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All-Metro football defense first and second teams

FIRST TEAM

Thomas Booker

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Gilman, lineman, senior

» Dominant 6-foot-5, 290-pound defensive end forced teams to run away from him but still made tackles from the back side

» Had nine of 39 tackles for a loss, three sacks, one forced fumble; also played tight end, offensive tackle

» Selected for the Crab Bowl; committed to Stanford

Evan Boozer

Loyola Blakefield, lineman, senior

» A 6-4, 230-pound repeat first-team selection, the adaptable lineman played defensive end and tackle based on matchups

» Had four sacks, 62 tackles, a forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, an interception, two blocked kicks

» Selected for the Crab Bowl; committed to Temple

Chance Campbell

Calvert Hall, linebacker, senior

» The 6-2, 220-pound inside linebacker showed what a one-man wrecking crew he can be with two sacks, an interception and two rushing touchdowns in the Turkey Bowl win

» Totaled 128 tackles, two interceptions, five forced fumbles, 12 sacks; scored three touchdowns

» Selected for the Crab Bowl; committed to Maryland

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Sean Greeley

Havre de Grace, linebacker, senior

» The 6-1, 195-pound outside linebacker used his speed and great vertical leap to excel as a one-on-one defender

» Had 179 tackles, two interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown; scored eight rushing touchdowns

» Selected for the Crab Bowl; drawing interest from Maryland, Temple among others

Daniel Hood

Archbishop Spalding, linebacker, senior

» A 6-0, 235-pound inside linebacker who led the Cavaliers in tackles, he was their top defender against the inside run

» Had 45 tackles, seven for a loss, two sacks; also played tight end

» Selected for the Crab Bowl; considering Ivy League programs, Georgetown

Ryan Kearney

Howard, linebacker, senior

» The 6-1, 207-pound middle linebacker forced a game-changing fumble in the regional final that sparked the Lions to their fourth straight state semifinal

» Finished with 71 tackles, two sacks, an interception, a fumble recovery

» Selected for the Crab Bowl; drawing FBS attention, he is most interested in the Ivy League

Shane Lee

St. Frances, linebacker, junior

» A 6-1, 235-pound defensive quarterback at inside linebacker, he calls in-game adjustments and is student of the game

» Had 78 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries

» Rated No. 1 junior in Maryland by Rivals.com, he has many Power 5 offers

Matt McDonald

Mount Saint Joseph, defensive back, senior

» The 6-5, 195-pound instinctual free safety had eight interceptions, three fumble recoveries, 45 tackles, seven pass breakups

» Also played receiver with 42 catches for 501 yards, seven touchdowns

» Selected for the Crab Bowl; has Division II offers, FCS interest

Christian McDowell

Edgewood, defensive back, senior

» The 5-11, 165-pound ball-hawking cornerback had 11 interceptions, the most in Maryland this season

» Also had 50 tackles; had 1,000 all-purpose yards, including 521 as a receiver with three touchdowns

» Playing in the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl, National Underclassmen Combine All-America Game

Cooper McGeehan

River Hill, punter, senior

» Second-team All-Metro last season, he improved his punting average by 6 yards this fall

» Averaged 40 yards with 1,240 yards on 31 punts; also hit six of eight field-goal attempts, including two in the regional final loss vs. Glenelg

» Selected to play in the Crab Bowl

PJ Mustipher

McDonogh, lineman, senior

» Baltimore’s top interior defensive lineman, a 6-5, 295-pound repeat first-team tackle with agility, quickness, stellar technique

» Had 17 of 45 tackles for a loss, 14 sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, seven hurries; also played offensive line

» Playing in the Under Armour All-America game; committed to Penn State

Cameron Smith

Meade, defensive back, junior

» A 6-2, 175-pound cornerback used his size, length, ability to play the ball in the air to confound opposing quarterbacks

» Had 55 tackles, two for a loss, 15 pass breakups, three interceptions, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery

» Also scored seven touchdowns on offense; has FCS offers with FBS interest picking up

Terrell Smith

St. Frances, defensive back, senior

» A 5-10, 185-pound cornerback with tremendous speed, excellent ball skills

» Had nine interceptions, including four in the regular-season win over McDonogh and one in the MIAA A Conference semifinal; made 45 tackles

» Selected for the Crab Bowl; considering offers from Toledo and Kent State, among others

SECOND TEAM

Gerard Berzins, St. Mary’s, linebacker, senior

Beau Brade, River Hill, defensive back, sophomore

Jahmeer Carter, Archbishop Spalding, lineman, sophomore

Kyle Cicone, Harford Tech, linebacker, senior

Keyshawn Hailey, Mount Saint Joseph, linebacker, senior

Malik Hamm, City, lineman, senior

Curtis Jacobs, McDonogh, defensive back, sophomore

Dwayne Johnson, Dunbar, lineman, senior

Mike Johnson, Edgewood, linebacker, senior

Phil Johnson, Glenelg, lineman, senior

Jake Larson, St. Frances, punter, junior

Rykim Lemon, Mervo, defensive back, senior

Alex Roland, Broadneck, defensive back, senior

Brandon Savage, Milford Mill, defensive back, senior

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