With no surprise, the hometown County's Curley Wolves are picked to win in the 5-3A Conference as the heavy favorites, voted by league coaches in the upcoming 2018 football season.

Hooten's Arkansas Football has arrived to highlight amongst over 200 high schools in the Natural State for the up coming fall 2018 season. Traditionally, Nevada County's solo prime football team Prescott Curley Wolves are featured in the 26th annual edition of Hooten's football book with all the entire classifications from 2A-7A for conference preseason predictions voted by league coaches.
With no surprise, the hometown County's Curley Wolves are picked to win in the 5-3A Conference as the heavy favorites, voted by league coaches in the upcoming 2018 football season.
In the 26th annual Hooten’s Arkansas Football magazine, the 432-page book, which takes more than five months to compile, offers the most comprehensive preseason football coverage in Arkansas. The book retails for $16.99 and is currently on sale now at area stores Walgreens and Wal-Mart. The cover story for the bookazine traces the hammer-down journey of Chad Morris from high school basketball coach to University of Arkansas head football coach.
In addition to providing extensive coverage of every high school team in the state, the book offers an in-depth preview on the Razorbacks and coverage on each Southeastern Conference school. Arkansas State and every state college are previewed as well as all 130 Division I college teams in America.
The national award-winning book features coaches' polls for each high school conference, statewide rankings for every team, super teams for each classification, a national college poll and complete college and high school schedules.
Since producing an historic season on the gridiron unbeaten at 15-0 for 2016, Prescott Curley Wolves are challenging themselves of reclaiming the state title for the up coming 2018 fall football season in a tough 3A classification as of the top-ranked teams featured in the 26th annual Hooten's Arkansas Football edition.
In addition to providing extensive coverage of every high school team in the state, the book offers an in-depth preview on the Razorbacks and coverage on each Southeastern Conference school. Arkansas State and every state college are previewed as well as all 130 Division I college teams in America.
Prescott won its fifth state title (first since 1995) by defeating Charleston 37-26 for the Class 3A state title game at War Memorial Stadium in 2016 and aims toward to a championship season with another talented sophomore group and experienced upperclassman returning to push the Curley Wolves back on the top to return to War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock in December.
This season, the Wolves will feature a load of talent with several impact players to produce production on the gridiron to help Prescott earn success for the upcoming fall 2018 season,
Senior Ryan Johnson, who plays both sides of the ball is one of the top 50 ranked football players in the state. Johnson lands at the No. 16 spot as a versatile D-I prospect. Johnson will take over as  quarterback and aim to have similar success of Prescott's 2016 state finals MVP Derrick Flynn as a scrambler able to make plays to complete passes on the move for production. Johnson is considered one of the top defensive backs in the state for Class 3A Super Team Defense. On the offense,  seniors Kobe Gillard at lineman and Cameron Cox at wide receiver are featured as top players offensively in the state for class 3A Super Team Offense.
Also Curley Wolves featured as impact players in the state for Class 3A mention seniors Colton Johnson with Defensive Linemen, Trey Rucker and Konnor Tinsely as Linebackers.
Prescott is considered to have the best offensive linemen in the state for Class 3A.
A host of impact players from the Curley Wolves football team are featured and profiled for their abilities they'll bring offensively and defensively to the gridiron for the upcoming 2018 season.
Tommy Poole comes into this 2018 football season with a 64-15 overall record since his reign as Prescott Curley Wolves head coach. Poole with coaching staff finished last season 10-2 overall, second in conference at 6-1 and advancing to the second round of the 2017 Class 3A state football playoffs.
Thus far, the Curley Wolves have begun their summer offseason workout campaign and participated productively in 7-on-7 competitions last month in June at Benton and Camden-Fairview. This month, the Wolves will host their annual team camps in Prescott each Thursday starting July 13, 20 and 27 heading into fall camp to official report to practice.
The Curley Wolves open the 2018 football season on the road against Lafayette County Aug. 24 then return to Prescott for their home-opener hosting Mena Aug. 31. As tradition, Prescott ends non-conference schedule facing longtime rivals' Hope at home Sept. 14. Prescott begins 5-3A Conference play Sept. 21 on the road at Fouke, then head to Bismarck Sept. 28, return home for back to back contests in Prescott facing Smackover Oct. 5 and Genoa Central Oct. 12. Prescott travels to Horatio Oct. 19, then head to Camden Harmony Grove Oct. 26 and finishes conference play at home Nov. 1 hosting Centerpoint.
For overall predictions in Class 3A, Booneville clinches the overall top-ranked position at No.1, McGehee tabbed at No. 2, Clinton -No. 3, Prescott - No. 4, Glen Rose - No. 5, Charleston - No. 6, Mayflower - No. 7, Newport - No. 8, Camden Harmony Grove - No. 9, Harding Academy - No. 10, Osceola - No. 11, Danville - No. 12, Rison - No. 13, Melbourne - No. 14, Atkins - No. 15, Hoxie - No. 16, Smackover - No. 17, Harrisburg - No. 18, Lamar - No. 19 and Barton - No. 20 for the top 20 Class 3A state rankings by Hooten's.
From Hooten's football college perspective, Alabama is tabbed to win the SEC West, followed by Auburn, LSU, Texas A&M, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Arkansas. Georgia is picked to win the SEC Eastern Division, followed by South Carolina, Missouri, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee and Vanderbilt.
Alabama is tabbed to win the SEC West, followed by Auburn, LSU, Texas A&M, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Arkansas. Georgia is picked to win the SEC Eastern Division, followed by South Carolina, Missouri, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee and Vanderbilt.
Arkansas State is ranked second in the Sun Belt and 65th nationally. Appalachian State is picked to win the Sun Belt.
The Alabama Crimson Tide are Hooten’s preseason No. 1 team, followed by Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia and Wisconsin.
Ouachita Baptist is picked to win the Great American Conference, followed by Harding, Southern Arkansas, Henderson State and Arkansas Tech.
Arkansas State - Sun Belt Conference, University of Central Arkansas - Southland Conference, University of Pine Bluff (UAPB) - SWAC and Hendrix-Southern Athletic Conference all are featured for in state college football programs in the 26th annual editions of Hooten's.
Hooten's high school favorites to win it all in 2018 are North Little Rock in Class 7A, Pine Bluff in Class 6A, Pulaski Academy in Class 5A, Warren in Class 4A, Booneville in Class 3A and Foreman in Class 2A.
The book is published annually by Hooten Publishing, Inc., of Benton.