RB ANDREW KING FLUSHING, SR.
In addition to rushing for 963 yards and 10 touchdowns, King also excelled at outside linebacker.
Played a huge role in Lincoln’s championship run, making an impact on both sides of the ball. He had 10 sacks and two fumble recoveries, when just his presence on the defensive line might have been enough to scare opposing ball-carriers.
Moved from wideout to quarterback and became the league’s most potent offensive weapon, accounting for nearly 3,000 all-purpose yards and leading his team to the CHSFL Class AA final. Did most of the work with his legs, gaining 2,009 yards on the ground, but tossed eight TDs as well.
DL PAT MCHUGH ST. ANTHONY’S, SR.
The Friars won another CHSFL championship, and this one was locked up with a ferocious defense led by Yale-bound McHugh, a finalist for the league’s defensive Player of the Year award.
Tough and physically gifted, rushed for 798 yards and eight touchdowns during the regular season. At linebacker, he played a part in helping the Governors record three shutouts.
QB/DB WAYNE MORGAN ERASMUS HALL, SR.
Will head to college as a cornerback, but the two-way standout rushed for 500 yards and threw for 664 more. On top of that, he scored on defense and on a punt return while combining for 10 TDs through the air and on the ground.
DB/WR BRUCE PARKER JR. MOUNT ST. MICHAEL, SR.
The opposition had a hard time passing the ball against a lockdown secondary led by Parker, who recorded four interceptions. Also contributed on offense with 497 rushing and receiving yards.
The leader of what was widely considered the best defense in the city, Smith also was a contributor to the Chiefs’ offense. Picked up tough yards as a short-yardage back, scoring 10 touchdowns (including one on defense).
TE/DE AUSTIN TAPS STEPINAC, SR.
His team took a step up to the CHSFL ‘AAA’ division, and Taps met the challenge head on, winning the league’s defensive Player of the Year award while also making huge plays as the team’s tight end.
LB KAREEM TURNAGE CAMPUS MAGNET, SR.
Cemented dominant career with 104 tackles, three sacks, four fumble recoveries and two defensive touchdowns. Ran for five touchdowns and gained 385 yards when injuries thrust him into the role of running back.
RB SHYHEIM WINGATE HOLY CROSS, SR.
Scored five touchdowns in a game against Holy Trinity in September and was pretty good in the other games, too, totaling 13 touchdowns and amassing 903 all-purpose yards.