Here is the Southeastern Pa. football preseason Top 25:
1. St. Joseph’s Prep (13-1 last season). The Hawks’ offense returns running backs Kolbe Burrell and Marques Mason and wideouts Johnny Freeman and Anthony Rightley.
2. Coatesville (13-2). Quarterback Ricky Ortega, halfback Aaron Young, and wide receiver Dapree Bryant are dynamic playmakers.
3. Imhotep Charter (12-2). The drive for the PIAA Class 4A title is spearheaded by handyman Tykee Smith and wide receiver Tusuf Terry.
4. Malvern Prep (6-4). QB Drew Gunther, linebacker and receiver Keith Maguire, and lineman Jake Hornibrook lead the Friars.
5. Archbishop Wood (12-2). A stalwart offensive line features Connor Bishop (6-3, 255), Luke Stengel (6-4, 260) and Brett Gross (6-0, 225).
6. North Penn (9-3). The Knights rely heavily on two-way back Shamar Edwards and multipurpose standout Jonathan Haynes.
7. Garnet Valley ( 12-2). QB Cole Palis, defensive end Cade Brennan, and lineman Kyle McCullough are key returnees for the Jaguars.
8. Neshaminy (10-2). Linebacker Oleh Manzyk, end Luke Hitchen, and cornerback Marcus Griffin are defensive mainstays.
9. Downingtown East (10-2). The headliners are running back Garvey Jonassaint, lineman Weston Menzie, and linebacker Connor Noble.
10. Northeast (8-3). QB Charles Britt spreads the ball among halfbacks Marlon White, Ubayd Steed, and Shuayb “Shoes” Brinkley.
11. Perkiomen Valley (11-3). The Vikings can turn to any one of three running backs: Jacob Sturm, Jon Moccia, and Malik Smith II.
12. Downingtown West (5-5). QB Will Howard, tight end Ryan Weztel, and wide receiver Dan Byrnes are among the returnees on offense.
13. La Salle (7-4). The Explorers have a solid linebacking corps in Dillon Trainer, Brendan Frusco, and Tyson Goldstein.
14. Pennridge (11-3). QB Zak Kantor, halfback Ryan Garner, and Bucknell-bound lineman Zach Turburton ignite the offense.
15. Conwell-Egan (7-7). Running back Patrick Garwo is supported by QB Alex Goldsby, fullback Dwayne Majors, and two-way lineman Tom Burns.
16. Central Bucks South (7-4). Senior linebacker Matt Norris (130 tackles last year) has drawn interest from Bucknell, Lafayette, and Lehigh.
17. Penn Wood (8-3). The Patriots are fueled by QB Desman Johnson Jr., receiver Kennedy Poles, and halfback Elijah Gleplay.
18. Pennsbury (10-3). Look for halfbacks JayVon McNeill and Brad Mickles to run a lot behind offensive tackle Brian Malinowski.
19. Haverford High (9-3). The Fords have strong playmakers in QB Jake Ruane, handyman Trey Blair, and receiver Shane Mosley.
20. Simon Gratz (8-4). Wide receivers Jordan Mariney and Kristian MacAdams and two-way lineman Jwuan Johnson lead the way.
21. Episcopal Academy (6-4). Running back DeeWill Barlee and two-way lineman Jack Purcell head the bid to win the Inter-Ac League crown.
22. Quakertown (7-4). Running backs Michael Terra and Christian Patrick spark the offense; linebacker Nick Levinski anchors the defense.
23. Penn Charter (9-1). The Quakers are powered by two-way backs Edward Saydee and Jalon Jones and two-way end Ryan Maloney.
24. Unionville (13-2). Halfback Joe Fariello, receiver Nick Schnaars, and linemen Cole Sheehan and Declan Boyle return on offense.
25. Upper Dublin (8-4). Two-way lineman Quinton Derr, haflback Lucas Roselli, and cornerback Selvin Haynes are among the leaders.
Under consideration, listed alphabetically: Haverford School (1-9), Pottsgrove (11-2), Springfield-Delco (12-2), Spring-Ford (6-5),West Catholic (8-4), West Chester Rustin (7-5).