The 2008 Class 2A All-State high school football team, released Monday, as voted on by The Associated Press Sports Editors based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position.
- AUSTIN BAMERT, Muleshoe, Jr., graded at 92 percent, 44 knockdowns, 11 chops
- MICHAEL BROWN, Lexington, Sr., 78 pancakes, graded at 91 percent; two-time all-state pick
- MARSHAL HEAD, Muleshoe, Sr., graded at 92 percent; 39 knockdowns, 16 chops
- ALEX LOWRY, Caddo Mills, Sr., no sacks allowed in 3 years; leading blocker for 2,000-yard rusher
- CHASE STUCKEY, Salado, Sr., 72 pancakes, graded at 93 percent
- CODY BULLARD, Early, Sr., 74-1,389 receiving, 9 TDs
- VICTOR VASQUEZ, Muleshoe, Sr., 55-1,010 receiving, 18 TDs
- WES WOOD, Muleshoe, Sr., 193-of-294 passing, 3,275 yards, 53 TDs; 257 rushing yards
- D.J. BURLESON, Omaha Paul Pewitt, Jr., 272-1,744 rushing, 31 TDs
- NATHAN JEFFERY, Caddo Mills, Jr., 200-2,070 rushing, 35 TDs; 13-167 receiving, 3 TDs, 1 punt return for TD
- JOSEPH MALDONADO, Hebbronville, Sr., 2,107 yards, 20 TDs; 382 receiving yards, 7 TDs
- JUSTIN BERGSTROM, Frankston, Jr., 7-of-8 FGs, long of 47; 20-of-21 PATs
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: WES WOOD, Muleshoe.
- CODY CROSS, Bangs, Sr., 70 tackles, 15 TFL, 10 sacks, 4 fumbles recovered, 1 INT, 3 blocked kicks
- TREVOR LEESON, Kermit, Sr., 105 tackles, 16 sacks, 45 hurries, 3 INTs; district co-MVP
- ANDREW WASHINGTON, Hearne, Sr., 100 tackles in 9 games, 14 sacks, 1 INT, 1 fumble recovered, 2 TDs, 1 blocked
- COOPER WASHINGTON, Muleshoe, Soph., 73 tackles (44 solo); 15 TFL; 5 sacks; 35 pressures; 1 fumble recovered punt
- JULIUS HURNDON, Daingerfield, Sr., 98 tackles, 16 TFL, 1 sack, 4 fumbles caused, 5 fumbles recovered, 2 INTs, 3 pass breakups
- CARL MOORE, Daingerfield, Sr., 117 tackles, 24 TFL, 6 sacks, 8 fumbles caused, 2 fumbles recovered
- BRYAN WATERS, Winona, Sr., 134 tackles, 10 sacks, 6 pressures, 27 TFL, 2 fumbles recovered, 4 fumbles caused
- JUSTIN ALLBRITTON, Anahuac, Fr., 60 tackles, 7 INTs, 6 TLF, 1 fumble caused
- CREEDE BREEDING, Childress, Sr., 8 INTs; 43 tackles; 13 pass breakups; 2 fumbles recovered
- LAVOCHEYA COOPER, Arp, Jr., 73 tackles, 6 INTs (2 returned for TDs); 2 punt-return TDs; 2 kickoff-return TDs
- THOMAS MCDONALD, Corsicana Mildred, Soph., 112 tackles (75 solo), 8 INTs (1 returned for TD), 12 pass breakups, 1 fumble caused
- WILL ALLEN, Arp, Sr., 42-yard average
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: CARL MOORE, Daingerfield.
Damian Bailey, Coahoma, Sr.; Cam Feldt, Pilot Point, Jr.; Dylan Klare, Refugio, Jr.; Robbie Riehs, Vanderbilt Industrial, Sr.; Zarkevian Williams, Daingerfield, Sr.
Jourdan Ortiz, Refugio, Jr.; Darius Rogers, Edgewood, Jr.
Lloyd Chisum, Crane, Sr.
James Green, Teague, Sr.; Daniel Thompson, West Rusk, Sr.; Peyton Rogers, Abernathy, Sr.; Tyren Watts, New Waverly, Jr.
Blake Wiest, Henrietta, Jr.
Bo Adams, Refugio, Sr.; Tyler Coker, Salado, Sr.; Zavian Gilstrap, Daingerfield, Jr.; Eric Graham, Panhandle, Sr.; Andrew Hudson, Bushland, Sr.; Colby Skidmore, Panhandle, Sr.
Tracy Morgan, Clarksville, Jr.; Trevor Wait, White Oak, Sr.; John Stelly, Hardin, Sr.
Scott Irvin, Daingerfield, Jr.; Nathan Jeffery, Caddo Mills, Jr.; Victor Vasquez, Muleshoe, Sr.; Derrick Vasta, Troy, Sr.; Jerome Whetstone, Omaha Paul Pewitt, Jr.
Tyler Newberry, Merkel, Sr.
HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE:
LINEMEN: Corbin Benner, Clyde; Adam Betts, Kerens; Jarren Easley, Hawley; Gabe Garcia, Crane; Sammy Garcia, Idalou; Derek Hayes, Teague; Justin Kyle, Bangs; Austin Lunsford, Garrison; Ty McDowell, Clyde; David Orange, Troy; Phillip Ramirez, Eastland; Richard Stogner, Cisco; Taylor Tarr, White Oak; Lafrenzo Thomas, Hearne; Joe Wells, Cisco; Braston Williams, Omaha Paul Pewitt.
ENDS/RECEIVERS: Stephen Alfred, Newton; Justin Carrasco, Crane; Dalton DeLeon, Coleman; Jordan Finney, Honey Grove; Terry Land, Pottsboro; Cyler Matlock, Bowie; Randy Musgrave, Kirbyville; Trent Overly, Lone Oak; Ray Ramirez, Muleshoe; Cordell Roberson, Jefferson; Marquis Toliver, Rice Consolidated.
QUARTERBACKS: Tyler Boyd, Daingerfield; Brittan Dodwell, Lone Oak; Pat Faulk, Kerens; Reid Golson, Grandview; Aaron Hazelwood, Kirbyville; Thor Long, Callisburg; Sean Reagan, Idalou; Zach Williams, Melissa; Scott Zimmerle, Danbury.
RUNNING BACKS: Matt Anderson, Vanderbilt Industrial; Tanner Cook, Idalou; Zaccheaus Foster, Rice Consolidated; Orlando Humble, White Oak; Joseph Mayfield, Tuscola Jim Ned; Deoir McNeil, Anahuac.
KICKERS: Will Allen, Arp; Ben Baecker, Rogers; Travis Block, Caddo Mills; Bobby Dorman, Callisburg; Steven Hobratschk, Littlefield; Eric Martinez, Refugio.
HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE:
LINEMEN: Robert Boykins, Anahuac; Garrett Chapman, Ballinger; Sammy Cisneros, Gunter; Chris Dorsey, Rice Consolidated; Chase Dube, Lexington; Kirby Hayes, Quitman; Alex Lowry, Caddo Mills; Sean Reagan, Idalou; Jeremy Smith, Paris Chisum; Stormy Smothers, Cisco; Caleb Stone, Bangs; Carter Street, Pilot Point; Braylon Williams, West Rusk.
LINEBACKERS: Karl Anderson, Pilot Point; Walt Clifton, Goldthwaite; Dustin Hamilton, Rogers; Marshall Head, Muleshoe; Michael Head, Muleshoe; Kolby Hogan, Harmony; Mike Jenkins, Newton; Kody Johnston, Crawford; JC Johnson, Colorado City; Trevor Kitts, Bushland; Chase McCage, Callisburg; Trey McGowan, Kerens; Robert Medina, Cisco; Justin Mendoza, Crane; Cameron Mitchell, Anahuac; Keaton Parrish, Tom Bean; Dadrian Powell, New Waverly; Patrick Prince, Salado; Hector Rodriguez, McGregor; Chris Sadberry, Holliday; Preston Stephens, Corsicana Mildred; Damian Stevens, Rice Consolidated; Bear Tamburin, Gunter; Travis Tuckness, Brady; Ryan Villarreal, Santa Rosa; Garrett Williams, Arp; Thomas Williams, Hearne; Lane Wood, Muleshoe.
BACKS: Zach Allen, Winnsboro; Fernie Barrio, Littlefield; Beau Brewer, New Diana; Pat Faulk, Kerens; Ty Hodges, Tuscola Jim Ned; Broderick Jackson, Kirbyville; Nathan Kalina, Ballinger; Grant Lawrence, Bangs; Brayden Little, Holliday; Shane Morris, Early; Cory Pippen, Cisco; Dedtrick Smith, Frankston; Wes Strickland, Lone Oak; Jacob Wheeler, Winona.
PUNTER: Steven Hobratschk, Littlefield; John Ruzich, Panhandle; Blake Wiest, Henrietta.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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