Colorado All-State football team full of young talent

Below is our preseason All-State football team for Colorado, as featured in our ESPNHS Colorado magazine, plus an additional 50 top players. The team is based on projected on-field performance and accomplishments, not necessarily recruiting potential. For a list of the top football recruits in the state, click here.

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Cyler Miles, Mullen, QB, Senior

Elite 11 finalist led the Mustangs to a state title last season

Ryan Novak, Heritage, QB, Junior

His 2,276 yards and 23 touchdowns helped earn All-League honors

Shahid Hoover, Denver East, RB, Junior

Quickly gaining steam among major D-I programs as of press time

Cameron McDondle, Columbine, RB, Senior

All-Colorado RB had 25 touchdowns despite a late-season injury

Gavin McHenry, Chaparral, WR, Senior

Cowboys wideout has gamebreaking speed (2nd in 100 at 5A State)

Jordon Vaden, Prairie View, WR, Senior

Compiled 1,500 all-purpose yards for the Thunderhawks

Evan Baylis, Grandview, TE, Senior

Oregon recruit had 33 receptions for 456 yards, six TDs last season

Shane Callahan, Chaparral, OL, Senior

The 6-foot-6, 285-pounder is headed to reigning BCS champ Oregon

Alex Kozan, Valor Christian, OL, Senior

All-State linemen is one of the most heavily recruited players in state

Joey O’Connor, Windsor, OL, Senior

Penn State pledge is the nation’s No. 105 recruit in the ESPNU 150

Paul Thurston, Arvada West, OL, Senior

Nebraska commit anchors one of the state’s most dominant O-lines


Christopher Fox, Ponderosa, DL, Junior

At 6-foot-5 and 285 pounds, he’s one of the best in the Class of 2013

Tyler Henington, Mullen, DL, Senior

Colorado commit led Mustangs in sacks last season with 11

Michael Mann, Valor Christian, DL, Senior

Highly coveted defensive end is also a star lacrosse player

Clay Norgard, Mountain Vista, DL, Senior

All-Colorado lineman had 100 tackles (26 for loss) and 14 sacks

Kevin Davis, Fountain-Fort Carson, LB, Senior

Contributes on both sides of the ball; had seven sacks last year

Patrick Healy, Mullen, LB, Junior

All-Conference linebacker has committed to Air Force

A.J. Isenburg, Valor Christian, LB, Senior

Named the 4A state Defensive Player of Year

Andrew Pint, Valor Christian, LB, Senior

Four-year starter headed to Boise State next year

James Dowgin, Greeley West, DB, Senior

Three-sport star also plays basketball and baseball for the Spartans

Max McCaffrey, Valor Christian, DB, Senior

Two-way Duke pledge had four INTs, blocked three field goals

Thomas Singleton, Cherokee Trail, DB, Senior

Versatile star also starts at quarterback for the Cougars

Other Top Players

Davion Amos-White, Wheat Ridge, RB, Junior

Austin Apodaca, Silver Creek, QB, Senior

Brandon Baeckel, Mountain View, LB, Senior

Tucker Beirne, Aspen, QB, Sophomore

Kyle Bowers, Skyview, RB, Senior

Josh Brake, Wheat Ridge, LB, Senior

Addie Brown, Mullen, RB, Senior

Andrew Condon, Pine Creek, DB, Senior

Jerreon Dennis, Grand Junction, RB, Senior

Steve Donatell, Highlands Ranch, QB, Senior

Corbin Feenstra, Monarch, DL, Senior

Caleb Flack, D’Evelyn, QB, Senior

Arthur Flores, Mullen, OL, Senior

Stanley Gilbert, Valor Christian, DL, Junior

Zech Green, Eaglecrest, OL, Senior

John Greer, Mullen, RB, Senior

Joe Hansley, Highlands Ranch, WR, Senior

Isaiah Hendrix, Denver East, RB, Senior

Justin Holden, Denver East, WR, Senior

Javaughn Johnson, Valor Christian, DL, Senior

Tevin Johnson, Prairie View, LB, Senior

Zach Jones, ThunderRidge, TE, Senior

Ethan Karp, Rocky Mountain, TE, Senior

Parker Kitching, Castle View, OL, Senior

Bryce Lich, Castle View, RB, Senior

Mason Marick, Roosevelt, DL, Senior

Drew Martinez, Skyview, DB, Senior

Christian McCaffrey, Valor Christian, RB, Sophomore

Eli McKinney, Elizabeth, LB, Senior

Daniel McQueen, Mullen, DL, Senior

Matt Menard, D’Evelyn, WR, Senior

Justin Miller, Classical Academy, LB, Junior

Stephen Miller, Valor Christian, WR, Senior

Daniel Otsuki, Mountain Vista, DL, Senior

Andrew Patrick, Horizon, RB, Senior

Christian Rebhun, Cherry Creek, TE, Senior

K.C. Rivera, Frederick, LB, Junior

Matt Rivera-Wollem, Pomona, DL, Senior

Sean Rubalcaba, Grand Junction, QB, Senior

Eystin Salum, Regis, QB, Senior

Curtis Santero, Bear Creek, DB, Senior

Gus Sawicki, Monarch, FB, Senior

Jordan Serena, Chaparal, WR, Senior

Nick Swanson, Wheat Ridge, DB, Senior

Ryan Warner, Pine Creek, WR, Senior

Forrest Wetterstrom, Longmont, QB, Junior

Maleaque Washington, Eaglecrest, WR, Senior

Eric Williams Rock Canyon, RB, Junior

Ben Wooching, Silver Creek, DL, Senior

Dillon Zacharias, Cherokee Trail, DL, Senior