Football: Ryan’s Robinson named to all-state first team

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Since 2008, Ryan has landed nine players on the Associated Press’ all-state football team.

That streak was extended Thursday morning when the 2012 AP Class 5A all-state team was announced and Ryan junior defensive lineman Nolan Robinson was named to the first team.

The voting is done by sportswriters across the state, and only statistics from the regular season are considered.

Robinson finished Ryan’s nine-game regular season with 55 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, two sacks and a blocked punt returned for a touchdown.

It’s the fourth consecutive year a Ryan defensive lineman has been named to the first team.

Ryan senior offensive lineman Matt Griffin, junior defensive lineman J.T. Williams, senior defensive back Reynal Caldwell and junior punter Marc Orozco received honorable mention.

Southlake Carroll senior quarterback Kenny Hill was named the Class 5A Offensive Player of the Year. Hill passed for 2,291 yards and 20 touchdowns and rushed for 905 yards and 22 touchdowns.

DeSoto senior linebacker Taylor Young was named the Defensive Player of the Year. Young had 130 tackles, four interceptions, three sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.

AP CLASS 5A ALL-STATE TEAM

FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE

Offensive Player of the Year: Kenny Hill, Southlake Carroll.

Quarterback: Kenny Hill, Southlake Carroll, Sr.

Running backs: Kade Harrington, Humble Kingwood, Sr.; Tre Johnson, Sa O’connor, Sr.; Dontre Wilson, DeSoto, Sr.

Receivers/ends: Terry Dalehite, Laredo United, Sr.; Jake Oliver, Dallas Jesuit, Sr.

Linemen: Tejan Koroma, Allen, Jr.; Cam Manning, Southlake Carroll, Sr.; Adrian Parker, Spring Westfield, Jr.; Devon Petty, Waco Midway, Sr.; Sergio Phillips, DeSoto, Sr.

Kicker: Ben Grogan, Arlington Martin, Sr.

FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE

Defensive Player of the Year: Taylor Young, DeSoto.

Linemen: Zach Davies, Lake Travis, Jr.; Nolan Robinson, Ryan, Jr.; Cesar Serrano, Sa Southwest, Sr.; Vincent Taylor, Sa Madison, Sr.

Linebackers: Sammy Douglas, Arlington, Sr.; Zac Whitley, Galena Park North Shore, Sr.; Taylor Young, DeSoto, Sr.

Defensive backs: Corey Bartley, Longview, Sr.; Isaiah Brown, Katy, Sr.; Edward Paris, Mansfield Timberview, Jr.; Jordan Sterns, Cibolo Steele, Sr.

Punter: Hunter Jarmon, Waco Midway, Sr.

SECOND-TEAM OFFENSE

Quarterback: Shane McCarley, Manvel, Sr.

Running backs: Demarcus Felton, Spring Dekaney, Jr.; Samaje Perine, Pflugerville Hendrickson, Jr.; Deion Williams, Katy Morton Ranch, Sr.

Receivers/ends: Calvin Jones, Richardson Berkner; Ra’Shaad Samples, Dallas Skyline, Sr.

Linemen: Aiden Abeldano, Weslaco East, Jr.; Chantz Anderson, Abilene, Sr.; Marcus Oliver, Spring Westfield, Jr.; Kent Perkins, Richardson Lake Highlands, Sr.; Travis Romero, Manvel, Sr.; Tim Ruiz, McAllen Memorial, Sr.; Tyler Tezeno, Klein Collins, Sr.

Kicker: Kevin Marcotte, Lake Travis, Sr.

SECOND-TEAM DEFENSE

Linemen: Matt Dimon, Katy, Sr.; Koda Martin, Manvel, Jr.; Solomon Thomas, Coppell, Jr.; Eric Villegas, Midland, Sr.

Linebackers: Jimmie Gilbert, A&M Consolidated, Sr.; Byron Mills, SA Wagner, Sr.; Dominick Thompson, Temple, Jr.

Defensive backs: Hipolito Corporan, Houston Westside, Sr.; Derrick Dixon, Dallas Skyline, Jr.; Tavares Garner, Manvel, Sr.; Joseph Johnson, Midlothian, Sr.; Tyrel Stokes, Killeen Harker Heights, Sr.; Earnest Thomas, Galena Park North Shore, Sr.

Punter: Steven Cantu, SA O’Connor, Sr.

HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE

Quarterbacks: Evan Abbe, Abilene; Zach Allen, Temple; Ricky Fisk, Port Arthur Memorial; Devante Kincade, Dallas Skyline; Weston King, New Braunfels; Javi Obregon, McAllen Rowe; Cody Thomas, Colleyville Heritage; Desmon White, DeSoto.

Running backs: Rennie Childs, Cypress Ridge; Adrian Dilworth, Pflugerville; Bryan Driskell, McKinney Boyd; Keith Ford, Cypress Ranch; Gudelio Garza, Del Rio; Laquvionte Gonzalez, Cedar Hill; Kyle Hicks, Arlington Martin; Marquie Hinton, SA Stevens; Sotonye Jamabo, Plano West; Johnny Jefferson, Killeen Shoemaker; Lawrence Mattison, Smithson Valley; Jason McAfee, Midland Lee; Daniel McCants, Killeen; Marcell Porter, Abilene; Emmitt Raleigh, Spring Westfield; Trevor Speights, McAllen Memorial; Justin Stockton, Cibolo Steele; Adam Taylor, Katy; Marquis Warford, SA Madison.

Receivers/ends: Quincy Adeboyejo, Cedar Hill; Bane Bilc, League City Clear Creek; Rashard Higgins, Mesquite; Hunter Jarmon, Waco Midway; Keevan Lucas, Abilene; Ty Marshall, Round Rock Westwood; Kyrion Parker, Manvel; Roderic Rucker, Port Arthur Memorial; JaBryce Taylor, Lufkin; Carlos Thompson, Manvel.

Linemen: Jonathan Alvarez, Mesquite Horn; Caleb Benenoch, Katy Seven Lakes; Baylen Brown, SA O’Connor; Derek Elmendorff, EP Franklin; Judge Finley, Austin Westlake; Justin Greene, Copperas Cove; Matt Griffin, Ryan; Garrett Gunter, Smithson Valley; J.J. Gustafson, Dallas Jesuit; Lucas Herrera, Keller Timber Creek; Daireck Hicks, Arlington; Jonathan Huckins, The Woodlands; Freddie Johnson, Temple; Leighton Light, Coppell; Chad Loitz, Round Rock McNeil; Joseph Noteboom, Plano; Jaxon Salinas, Irving; Andrew Tercek, SA East Central; Najee Toran, Galena Park North Shore; Zach White, Plano West; Erick Wren, Mesquite Horn.

Kickers: Joel Carlos, Carrollton Hebron; Jason Hull, Mission Sharyland; Aaron Kennedy, Smithson Valley; Zach Lehr, Abilene Cooper; Dillon Westall, SA O’Connor.

HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE

Linemen: Bubu Alvarez, Waco Midway; Byron Bonds, Allen; Bryce English, DeSoto; Myles Garrett, Arlington Martin; Parker Hanusa, Round Rock Westwood; Kerrick Huggins, Dallas Skyline; Javon Jones, Mesquite; Demontrai Lewis, Lufkin; Jake McMillion, Abilene; Michael Moreals, Midland Lee; Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, Alief Taylor; Jordan Points, Rockwall-Heath; Jamikal Potts, Spring Westfield; Byron Pruitt, Arlington Sam Houston; Matthew Romar, Port Arthur Memorial; William Udeh, Coppell; J.D. Waggoner, Dallas Jesuit; Charles Walker, South Garland; Christian Williams, Mesquite; J.T. Williams, Ryan; Adrian Zuniga, San Benito.

Linebackers: Rene Chavez, San Benito; Tommy Chavez, Weslaco; Cordell Dorsey, Abilene Cooper; Joey Esquivel, Mission Sharyland; D.J. Green, Mesquite Horn; David Griffith, Plano; Naashon Hughes, Killeen Harker Heights; Bradley Klein, Mission Sharyland; DeMarkus Lathan, Longview; Sam Lawlis, Round Rock; Darius Lemora, Port Arthur Memorial; Jordan Mastrogiovanni, Dallas Jesuit; Trevor Myklebust, Fort Bend Austin; Jackson Paine, Cedar Park; Austin Pettyjohn, Colleyville Heritage; Malik Pryor, Converse Judson; George Schwanenberg, Smithson Valley.

Defensive backs: Chris Adkins, Coppell; Conlan Aguirre, Abilene; Claudio Arizpe, Del Rio; William Barrow, Dallas Skyline; Reynal Caldwell, Ryan; Myles Crosby, Colleyville Heritage; Joe Estevanes, Weslaco; Tre Flowers, Converse Judson; Abe Grijalva, EP Socorro; Diego Hodges, Smithson Valley; Tanner Jacobson, Southlake Carroll; Austin Jupe, SA East Central; Nate Kittley, Abilene; Jaylon Lane, San Angelo Central; Fred Lawrence, Abilene Cooper; C.J. Levine, Port Arthur Memorial; Cody Moncure, Fort Bend Travis; Nick Orr, DeSoto; Troy Parker, Coppell; Chiante Rome, SA Wagner; Hunter Streuling, Lake Travis; Kamari Syrie, Hurst Bell; Jonathan Wiggins, Alief Taylor; Alan Wright, SA O’Connor.

Punters: Luis Garcia, Lufkin; Ben Grogan, Arlington Martin; Marc Orozco, Ryan.

 


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