This year's crop of players sports nine players from the Derby City, including five of six defensive lineman on the squad. Surprisingly despite its relative success in the state high school football ranks, only one player from northern Kentucky was selected. Lexington had three representatives named.
Several groups of teammates were selected including Bowling Green's trio of Carpenter, Wallace and Moore, Fern Creek's Benzik and Lawton, Henry Clay's Gay and Boyd and Manual's Young and Ulinski.
Players of note among recruitniks and followers of the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville include Boyd of Henry Clay, Heyman of Male and Newman of PRP, all of whom sport offers from both UK and UL at this juncture. Additionally, UK has offered Fields of Frankfort and UL has offered Robey of Trinity.
The most heavily recruited member of the crop if Wallace of Bowling Green, who sports offers from Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, Purdue and Cincinnati.
The list is grouped by position:
Cory Farris RB 5'8 175 Boone County
Dontey Gay RB 5'10 185 Lexington Henry Clay
Alan Williams RB 5'8 175 Marshall County
Ryan Wallace TE 6'6 245 Bowling Green
Ryan Benzick OL 6'5 290 Louisville Fern Creek
Sam Robey OL 6'4 235 Louisville Trinity
Brad Wright OL 6'2 265 Owensboro Apollo
Nathanial Dials DE 6'3 245 Johnson Central
Dexter Heyman DE 6'3 245 Louisville Male
Brandon Newman DT 6'0 295 Louisville Pleasure Park Ridge
Matthew Smith DT 6'4 265 Louisville St Xavier
Dave Ulinski DT 6'6 275 Louisville DuPont Manual
Brandon Young DE 6'3 245 Louisville DuPont Manual
Shumari Bridgewater LB 6'3 235 Campbellsville
Clay Cecil LB 6'2 215 Fort Thomas Highlands
Jared Carpenter DB 6'1 185 Bowling Green
E.J. Fields DB 6'2 175 Frankfort
Tyheem Lawton DB 5'11 175 Louisville Fern Creek
Tatum Lewis S 6'0 215 George Rogers Clark
R.D. Reynolds DB 5'9 170 North Bullitt
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