2015 ALL-USA Kentucky Football Team

2015 ALL-USA Kentucky Football Team


2015 ALL-USA Kentucky Football Team


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

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COACH OF THE YEAR: Chris Wolfe, Male (Louisville)

Wolfe guided the Bulldogs to a perfect season and their first state title in 15 years. Male took few prisoners this year, defeating 13 of 15 opponents by four or more touchdowns, and notching seven shutouts.


OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Quinton Baker, Blazer (Ashland)

Injuries held Baker to just 15 carries over the final three games of the season (two of which the Tomcats lost), but when he was healthy, no one could touch the senior speedster. Baker averaged 10.1 yards per carry, rushing for 1,976 yards overall, with 26 touchdowns.

First Team

QB Riley Hall (6-1, 180, Sr.), Pulaski County (Somerset)
RB Quinton Baker (5-9, 195, Sr.), Blazer (Ashland)
RB Daric Pugh (6-0, 205, Sr.), Pikeville
WR Jake Johnson (6-1, 185, Jr.), Pulaski County (Somerset)
WR Brett Slusher (6-2, 195, Sr.), Beechwood (Fort Mitchell)
TE Ethan Britt (6-0, 200, Sr.), Male (Louisville)
OL Landon Young (6-7, 310, Sr.), Lafayette (Lexington)
OL Jedrick Wills (6-5, 312, Jr.), Lafayette (Lexington)
OL Nathan Murray (6-6, 328, Sr.), Bell County (Pineville)
OL Blake Asher (6-4, 300, Sr.), Leslie County (Hyden)
OL Drake Jackson (6-2, 290, Sr.), Woodford County (Versailles)

Second Team

QB Hayden Shelton (6-1, 180, Sr.), Male (Louisville)
RB Dillon Powell (5-11, 190, Sr.), Simon Kenton (Independence)
RB Zyaire Hughes (6-1, 185, Sr.), McCracken County (Paducah)
WR Joseph Ogbogu (6-1, 156, Sr.), Lexington Catholic
WR Zackery Smith (5-11, 175, Sr.), Male (Louisville)
TE Mack Cox (6-4, 220, Sr.), Boyle County (Danville)
OL David Sandlin (6-0, 280, Sr.), Simon Kenton (Independence)
OL Saige Young (6-4, 320, Sr.), Woodford County (Versailles)
OL Will Ulmer (6-5, 285, Sr.), Madison Central (Richmond)
OL Noah Bringer (6-2, 310, Sr.), Male (Louisville)
OL Bo Hebel (6-2, 300, Sr.), Highlands (Forth Thomas)


DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Kash Daniel, Paintsville

The 6-foot-3, 250-pound senior also started at quarterback for the Tigers (13-1), but he made his reputation patrolling from sideline to sideline at middle linebacker. A U.S. Army All-American, Daniel recorded 88 solo tackles, 65 assisted tackles and four fumble recoveries.

First Team

DL Derek Dorsey (6-3, 265, Sr.), DuPont Manual (Louisville)
DL Ray Horton (6-2, 285, Jr.), Belfry
DL Tre Hornbuckle (6-3, 235, Sr.), Murray
DL Jake Paulson (6-4, 230, Jr.), Christian Academy (Louisville)
LB Drew O’Bryan (6-4, 220, Sr.), Blazer (Ashland)
LB Kash Daniel (6-3, 250, Sr.), Paintsville
LB Damon Lowe (6-3, 235, Sr.), Trinity (Louisville)
DB Tre Fant (6-2, 170, Sr.), Bowling Green
DB Davonte Robinson (6-2, 170, Sr.), Henry Clay (Lexington)
DB Dee Cain (6-2, 215, Sr.), Caldwell County (Princeton)
DB Rodjay Burns (6-2, 175, Sr.), Trinity (Louisville)

Second Team

DL Connor Foos (6-4, 260, Sr.), Trinity (Louisville)
DL Sean Cleasant (6-2, 275, Jr.), DuPont Manual (Louisville)
DL Johnny Hernandez (6-0, 225, Sr.), Mayfield
DL Harley Lambert (6-4, 265, Sr.), Corbin
LB Michael Perry (6-0, 185, Sr.), Shelby County (Shelbyville)
LB Devante Coleton (6-1, 215, Sr.), South Warren (Bowling Green)
LB Lamarius Kinslow (6-2, 222, Sr.), Fern Creek (Louisville)
DB Mason Alstatt (6-0, 190, Sr.), Lafayette (Lexington)
DB Devon Key (6-1, 194, Sr.), Bryan Station (Lexington)
DB Luke Trimble (6-1, 180, Sr.), Paintsville
DB Trent Kincaid (5-7, 155, Jr.), Simon Kenton (Independence)


P Austin Johnson (6-2, 190, Sr.), DeSales (Louisville)


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