Ongoing series looks at 22 standout high school football players.

  • By Jason Harris Arizona Daily Star
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Fullback/linebacker is "a 25-year-old man in an 18-year old’s body." 

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Cienega's Terrence Johnson is arguably the top college football prospect in Southern Arizona.

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Peralta grew up leaning all about Sunnyside's tradition; now he's carrying it.

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Walker Padilla is a hard-nosed linebacker for Canyon del Oro.

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Matt Solverso is a perfect fit at tight end for Ironwood Ridge.

  • By Kyle Johnson Arizona Daily Star
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Catalina Foothills kicker Grant Hubble was perfect in extra-point attempts last season.

  • By Jason Harris Arizona Daily Star
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Austin Perkins

  • By Kyle Johnson Arizona Daily Star
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Taylor Powell was a major component in Salpointe's run to a state crown last year.

  • By Kyle Johnson Arizona Daily Star
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Sahuaro’s Omar Lloyd is aiming to be the top defensive back in the state this fall.

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Nogales junior Coy Colgate is continuing the football tradition in his family.

  • By Jason Harris Arizona Daily Star
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Dionte Flores accounted for more than half of Flowing Wells' run game a year ago.

  • By Kyle Johnson Arizona Daily Star
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Williams gave up basketball to focus on perfecting his gridiron skills.

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In 2013, Smith became third-ever CDO junior to be named captain.

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  • By Jason Harris Arizona Daily Star
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Mountain View's Justice Summerset,  a junior, will be a two-way star.

  • By Kyle Johnson Arizona Daily Star
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Dante Anderson figures to be a workhorse for Amphitheater and first-year coach Jorge Mendivil.

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Taylor Fitzgerald is a record-breaking, touchdown-scoring scatback for the Lions.

  • By Kyle Johnson Arizona Daily Star
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Quarterback Rhett Rodriguez knows plenty about football, thanks to his father.

  • By Jason Harris Arizona Daily Star
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Marcus Edwards could be best lineman in Southern Arizona once fully healthy.

  • By Jason Harris Arizona Daily Star
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The senior excels at football, baseball and wrestling for the Tigers.

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Alvarado is hoping to go down as one of Cienega's best QBs ever.

  • By Kyle Johnson Arizona Daily Star
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Derik Hall is a two-way player and team captain for Sahuaro.

  • By Daniel Gaona Arizona Daily Star
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Ksiazek is Salpointe's only returning player to score in 2013 championship game.