Boys Varsity Football · Football Team Preseason Top 10

The Lexington Herald Leader ranked the Blue Devils #10 in the Top 10 6A preseason rankings. The rankings also place them as the second best 6A team in central Kentucky behind only Madison Central.


Their rankings:


1 – Trinity

2 – Male

3 – St. Xavier

4 – Butler

5 – Simon Kenton

6 – Ballard

7 – North Hardin

8 – Manual

9 – Madison Central

Quick look: After breaking his leg in the eighth game last season, senior D.J. Van Horn returns as a dual-threat quarterback with some big targets at his disposal. Among them are 6-4, 210-pound tight end Ashton Foos and 6-3, 195-pound wide-out Jakobi Godfrey. Senior linebacker Chris Dabney is the team’s leading returning tackler and had two forced fumbles and an interception last year. The Blue Devils also boast all-state kicker Graham Wald.
Teams participating in Class 6A top-10 vote: Apollo, Ballard, Butler, Central Hardin, Eastern, Fern Creek, Henry Clay, Madison Central, Male, Manual, McCracken County, North Hardin, Oldham County, Simon Kenton, Southern and St. Xavier.


Survey method: Every Class 6A coach was given the opportunity to participate in the @HLpreps annual survey, emailed to their address listed on Multiple attempts were made to contact every coach.


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