1.) Ekom Udofia Chaparral One of the most dominant DTs in state history. Had offers from across the country and chose Stanford. Parade All American.
2.) Dexter Davis Thunderbird ASU commit with great quickness and motor.
3.) Tanner Highlen Centennial Columbia commit has ability to play inside and outside.
4.) Jake Robinson Peoria Once he adds weight, his length and quickness could cause fits for college QBs at UTEP.
5.) Shelley Smith
Dominant two-way lineman has verballed to
6.) Alonzo Akins Maryvale One of the most under-rated DL in state. Was Northwest Region Defensive Player of the Year. Headed to GCC.
7.) Joe Bernardi
Known for OL play but a very tough defender with great motor.
8.) Cody Jones Sabino
One of the most versatile and athletic players in the state has committed
to play at
9.) Shawn Byrnes Paradise Valley Big, old school run stopper is Texas Tech bound.
10.) Ty Porter Highland 1st Team All 5A by coaches and AZ Republic.
11.) Juan Diaz Westwood 2nd Team All 5A.
12.) David Bertrand Horizon 2nd Team All 5A selection was good run plugger for Horizon.
13.) Mike Kelinschmidt Saguaro Teamed with brother to make a very good O and D line for the surprising Sabercats.
14.) Shawn Cade Chandler Little guy was tough to block.
15.) Anthony Williams
16.) Rickey Lopez
Under-rated lineman from a struggling program. Is headed to
17.) Sam Chung Moon Valley Was dominant in playoff run.
18.) Jack Wagner Cienega 2nd Team 4A pick.
19.) Remy Kale
20.) Andrew Thompson Phoenix Christian Good player for 2A state champs.
1.) Matt Clapp Paradise
Late season injury to Clapp may have hurt PV's defense more than offense.
2.) Richie Brockel Greenway Boise St. commit covers a lot of ground. Very athletic for his size.
3.) Ryan McGinty
Marana Mt. View Plays game
fast; two time all state player.
4.) Ryan Coulter
Undersized but key to Centennial's defense. Has committed to play at
5.) Matt Hain
Had great offensive season but may be better on D. Tackling machine
7.) John Coker Agua
Tiny LB used toughness and quicks on the way to
8.) Reno Blomquist
The heart of a tough
9.) Daniel Villasenor Mt. Ridge Played big during run to state championship game.
10.) Xavier Smith Sunnyside Limited time on defense but made most of his time with big plays. Has skills to play LB at UofA.
11.) Jake Taylor Corona Another undersized LB that has nose for the football.
12.) Kris Stone
Old school type backer that helped
13.) Miles Posz Hamilton Move from the DL was a successful one.
14.) Ladarius Howard Cactus Under-rated LB was back bone of tough Cactus D.
15.) Nick Covey
Injury cut short
16.) Jemario Crawford
17.) Terrence Hooks Marcos de Niza Athletic LB headed to BYU.
18.) Brock Knight
19.) Eric Woolf Coronado HM All 4A selection.
20.) Dustin Wicktor Independence Good two way player of Desert Sky Region champs.
1.) Greg Bird Red Mountain Utah bound, punished opponents all over the field whether playing DB or OLB.
2.) Chris McGaha Moon Valley Prototypical size and speed could make him a PAC 10 safety.
3.) Nathan Vega Sunnyside Two time all-stater is the epitome of the hardnosed Sunnyside D.
4.) Austin Martin Mt. Ridge His ability to cover and make tackles in the box make him one of the states best. NAU got a steal.
5.) Andrew Leahy Paradise Valley 8 picks says it all for this two way stud. Headed to NAU.
6.) Blaise Johnson Corona Stanford bound athlete was dangerous and O and D.
7.) Clayton Dowd North Metro Region Player of the Year.
9.) Pete Hargis Desert Vista HS QB has size and toughness to play to play college SS. Is headed to Army.
10.) Channing Trotter Red Mountain May be most athletic player on this list. Will play at UNLV.
11.) KB Stevenson
12.) Luke Jaicks Westwood Had 52 tackles and 7 picks.
13.) Abdul Howard South Mountain Virtually unknown coming into season. Had great year being named 2nd Team All 5A.
14.) Dan Hill Hamilton Solid performer on an all star Hamilton D is headed to play at Air Force.
15.) Wally Altamirano Sunnyside Often overshadowed by Smith and Vega but no less tough.
16.) Clint Morgan St. John's Coach's son brought size and speed to safety position. Headed to Mesa St.
17.) Cameron Douglas Independence Athletic QB would make a good safety at the next level. Playing at GCC next year.
19.) Cyrus Igono Pinnacle NAU bound athlete was a very good two way player.
20.) Ivest Samayoa
It is hard to get noticed on a struggling team from