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TSWA 5A All-State Team

BRYAN (February 22, 2013) -- A number of Central Texas players land on the Texas Sports Writers Association 5A All-State first team released Friday.

Two Midway Panthers make the squad, offensive tackle Devon Punter and Hunter Jarmon at punter. The Oregon State signee was also named to the third team at wide receiver. Harker Heights linebacker Naashon Hughes, who signed with the University of Texas, made the first team as well.

Running back Adam Taylor and defensive lineman Matt Dimon, who led Katy to a state championship, top the 62nd annual Texas Sports Writers Association Class 5A All-State Football Team.

The 6-foot-1, 210-pound Taylor, who has signed with Nebraska, is offensive player of the year. He rushed for 2,755 yards with 44 touchdowns, both school records, and had 276 yards and five touchdowns in the Division II state title game against Cedar Hill.

The 6-3, 250-pound Dimon, who signed with Oklahoma, had 29 tackles for losses and 53 quarterback pressures to be defensive player of the year.

Here's the 62nd annual Texas Sports Writers Association's Class 5A All-State Football Team:

FIRST TEAM

Offense

Guards - Sergio Phillips, DeSoto, 6-3, 295, sr.; Tyler Tezeno, Klein Collins, 6-3, 290, sr.

Tackles - Devon Petty, Waco Midway, 6-4, 327, sr.; (tie) J.J. Gustafson, Dallas Jesuit, 6-6, 270, sr., and Brad North, Allen, 6-3, 284, sr.

Center - (tie) Tejan Koroma, Allen, 6-0, 255, jr., and Jaxon Salinas, Irving, 6-4 290, sr.

Tight end - Durham Smythe, Belton, 6-6, 235, sr.

Spit ends - Jake Oliver, Dallas Jesuit, 6-4, 195, sr., and Ra'Shaad Samples, Dallas Skyline, 5-11, 170, sr.

Quarterback - Kenny Hill, Southlake Carroll, 6-2, 205, sr.

Athlete - Kyler Murray, Allen, 5-10, 160, soph.

Running backs - Adam Taylor, Katy, 6-1, 210, sr.; Dontre Wilson, DeSoto, 5-11, 175, sr.; Tre Johnson, SA O'Connor, 5-6, 155, sr.

Placekicker - Ben Grogan, Arlington Martin, 5-10, 175, sr.

Offensive player of the year - Adam Taylor, Katy, 6-1, 210, sr.

Defense

Linemen - Matt Dimon, Katy, 6-3, 250, sr.; Torrodney Prevot, Alief Taylor, 6-4, 210, sr.; Byron Bonds, Allen, 6-2, 292, sr.; and Vincent Taylor, San Antonio Madison, 6-3, 280, sr.

Linebackers - Sammy Douglas, Arlington, 6-3, 195, sr.; Taylor Young, DeSoto, 5-10, 225, sr.; DeMarkus Lathan, Longview, 5-9, 190, sr.; and Naashon Hughes, Killeen Harker Heights, 6-4, 225, sr.

Backs - Corey Bartley, Longview,5-6, 155, sr.; Isaiah Brown, Katy, 5-11, 175, sr.; (tie) Jordan Sterns, Cibolo Steele, 6-0, 195, sr.; Edward Paris, Mansfield Timberview, 6-1, 190, jr.; Maurice Smith, Dulles, 5-11, 175, sr.

Punter - Hunter Jarmon, Waco Midway, 6-1, 200, sr.

Kick returner - Nakia Brown, Longview, 5-10, 175, sr.

Defensive player of the year - Matt Dimon, Katy, 6-3, 250, sr.

Coach of the year - Gary Joseph, Katy

SECOND TEAM

Offense

Guards - Caleb Benenoch, Katy Seven Lakes, 6-6, 320, sr., and (tie) Jonathan Huckins, The Woodlands, 6-4, 300, sr., and Adrian Parker, Spring Westfield, 5-9, 280, jr.

Tackles - Kent Perkins, Lake Highlands, 6-6, 285, sr.; and (tie) Cam Manning, Southlake Carroll, 6-3, 270, sr., and Joseph Noteboom, Plano, 6-6, 265, sr.

Center - Garrett Gunter, Smithson Valley, 6-4, 300, sr.

Tight end - Travis Wilson, Cedar Hill, 6-2, 210, sr.

Spit ends - Quincy Adeboyejo, Cedar Hill, 6-3, 195, sr., and JaBryce Taylor, Lufkin, 6-1, 185, sr.

Quarterback - Shane McCarley, Manvel, 6-1, 210, sr.

Athlete - Damion Hobbs, Cedar Hill, 6-3, 215, sr.

Running backs - Justin Stockton, Cibolo Steele, 5-9, 175, jr.; (tie) Laquvionte Gonzalez, Cedar Hill, 5-11, 170, sr.; Johnny Jefferson, Killeen Shoemaker, 5-11, 195, sr.; and Emmitt Raleigh, Spring Westfield, 5-11, 194, sr.

Placekicker - Joel Carlos, Carrollton Hebron, 5-10, 166, jr.

Defense

Linemen - Jamikal Potts, Spring Westfield, 6-2, 220, sr.; Demontrai Lewis, Lufkin, 6-3, 220, sr.; Solomon Thomas, Coppell, 6-3, 251, jr.; and (tie) Zelt Minor, Houston Lamar, sr., and Bryce English, DeSoto, 5-11, 280, so.

Linebackers - Jordan Mastrogiovanni, Dallas Jesuit, 6-3, 225, sr.; Dominick Thompson, Temple, jr.; and (tie) D.J. Green, Mesquite Horn, 6-2, 220, sr. Hoza Scott, La Porte, 6-3, 225, jr.

Backs - Chris Hardeman, Alief Taylor, 5-9, 180, jr.; Quinn Atwood, Katy, 6-1, 190, sr.; Tavares Garner, Manvel, 6-0, 178, sr.; and (tie) Joseph Johnson, Midlothian, 6-0, 190. sr., and Jonathan Wiggins, Alief Taylor, 6-3, 200, sr.

Punter - Lumi Kaba, Tyler Lee, 6-2, 170, sr.

Kick returner - Jabryce Taylor, Lufkin 6-1, 185, sr.

THIRD TEAM

Offense

Guards - Najee Toran, Galena Park North Shore, 6-3, 250, jr., and Baylen Brown, SA O'Connor, 6-5, 295, sr.

Tackles - Marcus Oliver, Spring Westfield, 6-3, 270, jr., and Travis Romero, Manvel, 6-3, 315, sr.

Center - Chantz Anderson, Abilene, 6-1, 270, sr.

Tight end - Colin Jeter, Longview, 6-6, 210, sr.

Spit ends - Ty Marshall, Round Rock Westwood, 5-9, 160, sr., and Hunter Jarmon, Waco Midway, 6-1, 200, sr.

Quarterback - (tie) Devante Kincade, Dallas Skyline, 6-2, 180, sr., and Darrell Colbert, Houston Lamar, 6-1, 180, jr.

Athlete - Desmon White, DeSoto, 5-7, 135, jr.

Running backs - Trevorris Johnson, Alief Taylor, 6-0, 210, sr.; Marquis Warford, SA Madison, 5-8, 170, sr.; and Patrick Carr, The Woodlands, 5-10, 180, soph.

Placekicker - (tie) Kevin Marcotte, Austin Lake Travis, sr.; Collin McGuire, Round Rock Westwood, 5-11, 170, sr.; Michael Barden, Austin Westlake, 5-10, 165, sr.

Defense

Linemen - Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, Alief Taylor, 6-3, 225, sr.; Javon Jones, Mesquite, 6-2, 205, sr.; Jimmie Gilbert, A&M Consolidated, 6-4, 215, sr.; and (tie) Parker Hanusa, Round Rock Westwood, 6-4, 230, sr., and Jake McMillion, Abilene, 6-3, 235, jr.

Linebackers - Chad Whitener, Mansfield, 6-1, 235, sr.; Luke Farmer, SA O'Connor, 6-1, 190, sr.; Chrishard Buhl, Waco Midway, 6-3, 200, sr.; and Tay Evans, Allen, 6-3, 195, jr.

Backs - Chad Adams, Allen, 5-10, 165, jr.; Earnest Thomas, Galena Park North Shore, 5-9, 175. sr.; Tanner Jacobson, Southlake Carroll, 5-10, 170, sr.; Nick Orr, DeSoto, 5-10, 175, jr.

Punter - (tie) Shane Tripucka, Allen, 6-2, 195, sr., and RJ Williams, Rockwall-Heath, 5-9, 170, jr.

Kick returner - Robert Sylvester, Cypress Lakes, 6-0, 174, sr.


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