Here are the initial Friday Night Sports Blitz rankings of the 2014 season for the large schools (Classes 6A and 5A) and small schools (Classes 4A, 3A and 2A). The rankings are based on how each school is expected to fare against its competition, not always who would win head-to-head match-ups.

1) Carroll Tigers (6A)
2) Flour Bluff Hornets (5A)
3) Calallen Wildcats (5A)
4) Alice Coyotes (5A)
5) King Mustangs (6A)

Other: Ray Texans (6A), Gregory-Portland Wildcats (5A)

1) Refugio Bobcats (2A-II)
2) Sinton Pirates (4A-II)
3) Orange Grove Bulldogs (4A-II)
4) Aransas Pass Panthers (3A-I)
5) Hebbronville Longhorns (3A-II)

Other: Woodsboro Eagles (2A-II), Odem Owls (3A-II), Kingsville Brahmas (4A-I)