EA SPORTS All-America: 2nd team offense
QB Scotty Young, Ryan (Denton, Texas), 6-3, 195, Sr.
The Texas Tech recruit and two-time Class 4A all-state player passed for 129 touchdowns the last two years, including 64 as a senior while throwing for 4,467 yards. His two-year total for passing yards was 8,962.
RB Kevin Parks, West Rowan (Mount Ulla, N.C.), 5-7, 195, Sr.
The Virginia recruit was a two-time all-state honoree and state Player of the Year choice. For the season, he ran for a state record 3,794 yards and 59 TDs en route to an unbeaten record and state title. He ended his career with a state record 10,895 yards and 158 TDs. For his career, Parks set national records for career carries (1,370) and 100-yard rushing games (55).
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RB Traylon Shead, Cayuga (Cayuga, Texas), 6-2, 215, Sr.
The Texas recruit led his team to a state Class A-II title while setting a state record with 146 career touchdowns -- 10 better than current Oregon State star Jacquizz Rodgers while at Lamar Consolidated (Rosenberg, Texas). Shead, who scored 43 TDs and averaged 9.5 yards a carry this season, also became only the second Texas back to surpass 10,000 career rushing yards.
RB Storm Johnson, Loganville (Loganville, Ga.), 5-11, 210, Sr.
The Miami-bound running back rushed for a school-record 1,937 yards and scored 31 touchdowns in 11 games after transferring for his senior season from Buford (Buford, Ga.).
WR Mike Davis, Skyline (Dallas, Texas), 6-0, 175, Sr.
The big-time recruit headed to Texas had many memorable outings. The best was when he caught four touchdown passes and picked off two passes in a playoff win against DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas).
TE Xavier Grimble, Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.), 6-5, 245, Sr.
The USC-bound standout helped the Gaels capture two state championships in the last three years. For the season, he caught 35 passes for 705 yards and nine touchdowns.
OL Ian Silberman, Fleming Island (Orange Park, Fla.), 6-4, 260, Sr.
The two-time all-state lineman is going to have to bulk up a bit for the next level. Already enrolled at Florida, he's technique and footwork is excellent.
OL Matt James, St. Xavier (Cincinnati, Ohio), 6-7, 270, Sr.
The first team All-Ohio Divison I selection anchored the Bombers' line for two seasons while facing one of the nation's top schedules. James holds 20 offers, but his final recruiting choices are Ohio State and Notre Dame.
OL Chad Lindsay, The Woodlands (The Woodlands, Texas), 6-3, 307, Sr.
Most of the large bodies on this team are tackles, but Lindsay plays guard and is in fact the No. 1-ranked offensive guard in the ESPNU 150. He committed to Alabama.
OL Shep Klinke, Katy (Katy, Texas), 6-6, 285, Sr.
The Tigers came up just short of a state championship, but Klinke dominated all season for an offense that ran for more than 3,600 yards. He is committed to Texas A&M.
OL James Stone, Maplewood (Nashville, Tenn.), 6-5, 300, Sr.
He became the first Mr. Football winner from his school and won Division I Class AA Lineman of the Year honors. Stone recorded 36 pancake blocks and won the Hume Award as the top football scholar-athlete in the Nashville area. He's considering Auburn, Alabama and Vanderbilt.
PK Zach Hocker, Russellville (Russellville, Ark.), 5-11, 170, Sr.
Selected as the state Defensive Player of the Year by the Arkansas Gazette, the kicker-punter booted 15 field goals with a long of 52 yards. All but three of his kickoffs reached the end zone. He also averaged 45 yards on 35 punts. He'll play at Arkansas after decommitting from Arkansas State.
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