Preseason

All-Met Watch: Football 2012

Good Counsel RB Dorian O'Daniel
(John McDonnell / The Washington Post)

Offense

QB Caleb Henderson

Lake Braddock, 6-4, 230, Jr.

West Potomac transfer with BCS offers threw for 2,403 yards with 27 touchdowns and seven interceptions last season.

RB Dorian O'Daniel

Good Counsel, 6-2, 205, Sr.

Clemson commit will feature on both sides of the ball; rushed for 113 yards and three touchdowns in season-opening loss.

RB M.J. Stewart

Yorktown, 5-11, 180, Jr.

Has scholarship offers from Maryland and Virginia; could top last season's totals of 1,596 yards and 26 touchdowns.

WR Zach Bradshaw

Damascus, 6-3, 205, Sr.

Virginia recruit showcased his versatility last season, scoring at least two touchdowns each as a rusher, receiver and punt returner.

WR Paul Harris

Douglass, 6-4, 205, Sr.

Tennessee commit grabbed 11 touchdowns last fall and will also start at safety for the defending Maryland 2A runner-up Eagles.

WR Taivon Jacobs

Suitland, 5-11, 165, Sr.

Ohio State recruit was All-Met as a football player and track sprinter; totalled 22 touchdowns as a receiver and returner last fall.

OL Derwin Gray

Friendship Collegiate, 6-5, 290, Sr.

Four-star recruit transferred from Dunbar last winter and orally committed to Maryland over the summer.

OL Sam Mustipher

Good Counsel, 6-3, 286, Jr.

Standout on a dominant line; has offers from several programs including Maryland, Illinois and Ohio State.

OL Damian Prince

McNamara, 6-7, 300, Jr.

Considered one of the top prospects in his class; has more than 15 offers including Alabama, Auburn, Ohio State and Michigan.

OL Na'Ty Rodgers

McDonough, 6-5, 278, Sr.

Imposing tackle has garnered more than 25 scholarship offers but doesn't plan on making a commitment until after the season.

OL Donta Wilkins

Potomac (Va.), 6-3, 305, Sr.

Virginia recruit was an All-Met offensive lineman last fall but all-Northwest Region on both sides of the ball.

K Chris Blewitt

West Potomac, 5-10, 175, Sr.

Pittsburgh recruit was second in the area last season with 10 field goals, including a long of 37 yards.

On the bubble

Quarterbacks: Ryan Burns, Stone Bridge, Sr.; Matty Callahan, Northwest, Sr.; Luke Casey, Atholton, Sr.; Milan Collins, McNamara, Sr.; Connor Cox, South River, Sr.; Kyle Downer, Oakton, Sr.; Trey Lee, Patuxent, Sr.; Brendan Marshall, Good Counsel, Sr.; Travon McMillian, Hylton, Jr.; Trace McSorley, Briar Woods, Sr.; Sonny Romine, Chantilly, Sr.; Ryan Swingle, Battlefield, Sr.

Running backs: Michael Anderson, Howard, Sr.; C.J. Burnes, Stonewall Jackson, Sr.; Lavon Chaney, South River, Sr.; Cory Colder, Briar Woods, Sr.; Shakeem Copeland, Gar-Field, Sr.; Rafiq Douglas, Patuxent, Sr.; Jonathan Dunn, West Springfield, Sr.; Rassaun Goldring, Stone Bridge, Sr.; Jonathan Haden, Friendship Collegiate, Jr.; DeAndre Harris, Chantilly, Jr.; Rachid Ibrahim, Avalon School, Sr.; James Jones-Williams, Seneca Valley, Sr.; Anthony Squire, Suitland, Sr.; Stephen Stewart, Leonardtown, Sr.; Darius Victor, Northwestern, Sr.; Daywone Wright, Ballou, Sr.

Wide receivers: C.J. Carroll, Good Counsel, Jr.; Nick Fields, Bullis, Sr.; Andre Levrone, Good Counsel, Sr.; Thomas Lucas, Paint Branch, Sr.; Khory Moore, Wakefield, Sr.; Demornay Pierson-El, West Potomac, Jr.; Brad Szoka, Loudoun County, Sr.; Solomon Vault, Gaithersburg, Sr.

Kickers/punters: Chris Fraser, St. Albans, Sr.; Adam Greene, Broadneck, Sr.; Chris Rosenbaum, McLean, Sr.

Briar Woods LB Matt Rolin
(Richard A. Lipski / For The Washington Post)

Defense

DL Jonathan Allen

Stone Bridge, 6-3, 245, Sr.

One of the country's most dominant pass rushers, the Alabama-bound two-time All-Met has 35 sacks in two seasons.

DL Da'Shawn Hand

Woodbridge, 6-4, 255, Jr.

Considered by some the top national recruit in the class of 2014, the returning All-Met posted 21 sacks and 84 tackles last fall.

DL Kevin Robbins

McNamara, 6-4, 235, Sr.

Georgia Tech commit is key on both sides of the ball for a revamped Mustangs squad that opened the season with a win.

LB Darien Carr

Good Counsel, 6-0, 210, Sr.

Good Counsel assistant said this senior could stand out at a position where every Falcons starter holds multiple scholarship offers.

LB Spencer Kleinrichert

DeMatha, 6-3, 220, Jr.

Rangy linebacker played in between two All-Mets last season; holds a scholarship offer from Maryland.

LB E.J. Levenberry

Hylton, 6-3, 226, Sr.

Florida State recruit totaled 151 tackles, eight forced fumbles, four sacks and three interceptions during All-Met junior season.

LB Marcus Newby

Quince Orchard, 6-1, 210, Sr.

Nebraska commit anchors a talented defense that will carry the Maryland 4A runner-up Cougars in 2012.

LB Matt Rolin

Briar Woods, 6-4, 215, Sr.

Heavy-hitting South Carolina recruit led Falcons with a team-high 90 tackles and six sacks last season.

LB Devin Williams

St. John's, 5-9, 186, Jr.

Stanford commit is praised for his smart play. Menacing as a linebacker and fullback, will likely play safety in college.

DB Devin Butler

Gonzaga, 6-1, 280, Sr.

Intercepted seven passes last season and exploded onto the recruiting scene. Orally committed to Notre Dame.

DB Kendall Fuller

Good Counsel 6-0, 185, Sr.

All-Met and Virginia Tech recruit is considered perhaps the top cornerback in the country. Will also feature on offense.

DB Jalen Tabor

Friendship Collegiate, 6-2, 185, Jr.

Second-team All-Met as a sophomore, has more than 20 offers including ones from Alabama, Florida, Maryland and Virginia Tech.

On the bubble

Defensive line: Jesse Aniebonam, Good Counsel, Jr.; Darius Commissiong, McNamara, Sr.; Brandon Dukeman, Battlefield, Sr.; Darrion Locke, Churchill, Sr.; Reggie Miles, Hylton, Sr.; Jake Pinkston, Robinson, Jr.; Ben Rockwood, Gaithersburg, Sr.; Justin Herron, Bullis, Jr.

Linebackers: Oren Burks, South County, Sr.; Jermaine Carter, Friendship Collegiate, Sr.; James Gupton, North Point, Sr.; Sean Huelskamp, Chantilly, Sr.; Marquel Lee, Westlake, Sr.; Reggie McGee, Good Counsel, Sr.; Marcel Ngachie, Good Counsel, Sr.; Yannick Ngakoue, Friendship Collegiate, Sr.; Stephan Osong, River Hill, Sr.; Matthew Paul, Douglass, Sr.; Dajuan Randall, Surrattsville, Sr.; George Vinson, Damascus, Sr.; Cavon Walker, Friendship Collegiate, Sr.; Tyrell Williams, Quince Orchard, Sr.

Defensive backs: Andy Boone, Oakton, Sr.; Andre Dalton, Forestville, Sr.; Evrett Edwards, Woodbridge, Sr.; Kirk Garner, Good Counsel, Sr.; Quinton Littlejohn, Watkins Mill, Sr.; Atem Ntantang, Woodgrove, Sr.; D'Andre Payne, H.D. Woodson, Jr.; Keith Payne, C.H. Flowers, Sr.; Jacquille Veii, Avalon School, Sr.

Published Aug. 29, 2012.