2015 ALL-USA Alaska Football Team

2015 ALL-USA Alaska Football Team

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2015 ALL-USA Alaska Football Team

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USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the 2015 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Alaska Football Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season.

For the complete list of American Family Insurance ALL-USA state teams, click here.

COACH OF THE YEAR: Galen Brantley Jr., Soldotna

Brantley presides over a Soldotna team that has won four consecutive Medium School state championships after this year’s 10-0 campaign. The Stars beat three Large School division teams this fall and own a state record 39-game winning streak.

OFFENSE

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Sean Duffy, West (Anchorage)

Duffy finished the season with 2,652 passing yards and 23 touchdowns to lead West to a Large Schools state title. He was at his best when it mattered most, piling up 733 yards and seven scores (with zero interceptions) in the state semifinals and finals combined.

First Team

QB Sean Duffy (6-3, 200, Sr.), West (Anchorage)

RB Ethan Falaniko (5-11, 220, Sr.), Bartlett (Anchorage)

RB Andrew Welborn (5-11, 205, Sr.), Kenai Central (Kenai)

WR Shanai Leon (5-10, 165, Sr.), West (Anchorage)

WR Derryk Snell (6-1, 190, So.), Chugiak

TE Hunter Hickok (6-2, 250, Sr.), Douglas (Juneau)

OL Ji Daniel Jeong (6-1, 255, Jr.), Lathrop (Fairbanks)

OL Zach Kozicakowski (6-2, 275, Sr.), Kenai Central (Kenai)

OL Donnell Page (6-3, 370, Sr.), East (Anchorage)

OL Kordell Pillans (6-5, 310, Sr.), Kodiak

OL Austin Tua (6-1, 230, Sr.), West (Anchorage)

Second Team

QB Steven Bilafer (6-0, 180, Sr.), Colony (Palmer)

RB Kenny Lee (6-0, 245, Sr.), Chugiak

RB Julo Tagalu (5-11, 195, Sr.), West (Anchorage)

WR Brandon Joyner (6-4, 175, Sr.), West Valley (Fairbanks)

WR Jaden Walkemeyer (6-1, 180, Jr.), Wasilla

TE Michael Swoboda (5-8, 180, Sr.), Homer

OL Ray Atos (5-11, 235, Sr.), Barrow

OL Austin Crowder (5-11, 205, Sr.), Soldotna

OL Otto Ducasse (6-3, 300, Sr.), Bartlett (Anchorage)

OL Luke Johnson (6-1, 235, Sr.), Nikiski

OL Nathan Lujan (6-3, 305, Sr.), South (Anchorage)

DEFENSE

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Trevor Walden, Soldotna

Walden may have only registered four sacks on the season from his defensive line position, but he was the heart and soul of a dominant Soldotna defense. He was the Medium School Defensive Player of the Year for a second straight season this fall.

First Team

DL Cody Bailey (6-4, 225, Jr.), Chugiak

DL Ozbourne Seuteni (6-1, 240, Sr.), West (Anchorage)

DL Ralph Toleafoa (6-3, 255, Jr.), East (Anchorage)

DL Trevor Walden (6-2, 220, Sr.), Soldotna

LB Noah Harris (5-10, 200, Sr.), Chugiak

LB P.J. Seui (6-2, 215, Sr.), West (Anchorage)

LB J.J. Tanuvasa (5-11, 200, Sr.), Dimond (Anchorage)

DB Chase Gillies (5-10, 175, Jr.), Kenai Central (Kenai)

DB Sam Logoleo (5-9, 170, Jr.), East (Anchorage)

DB Jordan Nero (5-9, 170, Sr.), Colony (Palmer)

DB Turek Taylor (5-9, 175, Jr.), West (Anchorage)

Second Team

DL Austin Edson (6-0, 225, Sr.), Eielson

DL Detrale Hardney (6-1, 220, Sr.), Lathrop (Fairbanks)

DL Peter Mrugala (5-11, 195, Sr.), Chugiak

DL Tony Pule (5-8, 255, Sr.), Houston

LB Kalib Dunlap (5-7, 145, Sr.), Eielson

LB Cade Havel (5-9, 195, Jr.), Colony (Palmer)

LB Jon McCormick (5-10, 215, Sr.), Nikiski

DB Josh Fisk (5-8, 185, Sr.), Homer

DB Donavin McCurley (5-3, 125, So.), Douglas (Juneau)

DB John Robinson (5-7, 140, Sr.), North Pole

DB Rafa Zavala (6-0, 175, Sr.), Dimond (Anchorage)

SPECIAL TEAMS

K Jared Harjehausen (6-1, 160, So.), South (Anchorage)

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