Now that the season is over, we
came up with our final season rankings for seniors only. Look for our defensive
rankings and next season’s rankings soon.
2004 Final Position
1.) Travis Dixon
24-7 Player of the Year and UNLV commit.
2.) Brian Wriston
Moon Valley Set
state record for passing yards in a season. NAU commit.
3.) Austin Martin
Athleticism helped spark run to state title game. NAU commit as
4.) Joe Caskey
state in pass efficiency.
5.) Blaise Johnson
del Sol Athlete
playing QB. Getting D1 offers as DB.
6.) Jaime Cota
Injuries slowed his season.
7.) Ben Hornbeck
Nearly 2,000 yards passing. Had 28 TDs to only 9
8.) Angel Felix
Led team to 3A title game, would have started at most big school
9.) Brandon Whitby
2,339 yards passing with 25 TDs against 9 INTs.
10.) Ryan Barela
Paradise Valley Led team to undefeated
11.) Will Campbell
Athletic QB was Flagstaff Defensive Player of the
12.) Cameron Douglas Independence Desert Sky Region
Player of the Year.
13.) Sean Brevaire
2,300 yards, 17 TDs and 8 INTS.
14.) Josh Schlueter Phoenix Christian Didn’t match stats from junior year but
still led team to 2A championship.
15.) Dante Johnson
Big season throwing to WR John Means.
16.) Carlos Miranda Peoria
Strong season. Had 1,500 yards, 18 TDs.
17.) Maurice Hector Red Mountain Very efficient,
threw only 30 incomplete passes.
18.) Brad Johnson
1,212 passing, 13 TDs and 8 INTs.
19.) Ryan Crawford Ironwood
Ridge 1,200 yards
passing and 500 yards rushing.
20.) Cameron Jarmon Blue Ridge
Led team to 3A championship.
1.) Markel Devorce
Led state in rushing.
2.) Matt Clapp
Paradise Valley Bruiser headed to Oklahoma.
3.) Nick Bell
Went on terror during 2nd half of season to elevate
4.) Channing Trotter Red Mountain Possibly most
dangerous back in state.
5.) Terry Longbons
Injuries hurt what could have been a record breaking senior season. Had
nearly 1,000 yards before injury. UofA commit.
6.) Jacob Morrell
Went over the 2,000 yard mark.
7.) Xavier Smith
UofA commit’s stats were hurt by injuries.
8.) Chris Brogdon
Possibly most under-rated back in state. Had nearly 1,500 yards and over
20 TDs. Is headed to UNLV.
9.) Michole Cottrell
Great season behind big OL.
10.) Matt Hain
Undersized but maybe the most complete player in state. Rushed for over
11.) Bobby Ili
Big back, gained yards despite every defense keyed to stop
12.) Keegan Herring Peoria
Talented ASU commit was hampered by injuries.
13.) Aazaad Muhmmmad Paradise Valley Great compliment to Matt
14.) Cyrus Igono
NAU recruit was dangerous as runner and receiver.
15.) Sean Jones
1,272 yards and 16 TDs.
16.) Paul Johnson
1,700 yards and 26 TDs.
17.) Brandon Jordan Coolidge
Had breakout year with 1,700 and 20 TDs.
18.) Dan McClendon Corona del Sol Helped Corona win 8
19.) Joseph Brissette Valley Christian Athletic back averaged nearly
8 yards per carry.
20.) Robert Hernandez Westview
Big senior year, had 1,400 and 14 TDs splitting carries with Covington.
1.) Chris McGaha
Moon Valley Big
School Player of the Year is headed to ASU.
2.) Mekell Wesley
Exciting player headed to San Diego St.
3.) Jon Stalcup
Under-rated WR averaged over 23 yards per catch.
4.) Jack Darlington
commit went over the 1,000 yard mark for 2nd consecutive
5.) Andrew Leahy
Paradise Valley NAU got a steal with this
kid. Very athletic 2-way player.
6.) John Means
Injuries cut short a great season.
7.) Tsar Johnson
Teamed with McGaha to form most dangerous combo in
8.) Saunders Montague Mesquite
Another under-rated WR that had a very good season. Had 51 catches for
823 yards and 7 TDs.
9.) Stetson Banks
Main receiving threat in run oriented offense. Had 35 catches for 846
10.) Oscar Palacios
Felix’s main target had 72 catches for over 1,100 yards and 17 TDs. Also
had 5 scores on the ground.
11.) Delton Prescott Washington
Struggled a bit without QB Andrew Egbhali but still had solid season as
12.) Matt Keith
Big target didn’t get numbers in run heavy Centennial
13.) Evan LeBlanc
Darlington’s counterpart still had
nearly 600 yards receiving.
14.) Clarence Wise
Athletic WR that had 9 TDs and 823 yards.
15.) Greg Bird
Red Mountain Great all around
player had 8 TDs on only 29 catches.
16.) Mike Tamez
Desert Vista Big
receiver had nearly 600 yards.
17.) Jose Gutierrez
Virtually unknown WR had great season for Maryvale being named
1st team all region.
18.) Cole Forbregd
Overshadowed in region by Stalcup, McGaha and
19.) Nick Miller
Red Mountain Nifty little WR
had over 600 yards, 8 TDs and averaged nearly 24 yards per
20.) Michael Avila
Great season; had 49 catches and 866 yards.
1.) Richie Brockel
commit was threat as runner (494 and 7 TDs) and receiver (434 and 7
2.) Cody Jones
Cal commit was dangerous
over the middle, averaging over 23 yards per catch.
3.) Shaun Fitzpatrick Highland
NAU commit had 602 yards and 8 TDs.
4.) Junior Hackworth Centennial
Great season. Led Centennial in yards with 727.
5.) Drew Thurston
Good size and athleticism. Getting D1 attention.
6.) Carson Wheet
North Canyon 32 catches for
7.) Tristen McClendon Marcos de Niza 1st Team All
Region TE was good weapon for Marcos.
8.) Nick Covey
Injured for most of the year. Still had offer from Wash. St. as
9.) Tony Silva
1st Team All 3A-1A, had 40 catches for 800
10.) Mike Yarbrough Corona del Sol Effective in run and
1.) Daniel Borg
Starter in US Army All America game and Gatorade Player of the Year in
the state. UofA commit.
2.) Joe Bernardi
Nastiest OL we saw all year. Has ability to pull as a center and lead on
the sweep. Very rare for high school player. Fresno St commit.
3.) Richard Tuitu’u
Big and physical. 1st Team All AZ and 5A. Committed to
4.) Ryan Tonnemacher Hamilton
A little undersized but technically sound. Effective pass blocker and
able to get to LBs.
5.) Jordan Lowe
Mountain of a man was dominant in the run game. Early UofA
6.) Shawn Byrnes
Paradise Valley New Mexico commit was
sensational on both sides of the ball.
7.) Ian Brinker
Got out of Kadous’ shadow with good senior year. Very agile. Oregon St
8.) Shelley Smith
St commit was West Valley Player of the
9.) Ray Lobato
2 way lineman committed to UNLV as OL.
10.) Bobby Torres
Bounced back from an injury in junior season to have great senior
campaign. Named 1st Team All 4A.
11.) Chris Hegge
2nd Team All 5A selection has committed to Nevada.
12.) Dusty Jones
2 time all state pick was effective at center and RT this
13.) Doug Dedrick
del Sol Came out
of no where to have great senior year. Quick and athletic, he was named
1st Team All Region, HM All state, 2nd Team All
East Valley and 1st Team All South
14.) Ty Porter
1st Team All Fiesta region pick received many honors as a DL
but was a very good OL as well.
15.) Brandon Ford
1st Team All 5A by coaches and 2nd Team All 5A by
16.) Mike Gallett
Big and athletic OL has bright future.
17.) Taylor Kleinschmidt Saguaro
1st Team All 4A selection teamed with twin brother to take
Saguaro deep into the playoffs
18.) Ben Smith
Christian 1st Team All
3A-1A selection was key to big OL that helped pave way to 2A state
19.) Brad Gaul
2nd Team All 5A pick.
20.) Jake Schneidmiller Gilbert
Undersized lineman that paved the way for Bobby