With the 2022 high school football season here we are previewing the Top 25 teams in our Florida Top 25 rankings that we have already debuted on Varsity Sports Network’s Florida Gridiron Report last week. Rankings for the Florida Top 25 will be updated each Wednesday night on the Florida Gridiron Report and on FloridaHSFootball.com along with all classification rankings.
NO. 16 EDGEWATER EAGLES
Head Coach: Cameron Duke, 6th year
Classification & District: 3M-3
2021 Record: 10-2
Key Athletes: RB Cedric Baxter, Sr; TE/DE Camp Magee, Sr; OL/DL Vincent Burse, Sr; OL/DL D’Jaun Gilbert, Sr; QB Chase Carter, Sr; DL Corey Alston, Sr; DL Josh Alexander-Felton, Jr; ATH AJ Howard, Jr; WR Cai Bates, Jr
Kickoff 7:00 PM ET unless noted
Fri. 8/26 (Week 1) – @ Orlando Bishop Moore
Fri. 9/2 (Week 2) – Ramsey Don Bosco, N.J.
Fri. 9/9 (Week 3) – @ Winter Garden West Orange
Fri. 9/16 (Week 4) – @ Orlando Jones*
Fri. 9/23 (Week 5) – Apopka
Fri. 9/30 (Week 6) – @ Apopka Wekiva*
Thu. 10/6 (Week 7) – Orlando Timber Creek
Fri. 10/14 (Week 8) – Ocoee
Fri. 10/21 (Week 9) – Winter Garden Horizon*
Fri. 10/28 (Week 10) – BYE WEEK
Fri. 11/4 (Week 11) – Orlando Boone
Season Outlook: While Edgewater bowed out in the regional semifinals last year, the Eagles are locked and loaded for the 2022 season with 16 of 22 starters return and that will make them one of the teams to beat in Class 3M. Coach Duke cites team leadership being one of the biggest strengths coming into the season and will have that with Cedric Baxter who has been one of the key stars the last couple of years. However, Edgewater will face some challenges with depth at the start but should be expected to improve as the season progresses as the team “Gets better one day at a time,” according to Coach Duke while the team competes in a tough district that includes Orlando Jones.