One of the Eastern Kansas League’s most explosive runners, Alexander worked behind an inexperienced offensive line but managed to rush for 907 yards and nine touchdowns on 139 carries.
Ranked seventh in the state of Kansas according to Rivals.com, Applegate helped pave the way for an offense that recorded 2,743 rushing yards and 1,330 passing yards.
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Aql led the Eastern Kansas League in tackles for a defensive lineman with 90. He also had seven tackles for loss, two hurries and four sacks for the Tigers.
The Sunflower League’s Most Valuable Player led the Lancers to the Kansas Class 6A state title 118 tackles, which included 37 tackles for loss, 12 hurries and 10 sacks.
After helping Blue Springs to a state title in 2013, Brown (6-1, 200) threw for 2,294 yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior. He is primarily a pocket passer, but he also ran for nine touchdowns last season.
The Buck Buchanan Award winner is ranked as the No. 5 recruit in the state by Rivals. Davis (6-3, 275) had 33 tackles for loss and 18 sacks in his senior season.
Despite missing time with an injury, Davis (6-2, 265) still managed 9 1/2 sacks and 26 tackles for loss as a senior. He is ranked as the third-best recruit in the state by Rivals.
The athleticism — and speed — is off the charts for Doherty (6-0, 201), who will also play baseball for Missouri. He split time between tailback and safety on the football field, scoring 19 total touchdowns.
Frantz was a two-year starter at left tackle for the Firebirds and was first-team all-league each season. He is the No. 4 player in the state of Kansas according to Rivals.com.
The top recruit in the state of Kansas according to Rivals.com, Harris started three years for the Tigers, including their Kansas Class 5A state title run last season.
A tall defensive end, Harris (6-6, 240) had 7 1/2 sacks and 22 tackles for loss last season. He also picked off a screen pass and returned it for a touchdown.
Size and mobility made Heck (6-7, 250) attractive to college recruiters. He is a quality blocker who moves well in space and can serve as a lead blocker out of the backfield.
Huschka was tied for third on the team with 12 receptions for 154 yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers, who were sectional runners up after winning Kansas Class 6A last year.
The seventh-ranked quarterback in the nation, Lock (6-4, 205) was The Star’s All-Metro player of the year and the Simone Award winner after throwing for 2,717 yards and 28 touchdowns in only 10 games last fall.
A two-time all-state selection, Maxwell (6-3, 214) is a dual-threat quarterback who finished his career with 3,191 yards and 33 touchdowns in the air and 2,105 yards and 28 touchdowns on the ground.
Playing both sides of the ball for the Eagles, Moore had 17 receptions for 164 yards and three touchdowns on offense and 40 tackles and five sacks for the defense.
An early enrollee at Missouri, Owen (6-5, 275) was an all-state selection at left tackle last fall. He paved the way for a rushing game that accounted for nearly 3,000 yards.
Marcel Spears Jr.
Spears ranked second on the team with 86 tackles which included seven for loss and two sacks. He also had two interceptions and a blocked punt for the Eagles, who were sub-state runners up.
Joshua Van Dunk
After serving as the lead blocker for a team that topped 3,000 rushing yards, Van Dunk (6-4, 265) caused Lincoln Prep coach Henry Newell to call him “the best offensive guard I have coached in 38 years.”
Lee’s Summit West
The speedy tailback rushed for 913 yards and five touchdowns while averaging 7.2 yards per carry. Williams (6-0, 190) also stars for the Titans basketball team.
The two-time All-Eastern Kansas League quarterback passed for 3,003 yards and 35 touchdowns for the Stags, who went undefeated and won the Kansas Class 4A Division I state title this season.