Sophomore, QB, Oxford
Height: 6-0; Weight: 188
Stats: 3,572 passing yards, 38 TDs, 61 percent completions
The buzz: Abraham set Oxford school records in passing yards and TDs and finished second in the nation among sophomores in passing yardage.
Junior, RB, Saltillo
Height: 5-11; Weight: 215
Stats: 312 carries, 2,039 yards, 20 TDs
The buzz: The Shannon transfer proved one of the toughest backs in the area to tackle, often dragging tacklers with him. Finished fourth in the state in rushing, one of only six with more than 2,000 yards.
Senior, RB, Calhoun City
Height: 5-11; Weight: 175
Stats: 148 carries, 773 yards, 20 TDs; 31 catches, 565 yards, 7 TDs
The buzz: Varnado’s 27 total TDs led Class 2A, fifth overall in Mississippi.
Senior, WR, North Pontotoc
Height: 5-9; Weight: 180
Stats: 52 catches, 922 yards, 12 TDs; 55 carries, 801 yards, 11 TDs
The buzz: Green may be the most explosive player in the area and happily shared his workload with a talented team. Has committed to Louisiana-Monroe.
Senior, RB, West Point
Height: 6-1; Weight: 205
Stats: 279 carries, 2,209 yards, 30 TDs; 14 catches, 240 yards, 3 TDs
The buzz: Williams is a Mississippi State commit, a 4-star back according to 247Sports and runs a 4.50, 40-yard dash.
Senior, LB, Corinth
Height: 5-6; Weight: 175
Stats: 104 tackles, 20 TFLs; 86 carries, 605 yards, 7 TDs
The buzz: One opposing coach said if Agnew was 6-feet tall, the dominating backer would have offers from all over the country.
Senior, LB, Tupelo
Height: 6-2; Weight: 225
Stats: 140 tackles, 3 INT, 3 TFLs, 1 sack
The buzz: Wedel stood out on a defense that stood out, leading Class 6A with just more than 10 points per game.
Senior, OL, Ripley
Height: 6-2; Weight: 220
Stats: Class 4A all-state. Graded out at 89 percent
The buzz: Ripley’s most consistent lineman on an offense that rushed for 215 and threw for 179 yards per game.
Senior, RB, Smithville
Height: 5-10; Weight: 165
Stats: 1,908 yards, 23 TDs
The buzz: Hood was a slot receiver as a junior. Coaches saw running back potential and Hood proved them correct. Had 189 yards and 3 TDs in North finals win at St. Aloysius.
Senior, ATH, Booneville
Height: 5-10; Weight: 170
Stats: 50 carries, 388 yards, 5 TDs; 32 catches, 427 yards, 5 TDs, 4 INT
The buzz: Lambert did it all for the Blue Devils, team-leader in receiving, kick return, third in tackles and had four INTs, despite teams throwing away from him.
Sophomore, ATH, Baldwyn
Height: 5-11; Weight: 165
Stats: 116 carries, 1,094 yards, 14 TDs; 10 catches, 169 yards, 1 TD
The buzz: Upshaw scored every eight times he touched the football and averaged nearly 10 yards per rush. Also considered one of the top cover corners in the area, he’s in San Antonio this weekend for the U.S Army combine – he also attended as a freshman.
Junior, QB, Falkner
Stats: 1,496 passing yards, 20 TDs; 1,149 rushing yards, 10 TDs
Senior, OL, Itawamba AHS
The buzz: Mississippi All-Star in MS-AL Game, Class 4A First Team All State
Senior, QB, Okolona
Stats: 91 carries, 714 yards, 8 TDs; 1,140 passing yards, 13 TDs
Senior, ATH, Lafayette
Stats: 215 carries, 1,027 yards, 15 TDs;14 catches, 293 yards, 3 TDs
Senior, WR, Nettleton
Stats: 76 catches, 1,116 yards, 9 TDs
Senior, ATH, Tupelo
Stats: 224 carries, 1,472 yards, 14 TDs; 50 catches, 588 yards, 2 TDs
Senior, CB, New Albany
Stats: 71 tackles, 2 INT, 2 fumble recoveries, TD
Sophomore, FS, Houston
Stats: 8 INT, 66 tackles, 3 TFL
Senior, QB, Marshall Academy
Stats: 2,507 passing yards, 1,400 rushing yards, 56 total TDs
Senior, QB, Mantachie
Stats: 2,001 passing yards, 25 TDs; 44 of 50 PATs
Sophomore, OL, Starkville
The buzz: 6-foot-4, 275-pounder graded at 75 percent. Getting invites to elite OL summer camps