All-Met Watch: Football 2013

Robinson RB Joe Wilson
(Tracy A. Woodward / The Washington Post)


QB Caleb Henderson

Lake Braddock, 6-4, 223, Jr.

Dual-threat North Carolina commit totaled 2,888 yards last year.

RB M.J. Stewart

Yorktown, 5-11, 188, Sr.

Game-breaking runner and returning All-Met scored 36 times as a junior.

RB Joe Wilson

Robinson, 5-9, 190, Sr.

Explosive back ran for an area-high 2,358 yards and 33 TDs.

WR A.J. Alexander

Lake Braddock, 6-2, 2-5, Jr.

Reliable target reeled in 75 catches for breakout campaign.

WR Jalen Christian

Damascus, 5-10, 165, Jr.

Two-way starter already boasts offers from Ohio State and Oklahoma.

WR D'Ante Yarborough

Stone Bridge, 5-11, 165, Sr.

Track standout is tough to slow down in single coverage.

OL Jared Coker

Briar Woods, 6-3, 285, Sr.

Bowling Green recruit is one of area's most physical players.

OL Nate Davis

Stone Bridge, 6-3, 285, Sr.

Has skills to be school's best lineman yet, Coach Mickey Thompson says.

OL Sam Mustipher

Good Counsel, 6-4, 292, Sr.

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

OL Damian Prince

McNamara, 6-5, 292, Sr.

A top prospect in his class; boasts offers from Alabama, Auburn, Ohio State and Michigan.

OL Justin Herron

Bullis, 6-4, 275, Sr.

Rutgers commit has evolved into a force since picking up football as a freshman.

K Zachary Snyder

Whitman, 6-2, 230, Sr.

Nailed seven field goals, with a long of 44, and was perfect on extra points last season

On the bubble

Quarterbacks: Zach Abey, Spalding, Sr.; Devin Butler, Douglass, So.; Travon McMillian, Hylton, Sr.; Trace McSorley, Briar Woods, Sr.; Greg Stroman, Stonewall Jackson, Sr.; Will Ulmer, St. John's, Sr.

Running backs: Sterling Dailey, Stone Bridge, Sr.; Taiwan Deal, DeMatha, Sr.; Torrey Dixon, Potomac (Va.), Sr.; Jonathan Haden, Friendship Collegiate, Sr.; Kevin Joppy, Quince Orchard, Sr.; Demornay Pierson-el, West Potomac, Sr.; Tyler Thrasher-Walker, Westfield, Sr.; A.J Turner, Centreville, Jr.; Solomon Vault, Gaithersburg, Sr.; Robbie Walker, Gonzaga, Sr.

Wide receivers: Elliott Davis, Quince Orchard, Sr.; Sam Gallahan, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Sr.; Demetrius Johnson, Annapolis Area Christian, Sr.; Delonte Matthews, Dunbar, Jr.; Nick Nelson, Suitland, Sr.; Cameron Phillips, DeMatha, Sr.; Brandon Polk, Briar Woods, Jr.; Micah Till, Wise, Sr.; Marquise Watts, North Point, Sr.

Offensive line: Quarvez Boulware, Friendship Collegiate, Jr.; Matthew Burrell Jr., Hylton, Jr.; Jake Hawk, Meade, Sr.; Sam Madaras, Good Counsel, Sr.; Richie Petitbon, Gonzaga, Jr.; Isaiah Prince, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jr.; Brock Ruble, DeMatha, Sr.

Kickers/punters: Connor Bouveron, Westfield, Jr.; Turner Kim, Sidwell Friends, Sr.

Good Counsel DL Jesse Aniebonam
(Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post)


DL Jesse Aniebonam

Good Counsel, 6-5, 240, Sr.

Maryland commit displays great speed off the edges.

DL Da'Shawn Hand

Woodbridge, 6-4, 256, Sr.

Nation's top recruit and two-time All-Met had 16 sacks as a junior.

DL Adam McLean

Quince Orchard, 6-3, 260, Jr.

Versatile defender has offers from Maryland, Florida State, among others.

DL Tim Settle

Stonewall Jackson, 6-2, 307, Jr.

Aggressive defender has picked up 20-plus offers from major programs.

LB Jawhaun Bentley

DeMatha, 6-2, 245, Sr.

First-team All-Met racked up 116 tackles and seven sacks last year.

LB Jerome Dews

Potomac (Md.), 6-4, 200, Sr.

Transfer from Wise tallied 14 sacks as a junior.

LB Kobie Walker

Good Counsel, 6-4, 210, Sr.

Kentucky commit also has coverage skills to line up at safety.

DB Marcus Allen

Wise, 6-1, 6-4, 210, Sr.

Had 69 tackles and two interceptions in leading Pumas to state title.

LB Alameen Murphy

Friendly, 5-10, 181, Sr.

Stanford recruit recorded 82 tackles and three interceptions last year.

DB D'Andre Payne

H.D. Woodson, 5-9, 177, Sr.

Scored in all three phases to earn All-Met honors last year.

DB Nick Scott

Fairfax, 5-11, 180, Sr.

Penn State recruit also excels at running back.

DB Jalen Tabor

Friendship Collegiate, 6-1, 187, Sr.

Under Armour All-American allowed zero completions in 2012.

On the bubble

Defensive line: Jemal Averette, Good Counsel, Sr.; Kamonte Carter, Gaithersburg, Jr.; Jeremiah Clarke T.C. Williams, Sr.; Darius Fullwood, Good Counsel, Jr.; Gary Gross, Douglass, Sr.;Keiron Howard, Potomac (Md.), Jr.; J.J. Jackson, Woodgrove, Sr.; Logan Kirby, River Hill, Sr.; Dwight Lomax, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Kareem McDonald, Wilson, Jr.

Linebackers: Malik Carney, T.C. Williams, Sr.; Dae'Juan Funderburk, Friendship Collegiate, Sr.; Michael Hildebrand, Broadneck, Sr.; Spencer Kleinrichert, DeMatha, Sr.; Matthew Robinson, Flint Hill, Jr.; Hudson Sullivan, Bishop Ireton, Sr.; DaSharnate Thompson, Good Counsel, Sr.; Diondre Wallace, Arundel, Jr.; Chad Wiggins, Centreville, Sr.

Defensive backs: Chuck Davis, Broad Run, Jr.; Joshua Gills, Northwest, Sr.; Marcus Hicks, Old Mill, Sr.; Diamente Holloway, Sidwell Friends, Sr.; DuWayne Johnson, H.D. Woodson, Jr.; Marcel Joly, Forestville, Sr.; Kamrin Moore, O'Connell, Sr.; Raeshawn Smith, Chantilly, Sr.; Omar Truitt, St. John's, Sr.; Charles Tutt, Centreville, Jr.; Miles Taylor, Gonzaga, Sr.; Jamal Woodland, DuVal, Sr.

Published Aug. 27, 2013.