All-Met All-Mets
Front row: Marcus Mason (Georgetown Prep), Anthony Manigault (Largo), Taros Harris (Calvert), Joshua Wilson (DeMatha), Thomas McClelland (Stafford). Second row: Cornelius Kidwell (Northwestern), Josh Keeney (Middletown), Jason Rose (Sherwood), Kevin Beverly (Parkdale), Kory Gedin (Gonzaga), David Lansdowne (South Lakes), Danny Prentice (Oakton). Third row: Vernon Davis (Dunbar), Adam Fassnacht (Robinson), Brian Bradford (Gaithersburg), Coach Joe Trabucco (South Lakes), Paul Kellum (H.D. Woodson), Preston Pehrson (Broadneck), Justin Aderhold (Dunbar), Antonio Lewis (Thomas Stone). Back row: Devin Kennedy (Seneca Valley), Roland Minor (H.D. Woodson), Flordell Kissee (Gar-Field), Patrick Fisher (DeMatha), Conrad Bolston (St. John's), Deyon Williams (Suitland), John Massie (West Springfield). Not pictured: Wesley Jefferson (Gwynn Park)   (Jonathan Newton - The Washington Post)

First-Team Offense |  First-Team Defense |  Offensive Player of the Year
Defensive Player of the Year |  Coach of the Year |  Second-Team Offense
Second-Team Defense |  Honorable Mention |  All-League Teams



Offensive Player of the Year
RB Marcus Mason -- Georgetown Prep, 5-9, 195, Sr.
Repeat All-Met set the Maryland state record for career rushing yards and touchdowns with 5,790 and 86. Had 1,498 yards and 29 touchdowns in seven games as Hoyas completed third consecutive undefeated season and third straight Interstate Athletic Conference championship. Orally committed to Illinois.



Defensive Player of the Year
LB Wesley Jefferson -- Gwynn Park, 6-2, 239, Sr.
Regarded as one of the top high school linebackers in the country, Jefferson had 144 tackles -- 88 unassisted -- 10 sacks, 1 interception, 7 forced fumbles and 4 fumble recoveries to lead the Yellow Jackets to the playoffs for the third consecutive season. Will play in the U.S. Army High School All-American Bowl on Jan. 5 in San Antonio.



Coach of the Year
Joe Trabucco -- South Lakes
Trabucco, who started the highly successful program at Liberty High in 1994, brought his winning ways to Reston this fall. South Lakes had gone 3-7 and 1-8 the previous two seasons, but in 2002, first-year coach Trabucco led the Seahawks to a 9-4 record, the school's first AAA Northern Region championship since 1991 and a Virginia AAA Division 5 playoff berth.



First-Team Offense
QB Antonio Lewis -- Thomas Stone, 5-10, 190, Sr.
Versatile and explosive quarterback passed for 1,014 yards and 15 TDs this season, averaging 24.1 yards per completion. Also rushed for 847 yards (5.7 yards per carry) and 17 scores for a combined total of 61 TDs over the past two seasons.

RB Kevin Beverly -- Parkdale, 6-0, 195, Sr.
Area's third-leading rusher set school records in rushing yards (2,290 on 275 carries), rushing TDs (22) and total TDs (24) en route to leading the Panthers to first Maryland 4A title in 28 years. Surpassed 200-yard mark four times.

RB Josh Keeney -- Middletown, 6-1, 215, Sr.
Gained 2,482 yards and 40 TDs on 299 carries to help lead the Knights (11-2) to the Maryland 2A championship game. Ran for 1,823 yards as a junior, finished career with four school rushing records.

RB Anthony Manigault -- Largo, 5-9, 205, Sr.
Rushed for 1,888 yards and 24 TDs on 245 carries for the Lions (6-3). Surpassed 200-yard mark six times this season, highlighted by a school-record 309-yard, five-TD performance in a 39-23 victory over Bowie on Sept. 5.

WR Paul Kellum -- H.D. Woodson, 6-1, 190, Sr.
Caught a team-high 35 passes for 835 yards and 12 TDs to lead the Warriors to their first Turkey Bowl championship since 1997. Also returned two punts for TDs (195 yards total).

WR Deyon Williams -- Suitland, 6-3, 187, Sr.
Had 35 receptions for 689 yards and seven TDs to lead the Rams to their first Prince George's County 4A title and postseason appearance since 1999. Orally committed to Virginia.

TE Vernon Davis -- Dunbar, 6-4, 225, Sr.
Fierce blocker also made 21 catches for 511 yards and five TDs. Returned two kickoffs and one punt for TDs. Named to the U.S. Army High School All-American Bowl on Jan. 5 in San Antonio. Career: 96 catches, 2,012 yards, 21 TDs.

OL Justin Aderhold -- Dunbar, 6-3, 270, Sr.
Cornerstone of the Crimson Tide line that paved the way for 3,000 rushing yards and nearly 2,000 passing yards en route to its fifth consecutive appearance in the Turkey Bowl championship. Credited with 24 pancake blocks.

OL Cornelius Kidwell -- Northwestern, 6-2, 305, Sr.
Four-year starter at left guard did not give up a sack after his freshman season. At defensive tackle, recorded 61 tackles and eight sacks this season.

OL Flordell Kissee -- Gar-Field, 6-5, 310, Sr.
All-Virginia AAA Northwestern Region selection led an Indians ground game that racked up 2,700 yards. Was a second-team all-state selection as a junior, when Gar-Field ran for 3,200 yards.

OL John Massie -- West Springfield, 6-3, 280, Sr.
One of the area's most dominant run blockers. His blocks opened holes for Derrick Braziel to rush for more than 1,800 yards and become only the second running back in Northern Region history to have two 300-yard games in the same season.

OL Jason Rose -- Sherwood, 6-0, 280, Sr.

The heart of an offensive line that cleared way for a pair of 1,000-yard rushers and helped the No. 10 Warriors into the Maryland 4A final for the second time in three years. Also tallied 72 solo tackles and eight sacks as a defensive lineman.

Second-Team Offense
QB Ryan Mitch, DeMatha, Sr., 6-3, 217

RB Richard Fitzhugh, H.D. Woodson, Sr., 5-11, 190

RB Dervon Wallace, Calvert, Sr., 5-6, 160

RB Brashaad Mayweather, Old Mill, Sr., 5-9, 180

RB Justin Warren, Seneca Valley, Sr., 6-1, 185

WR Markus McFadden, Parkdale, Sr., 5-10, 175

WR Eddie Royal, Westfield, Jr., 5-10, 154

TE John Kinzer, Robinson, Sr., 6-3, 255

OL Marshall Ausberry, West Springfield, Sr., 6-6, 335

OL Kwang-Min Choe, Northwest, Sr., 6-3, 250

OL Jono Petrovitch, Hylton, Sr., 6-0, 235

OL Justin Pruitt, Long Reach, Sr., 6-6, 291

OL Doron White, Fauquier, Sr., 5-11, 242

First-Team Defense
DL Conrad Bolston -- St. John's, 6-4, 265, Sr.
The first-team all-WCAC selection led the Cadets in tackles and sacks. He anchored a defense that allowed 14.5 points per game and held eventual champion Gonzaga to a field goal in a 3-0 semifinal loss.

DL Adam Fassnacht -- Robinson, 5-10, 215, Sr.
Despite being doubled teamed on nearly every play, the small but quick two-time Northern Region defensive player of the year still managed to rack up more than 10 sacks and 150 tackles for the second consecutive year. Has signed with Virginia to play lacrosse.

DL Devin Kennedy -- Seneca Valley, 6-3, 205, Sr.
Made 135 tackles, including 51 for losses, had 12 sacks and scored three defensive touchdowns for the Maryland 3A champion Screaming Eagles (10-2). Also a receiving threat as a tight end.

DL David Lansdowne -- South Lakes, 6-3, 215, Sr.
Had a Virginia AAA Northern Region-best 16 sacks, including two in the fourth quarter of the Division 5 Northern Region championship game to help the Seahawks clinch a 7-2 victory over W.T. Woodson. He also made 63 solo tackles.

LB Brian Bradford -- Gaithersburg, 6-3, 210, Sr.
Hard-hitting two-year starter totaled 110 solo tackles, three forced fumbles and an interception for the Trojans. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound Bradford also compiled 164 rushing yards and 186 receiving yards as a fill-in at fullback.

LB Kory Gedin -- Gonzaga, 6-2, 240, Sr.
After missing two games near midseason for knee surgery, he returned to play a vital role in one of the finest seasons in school history. Made 62 tackles and helped the Eagles hold high-powered DeMatha to a total of 14 points in two meetings, including the WCAC title game.

LB Preston Pehrson -- Broadneck, 6-2, 235, Sr.
Led Bruins to a 9-1 regular season record and a Maryland 4A playoff berth with 111 tackles (78 solo), one interception and three fumble recoveries. Team had four shutouts.

LB Danny Prentice -- Oakton, 6-1, 225, Sr.
Four-year starter helped lead Cougars to first state title game. Had 70 solo tackles, five sacks and an interception to anchor a defense that allowed 13.7 points per game, including a playoff shutout of then-unbeaten Westfield (35.7 ppg in regular season).

DB Taros Harris -- Calvert, 5-9, 185, Sr.
Three-time all-SMAC honoree had six interceptions as part of a Calvert secondary that totaled 26 this season en route to the Maryland 3A semifinals. Also returned 10 kicks for TDs over the past three seasons.

DB Thomas McClelland -- Stafford, 5-11, 185, Sr.
Helped lead Indians to first state title game with 81 total tackles, 3 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries, 2 forced fumbles and 2 defensive TDs. On offense, rushed for school records of 2,544 yards and 27 TDs, including 648 yards and 5 TDs in first three playoff games.

DB Roland Minor -- H.D. Woodson, 6-1, 180, Sr.
Had 53 tackles and seven interceptions, returning three for TDs. Caught 30 passes for 609 yards and eight TDs. Blocked four punts and returned one for a score. Orally committed to Virginia Tech.

DB Joshua Wilson -- DeMatha, 5-10, 180, Sr.
In addition to five interceptions, the Maryland recruit was DeMatha's most versatile player. He also returned kicks, played on special teams and was the team's leading receiver with 27 receptions for 694 yards and six TDs.

P/PK Patrick Fisher -- DeMatha, 6-5, 240, Sr.
Was 5 of 6 on field goals, including a 37-yarder in the final seconds of the Stags' semifinal victory over Good Counsel. The three-year starter averaged 49.6 yards per punt and booted 81 percent of his kickoffs into the end zone for touchbacks.

Second-Team Defense
DL Eric Lenz, Urbana, Jr., 6-4, 215

DL Bode Ogunwole, Georgetown Prep, Sr., 5-10, 283

DL Harold Stanback, McNamara, Sr., 6-3, 225

LB Jamie Donovan, Sidwell Friends, Sr., 6-1, 220

LB Blake Shubert, Robinson, Sr., 6-1, 225

LB Derron Thomas, E. Roosevelt, Sr., 6-2, 228

LB Brett Warren, Centreville, Sr., 6-2 ,210

LB Lonnell Williams, Potomac (Md.), Sr., 6-3, 210

DB Pat Day, Oakton, Sr., 5-8, 168

DB Larry Duncan, C.H. Flowers, Sr., 5-11, 170

DB Douglas Dutch, Gonzaga, Jr., 6-2, 182

DB Quentin Smith, R. Montgomery, Sr., 5-9, 175

PK Clayton Mollenhoff, Sherwood, Jr., 5-11, 175

Honorable Mention
Offense
Quarterbacks: Darren Baker, West Potomac, Sr.; Stadford Brown, Dunbar, Jr.; Derric Daniels, H.D. Woodson, Sr.; Chris Gibson, Suitland, Sr.; Sean Glennon, Westfield, Jr.; Zach Hayes, Linganore, Jr.; Mike O'Brien, Stone Bridge, Jr.; Jeff Overton, Hylton, Sr.; John Reardon, Gonzaga, Sr.; Freddie Steinmark, Broadneck, Sr.; Alonzo Turner, Bladensburg, Sr.; Travis Johnson, Annandale, Sr.; Sean Schaefer, Northern, Jr.; Bobby Sheahin, Sherwood, Sr.

Running Backs: Daniel Bailey, Centreville, Jr.; Nick Bowen, Chesapeake, Sr.; Derrick Braziel, West Springfield, Jr.; Antonio Carter, Suitland, Jr.; A.J. Case, Wilde Lake, Sr.; Devon Douglas, Bishop McNamara, Sr.; Dwayne Foddrell, Fauquier, Jr.; Kevin Ganascioli, Glenelg, Sr.; Roland Hilliard, Osbourn Park, Sr.; Jeff Hoffman, Severna Park, Sr.; Tony Hunt, T.C. Williams, Sr.; Tanard Jackson, Bullis, Sr.; Traves Matthews, Laurel, Sr.; Ashley Maynard, Dunbar, Jr.; Rasheed McClaude, Gar-Field, Sr.; Austen Merrills, Wilde Lake, Sr.; Brian Porter, Gaithersburg, Sr.; Romeje Richards, Sherwood, Sr.; Delannie Spriggs, Northern, Sr.; Dajuan Stover, H.D. Woodson, Jr.; Josh Twyman, Sherwood, Sr.

Wide Receivers/Tight Ends: Richard Abney, Forestville, Jr.; Brian Calloway, Stone Bridge, Soph.; Xavier Davis, Thomas Stone, Jr.; Michael Dolby, Friendly, Sr.; Thomas Fawehemini, Falls Church, Sr.; J.L. Feeley, Centennial, Sr.; Tim Jennings, Pallotti, Soph.; Dennis Lange, Oakland Mills, Sr.; Don Marshall, Bladensburg, Sr.; Jon Moravec, Linganore, Jr.; Luis Perez, Patuxent, Sr.; Mark Springrith, Watkins Mill, Sr.

Offensive Linemen: Julius Allen, Ballou, Sr.; John Bradshaw, Stafford, Jr.; Robert Brady, Calvert, Jr.; Tommy Cole, Stone Bridge, Sr.; Joe DeGiorgi, Good Counsel, Sr.; Bryan DeMoss, Middletown, Sr.; Levon Dock, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.; Cordell Hawkins, Suitland, Sr.; Kalani Heppe, Liberty, Sr.; Daniel Oriola, Parkdale, Sr.; Kirk Porter, Georgetown Prep, Jr.; Colin Quinn, Wilde Lake, Sr.; Josh Raysor, Gaithersburg, Sr.; Zak Stair, Osbourn Park, Jr.; Trey Tonsing, Westlake, Jr.; Matt Welsh, Centreville, Sr.

Defense
Defensive Linemen: Barry Bagwell, Wilson, Sr.; Anthony Cole, Oakland Mills, Jr.; Chris Corbin, Colonial Forge, Sr.; Carlos Crestwell, Parkdale, Sr.; Everett Grimes, Park View, Sr.; Jerrick Jefferies, Largo, Sr.; Tony Jenkins, West Springfield, Sr.; Chris Malamet, Frederick, Sr.; Eric McGlaughlin, Gaithersburg, Sr.; Randy Robinson, Lackey, Sr.; Doug Smith, Wilde Lake, Sr.; Richard Terrell, Osbourn Park, Sr.; Craig Torbett, Oakton, Sr.; Damian Williams, Blair, Sr.; Leon Young, Suitland, Sr.

Linebackers: Josh Ashby, Loudoun County, Sr.; Brendan Callahan, Gonzaga, Sr.; Endor Cooper, Hylton, Jr.; Dane Donnelly, Calvert, Sr.; Craig Gilbeaux, Dunbar, Sr.; Trulon Henry, Wilson, Sr.; Clemente McKnight, H.D. Woodson, Sr.; Daniel Muhwezi, Seneca Valley, Sr.; Chad Nkang, Northwestern, Sr.; Rob Onolfi, Long Reach, Sr.; Terrell Reeves, Chopticon, Sr.; James Rump, Georgetown Prep, Sr.; Marcus Shephard, Parkdale, Sr.; Derelle Taylor, Southern, Sr.; James Terry, Woodbridge, Sr.; Malcolm Thom, Whitman, Sr.

Defensive Backs: Chase Anastasio, Robinson, Sr.; Jerome Brooks, Calvert, Sr.; Josh Campbell, Fauquier, Sr.; Brendan Dow, H.D. Woodson, Sr.; Landon Gouveia, Stone Bridge, Jr.; DeMario Harris, Annapolis, Sr.; Demetrius Harrison, Old Mill, Sr.; Kent Hicks, Culpeper, Jr.; John Johnson, Fairmont Heights, Sr.; Chris Martin, River Hill, Sr.; Pat McConnell, Gonzaga, Sr.; Reggie McCoy, DeMatha, Sr.; Jahi Smith, Suitland, Sr.; Matt Sonneman, Good Counsel, Jr.; Anthony Vaughn Jr., Gwynn Park, Sr.; Price Ward, Manassas Park, Sr.; Usama Young, Largo, Sr.

Punters/Place Kickers: Jared Develli, Park View, Jr.; Mike Porter, Colonial Forge, Sr.; Zach Rothstein, Thomas Wootton, Sr.; Rob Stoegbauer, Paul VI Catholic, Sr.; Tim Washburn, Lake Braddock, Sr.

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