With the 2011 season in the books, MaxPreps honors the top players in the country this season with the U.S. Air Force All-American Football Team.
Performance during the 2011 season as well as local honors received after the season determined the selections.
The 2011 U.S. Air Force National Player of the Year will be announced later this month.
FIRST TEAM OFFENSEDorial Green-Beckham, WR, 6-6, 225, Hillcrest (Springfield, Mo.), Undecided
The nation’s No. 1 recruit and all-time leading receiver
ended his career with a fine senior campaign. Green-Beckham caught 119 passes for 2,233 yards and 24 touchdowns. VideosGehrig Dieter, WR, 6-2, 210, Washington (South Bend, Ind.), Undecided
A first team all-state selection, Dieter caught 82 passes for 2,181 yards and 24 touchdowns, setting several national records in the process,
including 447 yards receiving in one game against Elkhart Central
. VideosDeontay Greenberry, WR, 6-3, 187, Washington Union (Fresno, Calif.), Notre Dame
Greenberry was stellar, making 108 catches for 2,108 yards and a whopping 32 scores while leading Washington Union to the California Division III state championship
. VideosTyrone MacKall, TE, 6-3, 210, Edison (Alexandria, Va.), Undecided
MAcKall was a AAA all-state pick after making 50 catches for 927 yards and 15 scores.D.J. Humphries, OL, 6-5, 270, Mallard Creek (Charlotte, N.C.), Florida
An all-state pick, Humphries has the size and athleticism to blossom into a dominant player at the next level. VideosHiva Lutui, OL, 6-3, 285, Trinity (Euless, Texas), UCLA
A Star-Telegram Super Team pick and a Class 5A first team all-state selection, Lutui was the top lineman on a Trinity offensive line that wore opponents down all season long.Josh Garnett, OL, 6-5, 295, Puyallup (Wash.), Undecided
The SPSL South Offensive Lineman of the Year and a News Tribune all-area selection, Garnett is simply one of the top interior linemen in the country. VideosEvan Boehm, OL, 6-3, 300, Lee's Summit West (Mo.), Missouri
Winner of the Simone Award as most outstanding player in the Kansas City area, Boehm also took home the Buck Buchanan award as the area’s top lineman.Jay Guillermo, OL, 6-3, 292, Maryville (Tenn.), Clemson
Tennessee’s Mr. Football Lineman of the Year, Guillermo led the charge up front for one of the country’s top teams. VideosMaty Mauk, QB, 6-2, 195, Kenton (Ohio), Missouri
Mauk finished his career with multiple national records
. As a senior, he completed 382 of 566 passes for 5,413 yards and 68 touchdowns while rushing 241 times for 1,768 yards and 24 scores. VideosJoey Copeland, QB, 6-1, 195, Gaffney (S.C.), Undecided
The leader of one of the country’s most dominant offenses to the
state title game
, Copeland was 269 of 401 for 4,156 yards and 44 touchdowns versus only 10 interceptions. He was equally dangerous on the ground, gaining 603 yards and 26 touchdowns on 154 carries.Johnathan Gray, RB, 5-10, 202, Aledo (Texas), Texas
Gray led Aledo to a third-straight state championship
and set the national all-time touchdown record
in the process, carrying the ball 346 times for 3,891 yards and 65 touchdowns. He added 28 receptions for 567 yards and five scores. VideosTrey Williams, RB, 5-10, 175, Dekaney (Houston), Texas A&M
Williams carried Dekaney to a state title
by rushing 427 times for 3,884 yards and and 48 touchdowns. He was the Houston Chronicle Offensive Player of the Year. VideosD.J. Foster, RB, 6-0, 185, Saguaro (Scottsdale, Ariz.), Undecided
The Big School Player of the Year according to the Arizona Republic, Foster rushed 234 times for 3,058 yards and 54 touchdowns and made 13 catches for 250 yards and five scores. He also scored a touchdown on defense, in addition to 10 in one game on offense
. VideosAlvin Bailey, ATH, 6-1, 170, Armwood (Seffner, Fla.), Junior
The most valuable player on the nation’s No. 3 team, Bailey saved Armwood’s season with a crucial touchdown in the first round of the playoffs against Lakewood Ranch
. He totaled 2,251 yards and 21 touchdowns, lining up at quarterback and wide receiver. He earned Player of the Year Honors by Big County Prep and the Tampa Bay Times. VideosHarrison Butker, K, 6-4, 175, Westminster (Atlanta), Junior
Butker, a Class AA all-state pick, connected on 16 of 17 field goals, include nine that were longer than 41 yards. His only miss was a 59-yard attempt.