From the District to Anne Arundel County to Fairfax and everywhere in between, variations on offensive and defensive brands of football highlight the diversity of the game.

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2015 high school football preview

The top teams, players, games and story lines to watch — plus the preseason Top 20 — as football kicks off around the region.

Different brands of offensive and defensive football dot the area high school landscape. Each is aimed at maximizing the sizes and skills of the players in that corner of the region. So what style defines your league?

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From the District to Anne Arundel County to Fairfax and everywhere in between, variations on offensive and defensive brands of football highlight the diversity of the game.

North Point and Patuxent are the choices to win the SMAC’s two divisions, but it’s not clear-cut by any means.

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What playing styles dominate the D.C. area high school football scene?

Different brands of offensive and defensive football dot the area high school landscape. Each is aimed at maximizing the sizes and skills of the players in that corner of the region. So what style defines your league?

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Defending county champion Howard will face still challenges from Glenelg, River Hill and a very dangerous Oakland Mills team.

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Old Mill, Broadneck, Meade, Arundel sit in position to continue their success atop one of the area’s highest-scoring leagues.

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Douglass has seven starters back on a defense that had eight shutouts in an undefeated season a year ago. Potomac (Md.), meanwhile, could have one of the area’s best secondaries.

DuVal, Wise, Eleanor Roosevelt and Suitland lead the way in this always-loaded, hard-hitting Prince George’s league.

Defending state finalist Damascus is poised to make another title run while Seneca Valley is eager to get back into the postseason.

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Paint Branch, Sherwood and Blair are the favorites, while transfers could make Einstein a sleeper.

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Quince Orchard is the heavy favorite though its competition from Churchill and Bethesda-Chevy Chase is on the rise.

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Two-time defending 4A state champion Northwest remains the team to beat, but Clarksburg and Gaithersburg are on the rise.

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Riverdale Baptist and Avalon are loaded with elite prospects and ready to test their mettle against the area’s top teams; Friendship Collegiate will once again face a grueling schedule.

Pallotti’s ascent into the B Conference and Spalding’s returning cast lead the list of local MIAA story lines.

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Sidwell Friends is the favorite in the MAC, but Flint Hill and Potomac School aren’t far behind. Maret also could be a contender.

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Maryland recruit Dwayne Haskins Jr. will again lead conference favorite Bullis, but there are several other teams on the rise in the IAC.

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