Tiny Joe's KFAN/BMTN prep football rankings

54 teams are still undefeated after five weeks of football, but only five make the list on Joe Nelson's week five prep football rankings. One of the top five is not undefeated. The most impressive win last week was Wayzata's blowout win over Minnetonka, but it wasn't quite enough to launch the Trojans to No. 1.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

1. Eden Prairie
A 5-0 start is nothing new for Eden Prairie. As a matter of fact, this is the sixth straight year the Eagles have started the season 5-0.

2. Wayzata
They survived a first half scare against Minnetonka but walked away with a convincing victory. The Trojans pulled away with a dominating 22-point third quarter.

3. Cretin-Derham Hall
The Raiders are 5-0 and clearly on their way to an 8-0 regular season and Suburban East Conference title.

4. Lakeville South

Could just as easily put Lakeville North, also 5-0, in this spot but the Panthers haven't played the schedule that South has. The two meet this Friday in the battle of Lakeville. It could be a classic.

5. Mounds View
They are 4-1 and the only non-undefeated team in my top five. Their only loss is to Cretin-Derham Hall, and it wasn't a bad loss. They won on Friday night, due in large part to a backup running back.

Honorable Mention: Lakeville North, Anoka, Blaine, Mankato West, St. Thomas Academy, South St. Paul, Rogers, Rochester Mayo, Osseo, Shakopee, Owatonna.

Next Up

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 9.54.21 AM

Newly elected representative vows to flout Minnesota COVID-19 rules

He wrote to Gov. Tim Walz, inviting him to a backyard gathering ahead of Thanksgiving.

coronavirus, covid-19

Minnesota Hospital Association: We are out of time to be 'Minnesota Nice'

The group is launching an ad campaign that holds nothing back about the seriousness of the situation in Minnesota hospitals.

MSU-Mankato hockey, Minnesota State, Mavericks

1 game into season and MSU Mankato is halted by COVID-19

The Mavericks played Bemidji State on Sunday.

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 8.57.50 AM

Cowboys TD featured horrible non-tackle by Vikings cornerback

Number 26 wanted nothing to do with making that tackle.

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 8.35.40 AM

New app will help Minnesotans find out about COVID-19 exposures

Personal information is not obtained by Google, Apple or the State of Minnesota.

Arianna Rooney

Missing: 16-year-old girl from White Bear Township

Anyone who sees her is asked to call 911.

Governor Tim Walz

Governor Tim Walz will again speak to Minnesotans on Monday

The press conference is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m.

Ed Davis

Timberwolves acquire forward Ed Davis from Knicks

The Wolves gave up Omari Spellman, Jacob Evans and a future second-round pick.

Related

Tiny Joe's KFAN/BMTN prep football rankings

Six weeks down, two to go in the regular season. It's amazing that the prep football season is as close to the finish line as it is. In this week's rankings, KFAN's Joe Nelson finds a new team in his top five.

Tiny Joe's KFAN/BMTN prep football rankings

We're three weeks into the high school football season and some of the state's top teams continue to dominate. Last week, FM 100.3 KFAN's Joe Nelson flip-flopped his top two teams, this week he did some more shuffling within his top five.

Tiny Joe's KFAN/BMTN prep football top 5 rankings

Two weeks of high school football are in the books, and FM 100.3 KFAN's Joe Nelson is back with his top five rankings. No team in his week one rankings lost, but that doesn't mean they'll stay the same.

Tiny Joe's KFAN/BMTN prep football rankings

After four weeks of high school football the prep rankings are really starting to take shape. The top teams in each class have been established, but there are still quite a few teams looking to take a step in the second half of the season and challenge the state's best teams.

Tiny Joe's KFAN/BMTN prep football playoff preview

Win or go home. That’s the deal as high school section playoff football begins Tuesday night. Many teams look like locks to advance to the state tournament, but a few of the state’s best teams might have a hard time getting out of their section.

Tiny Joe's KFAN/BMTN prep football games of the week

Week three of the high school football season is loaded with rivalries and big time match-ups. While St. Thomas Academy and Mahtomedi will be stealing most of the headlines, there are still plenty of other great games. For a preview of the best, check out Tiny Joe Nelson's weekly column.

Tiny Joe's KFAN/BMTN prep football games of the week

The prep football slate is once again loaded with rivalries. The battle of Lakeville will steal most headlines, but there are plenty of other tremendous games with a lot on the line. And believe it or not, the high school football season is already six weeks old!

Tiny Joe's KFAN/BMTN prep football state tournament preview

State tournament games get underway tonight, with most of the action taking place Friday night. The quarterfinal games are filled with tremendous story lines, including a battle between the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in class 3A.