All State Team, Top 10 Rankings and more

All State Team, Top 10 Rankings and more

2016 5A Preseason Preview

Preseason All 5A Team

QB- Tehran Thomas – SR – Desert Edge
RB- Roshaun Johnson – SR – Desert Edge
RB- JaTai Jenkins – JR – Verrado
WR- Max Fine – SR – Williams Field
WR- Isaiah Lovett – SR – Marana Mt. View
TE- Daniel Peabody – SR – Ironwood Ridge
OL- Austin Jackson – SR – North Canyon
OL- Joey Ramos – JR – Deer Valley
OL- Mike Young – SR – Queen Creek
OL- Max Wilhite – JR – Desert Edge
OL- Andrew Ruelas – SR – Cenetnnial

DL- Andrew Nichols – SR – Centennial
DL- Skylar Collins – SR – Vista Grande
DL- Dante Blissit – SR – Desert Edge
DL- Justin Harris – SR – Agua Fria
LB- Braden Valentine – SR – Williams Field
LB- Eric Marsh – SR – Desert Edge
LB- Parker Walton – SR – Chaparral
DB- Tre Bugg – SR – Williams Field
DB- D.J. Charles – SR – Agua Fria
DB- Mason Drake – SR – Chaparral
DB- Gleson Sprewell – SR – Centennial

All-Purpose- Preston Smith – QB/DB – Mesquite
Return- Shamar Moreland – SR – Fairfax
K- Brandon Ruiz – SR – Williams Field
P- Anthony Mosharrafa – SR – Chaparral

Preseason Top 10

1. Desert Edge
2. Centennial
3. Williams Field
4. Chaparral
5. Queen Creek
6. Ironwood Ridge
7. Verrado
8. Apollo
9. Sunnyslope
10. Liberty

Others Considered: Fairfax, Cienega, Agua Fia, Maricopa, Notre Dame, Campo Verde, Vista Grande

Regions

Union

Fairfax, Camelback, Carl Hayden, Glendale, Independence, South Mountain
Favorite- Fairfax
Contenders- Carl Hayden, Independence
Player of the Year- Kaleb Williams – SR – RB/LB - Fairfax

Sonoran

Cholla, Desert View, Flowing Wells, Marana, Poston Butte
Favorite – Flowing Wells
Contender- Cholla, Marana
Player of the Year- B.J. McDaniel – SR – WR – Marana

Northwest

Centennial, Liberty, Shadow Ridge, Sierra Linda, Willow Canyon
Favorite- Centennial
Contender- Liberty
Player of the Year- Andrew Nichols – TE/DE – Centennial

Southern

Buena, Cienega, Ironwood Ridge, Marana Mt. View, Sahuaro
Favorite- Ironwood Ridge
Contenders- Cienega, Marana Mt. View
Player of the Year- Daniel Peabody – SR – LB/TE – Ironwood Ridge

Desert West

Agua Fria, Goldwater, Deer Valley, Desert Edge, Lake Havasu, Verrado
Favorite- Desert Edge
Contender- Verrado
Player of the Year- Tehran Thomas – SR – QB – Desert Edge

Metro

Apollo, Ironwood, Maricopa, McClintock, Kellis, Sunnyslope
Favorite- Apollo
Contenders- Maricopa, Sunnyslope
Player of the Year- Josiah Bailey – SR - RB – Kellis

Northeast Valley

Arcadia, Chaparral, North Canyon, Notre Dame, Paradise Valley
Favorite- Chaparral
Contenders- Notre Dame, Arcadia
Player of the Year- Austin Jackson – OT/DE – North Canyon

East Valley

Campo Verde, Mesquite, Queen Creek, Vista Grande, Williams Field
Favorite- Williams Field
Contender- Queen Creek
Player of the Year- Max Fine – SR – WR – Williams Field


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