24-7Football.com D3 Preseason Preview

Preseason all-state team, rankings, predictions and more...

Questions & Notes: With 50+ teams in this division, some darn good teams could go 8-2 and not make the playoffs. I am a fan of some of the groupings, like the Phoenix Metro Schools, Glendale Union, Northern Az, etc.

Preseason D3 Top 10

1. Desert Edge
2. Paradise Valley
3. Cesar Chavez
4. Cactus
5. Tempe
6. Sunrise Mountain
7. Peoria
8. Seton Catholic
9. Sabino
10. Maricopa

Preseason D3 All-State Team

Preseason Player of the Year: Jacob Brown – Senior WR/DB – Paradise Valley

Preseason Coach of the Year: Greg Davis – Paradise Valley

QB: Daniel Bridge-Gadd – SR – Paradise Valley

RBs: Dominique King – SR – Thunderbird, Roshaun Johnson – JR – Desert Edge

WRs: Jacob Brown – SR – Paradise Valley, Jake Welsheimer – SR – Shadow Mountain

TE: Jeff Kindorf - SR - Notre Dame

OLs: Austin Jackson – JR – North Canyon, Ralph Frias – SOPH – Safford, Jacob Brekken – SR – Greenway, Riley Kaye – SR – Arcadia, Max Wilhite – SOPH – Desert Edge

DLs: My-King Johnson – JR – Tempe, Gilbert Lopez – SR – Peoria, Azur Kamara – SR – Central, Jackson Jesionowski – SR - Sabino

LBs: Frankie Leal – SR – Peoria, Matt Ledesma – SR – Cactus, Grayson Fattelah – SR – Paradise Valley

DBs: Bryan Ramirez – SR – Cactus, Brooks Lightfoot – JR – Thunderbird, Nagi Clark – SR – Peoria, Keith Brown – SR – Copper Canyon

ATH: John Okwoli – SR – North Canyon

P: Derek Knotek – SR - Prescott

K: Griffin Roehler – SR – Agua Fria

RET: Kahliq Muhammad – SR - Peoria

Section Predictions

Section 1

1. Tempe
2. Seton Catholic
3. Maricopa
4. Arcadia
5. Apache Junction
6. McClintock
7. Vista Grande

Section 2

1. Gila Ridge
2. Cibola
3. Yuma
4. Kofa

Section 3

1. Paradise Valley
2. Notre Dame
3. Shadow Mountain
4. Goldwater
5. North Canyon
6. Cactus Shadows

Section 4

1. Cesar Chavez
2. Fairfax
3. Alhambra
4. Camelback
5. Trevor Browne
6. North
7. Carl Hayden
8. Central
9. South Mountain
10. Maryvale

Section 5

1. Desert Edge
2. Buckeye
3. Verrado
4. Agua Fria
5. La Joya
6. Sierra Linda

Section 6

1. Sabino
2. Catalina Foothills
3. Safford
4. Nogales
5. Marana
6. Rincon
7. Desert View

Section 7

1. Thunderbird
2. Moon Valley
3. Sunnyslope
4. Greenway
5. Washington
6. Independence

Section 8

1. Prescott
2. Bradshaw Mountain
3. Mingus
4. Coconino
5. Flagstaff

Section 9

1. Cactus
2. Sunrise Mountain
3. Peoria
4. Ironwood
5. Kellis
6. Copper Canyon


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