A Rivals.com four-star prospect with many FBS offers, Keihn will take a more vocal leadership role on a young defense while continuing to lead with his outstanding speed off the edge. The All-Metro selection had 13 sacks and nine tackles for loss for the MIAA A Conference champions.

Logan Kirby

River Hill, lineman, senior

A third-year starter, the 5-11, 215-pound nose guard excels in a 3-5 defense with the speed and agility to get to the backfield. He had 90 tackles last season — 21 for a loss — as well as 5.5 sacks and two caused fumbles. He will also start on the offensive line.

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Zach Nicholas

Mount Hebron, defensive back, senior

The 5-11, 190-pound safety, who is committed to Buffalo, had 75 tackles (35 unassisted), four forced fumbles and two interceptions last season. He also accounted for more than 1,000 yards of total offense, including a school-record 90-yard touchdown run from scrimmage.

Troy Vincent Jr.

Gilman, defensive back, senior

The son of the former NFL cornerback, Vincent has the technique and footwork to excel at the same position. Opponents rarely threw in his direction, but he had two interceptions and 25 tackles last season. A Rivals.com four-star prospect, he has committed to Penn State.

Other notables

Jordan Adams, Franklin

Quantaye Battle, St. Frances

Robert Branch, Gilman

Kiandre Burrell, Franklin

Robert Carter, Long Reach

Walter Cooper, Edmondson

Anthony Corrao, River Hill

Titus DiPaola, Maryland Christian

Mohamed El-Zein, Reservoir