Quarterback: - Quincy Woods, Rich East, 6-2, 180, sr.
Rated among the top five Division I quarterback prospects in the country, he passed for 2,204 yards and 22 TDs while rushing for 450 yards and 7 TDs. College choices include Southern California, Illinois, Florida State, Colorado, Texas and Notre Dame.
Running back: - Steve Havard, Wheaton North, 5-10, 185, sr.
The DuPage Valley Conference offensive player of the year after rushing for more than 1,400 yards. Preseason choice as the top back in Illinois by college recruiters.
Running back: - Joey Schley, Providence, 5-8, 151, sr.
Most prolific scorer in the state with 40 touchdowns while amassing almost 2,800 total yards, including 1,835 rushing and the rest in pass receiving and returning kicks and punts.
Wide receiver: - Kenny Carrington, Richards, 6-3, 191, sr.
Led the state in receiving with 66 catches for 1,407 yards and 23 TDs. Set the state mark for TD receptions.
Wide receiver: - Kasey Klaas, Wheaton-Warrenville South, 6-1, 175, sr.
Repeat selection for this athlete with the surest pair of hands in Illinois. He caught 64 passes from second-team All-State QB Tim Lester for 1,138 yards and 11 TDs and is fifth in all-time receiving yardage with 2,292 for his two-year career.
Tight end: - Jason Loerzel, Maine South, 6-3, 195, sr. Most versatile player in Illinois, having played seven different positions for the Class 5A quarterfinalist. Central Suburban League's first unanimous MVP on both offense and defense and totaled 1,136 yards rushing and receiving with 15 TDs, eight interceptions and 12.3 tackles per game.
Lineman: - Antonio Brown, Edwardsville, 6-7, 285, sr.
Outstanding two-way performer in only his second year of football is the best player in southern Illinois with Nebraska, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Missouri high on his list.
Lineman: - Pat Damron, Thornton Fractional South, 6-2, 300, sr.
A very big reason why the Rebels advanced to the 4A semifinals, he also played defensive tackle and is the top-rated lineman in the SICA Central.
Lineman: - Mike Flaar, Oswego, 6-5, 285, sr.
Rated by college recruiters among the top five offensive linemen in the country and helped lead the Panthers to a 9-2 season and a share of the Little Seven Conference title.
Lineman: - Antoine McNutt, Chicago Vocational, 6-4, 320, sr.
Best player in the Public League who also dominated top suburban players in the playoffs and led CVS to the second round in 6A. Illinois, Miami, Colorado, Wisconsin and Michigan State are interested.
Lineman: - Mike Russow, Bradley-Bourbonnais, 6-2, 260, sr.
Highest rated lineman in all five SICA conferences, he was also third in state as a heavyweight wrestler last winter.
Punter/placekicker: - Brian Schmitz, Maine South, 5-11, 135, jr.
Averaged 42.3 yards a punt with such a long hang time that opponents only averaged 1.3 yards per return. Converted four of five field goals.
Quarterback: Tim Lester, Wheaton-Warrenville South, 6-2, 200, sr.
Running backs: Mike Stokes, Joliet, 5-9, 190, sr.; Tirrell Robinson, Walther Lutheran, 5-10, 170, sr.
Linemen: Jeff Dyra, St. Patrick, 6-4, 245, sr.; Craig Heimberger, Belleville East, 6-4, 275, sr.; Dan Ketelaar, Providence, 6-5, 240, jr.; Chris Lagioia, Palatine, 6-2, 270, sr.; Josh Romberg, Wheaton-Warrenville South, 6-4, 265, sr.
Placekicker/punter: Luke Kemmer, Morrison, 5-10, 150, so.