2012 Division I-II All-Stark County team

Updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2012

OFFENSE

Austin Feinberg

Hoover, wide receiver, 6-0, 172, senior

• Top receiver in the Federal League. ... Dangerous deep threat. ... Caught 57 passes for 1,157 yards and 16 TDs, averaging 20.3 yards per grab. ... Finished career with 98 receptions for 1,825 yards and 24 TDs.

Jeff Richardson

McKinley, receiver-corner-returner, 5-9, 145, senior

• Extremely quick. ... Scored 13 TDs overall. ... Caught 28 passes for 514 yards and eight TDs. Averaged 18.4 yards a reception. ... Rushed for 242 yards and four TDs at 7.8 a carry. ... Returned a punt for a score. ... Intercepted three passes and made 31 tackles.

Gareon Conley

Massillon, receiver-cornerback, 6-2, 175, senior

• A tremendous overall athlete. ... Caught 50 passes for 1,096 yards and 16 TDs, averaging 21.9 yards a catch. ... Returned an interception 78 yards for a TD. ... Verbal commitment to Michigan. Ohio State, Oregon possibly offering, too.

Trent Ohman

Louisville, receiver-running back, 6-0, 170, senior

• Two-time all-county first team. ... Accounted for 1,061 yards and 10 TDs rushing-receiving on injury-plagued team. ... Returned punt for game-winning 88-yard TD against Alliance. ... Gained 1,641 all-purpose yards. ... Caught 48 passes for 486 yards this season, 115 passes for 1,242 yards the past two years.

Nathaniel Devers

Massillon, offensive tackle, 6-5, 273, junior

• Top lineman for offense that averaged 406.2 yards and a Stark County-best 40.8 points a game. ... Two-time NE Inland District first teamer, transferred from Ravenna Southeast. ... Offers from MAC schools, BCS interest.

Chase Lash

Massillon, offensive tackle, 6-5, 298, junior

• Strong blocker for county’s most prolific team. Massillon averaged 40.8 points, with a 3,000-yard passer, a 1,200-yard rusher and a 1,000-yard receiver.

Dave Johnson

Hoover, center, 6-0, 230, senior

• Hard-nosed center who played with a back injury much of the season. ... Helped pave way for team that scored 36.9 points a game. ... Three-year starter on offensive line, the last two at center.

Jim Hammontree

Hoover, offensive tackle, 6-2, 265, senior

• Two-way starter in the trenches for playoff team. ... Helped 8-3 Hoover bounce back from consecutive 3-7 seasons. ... Top blocker for prolific Hoover offense. Vikings averaged 36.9 points. ... Three-year starter.

Xzavier McAllister

McKinley, offensive tackle, 6-6, 320, senior

• Mammoth force at left tackle that Federal League champ McKinley often ran behind. ... Blocked for offense that gained a Stark County-best 2,753 rushing yards, averaging 250.3 a game. ... Offered by Cincinnati, MAC schools.

Dom Iero

Hoover, quarterback, 6-0, 175, senior

• Driving force behind explosive offense. ... NE Inland District Offensive Player of the Year and Federal League Player of the Year. ... Accounted for 43 TDs. ... Threw for 2,361 yards, 28 TDs and six interceptions. Completed 56.1 percent. ... Rushed for 488 yards and 15 TDs. ... Averaged 37.0 yards a punt. ... Two-time Federal League first teamer. ... Akron baseball recruit.

Kyle Kempt

Massillon, quarterback, 6-5, 200, senior

• Intelligent, accurate passer. ... Repository Stark County Player of the Year. ... Threw for 3,056 yards, 32 TDs and 10 picks, completing 66.4 percent. ... Massillon’s all-time leading passer, ranked second in Stark County history with 6,034 yards. ... University of Cincinnati recruit.

Eric Glover-Williams

McKinley, quarterback, 5-10, 155, sophomore

• Maybe county’s most dangerous runner. ... Rushed for 1,574 yards and 22 TDs at 6.5 yards a carry. ... Switched to QB for first time shortly before season. Threw for 1,114 yards, 12 TDs and seven interceptions. ... Runner-up for Federal League Player of the Year.

Matt Blasiole

Lake, running back-safety, 5-10, 184, junior

• Threat to score any time he touches the ball. ... Ten rushing TDs of 50 yards or more. ... Leading rusher in Stark County and Federal League with 1,656 yards at 7.0 a carry, 17 TDs. ... Returned a blocked field goal 57 yards for a TD. ... Ran for 300 yards and six TDs in Week 10. ... Made 25 tackles, forced two fumbles.

Andrew David

Massillon, kicker, 5-8, 170, sophomore

• Made 56 of 61 PATs and 7 of 15 field goals, with a long of 45 yards. ... A perfect 3-for-3 on field goals in Week 10 win against McKinley. ... Booted 31 of 74 kickoffs for touchbacks. Two-time all-county first team.
 

DEFENSE

Antoine Miles

McKinley, defensive end, 6-3, 250, senior

• Fearsome edge rusher. ... Finished with team highs of 11.5 sacks, 17 tackles for loss and 19 QB pressures. Made 73 tackles. ... Exploded for six sacks in two playoff games. ... Offers from Cincinnati, MAC schools.

Patrick Benson

GlenOak, defensive lineman, 6-2, 215, senior

• Harasses quarterbacks. ... Broke a 22-year-old school record for career sacks with 18. ... Top defender on GlenOak defense that helped knock off Massillon and McKinley. ... Made 36 tackles, 11 for loss, and 10 sacks.

Kentrell Taylor

Massillon, linebacker-running back, 6-1, 225, senior

• Totaled team-high 76 tackles with eight tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks. ... Returned an interception 93 yards for a TD. ... Rushed for 220 yards and six TDs at 5.8 yards per carry. ... Multiple MAC offers.

Troy Lowe

McKinley, linebacker, 5-11, 225, senior

• Versatile linebacker who could cover or attack the running game. ... Second on team with 115 tackles, 12 for loss. ... Broke up six passes, intercepted one. ... Returned a blocked punt for a TD.

Tre’Vontae Jackson

McKinley linebacker, 6-1, 210, senior

• Seek and destroy-type linebacker. ... Led McKinley with 133 tackles, including 25 solo. ... Added 11 tackles for loss, two sacks and one interception, which he returned for a TD.

Raymond Wesley

GlenOak, linebacker, 6-0, 210, senior

• Nose for the ball, sure tackler. ... Led stout GlenOak defense in tackles with 77. ... Totaled six tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks and eight QB pressure. ... Returned fumble 86 yards for TD.

Charlie Dear

Jackson, linebacker-running back, 6-0, 210, senior

• Leading tackler and rusher for Polar Bears. ... Totaled 114 tackles, nine for loss and three forced fumbles. ... Ran for 850 yards and nine TDs at 5.1 yards a carry. ... Caught 14 passes for 131 yards.

Nate Locke

Jackson, linebacker-fullback, 6-1, 220, senior

• Jackson’s second-leading tackler with 95. Added nine tackles for loss, seven QB hurries and four sacks. ... Totaled 245 yards rushing-receiving and two TDs. ... Bowling Green recruit.

Sam Woods

Hoover, linebacker-running back, 6-0, 180, senior

• Top tackler for Hoover. ... Totaled 61 first-hit tackles, 58 assists, four tackles for loss and two sacks. ... Blocked a punt. ... Rushed for four TDs, averaged 5.4 yards a carry. ... Caught two TDs and averaged 17.6 yards a reception.

Luke Grandjean

Hoover, safety-receiver-returner, 6-3, 170, junior

• Aggressive tackler and playmaker. ... Led Hoover with six interceptions. Totaled 38 first-hit tackles, 45 assists. ... Blocked one kick. ... Caught 34 passes for 623 yards and six TDs. Averaged 18.3 yards a catch.

Devon Allen

Perry, safety-receiver, 6-0, 210, senior

• Totaled 65 tackles, six forced fumbles and two interceptions. ... Caught 30 passes for 422 yards and four TDs. ... Rushed 60 times for 315 yards, an average of 5.3 a carry. ... Perry’s top return man.

Tyler Lancaster

GlenOak, corner-running back, 5-7, 157, senior

• One of Stark County’s top cover corners. ... With opponents avoiding him, totaled 36 tackles, 11 pass breakups and two interceptions. ... Rushed for 357 yards and eight TDs at 8.3 yards a carry. ... Two-time all-county first team.

Brody Tonn

Massillon, safety-receiver, 6-1, 190, senior

Massillon’s Mr. Do Everything. ... Intercepted three passes, returning one for a TD. ... Made 33.5 tackles, including 22 solo. ... Caught 25 passes for 311 yards and four TDs. ... Threw a TD in Week 10 win against McKinley. ... Averaged 30.9 yards a punt.

Kordelle Phillips

Alliance, cornerback-quarterback, 5-8, 165, junior

• Second-leading tackler for Alliance with 83. Forced two fumbles and intercepted three passes. ... Threw for 2,026 yards, 17 TDs and seven picks. Completed 68.6 percent. ... Ran for 287 yards and two TDs.