Highlands finished 2007 ranked 21st nationally in the final 2007 MaxPreps/CalPreps National Rankings poll.
Highlands finished 2007 as Kentucky Class 5A state champion, Kentucky Class 5A regional champion, Kentucky Class 5A, District 5 champion and NKAC champion.
Highlands finished 2007 ranked first in northern Kentucky, regardless of football classification, by the northern Kentucky football coaches.
Highlands finished 2007 ranked second in the state of Kentucky, regardless of football classification, by Massey Ratings (second to Class 6A champion Louisville Trinity).
Head coach Dale Mueller was named Coach of the Year by the Northern Kentucky Football Coaches Association.
Offensive lineman Alex Hempfling and linebacker Luke Stein were named 2007 first-team Kentucky Associated Press All-State. Offensive lineman Ryan Ball and defensive back Austin Collinsworth were named 2007 second-team Kentucky A.P. All-State. Running back Josh Conner was named 2007 Kentucky A.P. All-State honorable mention.
Luke Stein was named 2007 first-team All-State defensive end by the Louisville Courier-Journal. Clay Cecil was named honorable mention quarterback, Josh Conner was named honorable mention running back, Ryan Ball was named honorable mention offensive lineman, Alex Hempfling was named honorable mention offensive lineman, and Austin Collinsworth was named honorable mention defensive back on the 2007 Louisville Courier-Journal All-State team.
Offensive lineman/linebacker Ryan Ball was selected as a "Top 24" honoree by the Northern Kentucky Football Coaches Association.
Quarterback Clay Cecil was named Kentucky Class 5A, District 5 Player of the Year and head coach Dale Mueller was named Kentucky Class 5A, District 5 Coach of the Year by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association.
Luke Stein was named first-team linebacker and Clay Cecil was named first-team athlete on the 2007 All-BluegrassPreps.com football team.
Running back Josh Conner, offensive lineman Ryan Ball, linebacker Luke Stein, defensive back Austin Collinsworth and defensive back Drew Bathiany were selected as first-team All-NKAC.
Offensive lineman Luke Stein and defensive lineman Adam Reis were selected as second-team All-NKAC.
Quarterback Clay Cecil, running back Josh Conner, offensive lineman Ryan Ball, offensive lineman Alex Hempfling, linebacker Luke Stein and defensive back Austin Collinsworth were named Kentucky Enquirer first-team Football All-Stars.
Running back Zack Hurtt, linebacker Joe Fitzgerald, linebacker Drew Simons, defensive lineman Adam Reis, defensive lineman Milton Peko and defensive back Drew Bathiany were named Kentucky Enquirer honorable-mention Football All-Stars.