2018 ALL-USA Indiana Football Team

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2018 ALL-USA Indiana Football Team

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2018 ALL-USA Indiana Football Team

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USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the 2018 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Indiana Football Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2018-19 season.

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COACH OF THE YEAR: Kyle Ralph, New Palestine

Ralph won his second state title with the Dragons, who scored 789 points in 14 games on the way to the Class 5A championship. In six years as the head man in New Palestine, the former All-ACC lineman at the University of North Carolina holds a record of 74-4.

OFFENSE

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: David Bell, Warren Central (Indianapolis)

Bell capped his incredible career by leading the Warriors to a perfect 14-0 season and the Class 6A state championship. The Gatorade State Player of the Year caught 81 passes for 1,507 yards and 22 scores.

First Team

QB Michael Lindauer (6-3, 200, Sr.), Evansville Memorial

RB Romeir Elliott (5-7, 189, Sr.), Warren Central (Indianapolis)

RB Charlie Spegal (5-10, 221, Jr.), New Palestine

WR David Bell (6-2, 200, Sr.), Warren Central (Indianapolis)

WR Sam Thomas (6-2, 185, Sr.), Mount Vernon (Fortville)

TE Haven Montefalco (6-4, 220, Sr.), Cathedral (Indianapolis)

OL DJ Bowles (6-3, 296, Sr.), Avon

OL Jacob Brittsan (6-3, 241, Jr.), New Palestine

OL Josh Fryar (6-4, 295, Jr.), Beech Grove

OL Gus Hartwig (6-5, 275, Jr.), Zionsville

OL Joe Tippmann (6-6, 283, Sr.), Bishop Dwenger (Fort Wayne)

Second Team

QB Maximus Grimes (6-2, 200, So.), Jefferson (Lafayette)

RB Carson Steele (6-2, 225, So.), Center Grove (Greenwood)

RB Marion Lukes (5-11, 180, Jr.), Charlestown

WR Branson Combs (6-3, 210, Sr.), Evansville Memorial

WR Jon Eineman (6-3, 190, Sr.), Mooresville

TE Montrez Stanley (6-3, 190, Sr.), Warren Central (Indianapolis)

OL Randy Holtz (6-6, 342, Jr.), Snider (Fort Wayne)

OL Dawand Jones (6-8, 360, Sr.), Ben Davis (Indianapolis)

OL Payton Lamping (6-1, 270, Sr.), Franklin Central (Indianapolis)

OL Zack Ransdell (6-0, 250, Sr.), Warren Central (Indianapolis)

OL Caleb Shaffer (6-6, 313, Sr.), Carmel

DEFENSE

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: George Karlaftis, West Lafayette

The ALL-USA First Team selection was dominant in leading the Red Devils to a 15-0 season and the Class 3A state title. The Purdue commit totaled 106 tackles, including a whopping 56 for loss, along with 17.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.

First Team

DL Lucas Hunter (6-4, 285, Sr.), Center Grove (Greenwood)

DL George Karlaftis (6-4, 260, Sr.), West Lafayette

DL Kyle King (6-4, 235, Jr.), New Palestine

DL Beau Robbins (6-4, 238, Sr.), Carmel

LB Devin Weakley (5-7, 160, Sr.), Western Boone (Thorntown)

LB Cameron Williams (6-3, 205, Sr.), Andrean (Merrillville)

LB Ty Wise (6-2, 210, Jr.), Carmel

DB Ryan Brandt (6-1, 202, Jr.), Angola

DB Jack Kiser (6-2, 212, Sr.), Pioneer (Royal Center)

DB Harry Ochs (5-11, 170, Sr.), North Central (Indianapolis)

DB Larry Tracy (5-11, 175, Sr.), Decatur Central (Indianapolis)

Second Team

DL Darius Alexander (6-6, 280, Sr.), Wayne (Fort Wayne)

DL Deontae Craig (6-4, 240, Jr.), Culver Academies (Culver)

DL Javias Gray (5-11, 290, Sr.), Kokomo

DL Chase Triplett (6-3, 215, Sr.), Michigan City

LB Clayton Coll (6-3, 220, Sr.), Franklin Community

LB Jay Higgins (6-3, 200, Jr.), Brebeuf Jesuit (Indianapolis)

LB Austin Frasier (6-1, 215, Sr.), Evansville Central

DB Nino Barbosa (5-10, 145, Sr.), Whiting

DB Trevon Booker (6-1, 175, Sr.), Lawrence Central (Indianapolis)

DB Maxen Hook (6-2, 175, Jr.), New Palestine

DB Aaron Steele (6-0, 180, Sr.), Triton Central (Fairfield)

SPECIAL TEAMS

K Caleb Urban (5-7, 150, Sr.), Martinsville

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