PrepNation Founder and Editor Jamie DeMoney has compiled World Features Syndicate's National Prep Poll for more than a decade. As a retrospect, PrepNation.com continues This Week in Prep Poll History. This time, we take a look back at the seventh weekly poll of the 2000 football season, which was published on October 9, 2000.
Future Nebraska Cornhuskers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Barrett Ruud was an all-state performer at Lincoln (Neb.) Southeast. In 2000, he helped lead the Knights to their third state title in four years and a Top-25 ranking in the National Prep Poll. (Photo credit: Huskers.com)