Analysis: New Iowa high school football districts, playoff system

Iowa City Regina's Isaac Vollstedt on a 46-yard touchdown run during a Class 1A semifinal at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
Iowa City Regina's Isaac Vollstedt on a 46-yard touchdown run during a Class 1A semifinal at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

New district formats. An RPI system. Out-of-state games. Change is coming to Iowa high school football in 2018, but the playoffs are staying at 16 teams per class. The Gazette’s Jeff Linder and Jeff Johnson break it all down and give their initial reactions.

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