SECOND TEAM OFFENSE
Trent Irwin, WR, 6-0, 170, Hart (Newhall, Calif.)
In his varsity debut, Irwin caught two touchdown passes, jumpstarting what proved to be a fine freshman season.Reggie Pruitt, WR, 6-2, 180, North Cobb Christian (Kennesaw, Ga.)
dynamic wide receiver with good leaping ability, Pruitt was one of the
Peach State’s most impressive freshmen, recording more than 500
receiving yards despite missing time due to injury.
Najee Clayton, WR, 6-3, 187, Paramus Catholic (N.J.)
Clayton is a key part of a Paramus Catholic youth movement that paid off in 2011 with the team’s first playoff win since 2006.Austin Cantrell, TE, 6-3, 220, Roland (Okla.)The Times Record All-Area Oklahoma Newcomer of the Year
, Cantrell was outstanding on both offense and defense. He made 16 catches for 395 yards and six touchdowns.Sam Madden, OL, 6-5, 290, Holy Spirit (Absecon, N.J.)
Madden is a massive body that opens big holes in Holy Spirit’s ground game.Christian Wilkins, OL, 6-3, 295, Suffield Academy (Conn.)
Wilkins was an all-area pick and should be on one the top linemen in New England next season.Alex Paulina, OL, 6-3, 295, Canon-McMillan (Canonsburg, Pa.)
Paulina was the Almanac Football Rookie of the Year
and has a bright future ahead of him.Tyler Carr, OL, 6-5, 270, Southside (Gadsden, Ala.)
Carr, a two-way lineman, earned all-region honorable mention. Dontrell Smalls, OL, 6-5, 295, West St. John (Edgard, La.)
Smalls possesses tremendous size and should be a key player for a West St. John program that made the 1A state finals.Elijah Sindelar, QB, 6-4, 175, Caldwell County (Princeton, Ky.)
Highlighting Sindelar’s freshman year is a six-touchdown effort against Calloway County. Sindelar topped the 2,000-yard mark on the season.
David Sills, QB, 6-3, 180, Red Lion Christian Academy (Bear, Del.)
The early USC-commit threw for 2,340 yards and 28 touchdowns in his second varsity season.Nicholas Brossette, RB, 6-2, 220, University Lab (Baton Rouge, La.)
Brossette was the leading rusher on a team that started the season 12-0.Natereace Strong, RB, 6-2, 185, East St. Louis (Ill.)
Strong is a track star whose skills transfer nicely to the football field, where he was an all-area pick by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.Jordan Gray, RB, 5-9, 160, Nazareth (Pa.)
Gray made as much of an impact as any freshman running back, carrying the ball 209 times for 1,380 yards and 19 scores.Kevin Newman, ATH, 5-10, 185, Jesuit (Tampa, Fla.)
Listed as a wide receiver, Newman made a splash at running back, rushing 96 times for 485 yards and a whopping 15 touchdowns.Jonathan Song, K, 5-10, 160, All Saints (Fort Worth, Texas)
Song booted eight field goals, with a long of 45 yards. He was a touchback machine on kickoffs.