Brett Balsmeyer, Paoli, QB, Sr.
Threw for 2,275 yards and 31 TDs and ran for 658 yards and 10 TDs last season. Played the state tournament with fractured tibia and guided the Rams to Class 2-A regional title.
Gaige Klingsmith, Floyd Central, RB, Sr.
Ran for 1,589 yards and 25 TDs and lost only one fumble. Qualified for the state track meet in the 100-meter dash.
Sam Best, North Harrison, DL, Jr.
Anchor up front for the Cougars; also the top returning rusher with 730 yards and 8 TDs.
Matt Bell, Providence, RB, Sr.
Ran for 1,207 yards and 12 TDs and will see double duty as a linebacker.
Eli Daniel, Charlestown, DB, Sr.
Two-way player had 20 tackles in secondary plus 9 TD catches on offense.
Zach Donan, New Albany, QB, Sr.
Threw for 767 yards and 6 TDs and ran for 448 yards and 7 TDs
Brandon Coleman, Jeffersonville, DB, Jr.
Speed at wide receiver and in the secondary for Red Devils.
Markell Jones, Columbus East, RB, Sr.
Purdue recruit ran for 2,653 yards and 43 TDs while powering East to 4-A state title.
Chandler Nicholson, Bedford NL, DE, Sr.
Offenses will run away from his side. Three-year starter could also see action at quarterback.
Sam Dwenger, Columbus East, LB, Jr.
All-State for the Olympians with 36 tackles, including 11 for loss.
Clay Brown, Brownstown, QB, Sr.
Threw for 2,911 yards and 41 TDs with only four interceptions.
Antawon Swims, New Albany, DB, Sr.
Garry Posey, Floyd Central, LB, Sr.
Cameron Cook, Silver Creek, DB, Sr.
Colton Kimm, Floyd Central, QB, Sr.
Rugar Gill, Paoli, OL, Sr.
Isaiah Mack, Jeffersonville, RB, Jr.
Jordan McNeely, Salem, DB, Sr.
Jason Jent, Silver Creek, LB, Sr.
Jacob Wheeler, Charlestown, LB, Sr.
Dustin Nevil, North Harrison, OL, Sr.
Kyle Richey, Charlestown, OL, Sr.
— Justin Sokeland