2013 High School Football Preview

Miami-Dade County’s elite players

 

High Schools sportswriter Andre C. Fernandez gives you a look at his preseason top five players by position:

Quarterbacks

Name School Yr.
1. Treon HarrisBooker T. WashingtonSr.
2. Quinton FlowersJacksonSr.
3. Alin EdouardHialeahSr.
4. Nico PierreCoral ReefSr.
5. Trayone Gray Carol City Sr. >>

Others to watch: Hunter Boyette, Westminster Christian, Jr.; Tucker Beirne, Columbus, Jr.; Maurice Alexander, Homestead, Jr.; Keith Reed, Central, Sr.; Cedric Wiggins, NMB, Sr.; Kelly Benson, Pace, Sr.

Running backs

Name School Yr.
1. Dalvin CookCentralSr.
2. Joseph YearbyCentralSr.
3. Gregory HowellCoral GablesSr.
4. Krondis LarryBooker T.Sr.
5. LaKeith StaffordNorthwesternSr.

Others to watch: Mark Walton, Booker T., So.; Johnny Hankins, South Dade, Jr.; Jamal Adjamah, Mater Academy, Sr.; Oshton Armstrong, Columbus, Jr.; Lashone Garnett, Southridge, Sr.; Henry Bussey, Hialeah, Sr.

Wide receivers

Name School Yr.
1. Ermon Lane Homestead Sr. >>
2. Davonte PhillipsCentralJr.
3. Steven IshmaelNorth Miami BeachSr.
4. Lamar ParkerBooker T.Sr.
5. Gilbert JohnsonHomesteadSr.

Others to watch: Tyre Brady, South Dade, Sr.; C.J. Worton, South Dade, Sr.; Henderson Gray, Pace, Sr.; Kendrick Edwards, Norland, Sr.; Jacob McCrary, Coral Reef, Sr.; Devonare Clarington, Westminster Christian, Jr.; Deltron Hopkins, Booker T., Sr.

Offensive linemen

Name School Yr.
1. Trevor DarlingCentralSr.
2. Raul DiazCentralSr.
3. Ben TiroliaJacksonJr.
4. Alique TerryHialeahSr.
5. Keyno RichardsonSouth DadeSr.

Others to watch: Jonathan Schultz, Belen, Sr.; Jack Flood, Belen, Sr.; Deion Cineus, Miami Beach, Sr.; Rasheed Laguerre, Mourning, Sr.; Braynon Edwards, Gulliver, Sr.

Defensive linemen

Name School Yr.
1. Travonte ValentineChampagnat CatholicSr.
2. Chad ThomasBooker T.Sr.
3. Demetrius JacksonBooker T.Jr.
4. Joe SuarezCoral ReefSr.
5. Ponce Jones South Dade Sr. >>

Others to watch: Frederick Jones, Central, Sr.; Ja’ree Tolbert, Miami Springs, Sr.; Otto Travieso, Columbus, Sr.; Twan Adams, Central, Sr.

Linebackers

Name School Yr.
1. Michael SmithNorthwesternSr.
2. Nick McBeathColumbusSr.
3. Anthony WintHomesteadSr.
4. Dreshown DeanNorlandSr.
5. Emilio GibbsCoral GablesJr.

Others to watch: Frank Newman, Homestead, Sr.; Bennie Powell, Jackson, Sr.; Terry Jefferson, Booker T., Sr.; Victor Young, Dade Christian, Sr.

Defensive backs

Name School Yr.
1. Nigel BethelBooker T.Sr.
2. Deatrick NicholsCentralSr.
3. Calvin BrewtonCentralJr.
4. Michael JohnsonChampagnat CatholicSr.
5. Jonathan HarrisCentralSr.

Others to watch: Andrew Soroh, American, Sr.; LaDarius Crump, Booker T., Sr.; Khalid McGee, Northwestern, Jr.

Athletes

Name School Yr.
1. Jaquan Johnson Killian Jr. >>
2. Antwan CordySouth DadeSr.
3. Tim IrvinWestminster ChristianJr.
4. Jojo RobinsonNorthwesternSr.
5. De-Undre Pickett-WhiteSouthwestJr.

Others to watch: Ryan Mayes, Northwestern, Sr.; Jovon Durante, Jackson, Jr.; Franklin Labady, Champagnat Catholic, Sr.; Trevon Sands, Southwest, Jr.; Romell Guerrier, Westland Hialeah, Sr.; Dionte Mullins, Gulliver, So.; Jordan Cronkrite, Westminster Christian, Jr.

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