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The "Superlatives"

Most Valuable Player

Re'Shaun Sanford, 5-8, 175, Sr., RB, Harker Heights

(6A) 332-carries for 2,666-yards (8.0), 25-TD's, 18-catches for 302-yards, 3-TD's. District MVP. Career: 771-carries for 6,467-yards, 59-TD's. 2-Time District MVP. 2021 Whataburger Super Team. Houston Commit. Harker Heights Head Coach Jerry Edwards, "The greatest to carry the football at Harker Heights and the Central Texas area. His career numbers speak for themselves but his character and love for his team always shined brighter."


The "Alpha Dog"

Bryson Washington, 6-0, 215, Sr., RB, Franklin

(3A) 244-carries for 2,131-yards, 30-TD's, 4-catches for 58-yards, 5-2XP. District Overall MVP. 2-Time State Champion. Defensively (safety), 72-Tackles, 2-CF, 1-FR, 3-TFL. Franklin Head Coach Mark Fannin, "Bryson is an incredibly talented football player. There are not many players that possess the size, speed, and physicality he does but what makes Bryson so special is the person he is off the field. He is a one-of-a-kind human being that has tremendous leadership skills and has the respect of every single person in the locker room, school building and community because of the way he carries himself."


The "Iron Man"

Zha'Mauryon Lofton, 5-11, 194, Sr., WR/QB/S/OLB/KR/PR, Marlin

(2A) 67-catches for 1,159-yards, 13-TD's, 21-carries for 83-yards, 4-TD's, 16-24 passing for 115-yards, 4-2XP. 44-Tackles, 4-Interceptions (1-TD), 2-FR, 1-CF, 9-PBU, 2-PR for TD's. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D, All-State, All-Centex, All-Smoaky.com, Academic All-State. Career: 1,695-yards, 19-TD's. 1-KR for TD, 3-PR for TD's. Marlin Head Coach Ruben Torres, "Zha'Mauryon is a flat-out football player! His football intelligence is as high as anyone and competitive attack towards the game is lethal on the football field."


Mr. Relentless

Kiefer Sibley, 5-10, 185, Jr., RB, Waco Connally

(4A) 186-carries for 2,291-yards (12.3), 29-TD's, 12-Games of 100+ yds rushing, 6-catches for 102-yds, 1-TD, 1-2 passing for 55-yds, 1-TD. 31-Tackles, 8-punts for 31.1-avg, 3-Inside 20, 7-KR for 15.6-average, 199 points scored. School Record 426-yds rushing, school record 7-TD's in single game. District Overall MVP. Connally Head Coach Terry Gerik, "Kiefer never complains, always wants to do more and each day he has a smile on his face and attacks every situation you put in front of him. He comes with the attitude that I going to be my best each day. Super proud of Kiefer and the young man he is becoming and super proud he is a Connally Cadet."


The Swiss Army Knife

Breck Chambers, 6-1, 185, Sr., RB/DB/K/P, Crawford

(2A) 130-carries for 1,460-yards (11.2), 21-TD's. 9-catches for 200-yards, 3-TD's, 63-Tackles, 2-Interceptions, 6-PBU, 23-punts for 37.4-average, 8 inside 20. (24-Touchbacks). District MVP. Crawford Head Coach Greg Jacobs, "Breck has been blessed with athletic abilities that make him capable of taking over football games. He can do it all on the field, run, catch, tackle and kick, he mastered it all. He knew the gifts he was given and put them to work during his senior season!"


Jack of All Trades

Kason English, Sr., WR, Grandview

(3A) 36-catches for 806-yards, 14-TD's, 64-carries for 808-yards, 12-TD's, 26-41 passing for 242-yards, 2-TD's. 14 combined KR/PR for 37.6-average, 2-TD's, 40-Tackles, 1-TFL, 3-Interceptions, 1-Defensive TD, 3-CF, 3-FR, 3-QBP. 2-Time District Offensive Player of the Year. 2021 TSWA Honorable Mention. Grandview Head Coach Ryan Ebner, "Kason is an unbelievable athlete that has the abilities and willingness to play a lot of different positions. His willingness to do whatever it takes so our team can be successful is what sets him apart and makes him so special."


Offensive Player of the Year

Hudson White, 5-11, 185, Sr., QB, Glen Rose

(4A) 128-213 passing for 2,332-yards, 29-TD's, 208-carries for 1,926-yards and 36-TD's (missed 3-games/injury). Career: Rush 4,344-yards, 73-TD's, Pass 3,877-yards, 40-TD's. District MVP. Glen Rose Head Coach Cliff Watkins, "Hudson is an unbelievable leader and always played his best in the biggest games and biggest moments. He was a phenomenal player but also such a fun young man to coach. His name will be all over the Glen Rose record board for a long time."


Defensive Player of the Year

Taurean York, Sr., LB, Temple

(6A) 118-Tackles (63-Solo), 23-TFL, 6 1/2-Sacks, 4-CF, 2-FR, 3-Defensive TD's, 11-QBP,7-PBU. 3-Time Unanimous District Defensive MVP. District Newcomer of the Year as a freshman. Temple Head Coach Scott Stewart, "Taurean is one of the most impressive young men I have ever had the honor to coach. His football IQ is off the charts and he is a great student in the school building and a true student of the game. And, for the record he isn't broke on the football field either! Taurean was named the 2019 12-6A Defensive Newcomer of the year as a freshman and he followed up that prestigious honor by being named the Unanimous Defensive MVP of 12-6A for his sophomore, junior, and senior campaigns. He served on our Football Leadership Council, was an active member in our community service programs, and was a 3-year captain on our football team. He is a once in a career player to coach, and I cannot wait to see what this kid does in his future both on the grid iron and in life. The Texas A&M Aggies are getting a special young man, for sure, and no one in this community will be surprised to see him playing on Sundays down the road!!"


Special Teams Player of the Year

Thomas Barr, Sr., K, China Spring

(4A) 87-90 XP's, 10-13 FG's including (5 @ 40+ including game-winning and district championship kick of 43-yards vs. Stephenville). Also kicked state championship game-winning FG with :00 to beat Boerne. Career: 181-186 XP's, 22-30 FG's, 243-points. China Spring Head Coach Tyler Beatty, "Thomas has been a constant in the China Spring football program for two-years. He works extremely hard and is always striving to be better. He was a big piece to the success that we had during the 2022 season and we are going to miss him."


Offensive Lineman of the Year

Jaydon Chatman, 6-5, 300, Sr., OT, Harker Heights

(6A) Graded-95.6% in 2,000 snaps. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D, 3-Time A-D. UT Signee. Harker Heights Head Coach Jerry Edwards, "A difference maker on the line of scrimmage this year and leader of our offensive line. A fierce competitor who took pride in dominating any defensive lineman who lined up in front of him."


Defensive Lineman of the Year

Christopher Robinson, 6-2, 215, Sr., DE, Harker Heights

(6A) 145-Tackles (65-Solo), 27-TFL, 9-Sacks, 17-QBP, 6-PBU, 1-Interception, 2-CF. 1st-Team A-D. Harker Heights Head Coach Jerry Edwards, "A very versatile player on our defensive line that had a knack for making the big plays when it mattered. A guy that could use his speed and power to disrupt blocks, get sacks, or chase down ball carriers."


Co-Offensive Newcomer of the Year

Ja'Deriun "J.D." Bell, 5-10, 190, Soph., RB, Mart

(2A) 139-carries for 1,989-yards, 35-TD's, 7-catches for 100-yards, 1-TD. 1-Time State Finalist, 1-Time State Semifinalist. Mart Head Coach Kevin Hoffman, "Being a sophomore and starting for the first time at the varsity level, JD was a bit unsure of himself for the first couple of games. But, when the light came on, he was amazing."


Brant Boatright, 5-10, 160, Fr., QB, Dawson

(2A) 191-302 passing for 2,534-yards, 41-TD's, 19-carries for 142-yards, 23-2XP, 1-TD. 96 of Boatright's passes went for 10+-yards. District Newcomer of the Year. Dawson Head Coach Jimmy Thompson, "Brant had an incredible year leading us to an 8-3 record and a playoff appearance. His poise and leadership were evident from day one and his work ethic was an inspiration to the rest of the team."


Defensive Newcomer of the Year

Keltyn Raymond, 5-10, 215, Soph., DE, Glen Rose

(4A) 114-Tackles, 32-TFL (school record), 14 -Sacks (school record), 10-QBP. Glen Rose Head Coach Cliff Watkins, "Keltyn was able to dominate the line of scrimmage and huge a huge sophomore season. He has a motor that never stops, and we are looking for great things from him the next two years."


Six-Man Player of the Year

Riley Sustala, 5-9, 155, Soph., RB, Abbott

(Six-Man) 89-carries for 1,502-yards, 31-TD's, 6-10 passing for 118-yards, 2-TD's, 93-Tackles, 9-TFL, 1-CF, 5-FR, 6-PBU, 6-Interceptions (4-TD's). All-Region Offensive MVP, 1st-Team All-Region and 1st-Team All-State on offense and defense. Abbott Head Coach Terry Crawford, "Riley is a young man that's not afraid of work. Since the summer before his seventh-grade season, he has been a mainstay in the weight rom. You combine that work ethic with his God-given ability and the future is extremely bright."


Coach of the Year

Tyler Beatty, , China Spring

In his first year as a head coach led the Cougars to their second-consecutive state championship. China Spring rallied from 21-points down against Boerne to win the Class 4-A, Division I title. 24-21 and finished the season 15-1. China Spring Athletic Director Josh Gregory, "We have extremely high expectations and standards for our program at China Spring. When I hired Tyler, I knew what he was capable of and had full confidence that he would be successful on and off the field. Coach Beatty, the football staff and players did a phenomenal job showcasing those expectations/standards throughout the season."


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First Team Offense

Spread/Drop-Back

Cash McCollum, Jr., QB, China Spring, (4A) 209-299 passing (70%) for 3,201-yards, 37-TD's, 83-carries for 454-yards, 6-TD's. Mr. Texas Football Finalist. District Overall MVP.

Dual-Threat

Hudson White, 5-11, 185, Sr., QB, Glen Rose, (4A) 128-213 passing for 2,332-yards, 29-TD's, 208-carries for 1,926-yards and 36-TD's (missed 3-games/injury). Career: Rush 4,344-yards, 73-TD's, Pass 3,877-yards, 40-TD's. District MVP

Running Backs

Re'Shaun Sanford, 5-8, 175, Sr., RB, Harker Heights, (6A) 332-carries for 2,666-yards (8.0), 25-TD's, 18-catches for 302-yards, 3-TD's. District MVP. Career: 771-carries for 6,467-yards, 59-TD's. 2-Time District MVP. 2021 Whataburger Super Team. Houston Commit.

Bryson Washington, 6-0, 215, Sr., RB, Franklin, (3A) 244-carries for 2,131-yards, 30-TD's, 4-catches for 58-yards, 5-2XP. District Overall MVP. 2-Time State Champion. Defensively (safety), 72-Tackles, 2-CF, 1-FR, 3-TFL.

Kiefer Sibley, 5-10, 185, Jr., RB, Waco Connally, (4A) 186-carries for 2,291-yards (12.3), 29-TD's, 12-Games of 100+ yds rushing, 6-catches for 102-yds, 1-TD, 1-2 passing for 55-yds, 1-TD. 31-Tackles, 8-punts for 31.1-avg, 3-Inside 20, 7-KR for 15.6-average, 199 points scored. School Record 426-yds rushing, school record 7-TD's in single game. District Overall MVP

Peyton Brown, 6-2, 230, Soph., RB, Tolar, (2A) 322-carries for 2,777-yards, 49-TD's, Career: 505-carries for 4,171-yards, 77-TD's. District MVP and a school-record 13-win season. Averaged 198-yards rushing per game.

Utility

Zha'Mauryon Lofton, 5-11, 194, Sr., WR/QB, S, OLB, KR/PR, Marlin, (2A) 67-catches for 1,159-yards, 13-TD's, 21-carries for 83-yards, 4-TD's, 16-24 passing for 115-yards, 4-2XP. 44-Tackles, 4-Interceptions (1-TD), 2-FR, 1-CF, 9-PBU, 2-PR for TD's. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D, All-State, All-Centex, All-Smoaky.com, Academic All-State. Career: 1,695-yards, 19-TD's. 1-KR for TD, 3-PR for TD's.

Flex

Jelani McDonald, 6-3, 200, Sr., QB/DB/OLB, P, PR, Waco Connally, (4A) 33-72 passing for 707-yards, 13-TD's. 77-carries for 852-yards (11.1), 12-2-XP, 9-TD's. 25-Tackles (13-Solo), 10-TFL, 4-Sacks, 1-Interception, 1-PBU, 5-punts for 31.0-average, 5-KR for 44.2-average, 1-TD. District Offensive MVP.

Fullback

Paxton Hancock, 6-0, 205, Sr., FB, Centerville, (2A) 220-carries for 2,057-yards, 29-TD's. District Overall MVP.

H-Back/Tight End

Camden Raymond, 5-11, 210, Jr., TE, Glen Rose, (4A) 36-catches for 566-yards, 8-TD's, 21-Knockdowns.

Wide Receivers

Tre Hafford, Sr., WR/ATH, China Spring, (4A) 95-catches for 1,439-yards, 14-TD's.

Mikal Harrison-Pilot, Sr., WR, Temple, (6A) 51-catches for 1,017-yards, 6-TD's, 8-completions for 121-yards, 2-TD's, 37-carries for 218-yards, 5-TD's. District Offensive MVP.

Micah Hudson, 6-1, 195, Jr., WR, Lake Belton, (5A) 65-catches for 1,198-yards, 14-TD's, 32-carries for 243-yards, 2-TD's. Career to date: 110-catches for 2,041-yards, 19-TD's, 66-carries for 430-yards, 5-TD's. District Overall MVP.

Kason English, Sr., WR, Grandview, (3A) 36-catches for 806-yards, 14-TD's, 64-carries for 808-yards, 12-TD's, 26-41 passing for 242-yards, 2-TD's. 14 combined KR/PR for 37.6-average, 2-TD's. 2-Time District Offensive Player of the Year. 2021 TSWA Honorable Mention.

Brandon Lundy, 6-2, 192, Sr., WR, Mart, (2A) 49-catches for 952-yards (19.4), 20-TD's. Career 88-1,603-31. 2-Time State Finalist, 1-Time State Semifinalist.

Offensive Tackles

Jaydon Chatman, 6-5, 300, Sr., OT, Harker Heights, (6A) Graded-95.6% in 2,000 snaps. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D, 3-Time A-D. UT Commit.

Cash Fuller, 6-2, 275, Jr., OG, West, (3A) Top Lineman on team that produced 2,765-yards rushing, 1,198-yards passing, 582-points scored over 13-games. District Offensive Lineman of the Year.

Offensive Guards

Peyton Klein, 6-0, 275, Sr., OG, Glen Rose, (4A) Graded-91%, 73-Knockdowns, 0-Sacks allowed from 254 pass attempts, led OL that averaged 481-yards (297 Rushing) and 49.0 ppg. District 2-Time Offensive Lineman of the Year. 2021 TSWA Honorable Mention All-State.

Colton Medders, 6-2, 190, Sr., G, Franklin, (3A) Graded-90%, 50-Pancakes and led offensive line that produced 7,195-yards. 2-Time State Champion. District Offensive Lineman of the Year.

Center

Gavin Bennett, Sr., OG/C, Rogers, (3A) Graded-94%, 24-Knockdowns. District Offensive Lineman of the Year. Started at guard and because of injury moved to center.

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First Team Defense

Defensive Ends

Christopher Robinson, 6-2, 215, Sr., DE, Harker Heights, (6A) 145-Tackles (65-Solo), 27-TFL, 9-Sacks, 17-QBP, 6-PBU, 1-Interception, 2-CF. 1st-Team A-D.

Monte Swaner, 6-1, 250, Jr., DE, Mart, (2A) 111-Tackles (41-Solo), 29-TFL, 6-Sacks, 24-QBP, 3-PBU, 2-FR, 1-CF. Career: 267-Tackles, 42-TFL, 10-Sacks, 43-QBP, 5-CF. District Defensive Player of the Year. 1-Time State Finalist. 1-Time State Semifinalist. Nominated 6-Times for Central Texas Defensive Player of the Week.

Defensive Tackles

Brendan Bett, 6-5, 285, Sr., DT/DE, Killeen Ellison, (5A) 63-Tackles (47-Solo), 20-TFL, 4-Sacks, 16-QBP, 1-Interception for TD (51), 1-FR, 1-PBU. Career: 148-Tackles, 42-TFL, 31-QBP, 7-Sacks. Baylor Signee. Team Captain, District Defensive MVP, 2-Time 1st-Team A-D, 2021 All-Smoaky.com, 2021 All-Centex.

Keltyn Raymond, 5-10, 215, Soph., DE, Glen Rose, (4A) 114-Tackles, 32-TFL (school record), 14 1/2-Sacks (school record), 10-QBP.

Pass Rush Specialist

Zavian Tibbs, 6-2, 245, Sr., DE/DT, Killeen Shoemaker, (5A) 68-Tackles, 25 1/2-TFL, 12 1/2-Sacks, 3-CF.

Rover/Utility

Tristan Exline, Sr., LB/WR, China Spring, (4A) 144-Tackles, 11-TFL, 3-Sacks, 1-CF, 4-PBU, 3-Interceptions, 53-catches for 942-yards, 13-TD's. District Overall MVP.

Linebackers

Taurean York, Sr., LB, Temple, (6A) 118-Tackles (63-Solo), 23-TFL, 6 1/2-Sacks, 4-CF, 2-FR, 3-Defensive TD's, 11-QBP,7-PBU. 3-Time Unanimous District Defensive MVP. District Newcomer of the Year as a freshman.

Caden McKenzie, 6-3, 205, Sr., LB, Glen Rose, (4A) 184-Tackles (school record), 12-TFL, 2 1/2-Sacks, 1-CF, 2-FR, 2-Blocked Punts. Career: 388-Tackles, 28-TFL, 8 1/2-Sacks, 7-CF. District Defensive MVP, 2021 Unanimous A-D, 2022 District Newcomer of the Year.

Trey Haynes III, 5-11, 225, Jr., LB, Whitney, (3A) 160-Tackles, 18-TFL, 9-Sacks, 2-CF, 2-Interceptions, 1-TD. District Defensive MVP.

Abram Ross, 5-10, 210, Jr., MLB, Mart, (2A) 164-Tackles (55-Solo), 14-TFL, 1-Sack, 4-QBP, 2-Interceptions, 1-Defensive TD, 2-PBU, 1FR. 1-Blocked Punt. 2-Time State Finalist, 1-Time Semifinalist.

Cornerbacks

Deaubry Hood, 5-9, 175, Sr., CB, Harker Heights, (6A) 82-Tackles (58-Solo), 5-TFL, 21-PBU, 3-Interceptions (1-TD for state record 109-yards), 1-CF, 1-Blocked Kick. 1st-Team A-D. Career included 51-PBU, 8-Interceptions (school record), 3-Blocked Kick. 3-Defensive TD's. 3-Year Starter.

Kobe Black, 6-1, 190, Jr., CB, Waco Connally, (4A) 36-Tackles (15-Solo), 2-TFL, 2-Interceptions (1-TD), 9-PBU. 1st-Team A-D, All-Smoaky.com.

Safeties

Harrison Robinson, 5-10, 175, Sr., S, College Station, (5A) 162-Tackles, 1-TFL, 1-Interception, 2-FR. Career: 403-Tackles, 25-TFL, 9-QBP, 9-Sacks, 4-Interceptions, 5-CF, 6-FR, 16-PBU. District Defensive MVP. Goal-Line tackle on last play of game in quarterfinals beat Smithson Valley.

Marcus Moultrie, 5-11, 190, Sr., SS, Harker Heights, (6A) 139-Tackles (91-Solo), 7-TFL, 12-PBU, 3-Interceptions, 2-FR, 1-CF, 1-Defensive TD. 1st-Team A-D.

Nickel Coverage Back

Jalani Price, 5-8, 160, Sr., CB, Jarrell, (3A) 4-Interceptions, 2-FR, 6-TFL, 56-Tackles, 6-PBU, 9-KR for 25.0-average, 3-Time Team Defensive MVP, 3-Time 1st-Team A-D, District Special Teams Player of the Year.

Dime Coverage Back

Zha'Mauryon Lofton, 5-11, 194, Sr., S, Marlin, (2A) 44-Tackles, 4-Interceptions (1-TD), 2-FR, 1-CF, 9-PBU, 2-PR for TD's. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D, All-State, All-Centex, All-Smoaky.com, Academic All-State. Career: 1,695-yards, 19-TD's. 1-KR for TD, 3-PR for TD's.

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First Team Special Teams

XP/FG Kicker

Thomas Barr, Sr., K, China Spring, (4A) 87-90 XP's, 10-13 FG's including (5 @ 40+ including game-winning and district championship kick of 43-yards vs. Stephenville). Also kicked state championship game-winning FG with :00 to beat Boerne. Career: 181-186 XP's, 22-30 FG's, 243-points.

Punter

Andrew Knebel, 6-2, 180, Sr., P, Jarrell, (3A) 10-punts for 43.9-average, Long-65. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D as QB and Punter, Blue - Grey All Star Game Participant, Elite 11 Camp, Committed to UMHB.

Snapper

John Dublin, 6-2, 220, Sr., LS, Whitney, (3A) 100% on all snaps for XP's, FG's and Punts. 1st-Team A-D.

Kick/Punt Returners

Trayjen Wilcox, Sr., KR/PR, Cameron Yoe, (3A) 20-KR for 27.0-average, 4-TD's. District Special Teams MVP.

Caden Gonzales, Sr., KR/PR, Teague, (3A) 16-returns for 29.9-average, 3-TD's (L-88).

Coverage Man

Zha'Mauryon Lofton, 5-10, 193, Sr., S, Marlin, (2A) gunner on all punt returns and head hunter on every kickoff coverage.

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Second Team Offense

Spread/Drop-Back

Braylan Drake, 5-11, 150, Jr., QB, Cameron Yoe, (3A) 196-303 passing for 2,584-yards, 33-TD's, 53-carries for 241-yards, 3-TD's. District Co-Offensive MVP. Also pooch punted 5-times for 34.2-average and 4 Inside 20.

Dual-Threat

Jonah Ross, 5-10, 155, Jr., QB, Mart, (2A) 157-234 passing for 2,559-yards, 38-TD's, 128-carries for 1,080-yards, 21-TD's. Career: Pass: 161-238 for 2,6224-39, Rush: 147-1,206-22. District Player of the Year, 2-Time State Finalist, 1-Time State Semifinalist.

Running Backs

Ja'Deriun "J.D." Bell, 5-10, 190, Soph., RB, Mart, (2A) 139-carries for 1,989-yards, 35-TD's, 7-catches for 100-yards, 1-TD. 1-Time State Finalist, 1-Time State Semifinalist.

Tanner Bean, 5-10, 195, Sr., RB, Wortham, (2A) 203-carries for 1,641-yards, 33-TD's, 8-catches for 125-yards, 4-TD's. 25-2XP (Rushing). Career: 596-4,641-69 and 76 overall TD's. District Offensive MVP. TSWA 3rd-Team All-State in 2021. 3-Time 1st-Team A-D.

Aydan Martinez-Brown, 5-10, 165, Soph., RB, College Station, (5A) 328-carries for 2,164-yards, 22-TD's, 32-catches for 375-yards, 4-TD's. Really didn't start playing until Week 6. District Newcomer of the Year.

Kyle Barton, Jr., RB, China Spring, (4A) 244-carries for 1,749-yards, 29-TD's, 15-catches for 164-yards, 4-TD's.

Utility

Markeydrick Taylor, 5-8, 155, Jr., Utility, Chilton, (2A) 70-carries for 809-yards (11.6), 12-TD's, 30-catches for 812-yards (27.0), 9-TD's. District Overall MVP.

Flex

Naje Drakes, 5-9, 180, ATH, University, (5A) 1,340-yards (Rec: 700/Rush: 640), 18-TD's, 4-Interceptions, 28-Tackles. Played Slot Receiver, WR, QB, S, LB and TE)

Fullback

Jayden Jackson, 5-11, 220, Soph., FB, Franklin, (3A) 238-carries for 2,212-yards (9.3), 32-TD's. 1st-Team A-D. State Championship Offensive MVP.

H-Back/Tight End

Coen Sanders, Sr., TE, Grandview, (3A) Graded-94%, 34-Pancakes, 44-Knockdowns, 22-catches for 379-yards, 5-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Wide Receivers

Jadon Porter, 6-0, 185, Jr., WR, Lorena, (3A) 49-catches for 841-yards (17.1), 8-TD's, 32-carries for 239-yards, 3-TD's. Career: 151-2,996-28. 2020 District Offensive Newcomer of the Year. 2-Time Super Centex 1st-Team WR.

Jairdyn Anderson, 6-1, 180, Jr., WR, Whitney, (3A) 69-catches for 1,050-yards, 18-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Daylon Washington, Sr., WR, Lexington, (3A) 34-catches for 944-yards (27.8), 12-TD's, 64-carries for 712-yards, 12-TD's. District MVP.

Tristan Exline, Sr., WR, China Spring, (4A) 53-catches for 942-yards, 13-TD's.

Kobe Black, 6-1, 190, Jr., WR, Waco Connally, (4A) 19-catches for 305-yards (16.1), 5-TD's, 34-carries for 337-yards (9.9), 6-TD's. 2-Way 1st-Team A-D.

Offensive Tackles

Colby Hale, Sr., OT, China Spring, (4A) 15-Pancakes, 1-Sack Allowed, Graded-95%.

Canyon Massengale, 6-3, 290, Sr., OT, Whitney, (3A) 80-Pancakes. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D. 1st-Team Academic All-State.

Offensive Guards

Caiden Arnett, Sr., G, Mart, (2A) Graded-92%, 600-snaps, 1-Sack Allowed, 1st-Team A-D.

Lorenzo Gonzales, 6-2, 315, Sr., G, La Vega, (3A) Graded-84%, 3-Year Starter

Center

Zach Erickson, 6-3, 305, Sr., C, Belton, (5A) Graded-92%, 2-Time 1st-Team A-D.

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Second Team Defense

Defensive Ends

Gabe Martinez, 5-10, 195, Sr., DE/LB, Frost, (2A) 91-Tackles, 19-TFL, 7-Sacks, 15-QBP, 1-CF, 1-FR for TD. Multiple Player of the Week honors from Smoaky.com, Navarro Country, others. 1st-Team A-D. (Utility: 49-carries for 285-yards, 3-TD's, 2-2XP, 6KR for 92-yards).

Brandon Hurt, 6-5, 250, Sr., DE, Groesbeck, (3A) 110-Tackles, 18-TFL, 6-Sacks, 3-CF, 2-Blocked Kicks. District Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Defensive Tackles

Joe Gutshall, 6-4, 275, Sr., DT (also played DE), Lorena, (3A) 42-Tackles (37-Solo), 1-Interception, 6-TFL, 4-Sacks, 19-QBP. Career: 175-Tackles (134-Solo), 4-Interceptions (1-TD), 46-TFL, 23-Sacks, 69-QBP, 5-CF, 1-FR. 2020 District Newcomer of the Year, 2021-District MVP, TSWA Class 3-A Defensive Player of the Year.

Korbin Johnson, 6-1, 260, Sr., NG/NT, College Station, (5A) 50-Tackles, 19-TFL, 12-QBP, 5-Sacks, 1-CF. Career: 48-TFL, 24-QBP. District Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Pass Rush Specialist

Ty'Odrick Wagner, 6-1, 245, DE, University, (5A) 71-Tackles, 18-TFL, 5 -Sacks, 6-QBP, 1-CF, 1-FR. District Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Linebackers

Colby Smith, 5-10, 175, Jr., LB, Franklin, (3A) 176-Tackles, 1-CF, 5-FR, 6-TFL, 2 -Sacks, 1-PBU. District Co-Defensive MVP. 2-Time State Champion.

Brayden Youree, 5-10, 190, Jr., LB, Franklin, (3A) 158-Tackles, 3-FR, 1-Interception, 9-TFL, 2-Sacks, 5-PBU. District Co-Defensive MVP. 2-Time State Champion.

Camron Walker, 5-11, 185, Sr., LB, Crawford, (2A) 150-Tackles, 14-TFL, 2-Interceptions, 2-PBU. 1st-Team A-D, District Defensive MVP.

Jeremy Jennings, 6-1, 210, Sr., LB, Harker Heights, (6A) 165-Tackles (82-Solo), 5-TFL, 3-Sacks, 3-QBP, 6-PBU, 1-Interception. 1st-Team A-D. 165-Tackles is a single-season school record.

Cornerbacks

Easton Paxton, 5-8, 150, Jr., S, West, (4A) 4-Tackles, 1-TFL, 7-PBU, 8-Interceptions (203-yards), 3-TD's. District Utility Player of the Year.

A.J. Tisdell, 6-0, 180, Sr., CB, College Station, (5A) 65-Tackles, 1-Sack, 14-PBU, 1-Interception. Shutdown CB. Also finished with 21-catches for 310-yards, 3-TD's on offense.

Safeties

Jonah Ross, 5-10, 155, Jr., S, Mart, (2A) 93-Tackles (36-Solo), 11-TFL, 5-Interceptions, 5-PBU, 2-FR. Career: 9-Interceptions, 196-Tackles. District Player of the Year. 2-Time State Finalist. 1-Time State Semifinalist.

Javeon Wilcox, 6-1, 215, Sr., S, Lake Belton, (5A) 125-Tackles (86-Solo), 2-TFL, 3-Interceptions, 1-CF, 1-FR. Offense: 14-catches for 336-yards, 8-TD's. District Co-Defensive MVP. Committed to TCU.

Nickel Coverage Back

Bodee Mausser, 5-11, 170, Sr., CB, Glen Rose, (4A) 78-Tackles, 1-TFL, 3-CF, 1-FR, 15-PBU, 5-Interceptions (3-TD's).

Dime Coverage Back

Luke Torbert, 5-11, 165, Sr., S, Crawford, (2A) 54-Tackles, 5-Interceptions, 4-PBU, 1st-Team A-D QB and S.

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Second Team Special Teams

XP/FG Kicker

Mo Foketi, 6-0, 175, Sr., K, A&M Consolidated, (5A) 37-41 XP's, 11-13 FG's (L-43), 17-Touchbacks.

Punter

Noah Moaga, Sr., P, Belton, (5A) 23-punts for 42.1-average (L-61), 12 Inside 20.

Snapper

Zach Erickson, 6-3, 305, Sr., C, Belton, (5A) Graded-92%, 2-Time 1st-Team A-D. 2022 District Deep Snapper of the Year.

Kick/Punt Returners

Zha'Mauryon Lofton, 5-11, 194, Sr., KR/PR, Marlin, (2A) 2-PR for TD's. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D, All-State, All-Centex, All-Smoaky.com, Academic All-State. Career: 1-KR for TD, 3-PR for TD's.

Breck Chambers, 6-1, 185, Sr., KR/PR, Crawford, (2A) 9-KR for 15.3-average, 6-PR for 24.8-average, 2-TD's. District MVP. (Special Team POY---Also K/P).

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Third Team Offense

Spread/Drop-Back

Connor Crews, 6-1, 225, Sr., QB, Lake Belton, (5A) 172-283 passing for 2,808-yards, 33-TD's, 59-carries for 280-yards, 9-TD's. Career: 275-448 passing for 4,607-yards, 49-TD's. 18-Rushing TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Dual-Threat

Desmond Woodson, Jr., 6-0, 175, Sr., QB, Marlin, (2A) 150-210 passing for 2,356-yards, 21-TD's, 109-carries for 778-yards, 10-TD's. Career: 320-470 passing for 5,992-yards, 59-TD's, 1,463-yards rushing, 14-TD's. 2020 District Offensive Newcomer of the Year, 2021 Super Centex, All-State both junior and senior years.

Running Backs

Mekhi Sandolph, 5-6, 160, RB, University, (5A) 166-carries for 1,447-yards, 19-TD's, 25-catches for 343-yards, 3-TD's. District Overall MVP. District Return Specialist MVP.

Riley Sustala, 5-9, 155, Soph., RB, Abbott, (Six-Man) 89-carries for 1,502-yards, 31-TD's, 6-10 passing for 118-yards, 2-TD's. All-Region Offensive MVP, 1st-Team All-Region and 1st-Team All-State.

Breck Chambers, 6-1, 185, Sr., RB (DB/K/P), Crawford, (2A) 130-carries for 1,460-yards (11.2), 21-TD's. 9-catches for 200-yards, 3-TD's. District MVP.

T.J. McCutcheon, 5-11, 190, Sr., RB, West, (3A) 147-carries for 1,080-yards, 21-TD's, 11-catches for 176-yards, 2-TD's, District Most Valuable Player.

Utility

Jerrod Hicks, 5-9, 165, Jr., ATH, Killeen Shoemaker, (5A) 83-carries for 768-yards, 11-TD's, 30-catches for 492-yards, 5-TD's, 1-1 passing for 48-yards.

Flex

Hagen Williams, Jr., ATH/Utility, Aquilla, (Six-Man) 197-carries for 1,584-yards, 27-TD's, 44-80 passing for 915-yards, 11-TD's, 9-catches for 145-yards, 4-TD's. Defense: 116-Tackles, 32-TFL, 8-CF, 9-FR, 7-Interceptions, 23-PBU, 2-Interceptions for TD's. 2-KR for TD's.

Fullback

Jesse Lamb, 5-11, 170, Soph., FB, Walnut Springs, (Six-Man) 598-yards rushing, 10-TD's, 20-catches for 207-yards, 3-TD's, led team with 53-Tackles in only 8-games. 1st-Team A-D.

H-Back/Tight End

Cash Perez, 6-2, 250, Jr., TE, Wortham, (2A) 11-catches for 217-yards, 2-TD's, exceptional blocker. Career: 25-510-7. 1st-Team A-D at TE and DE. 2021 TSWA Honorable Mention All-State (TE).

Wide Receivers

Clason Beasley, 6-3, 190, Sr., WR/UTIL, Thorndale, (2A) 52-catches for 1,117-yards (21.5), 12-TD's. 1st-Team A-D. Intercepted 5-passes, 1-KR for TD, never left the field.

Hastin Easley, Jr., WR, Dawson, (2A) 42-catches for 800-yards (19.0), 14-TD's, 5-2XP, 29 of his catches for 10+-yards. 1st Team A-D. All Golden Circle 1st-Team WR.

Lorenzo Johnson, 6-0, 175, Jr., WR, Madisonville, (4A) 31-catches for 809-yards (26.1), 10-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Isaac Johnson, Sr., WR, Dawson, (2A) 65-catches for 883-yards, 14-TD's, 32 of his catches for 10+-yards, 8-2XP. 1st-Team A-D, 1st-Team All-Golden Circle.

Trayjen Wilcox, 5-10, 155, Sr., WR, Cameron Yoe, (3A) 63-catches for 809-yards, 9-TD's.

Offensive Tackles

Bryce Ballard, 6-2, 260, Sr., OT, Italy, (2A) Graded-98% on 478 snaps, 1-Sack allowed on 178 passing attempts, 41-Pancakes. District Offensive Lineman of the Year.

Kolt Dieterich, Sr., OT, Riesel, (2A) Graded-96%, 118-Pancakes, 131-Knockdowns, 1-Sack Allowed. 1st-Team A-D.

Offensive Guards

Johnzay Fulbright, 6-3, 280, OG/OT, University, (5A) 2nd-Team A-D. Team Captain.

Heston Sauls, Sr., G, Mart, (2A) Graded-90%, 2-Sacks Allowed among 600 plays. 1st-Team A-D.

Center

Wilbert Martin, 6-0, 255, Sr., C, Killeen Shoemaker, (5A) 39-Pancake Blocks. 3-Year Starter.

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Third Team Defense

Defensive Ends

Yancey Bean, 6-0, 180, Soph., DE, Wortham, (2A) 53-Tackles, 6 1/2-Sacks, 23-TFL, 2-CF, 1-FR (only played in 8-games). 1st-Team A-D DE, 2021 District Newcomer of the Year.

Nathan Burrows, 6-1, 180, Sr., DE, Whitney, (3A) 58-Tackles, 18-TFL, 9-Sacks. 1st-Team A-D.

Defensive Tackles

Greg Salazar, Sr., DT, China Spring, (4A) 140-Tackles, 10-TFL, 1-Sack.

Issaac Perez, 6-0, 250, Jr., DT, Waco Connally, (4A) 71-Tackles (24-Solo), 7-TFL, 2-Sacks. District Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Easton Fulton, 6-3, 318, Sr., DT, Rosebud-Lott, (2A) 74-Tackles, 11-TFL, 10-QBP, 1-Blocked Kick, 3-Sacks.

Pass Rush Speciality

Luke Willmon, 6-1, 195, Sr., DE, Tolar, (2A) 57-Tackles, 19-TFL, 5-Sacks, 3-QBP, 3-PBU, 2-FR, 3-CF, 1-Blocked Punt. Career: 32-TFL.

Linebackers

Miguel Barron, 5-11, 180, Sr., ILB, Chilton, (2A) 155-Tackles (130-Solo), 20-TFL, 2-Sacks, 6-CF, 4-FR. Recorded 30-Tackles in 3-playoff games to lead to into 3rd-Round. 1st-Team A-D.

Ty'Raun Bell, 5-10, 195, Soph., ILB, Marlin, (2A) 122-Tackles (70-Solo), 9-TFL, 1-Sack, 1-Interception, 1-FR, 1-CF. 1st-Team A-D., Freshman Defensive Newcomer of the Year, 1st-Team A-D, All-Super Centex, All-Smoaky.com, Career: 323-Tackles, 28-TFL, 3-Sacks, 2-Interceptions, 6-CF, 3-FR. Baylor Offer. Also rushed for 413-yards, 3-TD's.

Ezrian Emory, Soph., LB, Hillsboro, (4A) 192-Tackles (63-Solo), 4-TFL, 2-CF, 1-Interception. District Co-Defensive Newcomer of the Year.

Cornerbacks

Kason English, Sr., WR, Grandview, (3A) 40-Tackles, 1-TFL, 3-Interceptions, 1-Defensive TD, 3-CF, 3-FR, 3-QBP.

Devyn Hidrogo, 6-1, 190, Jr., CB, Franklin, (3A) 29-Tackles, 5-Interceptions, 13-PBU, 2-Defensive TD's and both were 99-yards). 1st-Team A-D. 2-Time State Champion.

Safeties

Tony Hamilton, 5-10, 175, Jr., S, College Station, (5A) 130-Tackles, 11-TFL, 1-Sack, 4-Interceptions, 2-CF, 10-PBU, 1-Defensive TD, 1-Blocked Kick, offense with 9-TD's in goal-line short yardage situations. Key interception before half against Veteran's Memorial swung momentum in a comeback win.

Noah Tart, 5-8, 160, Soph., S, Franklin, (3A) 79-Tackles, 6-Interceptions, 3-TFL, 3-PBU. District Defensive MVP, 2-Time State Champion.

Nickel Cover Man

Lawson Mooney, 5-9, 160, Jr., S, Gatesville, (4A) 161-Tackles (91-Solo), 1-Sack, 2-Interceptions, 6-TFL, 4-PBU, 1-CF, 1-FR. District Co-Defensive MVP. Team Captain.

Dime Cover Man

Jamarie Wiggins, 6-1, 190, Sr., S, Waco Connally, (4A) 45-Tackles, 2-TFL, 5-Interceptions, 6-PBU, 1-FR. District Co-Defensive MVP.

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Third Team Special Teams

XP/FG Kicker

Armando Chavez, 5-6, 164, Jr., K, Mart, (2A) 88-97 XP's, 6-8 FG's (Long-40), 33-Touchbacks, 106-points. Career: 260-287 XP's, 11-18 FG's. 3-Time 1st-Team A-D Kicker. 2-Time State Finalist, 1-Time State Semifinalist.

Punter

Isaiah Redd, 6-0, 190, Jr., P, Chilton, (2A) 17-punts for 41.0-average. 1st-Team A-D.

Kick/Punt Returners

Mekhi Sandolph, 5-6, 160, KR/PR, University, (5A) averaged 48.0-yards per kick return, District Overall MVP. District Return Specialist MVP.

Maurice Smart, 5-10, 160, Soph., KR/PR, Killeen Shoemaker, (5A) 14-KR for 23.1-average, 2-TD's, 11-PR for 25.3-average, 1-TD.

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Honorable Mention Offense

Quarterbacks

Ty Brown, 6-4, 205, Jr., QB, Belton, (5A) 152-283 passing for 2,243-yards, 24-TD's, 134-yards rushing, 1-TD, 1-catch for 17-yards (TD). District Offensive MVP.

Caleb Christel, 6-2, 193, Sr., RB, Jonesboro, (Six-Man) 142-carries for 1,351-yards, 23-TD's, 22-47 passing for 540-yards, 9-TD's.

Cameron Cockerell, 6-0, 155, Jr., QB, Fairfield, (3A) 142-250 passing for 2,456-yards, 25-TD's, 100-yards rushing, 3-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Austin Cook, Sr., QB, Hillsboro, 160-264 passing for 1,959-yards, 25-TD's, (4A) 90-carries for 450-yards, 6-TD's. 1st-Team A-D. Academic All-State. Team Captain.

Kase Evans, Fr., QB, Lexington, (3A) 152-265 passing for 2,650-yards, 24-TD's. District Offensive Newcomer of the Year.

Kyle Finan, 5-8, 135, Sr., QB, Rosebud-Lott, (2A) 51-103 passing for 682-yards, 7-TD's, 84-carries for 851-yards, 9-TD's, 1-catch for 20-yards.

Riley Finney, 5-8, 185, Jr., QB, Clifton, (3A) 168-carries for 962-yards, 15-TD's, 5-catches for 45-yards, 1-TD. 3-2XP.

Will Hargett, 5-10, 140, Soph., QB, A&M Consolidated, (5A) 152-237 passing for 2,151-yards, 17-TD's, 39-carries for 173-yards, 3-TD's.

Malachi Jerome, QB, Killeen Shoemak, 147-238 passing, 20-TD's, 79-carries for 433-yards, (5A) 2-TD's.

Andrew Knebel, 6-2, 180, Sr., QB, Jarrell, (3A) 2,861-yards passing, 32-TD's, 6-Rushing TD's. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D, Blue - Grey All Star Game Participant, Elite 11 Camp, Committed to UMHB.

Keyshawn Langham, Sr., QB, Hearne, 56-172 passinf for 338-yards, 17-TD's, (2A) 115-carries for 652-yards. 1st-Team A-D.

JaShaun Manghane, QB, Waco University (5A), 128-231 passing for 2,008-yards, 23-TD's, 55-carries for 228-yards, 4-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Zane Meinen, 6-1, 175, QB, West, 68-112 passing for 959-yards, (3A) 11-TD's, 134-carries for 792-yards, 12-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Isaiah Redd, 6-0, 190, Jr., QB, Chilton, (2A) 102-170 passing for 2,158-yards, 29-TD's, 85-carries for 446-yards, 5-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Mason Seely, 5-9, 155, Soph., QB, Whitney, (3A) 168-291 passing for 2,543-yards, 35-TD's. District Co-Offensive Newcomer of the Year.

Coy Stutts, 6-0, 200, Sr., Dual-Threat QB, Thorndale, (2A) 115-213 passing for 2,323-yards, 24-TD's, 221-carries for 1,149-yards, 24-TD's. District Offensive Player of the Year.

Hut Thornton, Jr., QB, Santo, 127-carries for 1,027-yards, 12-TD's, (2A) 30-73 passing for 437-yards, 5-TD's. District Offensive MVP.

Luke Torbert, 5-11, 165, Sr., QB, Crawford, (2A) 53-105 passing for 909-yards, 7-TD's, 92-carries for 666-yards, 8-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Hunter Walter, Jr., QB, Oglesby, (Six-Man) 51-88 passing for 1,070-yards, 20-TD's.

Braylen Wortham, Soph., QB, Bremond, 88-134 passing for 1,456-yards, 17-TD's, (2A) 176-carries for 1,611-yards, 26-TD's. Team Captain as a sophomore. District Offensive MVP.

Running Backs

Deshaun Brundage, RB, Temple, (6A) 162-carries for 1,039-yards, 4-TD's.

Xander Cheek, 5-10, 168, Sr., RB, Buffalo, (3A) 258-carries for 1,238-yards, 9-TD's.

Chris Cox, Jr., 5-10, 160, Jr., RB, (3A) Groesbeck, 215-carries for 1,200-yards, 9-TD's, 1-2XP, 19-catches for 305-yards, 3-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Shamar Davis, 5-6, 150, Soph., RB, Teague, (3A) 182-carries for 1,028-yards, 13-TD's, 9-catches for 75-yards.

Daylon Ford, 5-9, 155, Sr., RB, Chilton, (2A) 117-carries for 949-yards (8.1), 6-TD's, 25-catches for 626-yards (25.0), 1-TD. District Co-Offensive MVP.

Dominique Hill, 6-0, 200, Sr., RB, Midway, (6A) 229-carries for 1,076-yards, 9-TD's, 22-catches for 196-yards, 1-TD.

Damarion "Weasel" Johnson, 5-6, 175, Sr., RB, Whitney, (3A) 181-carries for 1,028-yards, 12-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Andrew Newman, 5-8, 170, Jr., RB, Centerville, (2A) 100-carries for 990-yards, 15-TD's, 10-catches for 122-yards, 1-TD. District Co-Offensive MVP.

Bryson Roland, 5-8, 170, Soph., RB, La Vega, (4A) ------.

Allbree Sharp, 5-11, 175, Sr., RB, Live Oak, (Private) 135-carries for 1,271-yards, 29-TD's, 28-catches for 563-yards, 10-TD's.

Shaun Snapp, RB, Belton, (5A) 160-carries for 1,081-yards, 13-TD's.

Jamarius Stewart, 5-8, 170, Sr., RB, Killeen Shoemaker, (5A) 120-carries for 812-yards, 10-TD's, 15-catches for 245-yards, 3-TD's.

Keyshun Thomas, 5-9, 170, Jr., RB, A&M Consolidated, (5A) 123-carries for 821-yards, 17-TD's, 10-catches for 133-yards, 2-TD's.

Camron Walker, 5-11, 185, Sr., RB, Crawford, (2A) 113-carries for 1,149-yards (10.2), 17-TD's, 14-catches for 282-yards, 2-TD's.

Garrett Wolfe, Sr., RB, Rogers, (3A) 149-carries for 767-yards, 11-TD's. District Offensive MVP.

Utility

Kyler Fossett, Soph., All-Purpose, Oglesby, (Six-Man) 145-carries for 2,194-yards, 42-TD's, 5-catches for 141-yards, 2-TD's, 84-Tackles, 4-CF.

Reggie Lewis, Jr., WR/QB, Waco High, (5A) 36-catches for 383-yards, 3-TD's, 44-carries for 170-yards, 16-38 passing for 178-yards, 1-TD. 1st-Team A-D.

Diego Muniz, 5-7, 145, Back/All-Purpose, Walnut Springs, (Six-Man) 648-yards rushing, 14-TD's, 14-catches for 141-yards, 2-TD's, 45-Tackles, 3-FR/only 7-games. District Utility MVP.

Mario Porter, 6-2, 240, Soph., RB/LB, P, (2A) Frost, 90-carries for 465-yards, 9-TD's, 4-catches for 64-yards, 4-2XP. 11-KR for 197-yards, 38-Tackles, 5-TFL, 1-FR. 32-punts for 32.0.

Jalani Price, 5-8, 160, Sr., WR/CB/Utility, Jarrell, (3A) 10-carries for 127-yards, 16-catches for 311-yards, 6-TD's, 4-Interceptions, 2-FR, 6-TFL, 56-Tackles, 6-PBU, 9-KR for 25.0-average, 5-PR for 20.0-average. 3-Time Team Def MVP, 3-Time 1st-Team A-D, 2-Time A-D WR, District Special Teams Player of the Year.

Allbree Sharp, 5-11, 175, Sr., RB/S, Live Oak, (Private) 135-carries for 1,271-yards, 29-TD's, 28-catches for 563-yards, 10-TD's. 56 1/2-T (42-Solo), 5-TFL, 9-PBU, 2-Int, 2-CF, 1-FR.

Fullback/H-Back/Tight Ends

Joey Pavelka, 6-1, 175, Soph., TE, Abbott, (Six-Man) 15-catches for 283-yards, 9-TD's. 1st Team A-D.

Wide Receivers

Scout Brazeal, 6-1, 185, Sr., WR, Little River-Academy, (3A) 64-catches for 835-yards, 9-TD's. Career: 139-2,231-26. 1st-Team A-D.

Ja'Corey Daniels, 6-1, 155, Sr., WR, Fairfield, (3A) 33-catches for 607-yards, 12-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Zach Davis, Sr., Slot WR, Rogers, 49-carries for 344-yards, 2-TD's, (3A) 16-catches for 352-yards, 5-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Johnny Garcia, 5-9, 165, Sr., WR, Fairfield, (3A) 45-catches for 781-yards, 6-TD's, 92-yards rushing, 1-TD. 1st-Team A-D. Missed 3-games with injury.

Wesley Greaves, 6-2, 190, Sr., WR, A&M Consolidated, (5A) 28-catches for 614-yards (21.9), 9-TD's.

Wyatt Jones, 5-11, 160, Sr., WR, Tolar, (2A) 658-yards receiving, 11-TD's. Career: 1,930-yards receiving, 32-TDs, offense scored school-record 681-points, most wins (13) in a single-season in school history.

Grayson Martin, Jr., WR, Robinson, 57-catches for 787-yards, 9-TD's, (4A) 26-carries for 166-yards, 1-TD.

Charles Mayer, 6-4, 175, Sr., WR, Cameron Yoe, (3A) 34-catches for 551-yards (16.2), 14-TD's. 1st Team A-D.

Easton Paxton, 5-8, 150, Jr., WR, West, (3A) 35-catches for 601-yards, 7-TD's, 6-carries for 12-yards, 1-TD. District Utility Player of the Year.

Isaac Redd, 6-1, 170, Jr., WR, Chilton, (2A) 27-catches for 626-yards (23.2), 7-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Jacques Spradley, 6-3, 192, Jr., WR, Jarrell, (3A) 44-catches for 797-yards (18.1), 12-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

London Smith, 6-0, 170, Fr., WR, University High, 35-catches for 624-yards (17.8), 6-TD's (L-79). District Newcomer of the Year, 1st-Team A-D CB (4-Interceptions), Super Centex Newcomer of the Year.

Offensive Tackles

Ty'Eric Bernal, 6-1, 300, T, University, (5A) 73-Knockdowns. 1st-Team A-D. Team Captain.

Keaton Crowley, 6-0, 280, Jr., OT, Centerville, (2A) 29-Pancake Blocks for team that rushed for 4,303-yards. 1st-Team A-D.

Kareem Edmond, 6-2, 280, Jr., OT, Killeen Shoemaker, (5A) 46-Pancake Blocks, allowed 1-Sack in 11-games.

Lanie Fisher, 6-1, 215, Sr., OT, Crawford, (2A) Graded-85.5%. 1st-Team A-D.

Anthony Fortoul, 6-5, 275, Jr., OT, Wortham, (2A) Graded-92%, 45-Pancakes. 1st-Team A-D at OT and DT. 2021 TSWA Honorable Mention All-State.

James Wright, 6-5, 315, Jr., OT, Centerville, (2A) 56-Pancakes on offense that rushed for 4,303-yards. 1st-Team A-D.

Kaleb Yount, 6-5, 265, Jr., OT, Thorndale, (2A) Graded-91.2% for an offense that compiled nearly 5,000-yards. Recorded 37-Pancakes, allowed 1-sack. District Co-Offensive Lineman of the Year.

Offensive Guards

Torrie Henry, 6-2, 280, Soph., OG, Killeen Chaparral, (4A) 2nd-Team A-D.

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Honorable Mention Defense

Defensive Ends

Zantayl Holley, 5-11, 210, Jr., DE, Centerville, (2A) 71-Tackles, 12-TFL, 3-Sacks, 2-FR. District Co-Defensive MVP.

Major Kimbrough, 5-11, 185, Jr., DE, Franklin, (3A) 87-Tackles, 3-CF, 2-FR, 12-TFL, 4-Sacks. 1st-Team A-D, 2-Time State Champion.

Isaiah Singleton, 5-10, 226, Sr., DE, Abbott, (Six-Man) 82-Tackles, 20-TFL, 7-Sacks, 3-CF, 3-FR, 18-PBU. 1st-Team A-D, 1st-Team All-Region.

Jakson Tippit, Soph., DE, Oglesby, (Six-Man) 68-Tackles.

Defensive Tackles

Mason Berry, 6-0, 230, Sr., DT, Tolar, (2A) 78-Tackles (22-Solo), 14-TFL, 3-Sacks, 5-QBP, 1-Interception for TD, 2-FR. Led defensive line that allowed only 7.7-ppg. Voted District Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Cade Bruce, 6-0, 205, Sr., DT, Crawford, (2A) 54-Tackles, 13-TFL, 6-QBP. 1st-Team A-D.

Cash Clark, 6-0, 230, Soph., DT, Tolar, (2A) 72-Tackles, 3-Sacks, 1-FR, 2-CF. Defensive Newcomer of the Year.

Anthony Fortoul, 6-5, 275, Jr., DT, Wortham, (2A) 76-Tackles 3-Sacks, 30-TFL, 2-FR (1-TD), 1-Blocked Kick. 1st-Team A-D OT and DT. 2021 TSWA Honorable Mention All-State.

Prayier Jones, 5-10, 295, Sr., DT, Marlin, (2A) 46-Tackles (25-Solo), 12-TFL, 1-Sack, 1-FR, 1-CF, 7-QBP. 1st Team A-D OL and DL.

Jequarrius McClendon, 6-1, 295, Sr., DT, Killeen Shoemaker, (5A) 49-Tackles, 5 1/2-Sacks, 13 1/2-TFL.

Jayden McGruder, Soph., DT, Hillsboro, 65-Tackles (39-Solo), 15-TFL, (4A) 2-Sacks, 3-CF, 3-FR (1-TD), 19-QBP. District Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Jacen Stanford, 6-2, 230, Sr., DT, Frost, (2A) 48-Tackles, 11-TFL, 5-Sacks, 6-QBP.

Luke Tucker, Sr., DT, Santo, 58-Tackles, 5-Sacks, (2A) 2-CF.

Kaiden Turner, 6-2, 255, Sr., DT, Waco Connally, (4A) 55-Tackles (20-Solo), 9-TFL, 5-Sacks, 4-QBOP, 1-Interception for TD. 1st-Team A-D. 2021/2nd-Team

Jaylen Trotter, 5-6, 175, Sr., DE, China Spring, (4A) 139-Tackes, 9-TFL, 6-Sacks, 2-CF, 1-FR, 1-Defensive TD. District Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Linebackers

Steve Albert, 6-2, 215, Sr., OLB, Killeen Ellison, (5A) 75-Tackles (60-Solo), 2-Sacks, 20-TFL, 2-QBP, 3-CF, 2-FR, 1-PBU. Career: 160-Tackles. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D. Team Captain.

Lazavier Amos, Jr., ILB, Waco High, 86-Tackles (60-Solo), 4-TFL, (5A) 1-Sack, 2-CF, 1-FR. 1st-team A-D.

Jamariyon Bedford, So., LB, Hearne, 72-Taxckles, 3-Sacks, (2A) 2-CF. District Defensive Newcomer of the Year.

Tristan Black, 6-1, 195, Sr., LB, Glen Rose, (4A) 135-Tackles, 18-TFL, 4-Sacks, 12-QBP, 4-CF. Career: 249-Tackles, 36-TFL. Unanimous 1st-Team A-D. 2021 District Utility Player MVP.

Isaac Blessing, 6-3, 195, Jr., LB, Tolar, (2A) 135-Tackles (42-Solo), 9-TFL, 1-Sack, 3-QBP, 1-Interception, 4-PBU, 2-FR, 3-CF. Led defense that allowed school record of only 109-points in 14-games.

Logan Borkowski, 5-7, 170, Sr., LB, Crawford, (2A) 135-Tackles, 11-TFL, 1-Interception, 2-CF. 1-FR. 1st-Team A-D.

Connor Brennan, 6-0, 225, Sr., LB, Lake Belton, (5A) 83-Tackles (55-Solo), 9-TFL, 5-Sacks, 8-QBP, 2-FR. 1st-Team A-D.

Wyatt Butler, 6-1, 185, Jr., LB, Belton, (5A) 100-Tackles (68-Solo), 23-TFL, 5 1/2-Sacks, 3-FR (1-TD). 1st-Team A-D.

Jack Bryan, Sr., LB, Santo, 80-Tackles, 2-Sacks, (2A) 1-Interception.

Joseph Caballero, LB, University, (5A) 69-Tackles, 2District Defensive Newcomer of the Year.

Michael Clark, LB, A&M Consolidated, (5A) 99-Tackles, 2-TFL, 1-QBP, 1-Interception, 4-PBU, 1-FR, 2-CF.

Jaden Cole, Fr., LB, Teague, (3A) 120-Tackles, 10-TFL, 2-Sacks, 1-QBP, 1-CF, 1-FR.

Jacob Farquhar, Sr., OLB, Santo, (2A) 70-Tackles, 2-Interceptions.

Landen Greene, 5-10, 175, Sr., OLB, Cameron Yoe, (3A) 93-Tackles (24-Solo), 3-TFL, 6-Sacks, 1-CF, 1-FR, 1-Interception, 2-PBU, 9-QBP. 1st-Team A-D.

Paxton Hancock, 6-0, 205, Sr., LB, Centerville, (2A) 110-Tackles, 8-TFL, 3-Sacks, 2-Interceptions. District Overall MVP.

Zane Harper, 6-0, 190, Jr., LB, West, (3A) 150-Tackles, 42-TFL, 4-CF, 6-QBP, 16-Sacks. 1st-Team A-D.

Mason Heath, Sr., LB, Riesel, (2A) 142-Tackles, 1-CF, 2-FR, 1-Interception, 1-PR for TD. 1st-Team A-D.

Jack Hendicks, Fr., LB, Oglesby, (Six-Man) 124-Tackles.

Mario Hopwood, 5-11, 185, Jr., OLB, Marlin, (2A) 54-Tackles (38-Solo), 13-TFL, 1-Sack, 1-FR, 2-CF. Also rushed for 806-yards and 9-TD's, 1-Receiving TD. 1st-Team A-D RB. 1st-Team A-D LB.

Ty Legg, 5-11, 175, Jr., LB/Utility, Lake Belton, (5A) 80-Tackles (38-Solo), 3-TFL, 2-Sacks, 1-Interception. 1st-Team A-D.

Brice Lisenbe, Sr., LB, Rogers, (3A) 78-Tackles (54-Solo), 5-TFL, 1-Interception. 1st-Team A-D.

Landen Lorenz, 5-10, 170, Sr., OLB, Franklin, (3A) 94-Tackles, 1-CF, 2-FR, 5-Interceptions, 7-TFL, 3-Sacks, 3-PBU. 1st-Team A-D, 2-Time State Champion.

Esrom Martinez, Jr., 6-0, 210, Jr., ILB, Midway, (6A) 94-Tackles, 5-TFL, 1-CF, 1-FR, 2-Sacks.

Preston McMillan, Sr., MLB, Lexington, (3A) 124-Tackles, 1-Interception, 5-FR, 4-CF. District Defensive MVP.

Kesean Meeks, 5-7, 163, Jr., LB, Killeen Ellison, (5A) 123-Tackles, 12-TFL, 2-Sacks, 3-CF, 2-FR, 8-QBP, 3-PBU.

Matthew Moore, 6-1, 215, Sr., MLB, Killeen Ellison, (5A) 126-Tackles (92-Solo), 3-Sacks, 17-TFL, 10-QBP, 1-CF, 1-FR, 2-PBU. Last 2-Years: 339-Tackles, 28-TFL. Team Captain. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D.

Joey Pavelka, 6-1, 175, Soph., MLB, Abbott, (Six-Man) 124-Tackles, 13-TFL, 4-CF, 6-FR, 5-Interceptions, also caught 9-TD's. All-Region Defensive MVP.

Kevin Pontious, Sr., ILB, Copperas Cove, (6A) 143-Tackles, 13-TFL, 2-FR, 1st-Team A-D. Academic All-State (4.0).

Braden Price, Sr., LB, Grandview, (3A) 66-Tackles (44-Solo), 7-TFL, 1-Sack, 2-FR, 2-PBU, 1-QBP. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D.

Lucas Ragsdale, 6-0, 200, Sr., LB, Lorena, (3A) 156-Tackles (93-Solo), 7-TFL, 2-Sacks, 8-QBP, 2-FR. District Defensive MVP. This was his first full season without injury.

Jacob Rhone, Sr., MLB, Grandview, (3A) 119-Tackles (88-Solo), 5-TFL, 2-Sacks, 1-Interception for TD, 2-CF, 2-FR, 3-QBP. 1st-Team A-AD.

Luis Rodriguez, 5-6, 130, Sr., LB, Crawford, (2A) 74-Tackles, 23-TFL, 1-Interception, 3-PBU, 3-QBP, 1-CF. 1st-Team A-D.

Guillermo Ruedo, 5-8, 150, Soph., ILB, Chilton, (2A) 112-Tackles (94-Solo), 5-TFL, 1-Sack, 3-CF. 1st-Team A-D.

Coen Sanders, Sr., LB, Grandview, (3A) 108-Tackles (72-Solo), 9-TFL, 3-Sacks, 3-CF, 1-FR, 3-QBP. 1st-Team A-D.

Billy Sandoval, Sr., LB, Santo, (2A) 90-Tackles, 3-Sacks, 4-Interceptions, 3-Defensive TD's. District Defensive MVP.

Brock Slaydon, Sr., MLB, A&M Consolidated, (5A) 83-Tackles, 2-TFL, 2-Sacks, 1-QBP, 1-PBU, 4-CF

Preston Sterling, 6-2, 240, Sr., MLB, Wortham, (2A) 97-Tackles, 1-Sack, 22-TFL, 1-CF, 1-FR, 1-Safety. Career: 265-Tackles (160-Solo). 1st-Team A-D.

Teagan Winkler, 5-9, 195, Jr., LB, Whitney, (3A) 101-Tackles, 5-TFL, 2-Inteceptions. 2-Time 1st-Team A-D.

Cornerbacks

Lorenzo Johnson, 6-0, 175, Jr., CB, Madisonville, (4A) 4-Interceptions, 10-PBU, 31-Tackles. 1st-Team A-D.

Gage McCloud, 6-2, 180, Jr., CB, China Spring, (3A) 44-Tackles, 1-TFL, 15-PBU, 2-Interceptions, District Defensive Newcomer of the Year.

Gabe Watkins, 5-8, 155, Sr., CB, China Spring, (3A) 31-Tackles, 11-PBU, 1-Interception, 2-Defensive TDs.

Breck Chambers, 6-1, 185, Sr., S, Crawford, (2A) 63-Tackles, 2-Interceptions, 6-PBU, District MVP.

Keyshawn Langham, Sr., CB, Hearne, (2A) 58-Tackles, 4-Interceptions, 1-Defensive TD. 1st-Team A-D.

Riley Sustala, 5-9, 155, Soph., CB, Abbott, (Six-Man) 93-Tackles, 9-TFL, 1-CF, 5-FR, 6-PBU, 6-Interceptions (4-TD's). 1st-Team All-Region and 1st-Team All-State.

Safeties

Clason Beasley, 6-3, 190, Sr., S, Thorndale, (2A) 5-Interceptions, 1-KR for TD, never left the field.

Dantrell DeGrate, 5-9, 175, S, University, (5A) 70-Tackles, 6-TFL, 1-Interception, 1-FR for TD (86). 1st-Team A-D.

Naje Drakes, S, University, (5A) 28-Tackles, 4-Interceptions. 1st-Team A-D.

Malik Esquerra, 6-2, 180, Jr., FS, Killeen Shoemaker, (5A) 68-Tackles (53-Solo), 4-Interceptions, 3-PBU, 1-CF, 1-FR.

Mo Foketi, 6-0, 175, Sr., S, A&M Consolidated, (5A) 81-Tackles, 3-TFL, 4-Interceptions, 4-PBU, 1-FR, 4-PBU, 1-CF.

Ja'Quorius Hardman, 5-7, 170, Jr., S, Cameron Yoe, (3A) 201-Tackles (66-Solo), 2-TFL, 1-CF, 1-FR, 2-Interceptions (1-TD), 4-PBU. 1st Team A-D.

Joseph Kerr, Soph., FS, Lexington, (3A) 101-Tackles, 7-Interceptions, 1-CF, 2-CF. 1st-Team A-D.

Adrian Melvin, 6-0, 180, Sr., S, Midway, (6A) 113-Tackles, 8-PBU, 1-FR, 1-QBP, 3-TFL.

Jacob Parsons, Sr., FS, Grandview, (3A) 54-Tackles (48-Solo), 6-TFL, 6-Interceptions (3-Defensive TD's), 1-CF, 1-PBU. 1st-Team A-D.

Allbree Sharp, 5-11, 175, Sr., S, Live Oak, (Private) 56 1/2-Tackles (42-Solo), 5-TFL, 9-PBU, 2-Interceptions, 2-CF, 1-FR.

Trayjen Wilcox, 5-10, 155, Sr., S, Cameron Yoe, (3A) 38-Tackles (25-Solo), 1-TFL, 1-CF, 5-Interceptions (1-TD), 4-PBU. 1st-Team A-D.

Hagen Williams, Jr., S, Aquilla, (Six-Man) 116-Tackles, 32-TFL, 8-CF, 9-FR, 7-Interceptions, 23-PBU, 2-Interceptions for TD's. 2-KR for TD's. (Great Stats as Utility)

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Honorable Mention Special Teams

XP/FG Kickers

Jose Arzola, 5-8, 150, Jr., K, Holland, (2A) 36-41 XP's, 4-5 FG's, 19-Touchbacks, 3-successful onside kicks, 1st-Team A-D (Kicker and Punter)

Brodie Fisher, Sr., K, Oglesby, (Six-Man) 66-78 XP's, 32-Touchbacks.

Carson Griffin, Soph., K, Whitney, (3A) 65-67 XP's, 1-FG (38), 78-Kickoffs (13-Touchbacks). Career FG's (8). 1st-Team A-D.

Wyatt Jones, 5-11, 160, Sr., K, Tolar, (2A) 75-78 XP's, 5-7 FG's (L-39), 42-Touchbacks.

Jorge Mendoza, 5-6, 135, Soph., K, Glen Rose, (4A) 92-94 XP's, 2-2FG's. District Special Teams MVP.

Paxton Pustejovsky, 5-8, 140, Soph., K, Abbott, (Six-Man) 82-88 XP's (2-points each), 1-FG, 1st-Team All-State.

Isaac Redd, 6-1, 170, Jr., K, Chilton, (2A) 49-54 XP's.

Punters

Breck Chambers, 6-1, 185, Sr., P, , (2A) 23-punts for 37.4-average, 8 inside 20. (24-Touchbacks), District MVP.

Riley Finney, Jr., P, Clifton, (3A) 20-punts for 36.7-average, (L-51), 5-Inside 20.

Mo Foketi, 6-0, 175, Sr., P, A&M Consolidated, (5A) 31.9-average, 15-Inside 20.

Landen Greene, Sr., P, Cameron Yoe, (3A) 13-Punts for 35.9-average, 3-Inside 20. District Punter of the Year.

Mario Porter, 6-2, 240, Soph., P, Frost, (2A) 32-punts for 32.0.

Kick/Punt Returners

Chris Cox, Jr., 5-10, 160, Jr., RB, Groesbeck, (3A) 8-KR for 191-yards, 1-TD.

Kason English, Sr., KR/PR, Grandview, (3A) 14 combined KR/PR for 37.6-average, 2-TD's.

Devyn Hidrogo, 6-1, 190, Jr., KR/PR, Franklin, (3A) 163-yards in PR, 346-yards in KR. 1st-Team A-D. 2-Time State Champion.

Lorenzo Johnson, 6-0, 175, Jr., WR, Madisonville, (4A) 8-PR for 22.8-average, 1-TD, 8-KR for 41.3-average, 2-TD's. 1st-Team A-D.

Breon Lewis, KR/PR, Rosebud-Lott, (2A) 4-KR for 30.0-average, 6-PR for 31.0-average, 1-TD.

Aydan Martinez-Brown, 5-10, 165, Soph., KR, College Station, (5A) 12-KR for 27.5-average. District Newcomer of the Year.

Easton Paxton, 5-8, 150, Jr., KR/PR, West, (3A) 3-KR for 22.7-average, 12-PR for 17.5-average, 1-TD. District Utility Player of the Year.

A.J. Tisdell, Sr., KR/PR, College Station, (5A) 9-PR for 18.9-average, 1-TD, 12-KR for 36.8-average, 1-TD.

Hagen Williams, Jr., KR, Aquilla, (Six-Man) 2-KR for TD's.


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