Cass Tech, Harrison stars dominate All-State football team

Below is our preseason All-State football team for Michigan, as featured in our ESPNHS Michigan 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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Brian Blackburn, Crockett Tech, QB, Senior

Dual-threat Toledo recruit combined for more than 3,000 yards

Shane Morris, De La Salle, QB, Junior

Michigan pledge poised to be one of the best in the Class of 2013

Drake Johnson, Pioneer, RB, Senior

End zone specialist is also the two-time state 110 hurdles champ

Dennis Norfleet, Detroit King, RB, Senior

Division 2 All-State pick is one of the state’s most unstoppable backs

Aaron Burbridge, Harrison, WR, Senior

Rushing, receiving, defense — Burbridge did it all for the Hawks

Jourdan Lewis, Cass Tech, WR, Junior

Young speedster carrying on tradition of elite WR/CB combo players

Devin Funchess, Harrison, TE, Senior

Michigan recruit led state champs in receiving yards last season

Ron Thompson, Southfield, TE, Senior

Posted 808 yards and 12 touchdowns at East Detroit last year

Ben Braden, Rockford, OL, Senior

Michigan recruit has the size (6-foot-6, 285 pounds) to dominate

Adam Coon, Fowlerville, OL, Junior

Three-sport athlete also an elite wrestler and a star thrower in track

Riley Norman, Cadillac, OL, Junior

Michigan State recruit stands 6-foot-8 and 315 pounds


Matt Godin, Detroit C.C., DL, Senior

Michigan pledge recorded 28 tackles for loss last season

Danny O’Brien, Powers Catholic, DL, Senior

290-pound lineman has 12 sacks over the last two years

Mario Ojemudia, Harrison, DL, Senior

Posted 127 tackles and 12 sacks; will play LB at UM next year

Royce Jenkins-Stone, Cass Tech, LB, Senior

Rated the nation’s No. 116 recruit in the ESPNU 150

Jamal Lyles, Southfield-Lathrup, LB, Senior

Spartans-bound ‘backer recovered five fumbles last year

Nathan Ricketts, Holland, LB, Senior

Poised to be his team’s first Division I recruit in 25 years

James Ross, O.L. St. Mary’s, LB, Senior

Has forced 10 fumbles, recorded 10 sacks over last two seasons

Riley Bullough, St. Francis, DB, Senior

Set to join his brother, Max, at Michigan State next year

Ruben Lile, Cass Tech, DB, Senior

His great speed (4.5 in the 40) has D-I coaches talking

Leviticus Payne, Southfield, DB, Senior

Shut-down corner can also play offense; 15 TDs last season

Terry Richardson, Cass Tech, DB, Senior

Michigan commit is rated the nation’s No. 68 recruit in the ESPNU 150

Other Top Players

Bill Albert, Brighton, TE, Senior

Tony Annese, Rochester Adams, QB, Senior

Brandon Berry, Cass Tech, DB, Senior

Daron Brown, Mumford, OL, Senior

Jacques Christian, South Lake, DB, Senior

Devin Church, Brother Rice, DB, Senior

Montel Cooks, Loyola, QB, Senior

Josh Crim, Lansing Eastern, OL, Junior

Gabe Dean, Lowell, QB, Senior

Jabari Dean, Renaissance, DL, Senior

Matt Dellinger, Clarkston, LB, Senior

Matt Doneth, Detroit Cathoic Central, TE, Senior

Kimani Elliott, Bloomfield, DB, Senior

Steven Elmer, Midland, OL, Junior

Jordan Fields, Grand Blanc, DB, Senior

Marcus Forward, Flint Northern, LB, Senior

Donte Fox, Plymouth, RB, Senior

Dan Gibbs, Seaholm, OL, Senior

Darryl Goldsmith, Cass Tech, DL, Senior

Stephon Hall, Consortium Prep, DL, Senior

Cortez Hardrick, West Bloomfield, WR/DB, Senior

Gerald Holmes, Carman-Ainsworth, RB, Junior

Amos Houston, Loyola, DB, Senior

Jake Khoury, St. Francis, DL, Sophomore

Kodi Kieler, Carlson, OL, Senior

Kyle Knapp, Portage Central, OL, Senior

Danny Larkins, Madison, WR, Senior

Kelby Latta, Harper Creek, OL, Senior

Saylor Lavallii, Mason, RB, Senior

Juwan Lewis, Muskegon, RB, Senior

Prescott Line, Oxford, LB, Senior

Lester Liston, Grand Blanc, LB, Senior

Luke Maclean, Grand Blanc, DL, Junior

Hunter Matt, Wyndotte, LB, Senior

Brad Meredith, Utica Ford, OL, Senior

Taylor Moton, Okemos, OL, Senior

Riley Norman, Cadillac, OL, Junior

Neal Page, Seaholm, DL, Senior

Dakota Perry, Capac, DL, Senior

Kyle Ready, Carlson, DL, Senior

Robert Riche, Plymouth, OL, Senior

Cooper Rush, Lansing Catholic Central, QB, Senior

Efe Scot-Emuakpor, East Lansing, WR, Senior

Wyatt Shallman, Detroit Catholic Central, LB, Junior

Chance Stewart, Sturgis, QB, Sophomore

Laron Taylor, Cass Tech, LB, Senior

James White, Crockett Tech, DB, Senior

Eric Wilson, Thurston, DB, Senior

Evan Winston, Muskegon Heights, DL, Senior

Jordan Woods, Skyline, WR, Senior