Video: National stat leaders in action
Not only has Traveon Freshwater recorded 25 sacks, but he's also rushed for 19 touchdowns.
They may not all be blue chip, 5-star recruits, but the following seven are the leaders of the pack. The best in the nation. These are the statistical leaders of the entire country, more than 15,000 teams strong, according to those who tally statistics on MaxPreps.
Passing yards, 4,827Alex Huston, Glendale (Springfield, Mo.)
The 6-foot-1, 185-pound senior finished his illustrious career with 16,566 passing yards, which ranks him among the top 10 all-time nationally. He completed 395 of 567 this year and 57 touchdowns, but all his numbers were actually down from his sophomore season (5,608 yards, 69 touchdowns) and junior season (6,131, 76). His team finished 5-5 this season and Huston has no FBS scholarship offers.
Rushing Yards: 3,192
Daniel Bangura, Harvest Prep (Canal Winchester, Ohio)
The 5-10, 178-pound senior broke the Ohio single-season rushing record last year with 4,128 yards and 54 touchdowns. In nine games, he rushed for more than 400 yards three times, including a 470-yard, five-TD performance against Franklin Heights. After rushing for a mere 173 in his season opener, he's rushed for at least 331 yards over the next eight games. Harvest Prep (9-2) hasn't yet updated statistics from its season-ending 39-34 playoff loss to River. Bangura has no FBS offers.
Receiving Yards: 2,003
Jacob Morris, Newcastle (Okla.)
The 5-10, 175-pound senior finished with 111 catches and 22 touchdowns for Newcastle (3-7). His best game was in an 84-70 loss to Elk City, when Morris grabbed 21 passes for 328 yards and four touchdowns. He also had 18 catches for 384 yards and five scores in a 49-48 win over Clinton. Morris was over 100 yards nine times and over 200 yards five times. He has no FBS offers. Touchdowns: 55
Kazmeir Allen, Tulare Union (Calif.)
The fleet and versatile 5-10, 180-pound senior is a major dual threat for Tulare Union (10-0). He's rushed 158 times for 2,112 yards and 45 touchdowns and caught 23 passes for 761 yards (33.1 average) and nine more scores. He's also returned a kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown. He's scored at least four touchdowns in every game and tallied seven three times. Ranked the No. 20 all-purpose back in the nation by 247Sports, Allen has nine FBS offers, including Cal, USC and UCLA. Tackles: 216
Ian Harbert, Pana (Ill.)
The scrappy 5-9, 175-pounder recorded at least 20 tackles seven times in his senior season for Pana, which finished 9-2. He had a 26-tackle contest in a 61-34 win over Southwestern. Also a fullback, Harbert rushed for 405 yards this season and 11 touchdowns. He has no FBS offers.
Traveon Freshwater, Northeastern (Elizabeth City, N.C.)
The biggest — and dare say freshest name — in the bunch, the 6-3, 220-pound junior has put up massive numbers on both sides of the ball. He's had at least two sacks in every game but one, while adding a four-sack performance in a 40-28 win over Norview. Considered the nation's No. 15 outside linebacker in the junior class by 247Sports, Freshwater has 343 career tackles and 59 career sacks. He's rushed 76 times this season at running back for 1,457 yards (19.3 per carry) and 19 touchdowns. He rushed for 298 yards and three touchdowns on just eight carries in a 46-8 win over Currituck County. Among those who have already made offers: Duke, Michigan State, South Carolina, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. Northeastern (11-0) opens 2A playoff play Friday.
Varsey Bright, Central (Woodstock, Va.)
He weighs only 155 pounds, but the 5-10 senior is extremely active for Central (10-0). He's had three interceptions twice this season and two picks three other times. As a receiver, Bright has just 12 catches but for 310 yards and two touchdowns. He's also a standout on the basketball team. He has no FBS offers.