2013 High School Football Preview

Broward County’s elite players

 

High Schools sportswriter Andre C. Fernandez gives you a look at his preseason Top-5 players by position:

Quarterbacks

Name School Yr.
1. Sean WhiteUniversity SchoolSr.
2. Peyton BenderCardinal GibbonsSr.
3. Wade FreebeckSt. Thomas AquinasSr.
4. Ryan StanleyFlanaganJr.
5. Bud MartinDillardSr.

Others to watch: Danarious Graham, Deerfield Beach, Sr.; Nick Jeanty, Miramar, Sr.; Joe McChrystal, Coral Springs Charter, Sr.; Zach Smith, Pine Crest, Jr.

Running backs

Name School Yr.
1. Sony MichelAmerican HeritageSr.
2. Jordan Scarlett University Jr. >>
3. Mardre LondonSt. Thomas AquinasSr.
4. LaJuan HuntUniversitySr.
5. Eric PittmanMiramarSr.

Others to watch: Aaron McNeal, Deerfield Beach, Sr.; Cameron Rigby, Miramar, Sr.; Alex Anderson, Miramar, Jr.; Jawanza Evans-Morris, Taravella, Jr.; Deltron Sands, St. Thomas Aquinas, Jr.

Wide receivers

Name School Yr.
1. Corey Holmes St. Thomas Aquinas Sr. >>
2. Trevon LeeCardinal GibbonsSr.
3. Sam BruceUniversity SchoolSo.
4. Emmanuel SotoUniversity SchoolSr.
5. Dennis TurnerDillardSr.

Others to watch: Devante Peete, St. Thomas Aquinas, Jr.; Chris Taylor, University School, Sr.; Alex Thomas, Chaminade, Sr.; Alexander Fifleski, Calvary Christian, Sr.; Calvin Ridley, Monarch, Sr.

Offensive linemen

Name School Yr.
1. Khairi ClarkChaminade-MadonnaSr.
2. Nick LinderSt .Thomas AquinasSr.
3. Ravian PiercePlantationSr.
4. Siffo PierreTaravellaSr.
5. Nigel KempEvergladesSr.

Others to watch: Ryan Crozier, St. Thomas Aquinas, Sr.; Kadeem Smith, Cardinal Gibbons, Sr.; Erik Lenzen, Cardinal Gibbons, Sr.; Leeward Brown, Miramar, Jr.; Christian Strachan, Chaminade-Madonna, Jr.

Defensive linemen

Name School Yr.
1. Anthony MotenSt. Thomas AquinasSr.
2. Nick Bosa St. Thomas Aquinas So. >>
3. Brandon BoyceUniversity SchoolJr.
4. Jason StrowbridgeDeerfield BeachJr.
5. Anthony BennettCypress BayJr.

Others to watch: Justin Rae, Cypress Bay, Sr.; Shomari Thomas, Chaminade-Madonna, Sr.

Linebackers

Name School Yr.
1. Richard Yeargin IIIUniversitySr.
2. Jaboree WilliamsFort LauderdaleSr.
3. Terry McCrayBlanche ElySr.
4. Andrew KorakakosUniversitySr.
5. Chris HartSt. Thomas AquinasJr.

Others to watch: Shamar Kilby, Hallandale, Jr.; Juwann Taylor, Hollywood Hills, Jr.; John Antkiewicz, St. Thomas Aquinas, Jr.

Defensive backs

Name School Yr.
1. Corey LammonsPlantationSr.
2. Quincy WilsonUniversity SchoolSr.
3. Al HarrisSt. Thomas AquinasSr.
4. Tyrek ColeMiramarJr.
5. John BattleHallandaleSr.

Others to watch: Deion Hallmon, Cypress Bay, Sr.; Rashard Causey, University, Jr.; Kendrell McFadden, McArthur, Jr.; Randy Ramsey, Dillard, Sr.; Carter Jacobs, American Heritage, Sr.; Taravarus McFadden, American Heritage, Jr.

Athletes

Name School Yr.
1. Brandon Powell Deerfield Beach Sr. >>
2. Isaiah McKenzieAmerican HeritageSr.
3. Marquise Dudley-GordonCypress BaySr.
4. Derrick TindalBoyd AndersonSr.
5. Torrance GibsonAmerican HeritageJr.

Others to watch: Tyson Burch, Cooper City, Sr.; David Senior, Boyd Anderson, Sr.; Jarius Brown, University, Sr.; Shawn Burgess-Becker, Monarch, Jr.

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