2010 10 Best Cities High School Football

Fall means football, and for many communities there's no sweeter sound than a high school quarterback barking out signals at the Friday night game. Many towns throughout the United States take their high school football seriously, but there are some places that take it to a whole different level. If you love high school football, here are our top picks for best places to live.

Ranking Criteria
High level of community support
Number of winning seasons
History of State Championships presence
  • 10

    Concord, CA

    Population: 126,268

    Football enthusiasts nationwide know about De La Salle High School in Concord, CA, thanks to the team's long-standing tradition of gridiron success. That success was especially impressive when the Spartans were compiling a national record 151-game winning streak from 1992-2005. The prior record was 72. De La Salle was named best team in the nation in 1994 by ESPN; then again in 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 by USA Today; and also in 1999 by National Sports News Service.

    Concord, CA, also made our Top 10 Green Cities list.