Junior RBs Taylor, Henry highlight ESPNHS Florida All-State Football Team

Below is our preseason All-State football team for Florida, as featured in the ESPNHS Florida magazine (subscribe), plus an additional 125 top players. The team is based on projected on-field performance and past accomplishments — and not necessarily recruiting potential. For a list of the top football recruits in the state, click here.

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David Thompson, Westminster Christian, QB, Senior

State's all-time HR king could play baseball and football for The U

Nick Patti, Dr. Phillips, QB, Senior

Threw 32 TDs in 2010, leading the Panthers to the Class 6A state title game

Derrick Henry, Yulee, RB, Junior

Has racked up 60 TDs and more than 5,000 yards in his first two years

Sony Michel, Plantation American Heritage, RB, Sophomore

Could be the nation’s top recruit by the time he’s a senior

Kelvin Taylor, Glades Day, RB, Junior

State career TD record-holder has led team to consecutive state championships

Chris Black, First Coast, WR, Senior

Rated the nation’s No. 3 wideout in the ESPNU 150

Angelo Jean-Louis, Palm Beach Central, WR, Senior

Miami commit is the nation’s No. 7 wide receiver in the ESPNU 150

Avery Johnson, Blanche Ely, WR, Senior

Under Armour All-American is the brother of Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson

Jessamen Dunker, Boynton Beach, OL, Senior

Gators commit checks in at 6-foot-6, 315 pounds

John Theus, Bolles, OL, Senior

An ESPNHS Junior All-American last year, he has committed to Georgia

Avery Young, Palm Beach Gardens, OL, Senior

The 6-foot-5, 270-pound tackle has offers from Florida and FSU, among others


Dante Fowler Jr., Lakewood, DL, Senior

Had 20 sacks, 107 tackles and five fumble recoveries in 2010

Jelani Hamilton, St. Thomas Aquinas, DL, Senior

The 6-foot-5 Miami recruit anchors the defense of the state’s top team

Tyriq McCord, Tampa Jefferson, DL, Senior

Defensive end is No. 99 overall recruit in the ESPNU 150

Keith Brown, Miami Norland, LB, Senior

Miami commit helped Vikings to state title game

Noor Davis, Leesburg, LB, Senior

Stanford commit rated the nation’s No. 2 linebackers in the ESPNU 150

Eddie Williams, Arnold, LB, Senior

Alabama recruit also plays QB and DB for Arnold

Nelson Agholor, Berkeley Prep, DB, Senior

Also a standout WR and RB, he puts the “elite” in athlete.

Travis Blanks, North Florida Christian, DB, Senior

LSU commit is the nation’s No. 2 safety in the ESPNU 150

Deon Bush, Miami Columbus, DB, Senior

Explorers safety has terrific speed and size

Tracy Howard, Miramar, DB, Senior

Rated the nation’s No. 1 cornerback in the ESPNU 150

Amos Leggett, Homestead, DB, Senior

The 5-foot-11 cornerback has committed to Miami

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Roberto Aguayo, South Lake, K, Senior

Austin Aikens, Plant, WR, Senior

Marcus Allen, Hilliard, LB, Senior

Jordan Armstrong, Varela, QB, Senior

Dami Ayoola, St. Thomas Aquinas, RB, Senior

Willie Bailey, Hallandale, DB, Senior

Faton Bauta, Dwyer, QB, Senior

Marquise Blanchard, Miami Jackson, LB, Junior

Jawand Blue, West Boca, LB, Senior

Ander Bodkin, Lincoln, OL, Junior

Joey Bosa, DL, St. Thomas Aquinas, DL, Junior

Jaynard Bostwick, Centennial, DL, Junior

Marvin Bracy, Boone, DB, Senior

Demeitre Brim, Victory Christian, QB, Senior

Craig Brodsky, Fleming Island, DB, Senior

JoJo Brooks, Nease, DB, Senior

Greg Bryant, American Heritage-Delray, RB, Junior

James Burgess Jr., Homestead, LB, Senior

Artie Burns, Miami Northwestern, DB, Junior

Kenneth Bynum, Raines, LB, Senior

Tyler Cameron, Jupiter, QB, Senior

Jamal Carter, Southridge, DB, Junior

Cole Champion, St. Thomas Aquinas, LB, Senior

Jadrian Clark, George Jenkins, QB, Senior

Torry Clayton, South Dade, RB, Senior

Stacey Coley, Northeast, WR, Junior

Bennie Coney, Plant City, QB, Senior

Robert Conyers, Braddock, OL, Senior

Amari Cooper, Miami Northwestern, WR, Senior

Fred Coppet, St. Thomas Aquinas, RB, Junior

Bryan Cox Jr., St. Thomas Aquinas, DL, Senior

Gray Crow, Countryside, QB, Senior

Jordan Cunningham, University School, WR, Junior

Ty Darlington, Apopka, OL, Senior

Orlando David, Chaminade-Madonna, DL, Senior

T.J. David, Godby, DB, Senior

Vernon Davis, Coral Reef, DB, Senior

Matthew Dayes, Cypress Bay, RB, Junior

Jordan Diggs, Bishop Verot, DB, Senior

Danny Dillard, Venice, RB, Senior

Bo Ellis, Gulliver Prep, RB, Junior

Guito Ervilus, Oak Ridge, DL, Senior

Justin Ferguson, Flanagan, WR, Senior

Ereck Flowers, Miami Norland, OL, Senior

Tajarvis Fuller, Dunbar, LB, Senior

Nacho Garcia, University School, OL, Senior

Evan Goodman, Lakeland, OL, Senior

James Hamilton, Olympia, OL, Senior

Vegas Harley, Mount Dora, WR, Senior

P.J. Harris, South Lake, WR, Senior

Clinton Heaven, Manatee, DB, Senior

Reno Henderson, Vanguard, OL, Senior

Traveon Henry, Pine Crest, RB, Senior

Frankie Hernandez, Belen Jesuit, DB, Senior

Gunnar Holcolmbe, Plant. American Heritage, QB, Senior

Alton Howard, Edgewater, WR, Senior

Danny Isadora, Cypress Bay, OL, Senior

Joseph Jackson, First Coast, LB, Senior

DeAndre Jasper, Miami Jackson, WR, Senior

Patrick Jean, Treasure Coast, LB, Senior

Sandley Jean Felix, Boyd Anderson, OL, Junior

Drico Johnson, Agape Christian, WR, Senior

Duke Johnson, Miami Norland, RB, Senior

Travis Johnson, Tampa Jesuit, WR, Junior

Kevis Jones, Northeast, LB, Senior

Matt Jones, Armwood, RB, Senior

Karl Joseph, Edgewater, LB, Senior

Macgarrett Kings, University School, RB, Senior

Eric Kinsey, Miami Northwestern, DL, Senior

Elston Lane Jr., Miami Northwestern, WR, Senior

A.J. Leggett, Gulliver Prep, DB, Senior

Cole Leininger, Bartram Trail, K, Senior

Jaranta Lewis, Cypress Bay, QB, Junior

Malcolm Lewis, Miramar, WR, Senior

Ricardo Louis, Miami Beach, QB, Senior

Donaldvan Manning, Miami Central, DB, Senior

Devonte Mathis, Miramar, WR, Senior

Marcus Maye, Holy Trinity, DB, Senior

Cameron McCurry, Fleming Island, LB, Senior

Leon McQuay, Armwood, DB, Junior

Patrick Miller, Dwyer, OL, Senior

Mike Minns, Dwyer, DL, Senior

Earl Moore, Hillsborough, DL, Senior

Evan Moore, Lake Worth, QB, Senior

D’Vario Montgomery, Winter Park, WR, Senior

Marshall Morgan, Plant. American Heritage, K, Senior

Marcus Newman, Alonso, LB, Senior

Reggie Northrup, First Coast, LB, Senior

Trenton Norville, Seabreeze, QB, Senior

Mario Pender, Island Coast, RB, Senior

Nathan Peterman, Bartram Trail, QB, Senior

Omari Phillips, Venice, DL, Senior

Sean Pierre, Miami Edison, DB, Senior

Latroy Pittman, North Marion, WR, Senior

Jeremi Powell, Pinellas Park, LB, Senior

Bryan Poole, Southeast, DB, Senior

Sean Price, North Marion, TE, Senior

Brandon Radcliff, Miami Columbus, RB, Senior

Kelvin Rainey, Yulee, TE, Senior

Shakeel Rashad, Jacksonville Episcopal, LB, Senior

Grady Redding, Cocoa, DB, Senior

Cord Sandberg, Manatee, QB, Junior

Andre Scott, Oak Ridge, QB, Senior

Gary Simon, Gibbs, WR, Senior

Brandon Snell, Miami Norland, WR, Senior

Dalvon Stuckey, Walton, DL, Senior

Kent Taylor, Land O’ Lakes, TE, Senior

Trent Taylor, Lake Gibson, DL, Senior

Kadeem Thomas, Godby, LB, Senior

Matthew Thomas, Booker T., LB, Junior

Lucas Thompson, West Orange, WR, Senior

Laremy Tunsil, Columbia, OL, Junior

A.J. Turman, Boone, RB, Junior

Corey Waldrip, Armwood, OL, Senior

Cody Waldrop, Charlotte, OL, Senior

James Washington, Winter Park, LB, Senior

Colby Watson, Pine Forest, OL, Senior

Darius White, Manatee, LB, Senior

Duaron Williams, Jones, OL, Senior

Leonard Williams, Mainland, DL, Senior

P.J. Williams, Vanguard, DB, Senior

Jamie Willis, Fort Meade, LB, Senior

Jamie Wilson, Glades Central, WR, Senior

Josh Witt, Cypress Bay, LB, Senior

Deon Witty, Coral Springs, DB, Senior

Lorenzo Woodley, Miami Columbus, RB, Junior