FALL 2006 ALL-MET

Football - First Team Offense

All-Mets
Back row (left to right): Arrelious Benn, Dunbar; Vincent Hill, Friendly; Andrew Nuss, Stone Bridge; Jimmy Bennett, West Potomac; Garrett Ingram, McDonough. Front row: Dwan Thornton, Ballou; Terence Kerns, Thomas Johnson; Ryan Smith, Urbana; Deontay Twyman, Sherwood; Joe Haden, Friendly.

First Team Offense   First Team Defense and Special Teams
Second Team Offense   Second Team Defense
Honorable Mention Offense   Honorable Mention Defense
Offensive Player of the Year   Defensive Player of the Year   Coach of the Year
All-League Teams (pdf)   Final Rankings

 

Offensive Player of the Year

QB Joe Haden | Friendly | Sr. | 5-11 | 190  » Video Profile
Dual-threat runner and passer led the Fort Washington school to a 14-0 record and the Maryland 3A championship. Passed for 2,783 yards and 38 touchdowns; also rushed for 899 yards and 13 touchdowns. Set the Maryland public school record with 7,371 career passing yards and tied the career mark with 80 touchdown passes. Will play for Florida.



First Team Offense

WR Arrelious Benn | Dunbar | Sr. | 6-2 | 203  » Video Profile
The repeat All-Met was the nation's top wide receiver recruit. Caught 56 passes for 1,039 yards and nine touchdowns. Also averaged nine yards per carry and rushed for three touchdowns. Will play for Illinois.

WR Vincent Hill | Friendly | Sr. | 6-0 | 180  » Video Profile
Using excellent speed and hands, caught 67 passes for 1,390 yards and 22 touchdowns for Maryland 3A champion. Finished career with a state public school record 43 touchdown catches.

OL Andrew Nuss | Stone Bridge | Sr. | 6-5 | 290  » Video Profile
The all-Northern Region lineman, who is also considered one of the top five linemen in the state, paved the way for Stone Bridge to gain more than 3,000 yards rushing. Will play for Notre Dame.

OL Jimmy Bennett | West Potomac | Jr. | 6-9 | 280
The overpowering run blocker, known for his nimble feet, has not given up a sack in two years. He has received several scholarship offers from Big East and ACC schools, among others.

OL Garrett Ingram | McDonough | Sr. | 5-11 | 249
The three-year starter and two-time al Southern Maryland Athletic Conferenc selection anchored the line for a runni attack that amassed more than 2,500 yards.

OL William Alvarez | Hylton | Sr. | 6-5 | 305
The massive lineman is considered one of the top five lineman in the state of Virginia. Helped lead Hylton to an 8-2 record. Will play for Virginia Tech.

OL Nick Jenkins | Good Counsel | Sr. | 6-3 | 285
The four-year starter was a leader on both sides of the line for the WCAC finalists. Defensively, had team highs of 95 tackles and 8.5 sacks. Will play for Virginia.

RB Dwan Thornton | Ballou | Sr. | 5-7 | 170
Along with his dynamic vision and cutting ability, Thornton used breakaway speed to rush for 1,952 yards and 24 touchdowns in 10 games for the DCIAA champion. Surpassed 200 yards in four of his final five games. Will play for Kent State.

RB Terence Kerns | Thomas Johnson | Sr. | 6-1 | 215
He led the Patriots to the top seed in the Maryland 4A North Region playoffs with his speed and punishing power running. He rushed for 1,719 yards and 24 touchdowns in nine games before being sidelined by an ankle injury. Will play for West Virginia.

RB Ryan Smith | Urbana | Sr. | 5-10 | 195
Not one to shy away from contact, Smith's vision and quickness helped the Hawks win the Maryland 3A West Region championship. He rushed for 35 touchdowns and 2,376 yards on 268 carries in 13 games.

QB Deontay Twyman | Sherwood | Sr. | 5-11 | 170
Led the Warriors back to the Maryland 4A fi nal almost single-handedly, passing for 2,426 yards and 28 touchdowns. Finished his three-year career with 7,093 yards and 80 touchdowns.

QB Brandon Hogan | Osbourn | Sr. | 5-10 | 173  » Video Profile
The explosive dual-threat quarterback passed for 2,430 yards, ran for 1,781 and was responsible for 59 touchdowns as he led Osbourn to the Virginia AAA Division 6 championship. Will play for West Virginia.



Second Team Offense
QB Peter Lalich, West Springfield, Sr.
QB Josh Volpe, Northwest, Sr.
RB Devon Brown, Stone Bridge, Sr.
RB Deric Dudinkski, Park View, Sr.
WR Dayon Arrington, Paint Branch, Sr.
WR Danny Coale, Episcopal, Sr.
WR Isiah Thomas, Dunbar, Sr.
OL Rob Ciancaglini, Broadneck, Sr.
OL Ian Davidson, St. Stephen's/SA, Sr.
OL Tony Edwards, Damascus, Jr.
OL Marshall Moore, Langley, Sr.
OL R.J. Shannon, DeMatha, Sr.
K Chris McDermott, Broadneck, Sr.



Honorable Mention
Quarterbacks: Nathan Cartagena, Annandale, Sr.; Pepper Coe, Quince Orchard, Sr.; Kevin Dickerson, Forestville, Sr.; Mike Glennon, Westfi eld, Jr.; C.J. Hopson, Patuxent, Jr.; Cody Kohn, Great Mills, Sr.; Shawn Lloyd, Edison, Sr.; D.J. Mangas, Paul VI Catholic, Sr.; Ross Metheny, Sherando, Soph.; Chester Stewart, DeMatha, Sr.

Running Backs: Corwin Acker, Blake, Sr.; Mike Avent, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.; Omoniyi Bakare, Hylton, Sr.; Chase Barnett, Brooke Point, Soph.; A.J. Brown, Northern, Sr.; Eric Foote, Southern, Sr.; Anthony Gunn, Arundel, Sr.; Nathan Hoyte, McDonough, Sr.; Mike Meier, Robinson, Sr.; Shawn Perry, Seneca Valley, Sr.; Patrick Pinchinat, Richard Montgomery, Sr.; Josh Wells, West Potomac, Jr.; De'Antwan Williams, Woodbridge, Soph.; Rayvon Williams, Bishop McNamara, Sr.; Ryan Williams, Stonewall Jackson, Jr.

Wide Receivers/Tight Ends: Ben Barber, Edison, Jr.; Dean Boateng, Northwest, Sr.; Dominique Budd, Sherwood, Jr.; Kevin Dorsey, Forestville, Jr.; Ervin Garner, Oakton, Sr.; Neal Hardie, West Potomac, Sr.; Jewison Hurtault, Quince Orchard, Sr.; Rodney McLeod, DeMatha, Jr.; Danny Simms, Chantilly, Sr.; Jon Wagner, Patuxent, Sr.; Taylor Watson, Gwynn Park, Sr.; Scott Williams, West Springfield, Sr.

Offensive Line: Mike Barnes, Suitland, Sr.; Dwayne Chappell, Dunbar, Sr.; Ben Chroniger, DeMatha, Sr.; Patrick Conroy, Loudoun Valley, Sr.; Nathan Dalpini, Arundel, Sr.; Leo Grassilli, Hylton, Sr.; Justin Hairston, Woodbridge, Sr.; Pat Madaj, Chantilly, Sr.; Lamar Milstead, Ballou, Sr.; Chris Reynolds-El, Ballou, Sr.; Carl Russell, H.D. Woodson, Sr.; Jamal Thomas, C.H. Flowers, Sr.; Brian Willhide, Northern, Sr.

Football - First Team Defense and Special Teams

All-Mets
Back row (left to right): Savion Frazier, Gar-Field; Marvin Austin, Ballou; Zach Hally, Chantilly; Tony Tucker. St. John's; Kenny Tate, DeMatha. Front row: Joe Lefeged, Northwest; Ian Thomas, DeMatha; Jake Trantin, Spalding; Devonte Campbell, Forestville; Melvin Harris, Kennedy; Garrett Watson, South County; Deante Steele, Potomac (Va.); Nathan Bussey, Dunbar.


Defensive Player of the Year

LB Joe Lefeged | Northwest | Sr. | 6-1 | 190  » Video Profile
No player was used in a more diverse way than the Bullis transfer, who lined up at linebacker, running back, wide receiver, quarterback, and kickoff and punt returner. Made 63 tackles, including 15 for a loss, with seven sacks and two interceptions. Averaged more than 10 yards per carry, and six of his 10 total touchdowns came on plays of 30 yards or longer. Will play for Rutgers.


First Team Defense and Special Teams

LB Savion Frazier | Gar-Field | Sr. | 6-1 | 208  » Video Profile
Made 45 total tackles, including fi ve for loss, forced three fumbles and made three interceptions. On offense, he rushed for 1,420 yards, averaging 7.1 yards per carry. Will play for Tennessee.

DL Marvin Austin | Ballou | Sr. | 6-3 | 310
The repeat All-Met was widely regarded as the nation's top defensive line recruit. Whether he was making his 85 tackles or 17 sacks from defensive end or delivering punishing blocks at guard, Austin was the driving force behind Ballou's first Turkey Bowl championship.

DL Zach Hally | Chantilly | Sr. | 6-4 | 220
The defensive standout for the Virginia AAA Division 6 state runners-up had 12 sacks, 16 quarterback hurries and 128 tackles to help spur the program's turnaround from 0-10 in 2004.

DL Tony Tucker | St. John's | Sr. | 6-3 | 230
A physical force up front, Tucker had 43 tackles, 7 sacks and 17 quarterback hurries. As a tight end, he caught 23 passes for 435 yards and three touchdowns.

KR Kenny Tate | DeMatha | Jr. | 6-4 | 210
A threat to score every time he touche the ball. Rushed for 362 yards and one touchdown, caught 17 passes for 365 yards and six touchdowns. Returned tw punts and one kickoff for touchdowns.

LB Ian Thomas | DeMatha | Sr. | 6-2 | 218
Made a team-high 101 tackles for the WCAC champion. Also had six sacks and two interceptions, leading a defense that allowed 6.5 points per game. Will play for Illinois.

LB Jake Trantin | Spalding | Sr. | 6-2 | 220
The hard-hitting inside linebacker displayed tremendous sideline-to-sideline speed while totaling a team-high 117 tackles. He also rushed for 1,094 yards and 13 touchdowns on 118 carries.

LB Devonte Campbell | Forestville | Sr. | 6-2 | 235
Made 72 tackles and had four sacks as the Knights advanced to the Maryland 1A South Region fi nal. As a tight end, he caught 30 passes for 1,022 yards and 11 touchdowns.

DB Melvin Harris | Kennedy | Sr. | 5-10 | 175
In his first year of high school football, Harris played a big role as the Cavaliers end a 25-game losing streak and finished 10-2. Intercepted four passes and threw for 2,275 yards and 29 touchdowns. Rushed for 667 yards and eight scores.

K Garrett Watson | South County | Sr. | 6-1 | 210
The all-AAA Northern Region selection connected on 9 of 13 field goal attempts, including an area-best 49-yarder. Thirty-six of his 53 kickoffs were touchbacks.

DB Deante Steele | Potomac (Va.) | Sr. | 5-10 | 185
The speedy all-purpose player had 5 interceptions, 4 fumble recoveries, 15 pass break ups and 7 kick returns for touchdowns for the Virginia AAA Division 5 semifinalists.

DB Nathan Bussey | Dunbar | Sr. | 6-2 | 203
The Illinois recruit seldom left the field. Intercepted four passes at free safety, handled all kicking duties and completed his third season as the Crimson Tide's quarterback. Threw for 2,473 yards and 28 TDs, ran for a team-high 553 yards and 12 touchdowns.


Second Team Defense
DL D'Antray Dyson, McDonough, Sr.
DL Bryan Frye, H.D. Woodson, Sr.
DL Donald Langley, Seneca Valley, Sr.
DL Courtney Prince, Gwynn Park, Sr.
LB Jourdan Brooks, Seneca Valley, Sr.
LB Marcus Hyde, Osbourn, Sr.
LB Zach Martin, River Hill, Jr.
LB Brian Turner, Patuxent, Sr.
LB Rakeem Vick, Friendly, Sr.
LB Jerrell Wedge, Douglass, Sr.
DB Jeron Gouveia, Stone Bridge, Jr.
DB James Proctor, Suitland, Jr.
DB Cornelius Ward, Friendly, Sr.



Honorable Mention
Defensive Line: Felton Banks, Colonial Forge, Jr.; George Banash, Potomac (Va.), Jr.; Cory Boatman, Good Counsel, Sr.; Vernon Bond, Bishop McNamara, Sr.; Nick Bonturi, Damascus, Sr.; Griff Courtney, Quince Orchard, Sr.; Kenny Dean, Madison, Sr.; D'Antray Dyson, McDonough, Sr.; Zach Kerr, Quince Orchard, Jr.; Chris Mayes, Westlake, Sr.; Anthony Mihota, Massaponax, Sr.; Thomas Mulabah, Park View, Jr.; James Pratt, Edison, Sr.; Justin Young, Northwest, Sr.

Linebackers: Warner Blunt, Episcopal, Sr.; Antwuan Broxton, Annandale, Sr.; Zach Brown, Wilde Lake, Sr.; Aswand Cruickshank, Good Counsel, Sr.; Rhett De Pol, St Mary's-Annapolis, Sr.; Derek Drummond, McDonough, Sr.; A.J. Gross, Westlake, Sr.; Marcus Hyde, Osbourn, Sr.; Brian Kennedy, Westfi eld, Jr.; Ryan Larcamp, George Mason, Sr.; Quillie Odom, Osbourn Park, Sr.; Chimso Okoji, Kennedy, Sr.; Adam Sheets, Courtland, Sr.; Jason Smith, Parkdale, Sr.; Alex Thiell, Yorktown, Sr.; Romale Tucker, Ballou, Sr.; Josh Wine, Massaponax, Sr.

Defensive Backs: Jharron Armstrong, Dunbar, Sr.; Dan Atwood, Gaithersburg, Jr.; Drew Baldwin, Edison, Jr.; Derrell Brown, Southern, Sr.; Rashad Fox, Wilson, Sr.; Joe Goins, DeMatha, Sr.; Daniel Hostetler, River Hill, Sr.; Abdul Kennah, Potomac (Va.); Ken Manahan, Chancellor, Sr.; Justin Mulinex-Hughes, Spalding, Sr.; Austin Morris, Chantilly, Sr.; Kevin Nesmith, Quince Orchard, Sr.; Matt Seeger, Herndon, Sr.

Place kickers/Punters: Zach Beach, Urbana, Sr.; Tyler Bitancurt, West Springfield, Jr.; Juan Cordova, Woodbridge, Sr.; Kilgo Livingston, DeMatha, Sr.; Matt Rawson, St. Albans, Sr.; Andy Smith, Liberty, Sr.



Coach of the Year

Steve Schultze | Osbourn
The 1980 Osbourn graduate guided his alma mater to a 14-0 record and the Virginia AAA Division 6 championship. He resurrected a program that had lost 28 straight games when he arrived in 2002 and had not made the playoffs since 1992. Schultze redesigned his offense to take advantage of the skills of quarterback Brandon Hogan.


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