Final Offensive Rankings

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Now that the season is over, we came up with our final season rankings for seniors only. Look for our defensive rankings and next season's rankings soon.


2004 Final Position Rankings








1.) Travis Dixon            Hamilton             24-7 Player of the Year and UNLV commit.

2.) Brian Wriston          Moon Valley        Set state record for passing yards in a season. NAU commit.

3.) Austin Martin          Mountain Ridge    Athleticism helped spark run to state title game. NAU commit as WR.

4.) Joe Caskey             Centennial        Led state in pass efficiency.

5.) Blaise Johnson         Corona del Sol     Athlete playing QB. Getting D1 offers as DB.

6.) Jaime Cota             Sunnyside           Injuries slowed his season.

7.) Ben Hornbeck          Sunnyslope         Nearly 2,000 yards passing. Had 28 TDs to only 9 INTs.

8.) Angel Felix              Coolidge             Led team to 3A title game, would have started at most big school programs.

9.) Brandon Whitby       Camelback          2,339 yards passing with 25 TDs against 9 INTs.

10.) Ryan Barela           Paradise Valley    Led team to undefeated regular season.

11.) Will Campbell         Coconino            Athletic QB was Flagstaff Defensive Player of the Year.

12.) Cameron Douglas    Independence     Desert Sky Region Player of the Year.

13.) Sean Brevaire        Salpointe            2,300 yards, 17 TDs and 8 INTS.

14.) Josh Schlueter       Phoenix Christian  Didn't match stats from junior year but still led team to 2A championship.

15.) Dante Johnson       St. Mary's           Big season throwing to WR John Means.

16.) Carlos Miranda       Peoria                Strong season. Had 1,500 yards, 18 TDs.

17.) Maurice Hector      Red Mountain      Very efficient, threw only 30 incomplete passes.

18.) Brad Johnson         Chandler             1,212 passing, 13 TDs and 8 INTs.

19.) Ryan Crawford       Ironwood Ridge    1,200 yards passing and 500 yards rushing.

20.) Cameron Jarmon     Blue Ridge           Led team to 3A championship.








1.) Markel Devorce        Brophy               Led state in rushing.

2.) Matt Clapp             Paradise Valley    Bruiser headed to Oklahoma.

3.) Nick Bell                 Mountain Ridge    Went on terror during 2nd half of season to elevate status.

4.) Channing Trotter     Red Mountain      Possibly most dangerous back in state.

5.) Terry Longbons       Centennial          Injuries hurt what could have been a record breaking senior season. Had nearly 1,000 yards before injury. UofA commit.

6.) Jacob Morrell           Santa Rita          Went over the 2,000 yard mark.

7.) Xavier Smith           Sunnyside           UofA commit's stats were hurt by injuries.

8.) Chris Brogdon          Desert Vista        Possibly most under-rated back in state. Had nearly 1,500 yards and over 20 TDs. Is headed to UNLV.

9.) Michole Cottrell       Flagstaff            Great season behind big OL.

10.) Matt Hain             Moon Valley        Undersized but maybe the most complete player in state. Rushed for over 1,400 yards.

11.) Bobby Ili               Gilbert                Big back, gained yards despite every defense keyed to stop him.

12.) Keegan Herring      Peoria                Talented ASU commit was hampered by injuries.

13.) Aazaad Muhmmmad Paradise Valley    Great compliment to Matt Clapp

14.) Cyrus Igono          Pinnacle             NAU recruit was dangerous as runner and receiver.

15.) Sean Jones           Trevor Browne     1,272 yards and 16 TDs.

16.) Paul Johnson         Snowflake           1,700 yards and 26 TDs.

17.) Brandon Jordan      Coolidge             Had breakout year with 1,700 and 20 TDs.

18.) Dan McClendon      Corona del Sol     Helped Corona win 8 straight.

19.) Joseph Brissette     Valley Christian    Athletic back averaged nearly 8 yards per carry.

20.) Robert Hernandez   Westview           Big senior year, had 1,400 and 14 TDs splitting carries with Covington.


Wide Receiver






1.) Chris McGaha          Moon Valley        Big School Player of the Year is headed to ASU.

2.) Mekell Wesley         Hamilton             Exciting player headed to San Diego St.

3.) Jon Stalcup            Sunnyslope         Under-rated WR averaged over 23 yards per catch.

4.) Jack Darlington        Salpointe            Nevada commit went over the 1,000 yard mark for 2nd consecutive season.

5.) Andrew Leahy         Paradise Valley    NAU got a steal with this kid. Very athletic 2-way player.

6.) John Means            St. Mary's           Injuries cut short a great season.

7.) Tsar Johnson          Moon Valley        Teamed with McGaha to form most dangerous combo in state.

8.) Saunders Montague  Mesquite            Another under-rated WR that had a very good season. Had 51 catches for 823 yards and 7 TDs.

9.) Stetson Banks         Mt. View            Main receiving threat in run oriented offense. Had 35 catches for 846 yards.

10.) Oscar Palacios       Coolidge             Felix's main target had 72 catches for over 1,100 yards and 17 TDs. Also had 5 scores on the ground.

11.) Delton Prescott      Washington         Struggled a bit without QB Andrew Egbhali but still had solid season as main threat.

12.) Matt Keith            Centennial          Big target didn't get numbers in run heavy Centennial offense.

13.) Evan LeBlanc         Salpointe            Darlington's counterpart still had nearly 600 yards receiving.

14.) Clarence Wise        Peoria                Athletic WR that had 9 TDs and 823 yards.

15.) Greg Bird              Red Mountain      Great all around player had 8 TDs on only 29 catches.

16.) Mike Tamez           Desert Vista        Big receiver had nearly 600 yards.

17.) Jose Gutierrez        Maryvale            Virtually unknown WR had great season for Maryvale being named 1st team all region.

18.) Cole Forbregd        Thunderbird        Overshadowed in region by Stalcup, McGaha and Johnson.

19.) Nick Miller             Red Mountain      Nifty little WR had over 600 yards, 8 TDs and averaged nearly 24 yards per catch.

20.) Michael Avila         Camelback          Great season; had 49 catches and 866 yards.


Tight Ends






1.) Richie Brockel          Greenway           Boise St commit was threat as runner (494 and 7 TDs) and receiver (434 and 7 TDs).

2.) Cody Jones             Sabino               Cal commit was dangerous over the middle, averaging over 23 yards per catch.

3.) Shaun Fitzpatrick     Highland             NAU commit had 602 yards and 8 TDs.

4.) Junior Hackworth     Centennial          Great season. Led Centennial in yards with 727.

5.) Drew Thurston        Dobson              Good size and athleticism. Getting D1 attention.

6.) Carson Wheet         North Canyon      32 catches for 549 yards.

7.) Tristen McClendon   Marcos de Niza    1st Team All Region TE was good weapon for Marcos.

8.) Nick Covey             Mt. Ridge            Injured for most of the year. Still had offer from Wash. St. as TE.

9.) Tony Silva              Sahuarita           1st Team All 3A-1A, had 40 catches for 800 yards.

10.) Mike Yarbrough      Corona del Sol     Effective in run and pass game.


Offensive Line






1.) Daniel Borg             Ironwood Ridge    Starter in US Army All America game and Gatorade Player of the Year in the state. UofA commit.

2.) Joe Bernardi            Flagstaff            Nastiest OL we saw all year. Has ability to pull as a center and lead on the sweep. Very rare for high school player. Fresno St commit.

3.) Richard Tuitu'u        Highland             Big and physical. 1st Team All AZ and 5A. Committed to ASU.

4.) Ryan Tonnemacher   Hamilton             A little undersized but technically sound. Effective pass blocker and able to get to LBs.

5.) Jordan Lowe           Centennial          Mountain of a man was dominant in the run game. Early UofA commit.

6.) Shawn Byrnes         Paradise Valley    New Mexico commit was sensational on both sides of the ball.

7.) Ian Brinker              Salpointe            Got out of Kadous' shadow with good senior year. Very agile. Oregon St commit.

8.) Shelley Smith          Westview           Colorado St commit was West Valley Player of the Year.

9.) Ray Lobato             Amphitheater      2 way lineman committed to UNLV as OL.

10.) Bobby Torres         Centennial          Bounced back from an injury in junior season to have great senior campaign. Named 1st Team All 4A.

11.) Chris Hegge           Hamilton             2nd Team All 5A selection has committed to Nevada.

12.) Dusty Jones          Mt. View            2 time all state pick was effective at center and RT this year.

13.) Doug Dedrick         Corona del Sol     Came out of no where to have great senior year. Quick and athletic, he was named 1st Team All Region, HM All state, 2nd Team All East Valley and 1st Team All South East Valley.

14.) Ty Porter              Highland             1st Team All Fiesta region pick received many honors as a DL but was a very good OL as well.

15.) Brandon Ford         Goldwater           1st Team All 5A by coaches and 2nd Team All 5A by AZ Republic.

16.) Mike Gallett           O' Connor           Big and athletic OL has bright future.

17.) Taylor Kleinschmidt Saguaro             1st Team All 4A selection teamed with twin brother to take Saguaro deep into the playoffs

18.) Ben Smith             Phoenix Christian  1st Team All 3A-1A selection was key to big OL that helped pave way to 2A state championship.

19.) Brad Gaul              Mt. Ridge            2nd Team All 5A pick.

20.) Jake Schneidmiller  Gilbert                Undersized lineman that paved the way for Bobby Ili.


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