Gareon Conley, Massillon, WR, Ohio State: Caught 50 passes for 1,096 yards and 16 TDs in helping the Tigers reach the playoffs.
Christian DiLauro, Green, TE-DE, Illinois*: Made 27 tackles and an interception, and caught 21 passes for 198 yards.
Stephen Ericksen, Carrollton, OL, Akron: Earned All-Ohio honors last fall.
Kyle Kempt, Massillon, QB, Oregon State: Stark County Player of the Year last fall, he finished with a school-record 6,034 career passing yards.
Nate Locke, Jackson, LB, Bowling Green: Recorded 95 tackles as a senior to go with 245 yards rushing and receiving.
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Antoine Miles, McKinley, DE, Purdue: Made 73 tackles, including 17 for loss and 11.5 sacks, last fall.
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Joel Rich, Aquinas, TE-DE, Boston College: Made 70 tackles and caught 23 passes for 257 yards and six TDs in helping the Knights reach the playoffs.
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Jake Riley, Minerva, LB, Air Force: Gained 1,158 yards of offense and made 39 tackles despite losing four games to injury.
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Connor Sharp, West Branch, OL, Air Force: Helped the Warriors win the NBC, paving the way for ground game that gained 2,711 yards.
Kentrell Taylor, Massillon, LB, Kent State: Made a team-high 76 tackles and took an interception back 93 yards for a TD.
Dymonte Thomas, Marlington, DB, Michigan*: Finished career with 4,587 rushing yards, 61 TDs and 360 tackles.
*—Denotes already enrolled in classes at the college.