, District 1

8-Man, District 2

8-Man, District 3

8-Man, District 4

8-Man, District 5

8-Man, District 6

8-Man, District 7

8-Man, District 8

Mid-Season District MVPs

Class A, District 1

Class A, District 2

Class A, District 3

Class A, District 4

Class A, District 5

Class A, District 6

Class A, District 7

Class A, District 8

Class A, District 9

Top Players in Class of 2019

Top Quarterbacks

Top Running Backs

Top Wide Receivers

Top Tight Ends

Top Defensive Ends

Top Defensive Tackles

Top Linebackers

Top Defensive Backs

Top Kickers

Top Punters

Database

Mid-Season District MVPs

Class 1A, District 1

Class 1A, District 2

Class 1A, District 3

Class 1A, District 4

Class 1A, District 5

Class 1A, District 6

Class 1A, District 7

Class 1A, District 8

Class 1A, District 9

Mid-Season District MVPs

Class 4A, District 1

Class 4A, District 2

Class 4A, District 3

Class 4A, District 4

Class 4A, District 5

Class 4A, District 6

Class 4A, District 7

Mid-Season District MVPs

Class 3A, District 1

Class 3A, District 2

Class 3A, District 3

Class 3A, District 4

Class 3A, District 5

Class 3A, District 6

Class 3A, District 7

Class 3A, District 8

Class 3A, District 9

Mid-Season District MVPs

Class 2A, District 1

Class 2A, District 2

Class 2A, District 3

Class 2A, District 4

Class 2A, District 5

Class 2A, District 6

Class 2A, District 7

Class 2A, District 8

Class 2A, District 9

In-Season Coverage

Top Performers - 10/13 & 10/20

Top Passers in 2019

Top Passers in 2020

Top Passers in 2021

Top Passers in 2022

Top Rushers in 2019

Top Rushers in 2020

Top Rushers in 2021

Top Rushers in 2022

2018 Breakout Performers

Freshmen Breakout Players

Sophomore Breakout Players

Junior Breakout Players

Senior Breakout Players

Most Recruited Players in '20

Players 1-5

Players 6-10

Players 11-15

Players 16-20

Players 21-25

Class 4A District Previews

District 1

District 2

District 3

District 4

District 5

District 6

District 7

Class 3A District Previews

District 1

District 2

District 3

District 4

District 5

District 6

District 7

District 8

District 9

Class 2A District Previews

District 1

District 2

District 3

District 4

District 5

District 6

District 7

District 8

District 9

Class 1A District Previews

District 1

District 2

District 3

District 4

District 5

District 6

District 7

District 8

District 9

Class A District Previews

District 1

District 2

District 3

District 4

District 5

District 6

District 7

District 8

District 9

District 10

8-Man District Previews

District 1

District 2

District 3

District 4

District 5

District 6

District 7

District 8

2018 Preseason All State Teams

4A, 1st Team Offense

3A, 1st Team Offense

2A, 1st Team Offense

1A, 1st Team Offense

A, 1st Team Offense

Elite, 1st Team Defense

Elite, 1st Team Offense

Junior, 1st Team Offense

Sophomore, 1st Team Offense

8-Man, 1st Team Offense

4A, 1st Team Defense

3A, 1st Team Defense

2A, 1st Team Defense

1A, 1st Team Defense

A, 1st Team Defense

8-Man, 1st Team Defense

Elite, 2nd Team Offense

Elite, 2nd Team Defense

Sophomore, 1st Team Defense

Junior, 1st Team Defense

3A, 2nd Team Offense

3A, 2nd Team Defense

Sophomore, 2nd Team Offense

Sophomore, 2nd Team Defense

8-Man, 2nd Team Offense

2A, 2nd Team Offense

2A, 2nd Team Defense

1A, 2nd Team Offense

1A, 2nd Team Defense

A, 2nd Team Offense

Elite, 3rd Team Defense

Elite, 3rd Team Offense

Junior, 2nd Team Offense

Junior, 2nd Team Defense

4A, 2nd Team Offense

4A, 2nd Team Defense

2A, 3rd Team Offense

2A, 3rd Team Defense

A, 2nd Team Defense

Elite, 4th Team Offense

Elite, 4th Team Defense

Elite, 5th Team Offense

Elite, 5th Team Defense

8-Man, 2nd Team Defense

8-Man, 3rd Team Offense

8-Man, 3rd Team Defense

1A, 3rd Team Offense

1A, 3rd Team Defense

A, 3rd Team Offense

4A, 3rd Team Defense

4A, 3rd Team Offense

3A, 3rd Team Defense

3A, 3rd Team Offense

Most Recruited Players in '19

Players 1-5

Players 6-10

Players 11-15

Players 16-20

Players 21-25

Players 26-30

Players 31-35

Top 10 Candidates in 2021

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Top Player Databases

Class of 2019

Class of 2020

Elite Player Rankings

Top 200 Players in 2019

Top 100 Players in 2020