Oregon high school football: team-by-team breakdowns for every 6A, 5A, 4A team; top players by position; preseason team rankings

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2020-21 OREGON FOOTBALL PREVIEW

6A team previews

PIL: Cleveland | Franklin | Grant | Jefferson | Lincoln | Madison | Roosevelt | Wilson

Metro: Aloha | Beaverton | Jesuit | Mountainside | Southridge | Sunset | Westview

Pacific: Century | Glencoe | Liberty | McMinnville | Newberg | Sherwood

Mt. Hood: Barlow | Centennial | Central Catholic | Clackamas | David Douglas | Gresham | Reynolds | Sandy

Three Rivers: Lake Oswego | Lakeridge | Oregon City | Tigard | Tualatin | West Linn

Mountain Valley: Bend | McNary | Mountain View | South Salem | Sprague | Summit | West Salem

Southwest: Grants Pass | North Medford | Roseburg | Sheldon | South Medford

5A team previews

NWOC East: Hood River Valley | La Salle Prep | Parkrose | Pendleton | Putnam | Redmond | Ridgeview | The Dalles

NWOC West: Canby | Forest Grove | Hillsboro | McKay | North Salem | Scappoose | St. Helens | Wilsonville

Mid-Willamette: Central | Corvallis | Crescent Valley | Dallas | Lebanon | Silverton | South Albany | West Albany

Midwestern: Ashland | Churchill | Crater | Eagle Point | North Bend | South Eugene | Springfield | Thurston | Willamette

4A team previews

Cowapa: Astoria | Banks | Milwaukie | Seaside | Tillamook | Valley Catholic

Tri-Valley: Crook County | Estacada | Gladstone | Madras | Molalla | North Marion

Oregon West: Cascade | Newport | Stayton | Sweet Home | Woodburn

Sky-Em: Cottage Grove | Elmira | Marist Catholic | Marshfield | North Eugene

Skyline: Henley | Hidden Valley | Klamath Union | Mazama | North Valley | Phoenix

Greater Oregon: Baker | Burns | La Grande | McLoughlin | Nyssa | Ontario | Vale

Players, teams to watch in lower classifications

Class 3A | Class 2A | Class 1A

Meet the state’s top players by position

QB | RB | WR | TE | OL | DL | LB | DB | K/P

Oregon’s 100 best players overall — ranked

Nos. 100-81 | Nos. 80-61 | Nos. 60-41 | Nos. 40-21 | Nos. 20-1

Player of the year candidates

6A offense | 6A defense

5A offense | 5A defense

4A offense | 4A defense

Other content and features

25 games to watch this season

Here’s the quarterback situation at every 6A school

Here’s the quarterback situation at every 5A school

Here’s the quarterback situation at every 4A school

Meet each 6A team’s most indispensable player

Meet each 5A team’s most indispensable player

Meet each 4A team’s most indispensable player

One big question for each 6A team

One big question for each 5A team

One big question for each 4A team

6A power rankings: the preseason Top 25

5A power rankings: the preseason Top 25

4A power rankings: the preseason Top 25

Meet the new head coaches in 6A, 5A and 4A

News

Reaction, questions after OSAA’s decision on Oregon high school sports: What if football isn’t cleared by Feb. 8?

Oregon high school football practice starts amid uncertainty; OSAA announces contingency plans as teams await word from state

Oregon high school football is back! New guidance will allow for a full-contact football season this spring

OSAA says there will be no state championships for football, volleyball, soccer, cross country

Barlow, Gresham opt out of tackle football season, will offer 7-on-7 football and lineman challenges instead

More school districts opt out of Oregon high school tackle football season: Centennial, David Douglas, Parkrose will not play

Reynolds breaks from other East County districts, will play tackle football season

Gresham-Barlow reverses course, opts in: Gophers, Bruins will play tackle football after all

Barlow, Gresham rejoice over district’s change of plans: ‘We’re in!’; South Eugene, though, announces it will skip tackle football season

Parkrose changes plans, decides to opt-in to tackle football season

Tigard vs. Lake Oswego Week 1 football game canceled because of COVID-19 case in Lakers program

Sheldon football among teams placed into COVID-19 quarantine: ‘It’s just unfortunate because we’ve waited so long for this’

Earlier stories

Could the Oregon high school football season switch to a 7-on-7 format? ‘If this is our only option for a season, then we will play our hearts out’

What might OSAA’s ‘culminating events’ look like in Oregon high school sports? Football coaches intrigued by possibility of ‘bowl week’

Could an Open Division playoff work in Oregon high school football?

Oregon all-state football 2020-21: The state’s top returning high school football players

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