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10 weeks are in the books for the 2021 Florida high school football season and the FHSAA has released their latest look at the RPI football playoff rankings as we head into the final week of the regular season. As such this is going to be our last RPI breakdown for the 2021 season.

As such, this update provides the entire state a glimpse of what the potential playoff matchups could be looking like come the second week of November, but remember things change, as we still have three weeks worth of games (including this week) to go, however, the playoff picture has become much clearer with some teams already done for the regular season and other teams having one game remaining.

In Classes 5A-8A, district record was taken into consideration except on certain exceptions which are noted.

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For Class 4A, you will find a breakdown of RPI rankings for each team in every region and a projected seeding (including tiebreakers) based upon the guidelines as published by the FHSAA (click here to view), as well as quick thoughts about each region.

REGION 1

Rank Team Record RPI
1 Bolles 6-2 0.658
2 South Walton 8-1 0.655
3 Baldwin 6-2 0.584
4 Andrew Jackson 6-3 0.580
5 Marianna 4-5 0.530
6 Gadsden County 2-6 0.492
7 West Nassau 4-4 0.483
8 Rutherford 3-6 0.468
9 North Bay Haven 3-6 0.431
10 Bay 2-7 0.427
11 Fernandina Beach 3-7 0.411
12 Wolfson 2-7 0.380

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 1 Bolles – BYE
No. 5 Marianna vs. No. 4 Andrew Jackson
No. 6 Gadsden County vs. No. 3 Baldwin
No. 2 South Walton – BYE

QUICK THOUGHTS: Despite a second straight loss for Bolles, they still remain the No. 1 seed in the region, but it is getting tight with No. 2 South Walton as they are within striking distance. However, the biggest change this week is Gadsden County leapfrogging into the top six with their win over Mosley, which bumped West Nassau to the No. 7 seed. Things are very interesting for this region which will all finalize on Sunday.

REGION 2

Rank Team Record RPI
1 Cocoa 7-1 0.757
2 The Villages 9-0 0.698
3 Keystone Heights 9-0 0.652
4 Hernando 5-4 0.535
5 South Sumter 5-4 0.522
6 Umatilla 5-4 0.488
7 Astronaut 2-6 0.435
8 Space Coast 1-8 0.345
9 Santa Fe (Alachua) 0-9 0.339
10 Central (Brooksville) 0-9 0.285

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 1 Cocoa – BYE
No. 5 South Sumter vs. No. 4 Hernando
No. 6 Umatilla vs. No. 3 Keystone Heights
No. 2 The Villages – BYE

QUICK THOUGHTS: No changes occurred this week in the region but again things could get interesting depending on the results for Hernando and South Sumter which will pan out on the final bracket on Sunday.

REGION 3

Rank Team Record RPI
1 Lakewood 8-1 0.708
2 Lemon Bay 8-0 0.638
3 Clewiston 5-2 0.585
4 American Heritage (Delray) 5-4 0.552
5 Glades Central 5-4 0.512
6 Tenoroc 4-3 0.477
7 Somerset Canyons 3-5 0.431
8 Parrish Community 4-5 0.416
9 Davenport 4-4 0.414
10 Discovery 1-8 0.317

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 1 Lakewood – BYE
No. 5 Glades Central vs. No. 4 American Heritage (Delray)
No. 6 Tenoroc vs. No. 3 Clewiston
No. 2 Lemon Bay – BYE

QUICK THOUGHTS: No changes this week with the top six as things start to finalize for the final brackets that will come out on Sunday.

REGION 4

Rank Team Record RPI
1 Gulliver Prep 6-1 0.720
2 Cardinal Gibbons 7-2 0.693
3 Immaculata-LaSalle 9-0 0.676
4 Booker T. Washington (Miami) 4-6 0.533
5 Calvary Christian (Fort Lauderdale) 4-5 0.513
6 Pine Crest 3-5 0.507
7 Coral Springs Charter 5-4 0.505
8 Monsignor Pace 4-5 0.495
9 North Broward Prep 2-6 0.442
10 Miami Carol City 2-7 0.428

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 1 Gulliver Prep – BYE
No. 5 Calvary Christian vs. No. 4 Booker T. Washington
No. 6 Pine Crest vs. No. 3 Immaculata-LaSalle
No. 2 Cardinal Gibbons – BYE

QUICK THOUGHTS: The biggest changes include Cardinal Gibbons and Gulliver Prep trading the No. 1 and No. 2 spots with each other while Booker T. Washington, despite losing has moved up from the No. 6 to the No. 4 spot while Calvera Christian moves back into the No. 5 spot and Pine Crest is at the No. 6 seed with Coral Springs Charter very close on the bubble at No. 7