Times staff reporter Mason Kelley picks the preseason all-state team.
Tuesday: Offensive line, defensive line, linebacker. Wednesday: Quarterback, tight end, punter, kicker, athlete. Thursday: Running back, receiver, defensive back.
OL Joshua Garnett
Puyallup, Sr., 6-5, 285
State’s top prospect is nation’s top-ranked guard prospect.
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OL Zach Banner
Lakes, Sr., 6-9, 330
Every school wants this kid, who looks bigger, and better, than last year.
OL Walker Williams
Tacoma Baptist, Sr., 6-7, 320
Tom Lemming said Wisconsin recruit has big-time potential.
OL Nathan Dean
Juanita, Sr., 6-5, 270
UW recruit is Rebels’ leader on the line.
OL Cory English
Auburn, Sr., 6-4, 290
Daily drills with Danny Shelton helped develop D-I talent.
DL Cody Fulleton
O’Dea, Sr., 6-3, 265
Irish coach Monte Kohler said Fulleton has “chance to be great.”
DL Zaheer Webb
Lakes, Sr., 6-3, 310
Webb’s size makes him dangerous on D for loaded Lancers.
DL Uso Olive
Federal Way, Sr., 6-1, 295
Portland State recruit wants to be leader for Eagles.
DL Josh Mitchell
Mount Si, Sr., 6-3 ½, 275
Oregon State O-line recruit is state-champion wrestler.
LB Jordan Downing
Chiawana, Sr., 6-1, 200
Riverhawks’ defensive anchor is also hard-charging RB.
LB Sawyer Powell
Richland, Sr., 6-2, 210
BYU recruit is one of top 2012 prospects east of mountains.
LB Jordan Pulu
Federal Way, Sr., 6-1, 235
WSU recruit has size and speed and can deliver a hit.
QB Jeff Lindquist
Mercer Island, Sr., 6-3, 225
Washington recruit finished fourth at the Elite 11 competition.
TE Caleb Smith
Kentridge, Sr., 6-6, 250
Former quarterback announced his decision to attend Oregon State on YouTube.
P Korey Durkee
Gig Harbor, Sr., 6-3, 202
Washington commit is rated as the No. 7 punter in the 2012 class by Kohl’s.
K John Kilburg
Eastlake, Sr., 5-11, 180
Wolves’ standout is accurate, performs under pressure and has a big leg.
Athlete Jason Thompson
Kennedy Catholic, Sr., 6-3, 205
Lancers’ QB and defensive back committed to Washington as an athlete.