Who Has the Weakest & Toughest Schedule?

With the 2021 season nearly upon us, we take a look at the schedules of all 11 of our local programs. We checked their slates to see who has the toughest and the weakest 2021 campaign.

FORMULA: Based off 2020 opposing team records (ONLY in-state opponents)
Winning Team = 2 PTS
Playoff Team w/ Winning Record = 2 PTS
State-Ranked Team = 3 PTS

Region Championship Team = 4 PTS
Quarterfinal or Deeper Team = 5 PTS
Semifinal or Deeper Team = 8 PTS
State Finals Team (Champions or Runner-Up) = 10 PTS

.500 Opp Record Overall = 3 PTS

FIRST provided on the official BLITZ Podcast, “Armchair Quarterback.”

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  3. Week 11 Recap
  4. Week 10 Recap
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WEAKEST to STRONGEST

11. White County Warriors

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 47-55 (.461)
Winning Teams: 5
Playoff Teams: 4
State-Ranked Teams: 2
Region Championship Teams: 1
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 0
Best Team: Cherokee Bluff; 10-2; State 2nd Round; Region Champions; #10 State Ranking
Overall Schedule Score: 23

10. Jefferson Dragons

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 40-61 (.396) *LOWEST OPP WIN %
Winning Teams: 3
Playoff Teams: 4
State-Ranked Teams: 2
Region Championship Teams: 1
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 1
Best Team: Rabun County; 12-2; State Semifinals; Region Champions; #1 State Ranking
Overall Schedule Score: 29

9.Dawson County Tigers

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 53-50 (.514)
Winning Teams: 6
Playoff Teams: 5
State-Ranked Teams: 3
Region Championship Teams: 1
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 0
Best Team: Flowery Branch; State 2nd Round; #5 State Ranking
Overall Schedule Score: 32

8. Lumpkin County Indians

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 51-50 (.505)
Winning Teams: 6
Playoff Teams: 6
State-Ranked Teams: 3
Region Championship Teams: 1
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 0
Best Team: Cherokee Bluff; 10-2; State 2nd Round; Region Champions; #10 State Ranking
Overall Schedule Score: 34

7. Habersham Central Raiders

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 50-53 (.485)
Winning Teams: 4
Playoff Teams: 4
State-Ranked Teams: 3
Region Championship Teams: 1
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 1
Best Team: Buford; 13-1; State Champions; Region Champions; #1 State Ranking
Overall Schedule Score: 35

6. Commerce Tigers

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 42-59 (.416)
Winning Teams: 3
Playoff Teams: 8
State-Ranked Teams: 3
Region Championship Teams: 0
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 2
Best Team: Washington-Wilkes; State Quarterfinals; #8 State Rank
Overall Schedule Score: 38

5. Stephens County Indians

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 58-47 (.552)
Winning Teams: 6
Playoff Teams: 6
State-Ranked Teams: 2
Region Championship Teams: 1
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 1
Best Team: Oconee County; State Runner-Up; Region Champions; #1 State Ranking
Overall Schedule Score: 41

4. Towns County Indians

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 43-48 (.473)
Winning Teams: 4
Playoff Teams: 5
State-Ranked Teams: 3
Region Championship Teams: 1
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 3
Best Team: Commerce; State Quarterfinals; Region Champions; #1 State Ranking
Overall Schedule Score: 42

3. Union County Panthers

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 52-44 (.542)
Winning Teams: 4
Playoff Teams: 5 (-2 w/ 4-team region)
State-Ranked Teams: 3
Region Championship Teams: 4
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 3
Best Team: Rabun County; State Semifinals; Region Champions; #1 State Ranking
Overall Schedule Score: 55

2. Banks County Leopards

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 55-41 (.573)
Winning Teams: 5
Playoff Teams: 7 (-2 w/ 4-team region)
State-Ranked Teams: 4
Region Championship Teams: 3
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 3
Best Team: Rabun County; State Semifinals; Region Champions; #1 State Ranking
Overall Schedule Score: 60

1. Rabun County Wildcats

Opponents’ 2020 Record/Win Percentage: 57-39 (.594) *HIGHEST OPP WIN %
Winning Teams: 4
Playoff Teams: 7 (-2 w/ 4-team region)
State-Ranked Teams: 4
Region Championship Teams: 3
Quarterfinal-or-Deeper Teams: 3
Best Team: Jefferson; State RU; Region Champs; #1 Rank & Pierce Co; State Champs; Region Champs; #1 Rank
Overall Schedule Score: 66

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