Chart of All-state first team selections

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Pos.PlayerHigh schoolYr.Ht.Wt.CollegeThe BuzzQBNathan PetermanSt. Johns Bartram TrailSr.6-3215TennesseeCompleted 199 of 315 passes for a state-best 2,932 yards and accounted for 42 TDs.RBRandy JohnsonMiami NorlandSr.5-9182MiamiAll-American had 208 carries for 2,087 yards and 29 TDs. Scored all 5 of Vikings' TDs in 5A title-game win.RBGreg BryantAmerican Heritage-DelrayJr.5-10205—Rushed for 2,176 yards and 25 TDs, leading Stallions to 3A state championship.RBKelvin TaylorBelle Glade Glades DayJr.5-10205—State's career rushing leader with 9,698 yards with a year left to play. Scored 42 TDs in 2011.WRChris BlackJacksonville First CoastSr.6-0170AlabamaHad 58 catches for 939 yards and 12 TDs for 14-1 state runner-up Buccaneers.WRAhmad FulwoodJacksonville Bishop KennyJr.6-4190—Led state with 22 TD catches, caught 46 balls for 1,141 yards.OLJohn TheusJacksonville BollesSr.6-6295GeorgiaFive-star All-America tackle paved way for 4A state champions.OLTy DarlingtonApopkaSr.6-3270OklahomaCoach's son played every position on line. All-American also contender for valedictorian.OLEreck FlowersMiami NorlandSr.6-6305MiamiRecorded 146 pancake blocks for state championship team that compiled 5,029 yards.OLAvery YoungPalm Beach GardensSr.6-6290uncommittedTackle has narrowed list to Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Miami.OLCody WaldropSeffner ArmwoodSr.6-2275South Carolina commitThe best on a stellar offensive line that paved the way to state title.UTILNelson AgholorTampa Berkeley PrepSr.6-1180uncommittedDid it all for 12-1 Bucs, rushing for 1,983 yards and 34 TDs. Had 33 tackles, 3 INTs and 32.7-yard punt average.UTILWilliam LikelyBelle Glade Glades CentralJr.5-8175—Gatorade Player of Year had 1,455 offensive yards, 20 total TDs and picked off 7 passes.KMarshall MorganPlantation American HeritageSr.6-3190GeorgiaState's top-rated kicker connected on 10 field goals, with state-best long of 60 yards.DLLeonard WilliamsDaytona Beach MainlandSr.6-6255uncommittedAnchored 12-2 Bucs defense with 103 tackles (50 solo), 19.5 tackles for loss and 10.5 sacks.DLAllen CovingtonSeffner ArmwoodSr.6-2265uncommittedRecorded 93 tackles and 11 sacks for 6A state champions.DLEvan GoodmanLakelandSr.6-4290Arizona StateTwo-way lineman dominated on both sides of ball but projects as offensive lineman in college.DLTrent TaylorLakeland Lake GibsonSr.6-3265TennesseeTotaled 66 tackles, 14 for loss and 14 sacks. Had 45 sacks and 74 tackles for loss in career.LBKeith BrownMiami NorlandSr.6-1225LouisvilleAll-American rated No. 4 inside linebacker in nation by Rivals. Led state champion Vikings with 109 tackles.LBGrady ReddingCocoaSr.5-11185uncommittedTwo-time Space Coast Defensive Player of Year led Tigers with 119 tackles. Contributed 4 sacks and 3 fumble recoveries.LBEric StrikerSeffner ArmwoodSr.6-1210OklahomaSports Illustrated All-American had 107 tackles (20 for loss) and 11 sacks for 6A state champs.DBTracy HowardMiramarSr.5-11175uncommittedNation's top-rated cornerback had 70 tackles and 10 INTs for 13-1 8A state runner-upDBVernon HargreavesTampa WhartonJr.5-10180—Picked of 4 passes and blocked 3 FGs but also contributor on offense. Already receiving offers from nation's top programs.DBGary SimonSt. Petersburg GibbsSr.6-0185uncommittedIntercepted 7 passes, scored 5 special teams TDs and added 560 receiving yards with 7 TDs.DBT.J. DavisTallahassee GodbySr.6-1190AuburnMost QBs avoided standout corner, but he still recorded 6 INTs. Also blocked 3 kicks.UTILJeremi PowellLargo Pinellas ParkSr.6-2200FloridatHad 85 solo tackles, 29 tackles for loss, 19 sacks and 2 blocked kicks for Patriots. Also scored 11 TDs.UTILEddie WilliamsPanama City ArnoldSr.6-4205AlabamaFive-star prospect played variety of positions, including safety and QB, but projects as receiver in college.PCole LeiningerSt. Johns Bartram TrailSr.6-2190CaliforniaAveraged 43 yards per punt and added 14 FGs. Had 64 touchbacks on kickoffs.

Note: The All-Florida team was selected by high school staffs of the Orlando Sentinel and South Florida Sun-Sentinel, with input from writers around the state.

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