Calvert Hall, quarterback, senior
•Slippery 6-foot, 190-pound scrambler not afraid to stand in under pressure and get hit
•Repeat first-team pick; excellent arm, completed 216 of 302passes for 2,620 yards, 38 touchdowns
•Threw seven touchdowns in triple-overtime win over McDonogh, five in double-overtime MIAA A Conference final loss to Gilman
•Cardinals coach Donald Davis: "He can do all the things statistically and he has all the intangibles."
•Offer from Central Connecticut, interest from Harvard, Columbia, Georgia State; playing in the Crab Bowl
Old Mill, running back, senior
•Nimble, patient 5-10, 170-pound ball carrier with quick acceleration, great cutback moves
•Set state season record for touchdowns with 49; scored seven in state semifinal; scored conversion run in overtime to clinch Class 4A championship
•Ran 337 times for 2,701 yards, 48 touchdowns; gained 3,149 all-purpose yards, scored on one punt return
•Arundel coach Chuck Markiewicz: "If you don't gang-tackle him, it's pretty much a done deal."
•Offers from Towson, Buffalo; interest from Maryland, Delaware, Old Dominion; playing in Crab Bowl
Annapolis Area Christian, running back, senior
•Transfer from DeMatha lit up the MIAA B Conference with
2,147 all-purpose yards, 27 touchdowns
185-pound back with good quickness and lateral moves
•Ran 166 times for 1,825 yards and
25 touchdowns for B Conference champs
•Eagles coach Ken Lucas: "He's a threat to go the distance every time he touches the football."
•Offers from West Virginia, Cincinnati, Temple; playing in the Crab Bowl
Hammond, running back, senior
•Powerful runner at
6 feet, 190 pounds whom coach Dan Makosy calls the best running back he has coached
•Straight-ahead runner tough to stop once he gets into the secondary.
•Ran for 1,630 yards on 178 carries, scored 18 touchdowns; excelled despite young, undersized line
•Makosy: "He runs over people. He's fearless. He runs like he's 220" pounds.
•Offers from Toledo, Towson, James Madison, Temple, Utah; playing in Crab Bowl
Franklin, wide receiver, senior
•Repeat first-team player; versatile 6 feet, 190 pounds with speed, agility, instincts for both sides of the ball
•Caught 38 passes for 1,010 yards, seven touchdowns; gained
1,501 all-purpose yards, scored 11 touchdowns
•Doubled as safety; made 57 tackles and had four interceptions
•Indians coach Anthony Burgos: "He can go over the top like a 6-5, 6-6 kid and he's so fast he can play like a 6-foot speedster."
•Considering Rutgers, Vanderbilt, Iowa, among others; playing in Crab Bowl
Aberdeen, wide receiver, senior
•Smart, aggressive 6-foot-2, 185-pound ball magnet with great hands
Caught 64 passes for 1,112 yards, 14 touchdowns
•Also played safety with 128 tackles, six interceptions
•Eagles coach Johnny Brooks: "He attacks the ball like it's his. He plays receiver like a safety."
•Offer from Morgan State, interest from Maryland, West Virginia; playing in the Crab Bowl
Calvert Hall, wide receiver, senior
•Durable 6-2, 190-pound two-way player; can run any route; great hands, strong blocker
•Caught 99 passes for 1,180 yards, 15 touchdowns
•As a defensive back, had 31 tackles, four interceptions, six pass breakups
•Cardinals coach Donald Davis: "It's all about production with him. He's a complete receiver."
•Committed to West Virginia; playing in the Crab Bowl
Atholton, lineman, senior
•Strong, agile 6-5,
310-pound tackle excelled in a complex zone scheme
•Paved the way for running game that averaged 242 yards and offense that posted 36.5 points
•Played two years in England; 28 tackles as defensive tackle
•Raiders coach Kyle Schmitt: "He's kind of a mountain. His size and power are exceptional for a high school player."
•Offer from Bucknell; interest from Lehigh, Monmouth, Villanova among others; playing in the Crab Bowl
Gilman, lineman, senior
•Devastating blocker at
6 feet 4, 295 pounds whom Biff Poggi called the best offensive lineman he's ever coached
•Led team in pancake blocks with 22; plowed the way for 2,727 rushing yards; repeat first-team pick
•Doubled as defensive tackle with 8 eight sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 43 tackles
•Poggi: "I've never seen him handled in a one-on-one situation, ever."
•Committed to Penn State; playing in the International Bowl in February
Boys' Latin, lineman, senior
•Intimidating 6-foot-5, 305-pound tackle with exceptional athleticism
•Tough to stop coming off ball, uses hands well
•Team rushed for
1,150 yards in final five-game surge to the MIAA B Conference final
•Lakers coach Ritchie Schell: "We won those five straight games to get us to the championship behind Greg."
•Committed to Georgia; selected to play in the Crab Bowl and Chesapeake Bowl
Archbishop Spalding, lineman, senior
•Intimidating, agile 6-5, 285-pound presence played key role in reaching playoffs in first MIAA A Conference season
•Did not allow any sacks; excellent run blocker, pass blocker
•Doubled as defensive tackle in short-yardage situations, key against goal-line stands
•Cavaliers coach Mike Whittles: "His ability to run was a scary sight for defensive players. He can move."
•Offers from Temple, Bryant, Towson; attention from Maryland, William & Mary; playing in the Baltimore Touchdown Club senior game
Broadneck, kicker, junior
•Broke Anne Arundel County record with 55-yard field goal —
4 yards short of state mark; also kicked a
50-yard field goal
•6-for-9 on field-goal attempts, missed two 30-plus yarders in the rain but also hit two; 29-for-29 on extra-point tries
•Student of kicking with strong work ethic
•Bruins coach Rob Harris: "When we get inside the 30-yard line, we call it the Greene zone. We think it's automatic."
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