1. Last season: 10-0, ranked
Skinny: The Greyhounds have out-scored the opposition, 744-124, with 10 shutouts during their 21-game winning streak.
Last season: 9-3, No. 3
Skinny: The Rams rival Gilman in amount of veteran talent they return to a program that has reached the state semis two straight years and the playoffs a Baltimore County-leading 12 times.
3. Wilde Lake
Last season: 9-2, No. 10
Skinny: Maryland-bound second-team All-Metro Mario Merrills ranks among the nation's top recruits and leads perhaps the area's fastest backfield.
4. Mount St. Joseph
Last season: 7-3, No. 14
5. Oakland Mills
Last season: 2-8, NR
Skinny: Forced to forfeit five games last season after winning the 1A state title in 1998, the Scorps return plenty of talent, including all-county QB J. T. Rembert.
Last season: 12-1, No. 2
Skinny: Redskins return a 1,000-yard rusher, three of top six tacklers, and veteran linemen from 2A finalist.
Last season: 9-2, No. 11
Skinny: Two first-team all-county linemen and two other second-teamers return.
Last season: 9-2, No. 8
Skinny: A huge line, a quality backfield and receivers have Clippers going for third straight City East title.
9. Old Mill
Last season: 7-4, NR
Skinny: Kelvin Collins ranks fifth among Maryland's top returning rushers, and FB-DL Kerry Blake (6-3, 250) leads way.
Last season: 11-1, No. 5
Skinny: Bulls are 50-9 under sixth-year coach Steve Turnbaugh, with more speed than ever.
Last season: 8-1, No. 7
Skinny: Team's increased speed and size could mean a fourth straight MIAA B crown.
Last season: 8-2, NR
Skinny: The Comets return 13 starters, including Division I PK-P prospect Jeff Graves.
13. Milford Mill
Last season: 10-1, No. 3
Skinny: Baltimore County's defending 3A-4A champs start the post-Richard Johnson era (two-time All-Metro) behind FB Jason Price in quest of fifth playoff berth since 1993.
Last season: 7-4, No. 15
Skinny: Poets go after their seventh playoff berth in the past eight seasons with Division I OL prospect, Antoine Colvin, key veterans and those from unbeaten JV team.
15. Western Tech
Last season: 8-2, NR
Skinny: Sixth-year program is coming off its best season, and has 12 starters back after school-best, 75-player turnout.