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Coach Big Pete's 2021 Classes 1A-8A IHSA Playoff Talk - IHSA Releases Playoff Pairings Reaction


By: Peter "Coach Big Pete" Leinweber


And so it begins #IHSA Football Family... The quest for glory as all 8 classes battling for one spot and history. COVID rob these kids of the playoffs last year. Now we will have IHSA Football Playoffs for the first time in two years. Again these 2021 playoffs will be pure chaos and havoc. On the bottom have two videos 1-4 A and 5-8A. Lets first show the pairings below and will provide a Darkhorses, Favorites, ETC....





IHSA Class 1A Playoff - Coach Big Pete's Take - Stay away from this bracket!!!! This Class 1A Playoff is going to pure chaos and I just don't see a favorite in Class.


Darkhorses - Athens & Ottawa Marquette

Most Likely Winner - NUIC Team



IHSA Class 2A Playoff - Coach Big Pete's Take - St. Teresa & Wilmington Championship Game would be a dream come true. Much better playoff than 1A and much clearer picture.


Favorite- St. Teresa & Wilmington


Darkhorses- Bishop McNamara & Mater Dei


Watch Out For - Johnston City & Pana




IHSA Class 3A Playoff - Coach Big Pete's Take - ICCP vs Tolono Unity Championship game is what alot of people are thinking but I don't think so. This 3A playoff is going to be another chaotic mess just waiting to happen.


Favorite - ICCP


Darkhorses - DU-PEC, Benton, Mt. Carmel, Reed-Custer


Not Surprised If Byron Won It All This Year





IHSA Class 4A Playoff - Coach Big Pete's Take - Joliet Catholic vs Rochester State Title Game 7pm DeKalb NIU Stadium............. Not, so fast people!!! Be scared Hilltoppers and Rockets of teams that look like wins but could be losses. I see alot of mines in this minefield.


Favorites: Joliet Catholic & Rochester


Darkhorses: SHG, St. Francis, Wheaton Academy, Richmond Burton, Kewanee


Not surprised if we see a St. Francis vs Joliet Catholic Quarterfinal




IHSA Class 5A Playoff - Coach Big Pete's Take - The favorite matchup for 5A would be Fenwick vs Kankakee...... BUT I just don't see it. Parity is going to strike this Class playoff. Nazareth, Glenbard South, and Mahomet Seymour should scare people don't sleep on them.


Favorite- JUST DON'T SEE ANYONE


Darkhorses- Nazareth, Mahomet-Seymour, Glenbard South (Yes they are seeded #1, but a lot of people don't see them as a contender.. I do)




IHSA Class 6A Playoff - Coach Big Pete's Take - East St. Louis vs Cary-Grove 6A State Title Game. Thats it!!!! And I'll Eat Crow TOO


Favorites: East St. Louis & Cary-Grove


Darkhorses: St. Ignatius, Harlem, Kenwood