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This fall's All-Met team

QB Joe Haden

Friendly, 2003-2006

Threw for a state-record 7,371 yards and 80 touchdowns. As a senior, led the Patriots to a 14-0 record and Maryland 3A championship. Currently starts at cornerback for Florida and is expected to be an NFL first-round draft pick this spring, should he chose to leave school early.

QB Deontay Twyman

Sherwood, 2004-2006

Despite standing a shade under 6 feet, Twyman threw for 7,093 yards and 80 touchdowns and led the Warriors to consecutive Maryland 4A finals.

RB Evan Royster

Westfield, 2002-2005

Two-time All-Met rushed for 6,384 yards and scored 90 touchdowns in his career. Also a standout lacrosse player. Plays for Penn State.

RB Marcus Mason

Georgetown Prep, 1999-2002

Two-time All-Met set Maryland career marks for rushing yards (5,790) and touchdowns (86) while helping the Little Hoyas to three consecutive undefeated seasons. Now plays for the Washington Redskins.

WR Arrelious Benn

Dunbar, 2003-2006

Two-time All-Met was the nation's top wide receiver recruit as a senior when he caught 56 passes for 1,039 yards and nine touchdowns. Played for Illinois and is considered a likely NFL first-round draft pick this spring, should he choose to leave school early.

WR Eddie Royal

Westfield, 2002-2003

Game-breaking wide receiver transferred from Paul VI and led the Bulldogs to a 24-1 mark in two seasons, including the school's first state title, the 2003 Virginia AAA Division 6 crown. Caught 93 passes for 1,731 yards and scored 35 touchdowns. Now plays for the Denver Broncos.

TE Vernon Davis

Dunbar, 2000-2002

Imposing force on both sides of the ball tallied career stats of 96 catches for 2,012 yards and 21 touchdowns. Played for Maryland and was a first-round draft pick of the San Francisco 49ers.

OL Jimmy Bennett

West Potomac, 2005-2007

One of only two-time All-Met offensive lineman this decade, Bennett's 6-foot-8, 285-pound frame made him a unique and dominant force. Plays at Connecticut.

OL Augustus Parrish

Potomac (Md.), 2003-2004

Led the Wolverines to consecutive Maryland 2A finals, before winning the 2004 title after a 14-0 season. Was a standout left tackle at Kent State before bouncing around a couple NFL rosters as a rookie this season.

OL Andrew Phillips

Georgetown Prep, 2002-2005

A two-time All-Met started every game for four seasons at right tackle for the Little Hoyas. Just completed his junior year as a starting guard at Stanford.

OL Pete White

St. John's, 2005-2008

A four-year starter for the Cadets and a three-time all-WCAC selection, White was one of the most heavily recruited linemen in his class. Plays at Maryland.

OL Edwin Williams

DeMatha, 2000-2003

A top run blocker, Williams, as a senior, led a line that allowed three Stags to rush for 500 yards apiece as DeMatha went undefeated. After a standout college career at Maryland, he now plays for the Washington Redskins.

K Josh Brown

Urbana, 1999-2000

As a senior, Brown kicked a Maryland-record 12 field goals, including a 53-yarder, while also quarterbacking the Hawks to their third straight undefeated season and Maryland 2A title. Played at South Carolina.

This fall's All-Met team

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