2010 Fall All-Met: Football: Offense

QB Michael Nebrich

Lake Braddock / Sr.

A dynamic passer and runner, Nebrich set a Virginia single-season record with 4,968 all-purpose yards. The 6-foot-1, 205-pounder passed for 38 touchdowns and ran for another 21 to lead the Bruins to their second consecutive Northern Region Division 6 title. Had six 300-yard passing games and five 100-yard rushing games as he passed for more than 3,000 yards and rushed for more than 1,000 yards for the second season in a row. Completed 262 of 395 passes for 3,831 yards with nine interceptions. Completed at least 50 percent of his passes in every game but one. Rushed for 1,136 yards. Will play for Connecticut.

Members of the 2010 All-Met first-team offense pose with Redskins tight end Chris Cooley [Class of 1999, Logan (Utah) High School]. (Toni Sandys/The Washington Post)

QB Kevin Hogan

Gonzaga / 6-4, 205 / Sr.

Completed 125 of 226 passes for 1,820 yards and 14 touchdowns and rushed for 399 yards and six touchdowns. Sparked the Eagles to a win over DeMatha for the first time since 2002, and led his team to the WCAC semifinals. Will play for Stanford.

RB Crusoe Gongbay

Rockville / 6-0, 195 / Sr.

The area's leading rusher gained 2,140 yards and scored 33 touchdowns despite being the focal point of every opposing defense as the Rams advanced to the Maryland 2A West region playoffs. Ended his three-year career with 5,137 yards rushing and 71 touchdowns.

RB Marcus Harris

Stone Bridge / 6-0, 180 / Sr.

Workhorse back was driving force in Bulldogs' offense, rushing for 2,045 yards and 31 touchdowns and averaging more than seven yards per carry as his team advanced to the Virginia AAA Division 5 championship game. Has 27 career 100-yard games.

WR Stefon Diggs

Good Counsel / 6-0, 189 / Jr.

Area's most dangerous threat caught 43 passes for 811 yards and 15 touchdowns. Also rushed for 506 yards and six touchdowns and returned two of his five interceptions for touchdowns as the Falcons repeated as WCAC champions.

WR Matt Zanellato

Lake Braddock / 6-4, 190 / Sr.

Reliable target with big-play ability was area's leading receiver, catching 94 passes for 1,756 yards and 21 touchdowns. Had 10 100-yard games and four games with three touchdown catches as Bruins advanced to Va. AAA Division 6 semifinals. Will play for Penn State.

TE Eric Frohnapfel

Colonial Forge / 6-7, 220 / Sr.

Averaged 22.9 yards on 28 catches, eight of them touchdown throws from twin brother Blake. Also was a key blocker as the Eagles went 11-1 and won the Virginia AAA Commonwealth District championship. Will play for West Virginia.

OL Lamonte Clark

Ballou / 6-4, 315 / Sr.

Imposing presence on both sides of the ball led the way for a running game that averaged more than nine yards per carry. Defensively, he made 63 tackles (26 for loss), forced five fumbles and had four sacks. Will play for Kansas State.

OL Terrell Stewart

Suitland / 6-3, 309 / Sr.

Rarely came off the field as the Rams usually ran his way, rushing for more than 2,300 yards and qualifying for the playoffs for the ninth consecutive season. Did not allow a sack. On defense, had 87 tackles (21 for loss), 10 sacks and 6 forced fumbles.

OL Alex Dembinski

Old Mill / 6-5, 280 / Sr.

Three-year varsity player was the anchor up front for a two-pronged rushing attack as the Patriots relied on their running game, averaging 38.3 points per game and going 9-2, advancing to the playoffs for the 12th consecutive season.

OL Cyrus Kouandjio

DeMatha / 6-7, 300 / Sr.

Dominant blocker consistently cleared the way as the Stags often stayed on the ground to move the ball. Did not allow a sack as the Stags advanced to WCAC title game for the 19th time in 20 seasons. Generally considered among the nation's top recruits.

OL Joe Kopp

Arundel / 6-4, 251 / Sr.

Excelled in pass blocking as the high-scoring Wildcats (40.1 points per game) won at least 10 games for the fourth consecutive season and advanced to the Maryland 4A East region final. Three-year starter allowed just two sacks in his career.

K Michael Branthover

DeMatha / 5-9, 176 / Sr.

Repeat All-Met was a weapon, continually changing field position with long, high punts and by putting 59 of 69 kickoffs into the end zone for touchbacks. Also made 7 of 8 field goals, the longest a 49-yarder. Will play for Virginia Tech.



Led the Bobcats to a 44-6 record the past four years (the losses by a total of 25 points to teams that finished a combined 65-16), with a Va. AAA Division 6 championship this season and a semifinal berth last year. The Bobcats beat two undefeated teams on their home fields in the regional playoffs. Started the program from scratch when the school opened in 2004. In 2002, he coached W.T. Woodson to its first playoff berth in 29 years. In 1980, as Annandale quarterback, he was All-Met Offensive Player of the Year.

Honorable mention

Quarterbacks: Braden Anderson, Langley, Sr.; Jimmy Boone, Oakton, Sr.; Zach Dancel, Good Counsel, Sr.; Garrett Diehl, Fauquier, Sr.; D'Von Dorsey, Friendly, Jr.; Blake Frohnapfel, Colonial Forge, Sr.; Dominique Miller, Hylton, Sr.; Bejoe Mundit, Parkdale, Sr.

Running backs: Uriah Bethea, Wise, Jr.; Demond Brown, Old Mill, Sr.; Eddie Cunningham, Seneca Valley, Sr.; Bobby Gribbin, Georgetown Prep, Sr.; Malcolm Crockett, Friendship Collegiate, Sr.; Darren Holbrook, Ballou, Sr.; Nagee Jackson, Battlefield, Sr.; Kevin Jones, Bullis, Jr.; Conor McNerney, Potomac School, Sr.; Devon Paye, Hammond, Jr.; Jacob Siwicki, DeMatha, Sr.; K.K. Smith, Spalding, Sr.; Manny Smith, Centreville, Sr.; Anthony Taylor, Washington-Lee, Sr.; Rayshawn Taylor, Wheaton, Sr.; Aaron Wells, River Hill, Jr.

Wide receivers/tight ends: Earvin Anumgba, Paint Branch, Sr.; Ryan Burbrink, DeMatha, Sr.; Ryan Caruso, Howard, Sr.; Sam Collura, DeMatha, Sr.; Daryl Copeland, West Potomac, Sr.; Simba Gwashavanhu, Gaithersburg, Jr.; Trey Huelskamp, Chantilly, Sr.; Anthony Johnson, Mountain View, Sr.; David Mellstrom, Loudoun Valley, Sr.; Sean Price, South Lakes, Sr.; Curtis Pumphrey, Atholton, Sr.; DeAndre Sangster, Hylton, Sr.; Troy Scharfen, Langley, Sr.; Tyler Washington, Arundel, Sr.; Thomas Wheet, St. Albans, Sr.

Linemen: Emmanuel Bawa, Northwestern, Sr.; Leon Brown, Parkdale, Sr.; Nick Easter, Colonial Forge, Sr.; R.J. Garrett, Manassas Park, Sr.; Austin Gund, Gonzaga, Sr.; Taylor Krenzke, Damascus, Sr.; Mike Madaras, Good Counsel, Jr.; Scott Mergner, Georgetown Prep, Sr.; Gary Mulkins, St. John's, Sr.; Freddie Potter, Battlefield, Sr.; Patrick Walsh, Good Counsel, Sr.; Ryan Watson, Good Counsel, Jr.

Kickers: Chris Boteler, Osbourn, Jr.; David Clements, Briar Woods, Jr.; Kyle Hamby, Good Counsel, Sr.

Team selected by The Washington Post's high school sports staff | Photos by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post

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