All-State Football: First Team Roster
BY Staff Reports
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
12/25/12 at 6:51 AM
First Team Offense
QB • Jr. • OKC McGuinness
The season: Racked up a combined 3,920 total yards and 52 TDs as a passer and runner. Completed 141-of-253 passes for 2,437 yards and 28 touchdowns. Rushed for 1,483 yards and 24 TDs. Had 402 total yards and scored the winning TD with a minute left in the 5A quarterfinals at Bishop Kelley.
RB • Sr. • Jenks
The season: The state's top player led 6A in rushing with 2,237 yards and 32 TDs overall. Rushed for 290 yards and three TDs to lead the Trojans to victory in the 6A state title game. Scored on a kickoff return against nationally ranked DeSoto (Texas). Scored a TD in all 27 games the past two seasons.
RB • Jr. • Wagoner
The season: Led the state and set a Wagoner record with 2,980 rushing yards on 273 carries and 35 TDs. Also had 11 receptions for 206 yards and four TDs. As a cornerback, had 34 tackles, one interception and a fumble recovery. Rushed for 408 yards and had six TDs against Oologah.
Recruited by: Oklahoma, Tulsa, Oregon, Nebraska, Kansas St.
RB • Sr. • Cascia Hall
The season: Rushed for 1,802 yards on 204 carries and 20 TDs. Also had five catches for 93 yards and two TDs. In part-time duty on defense, had 33 tackles and was one of the team's leaders in big hits. Had career totals of 3,002 rushing yards and 40 TDs. Co-player of the year in 4A-4.
Recruited by: Tulsa, SMU, Air Force, Ivy League schools
WR • Sr. • Ada
The season: Led the state with 86 catches for 1,430 yards and 20 TDs. Completed both his passes for 76 yards and a TD. Scored on two of his five punt returns. Also scored on two of his four interceptions and two of his three fumble returns. Averaged 37 yards as a punter. Had 82 tackles.
Recruited by: Arizona St., Memphis, Tulsa
WR • Sr. • Jenks
The season: Had 48 receptions for 835 yards and 11 TDs, including two in the 6A state championship game. Scored on a 22-yard run against Broken Arrow. Had season highs of eight catches and 138 yards against Putnam City. Selected for the Semper-Fidelis All-American Bowl on Jan. 4 in Carson, Calif. Missed two games with a knee injury.
OL • Sr. • Vian
The season: Graded out at 98 percent by his coaches for the high-scoring Wolverines and was at 94 percent in his four-year career. Had 42 tackles on defense. Finished career with 95 tackles and five sacks. Scored on a 1-yard run on his only carry.
OL • Sr. • Midwest City
The season: A three-year starter, he graded out at 82 percent by his coaches. Was named the offensive lineman of the year in District 6A-3. Helped the Bombers reach the Red Bull Game Breakers 7-on-7 national finals in July.
College: Washington St.
OL • Sr. • Union
The season: Union coach Kirk Fridrich said that Mejia "had a great year. He was very physical and dominating. It's been a long time since we've had an offensive lineman who had a season with as many highlight-reel blocks as Blake. He is highly competitive and plays the whole play with his downfield blocking."
OL • Sr. • Jenks
The season: Three-year starter made impact on both sides of the line. Helped pave the way for Trey'Vonne Barr'e to lead 6A in rushing. Also caught two passes for 22 yards and a TD. Had 23 tackles, including three sacks. Set record for votes received from readers in preseason All-World rankings.
Recruited by: TCU, Utah St., C. Arkansas, Abilene Chr., UCO, Pitt St.
OL • Sr. • Carl Albert
The season: A two-year starter on offense and a three-year starter on defense. Helped lead the way for Steven Thompson's big offensive games in the playoffs. On defense, had 80 tackles, four sacks and a fumble recovery.
First Team Defense
DL • Jr. • OKC Douglass
The season: Had 99 tackles, including a school-record 22 sacks. Also had 20 quarterback hurries. Has emerged as the state's top college prospect in national recruiting expert Tom Lemming's Class of 2014 rankings.
Recruited by: Many major colleges
DL • Sr. • Metro Christian
The season: Invited to 2013 All-American Bowl Game on Jan. 4 in Daphne, Ala. Had 83 tackles, including six sacks. Often drew double and triple teams at nose guard. On offense, did not allow sack at left tackle. Helped Patriots win district title and reach 3A quarterfinals.
Recruited by: Tulsa, New Mexico, Missouri St., SE Missouri St., South Dakota St., Central Arkansas
DL • Sr. • Union
The season: Collected 78 tackles and nine sacks to help the Redskins reach the 6A semifinals. Had season-highs of 15 tackles and four sacks against Sand Springs. Was dominant in the season opener against 6A champion Jenks as he had two sacks and recovered a fumble to set up the winning touchdown in the fourth quarter.
LB • Sr. • B.T. Washington
The season: Recorded 121 tackles and four sacks plus three fumble recoveries. Helped clinch a 6A playoff berth with an interception return for a touchdown at Bartlesville in the regular-season finale. Recorded a season-high 16 tackles and two sacks in a win over 5A semifinalist McAlester.
LB • Sr. • East Central
The season: Produced 130 tackles and two interceptions plus two sacks. Had a season-high 14 tackles against Bartlesville and Coweta. Emerged as an offensive threat late in the season at tight end as he had five catches for 64 yards in the first two playoff games.
College: New Mexico
LB • Sr. • Norman North
The season: Helped lead the 6A Timberwolves to their first appearance in the state title game. Had 100 tackles, 12 quarterback hurries, nine sacks and three fumble recoveries. Returned five kicks for touchdowns, including three in the playoffs. Rushed for 334 yards and five TDs.
LB • Sr. • Edmond Deer Creek
The season: Led the state with 245 tackles. Also had four sacks and an interception. Recorded a season-high 30 tackles against Edmond Memorial and McAlester. Had at least 22 tackles in six of his 12 games. Had 466 career tackles.
Recruited by: Tulsa
DB • Sr. • Stigler
The season: Had 181 tackles, three fumble recoveries and two interceptions, including a 60-yard return for a TD to help the Panthers post a 10-3 record. A big-time hitter, he won the team's "Big Stick" award in six of 13 weeks. Had 504 career tackles and 12 fumble recoveries.
Recruited by: NSU, UCO, Pitt St.
DB • Sr. • Edmond Santa Fe
The season: Had 109 tackles and three interceptions to help the Wolves post a 10-2 record and reach the 6A quarterfinals. Also saw limited action on offense as he had 51 yards on three carries and a TD plus two receptions for 82 yards.
DB • Sr. • East Central
The season: Named World's Metro and Gatorade's state player of year. Led Cardinals to 5A state title game. Had four interceptions and 34 tackles. Caught 67 passes for 1,107 yards and 15 TDs. Also had 29 carries for 301 yards and two TDs. Passed for two TDs. Returned missed field goal for TD. Averaged 38 yards as a punter.
DB • Jr. • Carl Albert
The season: Led the Titans to the 5A state title. Had six interceptions, including two in the championship game. At quarterback, rushed for 1,926 yards and 36 TDs. Also passed for 1,395 yards and eight TDs. Rushed for 189 yards and three TDs in the 5A final.
First Team Specialists
K • Jr. • Sallisaw
The season: The only repeat selection from last season on the World's All-State first team. Made 8-of-11 field goals, including a long of 55. Converted 38 of 40 extra points. Also averaged 40.6 yards on 31 punts. Has 34 career field goals and 110 extra points.
P • Sr. • Owasso
The season: Averaged 39.8 yards on 27 punts. All-Metro first-team QB. Completed 139-of-230 passes for 2,332 yards and 28 TDs with six INTs to help Owasso win its first district title since 1986 and reach 6A semifinals. Rushed for 563 yards and 14 TDs, including winner against Union with 24 seconds left in a 38-35 win.
Recruited by: Pitt St., Abilene Christian, Lindenwood
KR • Sr. • Fort Gibson
The season: Returned two kickoffs for TDs. Rushed for 2,234 yards and 30 TDs. Caught seven passes for 117 yards and a TD. Had 34 tackles and three interceptions plus a fumble recovery to help the Tigers post a 10-2 record and reach the 4A quarterfinals. Produced career totals of 5,377 rushing yards and had 69 TDs overall.
Recruited by: Central Okla.
All purpose • Sr. • Union
The season: Readers' choice as World's Metro Player of Year. All-purpose selection, he passed for 2,141 yards and 20 TDs with seven INTs. Rushed for 481 yards and six TDs. Averaged 34.2 yards on 34 punts with 17 inside 20. Shared 6A-1 player of year honors with Owasso's Jaylen Lowe. Combined for 64 rushing and career TDs.
Recruited by: Tulsa, Air Force
Coach of the Year
Led Trojans to his state-record 10th state title in 17 seasons. He becomes the first person to win this award four times. Also won in 1996, '97 and 2000. Has a career record of 188-32. Has led Trojans to 14 state title games. Won his 12th district title after Trojans weren't favored to win it for the first time in 20 years. Has coached eight state player of the year winners.