Chaparral, Hamilton stars aplenty on Arizona All-State football team

August, 22, 2011
Below is our preseason All-State football team for Arizona, as featured in our ESPNHS Arizona magazine, plus an additional 50 top players. The team is based on projected on-field performance and accomplishments, not necessarily recruiting potential. For a list of the top football recruits in the state, click here.

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Connor Brewer, Chaparral, QB, Senior
The nation’s No. 35 recruit in the ESPNU 150 has pledged to Texas

Jordan Gehrke, Notre Dame Prep, QB, Senior
Tossed 24 touchdowns and threw only four INTs last year

Joey Counts, Desert Ridge, RB, Senior
Rushed for 1,329 yards and scored 19 TDs for the Jaguars

Casey Jahn, Northwest Christian, RB, Senior
Has scored 74 rushing TDs in three seasons for reigning 2A champs

Davonte’ Neal, Chaparral, WR, Senior
Rated the nation’s No. 28 recruit in the ESPNU 150

Kendyl Taylor, Hamilton, WR, Senior
Washington recruit had 1,497 yards, 14 TDs at RB and WR last fall

Josh Weeks, Show Low, WR, Senior
Two-time All-Arizona selection can also play some QB

Javon Wlliams, Chandler, WR, Senior
Caught 30 passes for 664 yards and eight TDs last year

Zach Hemmila, Chandler, OL, Senior
In-state schools battling over this 6-foot-3, 275-pound star

Andrus Peat, Corona del Sol, OL, Senior
Rated the nation’s No. 16 recruit (and No. 3 O-lineman) in ESPNU 150

Jordan Poland, Williams Field, OL, Junior
At 6-foot-8, 335 pounds, Poland could be the state’s next big star


Kisima Jagne, Chandler, DL, Senior
Plenty of Pac-12 schools in the mix for this big defensive end

Jarvis Lewis, Chaparral, DL, Senior
He knows how to get to the QB, registering 13 sacks last year

Dwight Melvin, Fairfax, DL, Senior
Was named MVP of Stanford’s NFTC Camp in May

Avery Moss, Corona del Sol, DL, Senior
Missed much of 2010 with broken wrist; still earned All-State honors

Chans Cox, Blue Ridge, LB, Junior
Multi-position star had eight sacks on defense last year

Blake Martinez, Canyon del Oro, LB, Senior
All-Arizona star had 129 tackles, nine sacks; 10 TDs on offense

Adam Pavlenko, Marcos de Niza, LB, Senior
First team All-Region ‘backer had 133 tackles last season

Jalen Brown, Mountain Pointe, DB, Sophomore
Posted six INTs for the Pride last year, including three in one game

Reggie Daniels, Hamilton, DB, Senior
Star safety locks down the middle with his speed and toughness

D.J. Foster, Saguaro, DB, Senior
Exceptional skill on both sides of the ball; led Saguaro to state title

Zach Hoffpauir, Centennial, DB, Senior
All-Arizona first-teamer has more than 15 D-I offers as of press time

Other Top Players

Jamar Allah, North Canyon, DB, Senior
Devon Allen, Brophy Prep, WR, Junior
Chuks Amaechi, Westview, DL, Senior
Hayden Anderson, Northwest Christian, DB, Senior
Anthony Arledge, Fairfax, DL, Senior
Trae Armstrong, Deer Valley, RB, Senior
Stephen Arnold, Deer Valley, OL, Senior
Tyler Audsley, Bradshaw Mountain, DB, Senior
Josh Bamrick, Mesquite, LB, Senior
Randel Barber, Maricopa, RB, Senior
Garrett Barrazza, Salpointe Catholic, DL, Senior
Alex Barrett, Desert Ridge, DL, Senior
Daaiim Brown, Desert Mountain, RB, Senior
Jon Brown, Apollo, QB, Senior
Tyler Bruggman, Brophy Prep, QB, Junior
Nick Dooley, Scottsdale Christian, OL, Senior
Denzell Dotson, Cactus, OL, Senior
Kyle Duran, Basha, QB, Senior
Seth Ellis, Coolidge, RB, Senior
Marcus Farria, Centennial, DL, Junior
Anthony Fletcher, Desert Edge, WR, Senior
Billy Freeman, Red Mountain, TE, Senior
Pete Greene, Chaparral, OL, Senior
Detorrion Harvey, Desert Vista, DL, Senior
Ryan Hawkins, Sunrise Mountain, K, Senior
Luke Hodges, Yuma Catholic, DL, Senior
R.J. Hollis, Mountain Pointe, OL, Senior
Jaxon Hood, Hamilton, DL, Senior
Alex Howard, Williams Field, RB, Senior
Cody Ippolito, Chaparral, LB, Senior
Bryce Kinsler, Cactus Shadows, QB, Junior
Kody Kohl, Mesquite, TE, Senior
Viliami Koloamatangi, Red Mountain, OL, Senior
Anthony Lopez, Mesquite, RB, Senior
Ryan Merrill, Saguaro, LB, Senior
Robert Milus, Hamilton, DB, Senior
Lloyd Mills, Chandler, WR, Senior
Paul Perkins, Chandler, RB, Senior
Lucas Petrullo, Chaparral, LB, Senior
Tommy Pistone, Yuma Catholic, QB, Senior
Edgar Poe, Cienega, WR, Senior
Robert Reif, Brophy Prep, LB, Junior
LaRon Tarkington, St. Mary’s, RB/DB, Senior
Calvin Thomas, Hamilton, DL, Senior
Jake Thomas, Mesa Mountain View, LB, Senior
Jeremy Timpf, Sabino, LB, Senior
Elijah White, Hamilton, DB, Senior
Javon Williams, Chandler, WR, Senior
Richard Winston, Chandler, DL, Senior
Jack York, Notre Dame Prep, OL, Senior



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