High school football players from throughout Nevada are being honored for their outstanding play in the recently completed 2017 season by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, which is out with its All-State football team.
Here is a look at honorees, with a full list available at pvtimes.com:
First Team Offense
QB Cade McNamara, Damonte Ranch (6-1, 196)
The junior passed for 3,470 yards and 44 TDs with eight interceptions. He completed 58.6 percent of his passes, earning Class 4A Northern Region Offensive Player of the Year honors. He has committed to Notre Dame.
QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson, Bishop Gorman (6-3, 195)
The senior completed 68.8 percent of his passes for 3,275 yards and 37 TDs with just three interceptions. He also rushed for 426 yards and seven TDs. He was named the Southwest League’s Offensive co-Most Valuable Player and has committed to UCLA.
RB Abel Carter, Carson (5-10, 195)
The senior rushed for 1,902 yards and 18 TDs, earning first-team Class 4A All-Northern Region honors. He was the Sierra League Offensive Player of the Year.
RB Jayden Perkins, Virgin Valley (6-0, 200)
The senior rushed for 1,880 yards and 24 TDs and caught 27 passes for 705 yards and seven scores. He was the named Class 3A Southern Region and Sunrise League Most Valuable Player.
RB Tawee Walker, Mojave (5-8, 190)
The junior rushed for 1,703 yards and 21 TDs to guide the Rattlers to the Class 3A state championship game. He also led Mojave with 63 tackles, and was named the Sunset League Most Valuable Player.
RB Aubrey Washington, Legacy (5-9, 170)
The senior rushed for 1,366 yards and 20 TDs on just 126 carries (10.8 ypc). He made the All-Northwest League first team.
WR Dru Jacobs, Damonte Ranch (6-2, 180)
The senior caught 52 passes for 955 yards and 16 TDs. He made the Class 4A All-Northern Region first team.
WR Dakota Larson, Spring Creek (6-2, 175)
The senior caught 63 passes for 1,085 yards and 13 TDs. He made the Class 3A All-Northern League first team.
WR Jalen Nailor, Bishop Gorman (6-0, 180)
The senior caught 41 passes for 807 yards and 12 TDs. He was a first-team All-Southwest League pick, helping the Gaels to their ninth consecutive state title.
WR Marquez Powell, Liberty (6-4, 185)
The senior made the All-Southeast League first team. He caught 40 passes for 654 yards and seven TDs.
TE Brevin Jordan, Bishop Gorman (6-3, 245)
The senior was the Southwest League’s Offensive co-Most Valuable Player after catching 63 passes for 1,111 yards and 12 TDs. He has committed to Miami.
OL Eric Brown, Green Valley (6-5, 335)
The senior, who has committed to UNLV, was a first-team All-Southeast League pick at tackle. He helped the Gators advance to the Sunrise Region final.
OL Jacob Isaia, Bishop Gorman (6-2, 280)
The senior was a first-team All-Southwest League pick at tackle and helped the Gaels to a ninth state title in a row. He has committed to Michigan State.
OL Ryan Madole, Damonte Ranch (6-2, 185)
The senior was the Sierra League lineman of the year and made the Class 4A All-Northern Region first team at center. He also was a standout linebacker, finishing with 160 tackles, including nine tackles for loss and five sacks.
OL Isaiah Palelei, Sierra Vista (6-0, 310)
The senior was a first-team All-Southwest League pick at guard. He helped the Mountain Lions average 254.9 rushing yards.
OL Beau Taylor, Bishop Gorman (6-4, 270)
The junior made the All-Southwest League first team at guard, and helped lead an offense that scored at least 35 points in every game against a Nevada opponent.
ATH Deago Stubbs, Arbor View (6-1, 180)
The senior rushed for 949 yards and 14 touchdowns, and caught 11 passes for 257 yards and three scores. On defense, he had 39 tackles, an interception and a sack. He was a first-team All-Northwest League selection at wide receiver and safety.
First Team Defense
DL Crishaun Lappin, Liberty (6-1, 265)
The senior was the Southeast League Defensive Most Valuable player and had 48 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and 11½ sacks. He also rushed for 314 yards and seven touchdowns.
DL Adam Plant, Bishop Gorman (6-5, 250)
The senior had 52 tackles, 16 tackles for loss and 10 sacks. He was a first-team All-Southwest League pick at defensive end. He has committed to Arizona.
DL Eric Schmitz-Moran, Reed (6-1, 220)
The senior had 76 tackles, including 13 tackles for loss and 12 sacks for the Class 4A state runners-up. He was a first-team All-Northern Region pick at defensive end.
DL Charles Tuavao, Reed (6-5, 295)
The senior had 76 tackles, eight tackles for loss and four sacks. He made the Class All-Northern Region first team at defensive tackle.
DL Elijah Wade, Arbor View (6-6, 245)
The senior had 49 tackles, seven tackles for loss and four sacks. A second-team All-Northwest League pick at defensive end, Wade holds more than 20 scholarship offers.
LB Daniel Bellinger, Palo Verde (6-6, 210)
The senior posted 131 tackles, 10 tackles for loss and three sacks in earning first-team All-Northwest League honors at inside linebacker. He also was a standout tight end, catching 22 passes for 371 yards and three TDs. He has committed to San Diego State.
LB Siaosi Finau, Reno (6-0, 245)
The senior was the Class 4A High Desert League and Northern Region Defensive Player of the Year. He was a first-team All-Northern Region pick at linebacker.
LB Amere Foster, Legacy (5-8, 225)
The senior had 142 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, four sacks and two interceptions. He was the Northwest League’s Defensive Most Valuable Player.
LB Palaie Gaoteote, Bishop Gorman (6-2, 235)
The senior had 80 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss and three sacks in leading the Gaels to a ninth consecutive state title. He was the Southwest League’s Defensive Most Valuable Player and has committed to Southern California.
LB Brandon Kaho, Reno (6-3, 220)
The senior was the Class 4A High Desert League and Northern Region Player of the Year for the second straight season. He was a first-team All-Northern Region pick at defensive end. He has committed to Washington.
DB Octavian Bell, Liberty (6-0, 185)
The senior intercepted four passes and recorded 38 tackles for the Class 4A Sunrise Region champs. He made the All-Southeast League first team at cornerback.
DB Isaiah Herron, Arbor View (6-2, 180)
The senior was made the All-Northwest League first team as a cornerback. He had 11 tackles and one interception and has committed to Brigham Young.
DB Jordan Lee, Bishop Gorman (5-11, 185)
The senior picked off seven passes and 36 tackles, including one sack. He made the All-Southwest League first team at safety.
DB George Moreno, Reed (5-11, 180)
The senior had 49 tackles and an interception in helping the Raiders to the Class 4A Northern Region title. He made the All-Northern Region first team.
DB Allan Mwata, Liberty (5-11, 180)
The senior, who has committed to San Diego State, had 38 tackles and five interceptions.
K/P Derek Ng, Bishop Gorman (5-8, 175)
He made seven of nine field goals with a long of 37 yards. He was 87-for-93 on extra points, and had 69 kickoffs for touchbacks.