Lincoln County's Red Devils start the season ranked tenth in the AJC preseason Class A Public rankings.
The Devils, coming off a 7-4-1 season, are the only Region 7-A team in the Public rankings. They open their season August 25 when they host their oldest rival, the McCormick Chiefs.
The top 5 public schools are Clinch County, defending champ Macon County, Manchester, ECI, and Taylor County.
For the private schools, 7-A rival Aquinas is ranked ninth, behind Tattnall Square at eight. The Irish open their season this Friday when they host second-ranked Prince Avenue Christian. Defending champ ELCA starts the year at #1.
Class A Top Tens at AJC.