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Updated: Sep 11, 2021

2021-22 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PICKS



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BISHOP CANEVIN, Class A

Willie Banks

(6-3, 205, Sr., QB-DE)

Willie is a four-year starter and has passed for more than 3,000 yards over the past three years and was a leading tackler for the past two years. He has also received All-Conference honors.

CORNELL, Class A

Raequan Toutman

(5-10, 143, Jr., RB-CB)

Raquan caught 27 passes for over 600 yards and earned All-Conference honors last season.

EJ Dawson, Jr.

(6-0, 200, Jr., OLB-QB)

EJ passed for more than 600 yards as a sophomore and earned All-Academic and All-State honors.

MONTOUR, Class 4A

Caleb Williams

(6-0, 205, Sr., RB-LB)

Caleb was one team-leading returning rushers and tacklers and earned All-Conference last season.

Diaun Pinkett

(6-0, 150, Sr., WR-DB)

Diaun was the team-leading receiver last season and earned All-Conference honors.


OLSH, Class A

Nehemiah Azeem

(6-1, 190, Jr., QB)

Nehemiah completed 79 of 137 for 1112 yards and six touchdowns last season.

Stephen Greer

(6-1, 190, Sr., RB-LB)

Stephen rushed for 700 yards last season and as a junior earned All-Conference.


Photo by Ishara Henry
BlackTeaBrownSuga Creative Director Eszquire Harris interviews Sto-Rox Quarterback Josh Jenkins after the Vikings win against Bishop Sycamore on Aug. 27. Two days after the game, Bishop Sycamore faced off against a top-rated high school team in a televised contest, where questions quickly surfaced over Bishop Sycamore's status as a legitimate high school.

Sto-Rox, Class 2A

Josh Jenkins

(6-3, 175, Jr., QB, WR)

Josh completed 75 of 122 passes for 1,427 yards and 23 touchdowns last season and also earned All-State honors.

Drevon Miller-Ross

(6-0, 170, Jr., FS-WR)

Dre had 64 tackles and intercepted 5 passes last season and also earned All-State honors.

Jaymar Pearson

(6-2, 190, Sr., SS-CB-RB)

Jay scored 18 touchdowns as running back and quarterback at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart last season. He also earned All-State honors.


 





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