QB- Phillip Aholt- Cactus Shadows- Led his team to an undefeated record and state title behind an amazing 3600 yards, 43 TDs and 13 INTs.
RB- Prince Amukamara- Apollo- I don't think
anyone will argue this pick if you saw him play this year. Headed to
RB- Ray Polk- Brophy- Junior was dynamite, averaging 8 yards a carry, rushing for 1400 yards and scoring 21 TDs.
WR- Victor Gamez- Washington- Can't argue
with productivity. Junior accounted for nearly 50% of QB Jon Bowman's yards.
Caught 86 balls for 1700 yards.
WR- Kyle Watkins- Cactus Shadows- Caught 88 balls including 21 in the state title game for 1559 yards and 24 TDs.
OL- Kris O'Dowd- Salpointe- Most dominant OL Arizona has seen in some time. Headed to USC.
OL- Blake Behrens- Brophy- Rare two way
starter for Brophy. Takes his game to
OL- Zack Schlink- Centennial- One of the most impressive juniors I saw this year. Schlink will be a D1 prospect next year.
K- Alex Zendejas- Ironwood- Hit from 59 this year! Takes bazooka foot to UofA next year.
DL- Everson Griffen- Agua Fria- Really stepped his game up this year and lived up to the hype. Recorded 17 sacks and is also going to USC.
DL- Tom Ramsey- Centennial- Stump of a DL had 90 tackles and 10 sacks from his NT spot. One of the most disruptive and active DLs in the state.
DL- Cameron Jordan- Chandler- 80 tackles and 17.5 sacks for college bound DL.
DL- Ridge Nielsen- Mt View- Relentless player had 20 sacks.
LB- Matt Sanford- Hamilton- Was all over the field with 121 tackles and 6 sacks.
LB- Tyler Heagney-
LB- Matt Schillington- Sunnyslope- Very productive with over 100 tackles and 9 sacks.
DB- Glenn Love- Hamilton- Not many knew who he was headed into the season. Turned in one of the state's top games in the championship. Ended year with 10 picks. Has multiple D1 offers.
DB- Justin Higuera- Apache Junction- All everything for AJ had 73 tackles and 11 picks.
DB- Max Tabach- Saguaro- 16 picks, enough said.
P- Jeff Locke- Mt Ridge- Junior averaged over 43 yards per punt.
All Purpose- Prince Amukamara- Apollo- 34 TDs, 2100 yards rushing, 452 yards receiving, nearly 100 tackles, 2 INTs, what doesn't he do well?
Player of the Year- Prince Amukamara- RB- Apollo- Read above…
Coach of the Year- Chad Degrenier- Cactus Shadows- Winless to undefeated in two years… unheard of.