Alabama High School Football Ratings for 2017

Here are the completed PDF playoff brackets. Thanks for another great season, everyone!

The look and feel of the site will be overhauled at the end of the season. A few of those elements are already in place. Stay tuned for a much more mobile-friendly look.

Reminder: If you see errors in your team's schedule or scores, don't hesitate to send an email. All the information offered here is free of charge. Do you visit the site often? If so, please consider making a small donation of $2.

Quickly find:       Region alignments for 2016-18       Weekly schedules and scores       2016 playoff brackets (PDF)       Last year's final ratings

  • For the first few weeks, last season's results will be used to "stabilize" the Wilson ratings and provide a meaningful starting point.

    Individual Region Pages

    Quick look at the state's top 20 teams:

    (Ratings are very unstable in the first 3-4 weeks)

                                W  L
                                -  -
        1 7A Hoover            11  3   758
        2 7A Thompson          12  1   748
        3 6A Pinson Valley     15  0   739
        4 7A McGill-Toolen     13  1   725
        5 7A Cntrl-Phx City    11  1   717
        6 7A Hewitt-Trussville 11  1   707
        7 6A Austin            12  1   697
        8 7A Auburn            10  2   690
        9 6A Clay-Chalkville   11  3   685
       10 7A Mountain Brook     8  4   684
       11 6A Wetumpka          13  2   683
       12 6A Spanish Fort      11  2   680
       13 5A St. Paul's        14  1   676
       14 6A Oxford            12  1   674
       15 6A Park Crossing     10  2   670
       16 7A Lee-Montgomery     7  4   664
       17 7A Spain Park         6  5   663
          6A Homewood          10  2   663
       19 7A Fairhope           8  3   661
          7A Bob Jones          7  4   661

    Statewide Ratings and Region Standings
    from the Wilson system

    Class 1A

    Class 2A

    Class 3A

    Class 4A

    Class 5A

    Class 6A

    Class 7A

    Or see the top 20 in every class.




    Last ratings update: Sunday, 10-Dec-2017 10:51:01 EST.

    Various information:

    A PIQ (Particularly Important Question):  "How are forfeits accounted for in the ratings?"
    New to the ratings?  Find out what to expect in the numbers here.
    Frequently asked questions about the ratings and this page
    How the computer ratings work

    You may browse the results for previous years by clicking here (links are near the bottom).

    The high school ratings pages have been visited times since 8/1/2003. Questions or comments should be addressed to . Additional ratings (NCAA, etc.) can be found at the front page.

    Disclaimer:  The computer ratings shown here are in no way sponsored by or officially sanctioned by the Alabama High School Athletic Association.   You may visit the AHSAA's web site by clicking here.

    Special Credits:  Many thanks to David Wilson and John Wobus, creators of these two fine rating systems. Many thanks to Greg Brewer, Alan Mitchell, and Alaine Davis of the AHSAA for their years of dialogue about high school sports and this site. Also, several years ago Corey G. provided the Excel template used to create the playoff brackets, and his work continues to be appreciated, into 2017!

    Score Contributors: I am greatly indebted to many fine folks for helping me dig for those obscure, impossible-to-find scores: Jake B., Zack M., Josh R., Jeremy W., Rodney B., and many others.

    Copyright information: This site and all the information contained herein are Copyright by, 2002-2017. You are welcome to save a copy of any information provided here for your personal use, or link to these ratings or standings, but it is never acceptable to distort or alter any page, image, or link if your change obscures the original owner, The information here may not be sold or otherwise used to make a profit without consent of the site owners.

    For those interested, the site owner is an alumnus of The University of Oklahoma (B.S.) and The University of Alabama in Huntsville (M.S., Ph.D.). He is a now faculty member at Indiana University, and still keeps a close eye on high school football in his home state of Alabama.