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Class of 2013 Offensive Players
Top Quarterbacks
(Updated 3/4) Jordan Hein, 6'2 195, QB, Perham - Received offer from North Dakota. Attended Minnesota and North Dakota junior day events. Received invite to SDSU junior day events. 2011 All-State Honorable Mention. 2011 Conference MVP. Top duel threat quarterback. In 10 games, completed 74 of 156 passes for 1260 yards and 15 touchdowns. Had 199 carries for 1215 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Jordan Hein 2011 Highlight Video
(Updated 3/4) Conor Rhoda, 6'3 190, QB, Cretin-Derham Hall - Attended Minnesota and SDSU junior day events. Received invite to Northern Iowa, North Dakota, and NDSU junior day events. Won starting QB position in game 6 of the season. Lead team to 5A state semi-finals. In 5 games, had 700 yards passing and 7 TDs. Had 400 yards rushing and 4 TDs. GPA is 3.6.
(Updated 3/4) McKinley Anderson, 6'2 185, QB, Hutchinson - Received invite to Minnesota and SDSU junior day events. All Area and All Conference. In 10 games for 9-1 team, completed 43 of 96 passes for 1075 yards and 12 touchdowns and had 108 carries for 531 yards and 14 touchdowns. Has 3.5 GPA.
(Updated 3/4)JT Den Hartog, 6'3 195, QB, Hopkins (5A) - Attended Minnesota and SDSU junior day. Received invite to Princeton junior day event. 2011 All-Conference. In 9 games, completed 131 of 204 passes (64%) for 1616 yards and 14 touchdowns.
(Updated 3/4) Darren Beenken, 6'4 190, Farmington - Attended Minnesota junior day. Received invite to North Dakota junior day. 2011 All Conference. In 9 games, completed 110 of 210 passes for 1534 yards and 12TDs.
(Updated 3/4) John Kalthoff, 6'2 190, QB, Annandale - Attended Minnesota junior day. 2011 All Conference. In 13 games, completed 135 of 309 passes for 2170 yards and 19 touchdowns.
Antonio Ayala, 6'1 180, QB, Minneapolis Washburn - In 10 games, completed 95 of 170 passes for 1689 yards and 18 touchdowns.
Zach LaValle, 6'0 190, QB, Hill-Murray - In 12 games, completed 119 of 240 passes for 1683 yards and 23 touchdowns.
(Updated 2/11) Bjorn Halvorson, 6'0 185, Minnehaha Academy - In 9 games as a junior, completed 112 of 210 passes for 1884 yards and 17 touchdowns. Had 55 tackles on defense In 9 games as a sophomore, completed 94 of 189 passes (50%) for 1291 yards and 9 TDs.
(Updated 2/19) Alex Grove, 6'1 170, Wilmar - 2011 All-Conference. In 9 games, completed 116 of 215 passes for 1525 yards and 9 touchdowns. Had 112 carries for 709 yards and 8 touchdowns. In 10 games as a sophomore, completed 128 of 227 passes (56%) for 1852 yards and 14 TDs.
Alex Grove Highlight Video
(Updated 2/19)John DeMarais, 6'0 180, QB, Winona Cotter - 2011 All Conference. In 8 games, completed 124 of 207 passes (60%) for 1818 yards and 19 touchdowns.
Jayden Howie, QB, Belle Plaine/Holy Family - In 9 games, completed 105 of 205 passes for 1661 yards and 13 touchdowns.
Sam Carlson, 5'11 195, QB, St. James - In 9 games, completed 110 of 257 passes for 1717 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Tommy Benson, 5'9 160, QB, Becker - In 10 games, has completed 167 of 273 passes (61%) for 2059 yards and 24 touchdowns.
(Updated 2/19)Mark Handberg, 6'3 195, QB, Edina - 2011 All-Conference HM.
(Updated 2/19)Nate Reps, 6'4 175, QB, Lewiston-Altura - 2011 All Conference.
(Updated 2/19)Spencer Fenske, 6'1 190, QB, Little Falls - 2011 All-Conference.
(Updated 2/19)Sawyer Moon, 6'2 190, QB, Woodbury - 2011 All-Conference
(Updated 7/11) Nate Ricci, 6'1 175, QB, Stillwater - Will switch to QB in junior season. In 10 games at WR as a sophomore, had 32 receptions for 385 yards and 1 TDs. In track and field, ran a 11.52 100m and was member of 4x400 state champion relay team.
Top Running Backs
Updated 3/4) Bridgeport Tusler, 5'11 195, RB/DB, Osseo (5A) - Received an offer from North Dakota. Attended Minnesota and North Dakota junior day events. 2011 All Conference. In 10 games, had 123 carries for 954 yards for 7.8 ypc and 11 touchdowns. Had 32 receptions for 428 yards and 6 touchdowns. In six games as a sophomore, had 34 carries for 176 yards and 1 TD. Had 13 receptions for 257 yards and 2 TDs.
(Updated 3/4) Michael Sales, 6'2 195, RB Champlin Park (5A) - Attended Minnesota, Iowa, and Iowa State junior day event. Received invite to Wisconsin, NDSU, and North Dakota junior day event. In 9 games, has 177 carries for 1017 yards and 9 touchdowns. Started out season injured, but recovered to rush 210 yards against a ranked Anoka and 176 yards against top 5A ranked Wayzata. In 6 games as a sophomore, had 149 carries for 816 yards for 5.5 ypc and 9 TDs. Was injured in 6th game.
Michael Sales Junior Video
(Update 3/4) Quran Al-Hameed, 5'8 170, RB/Athlete, Woodbury (5A) - Attended Minnesota Iowa junior day event. 2011 All-Conference. Team offensive MVP. In junior season, had 44 carries for 309 yards and 13 receptions for 251 yards.
(Updated 3/4) Birk Olson, 6'4 240, FB/Athlete, Monticello - Attended Minnesota junior day event. Received invites to NDSU, Harvard, Princeton, and Penn junior day/spring events. In 8 games as a junior, had 107 carries for 658 yards and 7 touchdowns. In 9 games as a sophomore, had 53 carries for 316 yards for 6.0 ypc and 3 TDs.
Birk Olson 2011 Highlight Video
(Updated 3/4) Jake Disterhaupt, 6'1 185, Moose Lake/Willow River - Attended Minnesota and SDSU junior day events. 2011 All-State First Team. Duluth News Tribune Player of the Year. All Conference. In 14 games, has 161 carries for 2276 yards for 14.1 ypc and 35 touchdowns. Had 13 receptions for 353 yards and 5 touchdowns. Bench 265, squat 420, and 38" vertical.
(Updated 3/4) Aaron Haatja, 5'9 175, RB, Warroad - Attended Minnesota junior day event. 2011 All-State Honorable Mention. Conference MVP Running Back. In 12 games, had 240 carries for 1800 yards and 24 touchdowns. In 11 games as a sophomore, had 241 carries for 1494 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Aaron Haataja Junior Video
(Updated 3/4) Billy Kellogg, 5'9 180, RB, Robbinsdale Cooper (5A) - Attended Minnesota junior day event. 2011 Conference Offensive MVP. In 9 games has 154 carries for 1185 yards for 7.7 ypc and 9 touchdowns. Had 15 receptions for 270 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Mitch Underhill, 5'9 180, RB, Wayzata - Attended Minnesota junior day event. Was injured junior year. In 11 games for 5A State Champions as a sophomore, had 100 carries for 994 yards for 9.9 ypc and 13 TDs. In 5A championship game, had 12 carries for 247 yards and 4 TDs.
(Updated 2/19) Evan Metag, 6'3 205, FB, Hutchinson - Attended SDSU junior day event. Top fullback in the state that was injured in week 6. 2011 All-Conference. In 5 games, had 80 carries for 473 yards for 5.9 ypc and 6 touchdowns.
Daniel Polansky, 6'0 175, RB, Goodridge/Grygla-Gatzke - In 10 games, had 288 carries for 1905 yards and 31 touchdowns, 10 receptions for 286 yards, and 27 tackles.
(Updated 4/20) Roosevelt Austin, 5'11 180, RB, Sauk Centre - Mid Minnesota First Team. 2011 All Conference. Offensive Player of the Year. In 11 games, had 174 carries for 1280 yards for 7.4 ypc and 13 touchdowns. Had 25 receptions for 346 yards and 7 touchdowns. In 8 games as a sophomore, had 168 carries for 856 yards and 10 TDs.
Brock Kolander, 6'2 195, Waseca - In 10 games, had 159 carries for 1337 yards for 8.4 ypc and 17 touchdowns. In 10 games as a sophomore, had 118 carries for 702 yards for 5.9 ypc and 7 TDs.
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Jackson Goplen, 6'0 180, St. Croix Lutheran (3A) - In 9 games, had 138 carries for 1364 yards for 9.9 ypc and 18 touchdowns. In 8 games as a sophomore, had 147 carries for 1066 yards for 7.3 ypc and 12 TDs.
Josh Lanners, 6'0 160, RB, Pierz - 2011 All-Conference. All-Area HM. County Player of the Year. Rushed for 1320 yards and had 15 receptions for 220 yards. On defense had 90 tackles (53 solo) and 2 INTs.
Isaac Sandberg, 6'0 210, Lakeville North - Injured junior year. In 10 games as a sophomore, had 50 carries for 223 yards for 4.5 ypc.
Alex Crawford, 6'2 185, RB, Rochester Century - 2011 All Conference.
Mike Goergen, 6'1 185, RB, Southland - 2011 All-Conference.
Top Wide Receivers
(Updated 4/15) James Onwualu, 6'1 200, WR/RB, Cretin-Derham Hall - Committed to Notre Dame. Has received offers from Minnesota, Stanford, Michigan State, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas, Northwestern, Ohio State, Vanderbilt, and Purdue.
In 9 games, had 25 receptions for 356 yards and 4 touchdowns and 68 carries for 474 yards for 7.9 ypc and 7 touchdowns as a back-up running back. In 10 games as a sophomore, had 63 carries for 420 yards for 6.7 ypc and 3 TDs.
(Updated 3/6)Keelon Brookins, 5'10 175, WR, Tartan - Committed to Minnesota. Attended Minnesota and Wisconsin junior day events. In 5 games, has 13 receptions for 245 yards for 15.1 ypc and 4 TD. Recorded 6 interceptions during the season with 1 returned for touchdown. Top Class of 2013 performance at the 2011 Nike SPARQ Combine with an electronic 4.60 40 yard dash, a 35" vertical, 35" power ball throw. In the May '11 NUC, recorded a 4.36 and 4.39 40 yard time. Has recorded an 11.05 100m dash and 22.44 200m dash. Has a 3.0 GPA.
(Updated 3/6) Malcom Moore, 6'2 180, WR, Minnetonka - Received offer from SDSU. Attended Minnesota and Iowa junior day event. All-State Honorable Mention. Star Tribune All Metro Second Team. Pioneer Press Honorable Mention. All-Conference. In 8 games, had 35 receptions for 812 yards and 6 touchdowns. 2010 All-Conferece. In 10 games as a sophomore, had 20 receptions for 294 yards for 14.7 ypc and 4 TDs.
(Updated 2/19)Jeff Borchardt, 6'1 185, WR, Wayzata - Attended Minnesota, Tulsa, and SDSU junior day events. Received invite to NUC Five-Star Invite Only Camp. 2011 All-Conference. In 13 games, had 28 receptions for 639 yards and 10 touchdowns. 2011 NUC Minnesota Combine King with a 4.49 40, 4.15 20-yard shuttle, and 33" vertical. Recorded a 11.1s 100m time as a sophomore.
(Updated 3/6) Marley Allison, 5'10 175, WR/DB, Edina - Attended Minnesota junior day event. In 9 games, had 36 receptions for 405 yards and 5 touchdowns. In 9 games as a sophomore, has 15 tackles (7 solo) and 2 PBUs. As a freshman had 39 tackles and 5 interceptions for Edina.
(Updated 2/19) Joel Hopkins, 6'2 200, TE, Becker - 2011 All Conference. In 10 games, had 58 receptions for 827 yards and 14 touchdowns.
(Updated 2/19) Zac Merie, 6'3 190, WR, Hopkins - 2011 All Conference. In 8 games, had 31 receptions for 317 yards.
Ryan Marotz, 5'11 175, WR, St. Paul Highland Park - All-Pioneer Press First Team. In 9 games has 60 receptions for 867 yards and 6 touchdowns.
Michael Alada, 5'11 165, WR, Hill Murray - Attended Minnesota junior day event. In 11 games as a sophomore, had 33 receptions for 572 yards and 9 touchdowns. In 10 games as a sophomore, had 21 receptions for 429 yards for 20.4 ypc and 3 TDs. In track, recorded a 11.5 100m. In May '11 NUC combine, recorded 4.69 40 yard dash, 4.49 shuttle, 30" vertical, 8'11" broad jump. Was named WR MVP and Combine King Runner-up, earning an invite to the NUC Ultimate 100 camp.
(Updated 3/6) Noah Scarver, 6'4 200, WR, Minneapolis Washburn - Attended Wisconsin junior day event. In 8 games, had 19 receptions for 265 yards and 1 TD. In 9 games as a sophomore, had 15 receptions for 159 yards.
Brett Ahsenmacher, 5'11 160, WR, Annandale - In 12 games, had 37 receptions for 873 yards for 23.6 ypg and 10 touchdowns.
Jeff Decock, 5'11 150, WR, Red Rock Central - In 9 games, had 51 receptions for 785 yards and 13 touchdowns.
Josh Wenzel, 6'1 160, WR, Little Falls - In 9 games, had 33 receptions for 713 yards and 8 touchdowns.
Brent Stenger, 6'1 165, WR, Eden Valley-Watkins - In 9 games, had 44 receptions for 612 yards and 6 touchdowns.
Bryce Wojta, 6'1 170, WR, Maple Grove - In 8 games, has 44 receptions for 556 yards and 2 touchdowns. On defense in 8 games, had 24 tackles, 1 fumble, and 2 INTs. In 8 games as a sophomore, had 18 receptions for 264 yards and 1 TD.
Zach Checkal, 6'3 180, WR, Delano - In 9 games, had 22 receptions for 505 yards and 6 touchdowns. In 8 games as sophomore, has 18 receptions for 437 yards for 24.3 ypc and 5 touchdowns.
Top Tight Ends
Ben Oberfeld, 6'9 230, Eastview - Received invites to Minnesota and Wisconsin junior day event. Played DE as a junior, but has potential at TE.
Zach Lindquist, 6'4 240, Mahtomedi - In 7 games, has 16 receptions for 263 yards and 3 touchdowns. In 3 games as a sophomore, had 16 carries for 84 yards and 5.3 ypc. Averaging 16.8 ppg on BB team as a sophomore.
AJ Stockwell, 6'6 275, FB/TE, Eastview - In 5 games, had 10 receptions for 94 yards and 6 carries for 27 yards.
Tim Immelman, 6'7 215, TE, Sartell - Player to watch.
Keynon Phillips, 6'4 200, TE/LB, Eastview - Player to watch
Joe Wood, 6'5 200, TE, Edina - Player to watch.
Justin Viss, 6'3 205, TE, Chatfield - 2011 All-Conference.
(Updated 2/19) Top Offensive Lineman
(Updated 3/7) Chad Fanning, 6'7 280, DeLaSalle - Received offer from North Dakota. Attended Minnesota, Iowa State, and Wisconsin junior day events. Has received invites to Michigan State, Boston College, NDSU, SDSU, and North Dakota spring events. 2011 All-Conference and All Section. Has started 23 games in sophomore and junior year.
(Updated 2/19)Chandler Wright, 6'3 270, OL, Wayzata - Received invite to Minnesota junior day event. 2011 All-State Honorable Mention. Second Team All Metro. First Team All Conference. Starting 13 games for 12-1 5A State Runner-up from Wayzata. Transfer from 11-1 Dutchtown HS in Louisiana that advanced to the state quarterfinals as sophomore. Squat 480, Clean 355, Bench 325, Vertical 28", Pro Agility 4.6.
(Updated 2/19) Zach Ziemer, 6'6 280, OL, Lakeville North - Received invite to Minnesota junior day event. All-State Honorable Mention. Starting tackle on 9-1 state qualifying team.
"target ="_"blank>Zack Zeimer - 2011 Highlight Video
(Updated 2/12) Jackson Wilson,6'3 275, OL, Rochester John Marshall - Received invite to Minnesota and SDSU junior day. Receiving recruiting interest from Brown.
(Updated 2/19) Matthew Leidner, 6'2 265, C, Lakeville South - Attended Minnesota and SDSU junior day events. Started all 9 games as a junior. 2011 All-Conference Honorable Mention.
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(Updated 3/6) Travis Nusbaum, 6'2 270, Waterville-Elysian Morristown - Attended Minnesota junior day event. Received invite to Northern Iowa junior day event. 2010 All-Conference Honorable Mention.Bench 300, Squat 420, and GPA 3.05.
Carson Hogan, 6'9 270, OT, Bemidji - Attended Minnesota junior day event. Starting offensive tackle for 12-1 4A State Runner-ups.
(Updated 3/6) Will Lussier, 6'3 270, OL, Minneapolis Southwest - Received invite to Northern Iowa junior day. All-State Honorable Mention. Two way starter on varsity.
Sam Muehlenbein, 6'3 255, Rochester Lourdes - All-State Honorable Mention.
(Updated 2/15) Joe Stephens, 6'4 285, OL, Champlin Park - 2011 All-Conference HM. Started all games.
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(Updated 2/19) Nate Atkinson, 6'5 260, Duluth East - Two way varsity starter since sophomore year.
Nate Atkinson Profile
Jason Jirele,6'1 225, OL, Blooming Prairie - All-State Honorable Mention.
(Updated 2/19) Tony Yost, 6'2 240, OL, Eden Prairie - Has received invites to Northern Iowa, Augustana, and Drake junior day. 2011 All Conference HM. Starting center on 5A State Champion team. GPA is 3.9. ACT is 30.
Michael Backus, 6'3 275, Eastview - Started on special teams and received playing time in a number of games.
Mick Nelson, 6'2 215, OL, Mounds View - Received varsity playing time as a sophomore.
(Updated 2/22) Connor Cavanor, 6'1 260, Edina - Started 9 games as a junior and 7 games as a sophomore.
(Updated 12/3) Jason Jirele, 6'1 225, OL, Blooming Prairie - All-State Honorable Mention.
(Updated 2/12) Drew Quame, 6'2 230, OL, Mankato East - 2011 All-Conference.
(Updated 2/12) Abraham Judisch, 6'0 240, OL, Winona - 2011 All-Conference
(Updated 2/12) Alec Griffith, OL, Upsala-Swanville Area - 2011 All Area Team.
(Updated 2/19)Spencer Shaver, 6'3 220, OL, Benilde-St. Margaret's - Started as a junior.
(Updated 2/19)Austin Nath, 6'3 270, OL, Marshfield - Played varsity as a junior.
(Updated 2/19)Jon Asprey, OL, Brainerd - Starting offensive lineman as a junior.
(Updated 2/19)Hayden Sebald, 6'3 240, Rogers - Started 7 games as a junior.
Top Athletes
(Updated 6/25) Kierre Rhodes, 5'8 165, RB/DB/ST, St. Paul Johnson - Named Defensive MVP at Top Prospect Invitational Camp in Angola, IN. 2011 Conference Player of the Year. In 9 games had 168 carries for 1342 yards and 14 touchdowns.
(New)Dominique Khammarath, 6'0 185, Athlete, St. Paul Humbolt/Simley - As a freshman had 27 carries for 98 yards in final two games starting for Simley. Had 12 punt/kick returns for 230 yards, which is close to 20 yards a return. All-Conference HM as a freshman.
(New) Birk Olson, LB/FB, 6'3 240, Monticello - In 10 games, had 126 carries for 719 yards for 5.7 ypc and 8 touchdowns. Had 44 tackles (18 solo). Has recorded 4.65 40-yard dash and 4.0 GPA.
Birk Olson 2011 Highlight Video
(Updated 2/19) Zac Merie, 6'3 190, WR, Hopkins - 2011 All Conference. In 8 games, had 31 receptions for 317 yards.
(Updated 2/19) Francis Kanneh, 6'2 190, QB/Athlete, Brooklyn Center - Received invite to Minnesota and Tulsa junior day events.
Minnesota Preps at JC/Prep School - Offense
Austin Lommen, 6'4 200, QB, Breck (3A) - Attending Prep-School. All-State Honorable Mention. All-Pioneer Press Honorable Mention. Star Tribune Third Team. In 9 games, completed 178 of 312 passes (57%) for 2410 yards and 29 touchdowns. In 11 games as a junior, completed 236 of 382 passes (62%) for 3080 yards and 35 TDs. As a sophomore, completed for 132 of 281 passes for 1966 yards and 24 TDs. Was All-Conference. Star Tribune evaluation "Excellent delivery and outstanding anticipation." Pioneer Press All-State Honorable Mention. Has a 3.8 GPA.
Antonio Ford, 5'9 200, RB, Wayzata (5A) - KARE 11 All-Metro. All-State Honorable Mention. All-Pioneer Press Honorable Mention. Star Tribune SecondTeam. In 13 games, had 224 carries for 1463 yards for 6.3 ypc and 13 touchdowns. Was the May 2011 NUC Combine Overall MVP/Combine King with 4.58 40 yard dash, 4.18 shuttle, 35" vertical, and 23 bench reps at 185. Attended US Army National Combine. Was injured to start the junior season. In 8 games, had 224 carries for 922 yards and 9 TDs. As a sophomore in six games, rushed for 835 yards for 5.7 YPC and 8 TDs. At the 2010 NUC, recorded a 4.66 electronically timed 40-yard dash and 28.5" vertical.
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(Updated 2/11) Scott Schmidt, 6'6 280, OT, Cretin-Derham Hall/NDSCS - 2010 All-Conference. Starting lineman for NDSCS.
(Updated 1/28) Danny Urquhart, 6'8 310, OT, Eden Prairie - Will attend prep school. All-State Honorable Mention. Star Tribune Third Team.
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