Scrimmages and Jamborees

With your help, we are able to yearly put together the most comprehensive statewide high school football jamboree/scrimmage list in North Carolina. We are beginning the 2019 list now. Be sure to check back for more scrimmages and jamborees.

Championship Central

Take a look back at the 2018 North Carolina state championship games.

2019 Preseason All-Gridiron Team Announced

Congratulations to all of the players who were selected to the 2019 preseason All-Gridiron team.

Check Out The Weekly Top 15 This Season releases Top 15 Rankings every week. Be sure to check back each Thursday duing the season to see where your favorite team is ranked.

College Football in North Carolina

Carolina Gridiron is expanding coverage of Division I, II and III college football teams in the state of North Carolina every season. See how your favorite college team is doing on the gridiron this season.

2019 Preseason Top 15 Announced

Carolina Gridiron has released its preseason Top15 rankings of the football teams in North Carolina. With a winning streak of 45 games, three-time defending 4AA champ Wake Forest takes the top spot in 4A while 3A #1 Weddington is looking for its third title in four years. Reidsville, coming off its seventeenth overall state title, is looking to repeat in 2A. Two-time defending 1AA champ Tarboro holds the top spot in the 1A classification. These rankings are updated weekly during the regular season at and on Twitter using the hashtag #CGTop15.

2019 Preseason All-Gridiron Team

Carolina Gridiron is pleased to announce the 2019 preseason All-Gridiron team. Congratulations to each of the players chosen and best wishes for a successful 2019 season.


QB Isaiah Bess Shelby
RB Ahmani Marshall East Forsyth
RB Mitjonta Stanley Edenton Holmes
TE Kendall Karr Cramer
WR Mike Wyman Dudley
WR Muhsin Muhammad Myers Park
OL Malik McGowan Charlotte Catholic
OL Mitchell Mayes Leesville Road
OL Yousef Mugharbil Murphy
OL Jonathan Adorno Rolesville
OL Jaquaez Powell SouthWest Edgecombe


DL Myles Murphy Dudley
DL Payton Page Dudley
DL Jaylen Smith Hertford
DL Desmond Evans Lee County
LB Mohamed Kaba Clinton
LB Trenton Simpson Mallard Creek
LB Shane Whitter Williams
DB DeAndre Boykins Central Cabarrus
DB Cameron Roseman Myers Park
DB Ja'Qurious Conley Northside
DB Devan Boykin Ragsdale


K Joshua Karty Western Alamance
P Holt Cloninger Forestview
LS Spencer Triplett Shelby
ATH Jefferson Boaz East Surry
ATH Will Shipley Weddington

2019 Preseason All-NCCFB Team Named

Recognizing the quality of college football in the state of North Carolina, has announced its preseason All-North Carolina College Football (NCCFB) team for the 2019 football season. Twenty-five of the state’s thirty-three football playing institutions are represented on this year’s list with FBS Appalachian State leading with eight selections.

The 2019 North Carolina College Football season kicks off on Thursday night, August 29th when the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs face the Charlotte 49ers.

QBZac ThomasAppalachian State
RBStevie GreenFayetteville State
RBBenny LeMayCharlotte
TEMatt FosterElon
WRCorey SuttonAppalachian State
WRCaleb SneadCampbell
OLCharlie HeckUNC
OLDontae KeysNorth Carolina A&T
OLKeanu GonzalesShaw
OLRakavius ChambersDuke
OLDonald BooneChowan
DLJames Smith-WilliamsNC State
DLKawuan CoxNC Central
DLRafiq Abdul WahidChowan
DLLarrell MurchisonNC State
LBAkeem Davis-GaitherAppalachian State
LBSherrod WilliamsLenoir-Rhyne
LBJustin StrnadWake Forest
DBMac McLain IIINorth Carolina A&T
DBKasseem BagleyGreensboro
DBDevon HuntShaw
DBBen DeLucaCharlotte
KJake Verity East Carolina
PIsaac ParksUNC-Pembroke
RSTyeous SharpeFayetteville State
ATHDeon JacksonDuke

QBTyrie AdamsWestern Carolina
RBWesley DuggarDavidson
RBDarrynton EvansAppalachian State
TEMichael WootenCampbell
WRScotty WashingtonWake Forest
WRElijah BellNorth Carolina A&T
OLJustin HerronWake Forest
OLBrandon LeaheyGardner-Webb
OLVictor JohnsonAppalachian State
OLJason PoeLenoir-Rhyne
OLNoah HannonAppalachian State
DLJustin CatesNorth Carolina A&T
DLDarius RoysterNC Central
DLCarlos BashamWake Forest
DLAlex HighsmithCharlotte
LBJordan FehrAppalachian State
LBVincent ThomasElizabeth City State
LBIsaiah MooreNC State
DBDesmond FranklinAppalachian State
DBBryce SmithGuilford
DBDaryus SkinnerWinston-Salem State
DBCameron MattisonWingate
KJonathan CruzCharlotte
PDom MaggioWake Forest
RSBJ MuckelveneWingate
ATHCraig RuckerMars Hill

Carolina Gridiron has provided coverage of college football in North Carolina since 2013, focusing on players who also played their high school football in the state. To distinguish North Carolina college football on social media, fans of all North Carolina college football teams are encouraged to use the hashtag #NCCFB throughout the season as a way to showcase North Carolina college football pride.

CIAA Announces Preseason All-Conference Teams

ROANOKE, VA – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced the 2019 All-CIAA preseason football team and predicted order of finish during the CIAA’s annual football media day. NCCFB players dominated the all-conference selections and Fayetteville State was chosen to repeat as Southern Division champions.

2019 All-CIAA Preseason Football Team

QB Bryce Witt (Chowan)
RB Tabyus Taylor (Virginia Union)
RB Tyrell Freeman (Chowan)
WR Montez Clay (Bowie State)
WR Daniel Bender (Shaw)
TE Kevonta Moses (Shaw)
OL Keanu Gonzales (Shaw)
OL Donald Boone (Chowan)
OL Frank Ball (Virginia State)
OL Tyrese Bobbitt (Shaw)
OL Justin Smith (Virginia Union)

DL Solomon Bassett (Lincoln (PA))
DL Oluwaleke Ajenifuja (Bowie State)
DL Joshua Pryor (Bowie State)
DL Rafiq Abdul-Wahid (Chowan)
LB Devon Hunt (Shaw)
LB Joseph Harris (Saint Augustine’s)
LB Taj Conway (Virginia Union)
DB Sterling Hammond (Virginia Union)
DB Elvin De La Rosa (Fayetteville State)
DB Daryus Skinner (Winston-Salem State)
DB Quantaye Battle (Virginia Union)

K Jefferson Souza (Virginia Union)
P John Kight (Chowan)
KR Brandon Smith (Fayetteville State)
PR Tyeous Sharpe (Fayetteville State)

2019 CIAA Football Predicted Order of Finish

1. Bowie State
2. Fayetteville State
3. Virginia Union
4. Chowan
5. Virginia State
6. Winston-Salem State
7. Shaw
8. Elizabeth City State
9. Saint Augustine’s
10. Livingstone
11. Johnson C. Smith
12. Lincoln (PA)

Northern Division
1. Bowie State
2. Virginia Union
3. Chowan
4. Virginia State
5. Elizabeth City State
6. Lincoln (PA)

Southern Division
1. Fayetteville State
2. Winston-Salem State
3. Shaw
4. Saint Augustine’s
5. Livingstone
6. Johnson C. Smith