Drew Lock, Lee’s Summit, senior. The Simone Award winner threw for 2,717 yards and 28 touchdowns in only 10 games, completing 66 percent of his passes. He is committed to Missouri.
Dawson Downing, Bishop Miege, junior. A key component in Bishop Miege’s high-powered offensive attack, Downing carried the ball 234 times for 1,960 yards and 31 touchdowns. He also had 18 catches for 282 yards and five receiving touchdowns. He helped the Stags to a state title.
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Aaron Graham, Oak Grove, senior. A four-year starter, Graham ran for 2,934 yards and 41 touchdowns and led Oak Grove to its first Missouri state championship in program history. He averaged 10.1 yards per carry.
Isaiah Truss, Raymore-Peculiar, senior. Small but explosive, Truss ran for 1,793 yards, 20 touchdowns and helped the Panthers win the Suburban Gold Conference title.
Nick Perez, SM North, senior. He was the Sunflower League leader in three categories and finished the season with 46 receptions, 949 yards and 13 touchdowns. He also made an impact on defense, with three forced fumbles and two interceptions.
Terrance Sanders, Blue Springs, junior. The Otis Taylor Award winner at the Simone ceremony showcased explosive after-the-catch ability. He turned his 48 receptions into 1,088 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Evan Applegate, Mill Valley, senior. Applegate, who has committed to Kansas State, anchored the Jaguars’ line the last three seasons. They ran for 2,743 yards and passed for 1,330 yards, for an average of 407 yards per game.
Scott Frantz, Lawrence Free State, senior. The two-year starter at left tackle helped the Firebirds lock up a sectional championship. He was selected to the All-Simone team and will go to Kansas State next year.
A.J. Harris, Blue Valley, senior. Coach Eric Driskell calls him the most dominant offensive lineman he has seen at the high school level. Harris, who has committed to Missouri, was a three-year starter for Blue Valley.
Tanner Owen, Kearney, senior. A 6-foot-6, 270-pound offensive tackle who moves well, Owen paved the way for an offensive attack that accounted for nearly 3,000 rushing yards. He is committed to Missouri.
Joe Tuimauga, Park Hill, senior. The first-team all-state selection was the lead blocker for two 1,000-yard rushers. He had 31 pancake blocks and finished his career with 34 consecutive games started.