Jul 29

Austin Jenkins, Kennard-Dale, senior, CB/WR

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An all-league Division II first-team selection, Jenkins (No. 7 above) had two interceptions in nine games. He also had about 45 tackles from the cornerback position. (Photo courtesy of Robert Aspey)
Jul 27

Jacob Garrity, Dallastown, senior, P/MLB

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An all-star selection by YAIAA Division I coaches among a tough group to pick with South Western’s Brock Geiman, who also returns this fall. Garrity averaged 40.8 yards on 28 punts last season for Dallastown. He had seven inside the 20 and a long of 68. Defensively, he had 38 tackles and an interception in nine games. (Jeff Lautenberger — For GameTimePA.com)
Jul 27

Dustin Knaub, York Suburban, senior, S

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Also a wrestler, Knaub received a Division II first-team nod for his efforts in the Trojans’ secondary. That included 64 tackles, which was second to Sawyer Robinson, and two interceptions. (Photo courtesy of www.AttorneyJaySportsPics.com)
Jul 27

Ian Slaven, Spring Grove, senior, CB/S

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A veteran of the Rockets’ secondary, Slaven received a first-team Division I all-star nod for the second straight season. (Jeff Lautenberger — For GameTimePA.com)
Jul 27

Ben Hurda, Biglerville, senior, OLB/QB

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Hurda (No. 2 above) starts under center for Biglerville, but he paced the Canners’ defense with a team-best 73 tackles in 2014. He also intercepted a pass and recovered as fumble as the Canners improved from 1-9 to 5-6. (Shane Dunlap — GameTimePA.com)
Jul 27

Elzir Stroman, Central York, senior, ILB

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For the last two seasons, Stroman has been a critical part of the Panthers’ edge pass rush. As a junior, he had five interceptions, 75 tackles — second to Isaiah Dickson — and two sacks. Stroman broke onto the scene as a sophomore with a pivotal punt block against Dallastown that ultimately helped the Panthers win a division title. He will take over an inside linebacker spot this year. (Mike Zortman — For GameTimePA.com)
Jul 27

Logan Luckenbaugh, Bermudian Springs, senior, ILB/OG

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The Eagles graduated plenty from a dominating defense that was statistically the best in the YAIAA. Yet Luckenbaugh (No. 74 above) led Bermudian in tackles with 73 for 2014. Undersized at 5-foot-7 and 215 pounds, Luckenbaugh doubles as a guard for Jon DeFoe’s Eagles and earned Division III honorable mention last season for his defense. (Chris Dunn — GameTimePA.com)
Jul 27

Nick Erickson, Spring Grove, senior, OLB

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Erickson stepped in at quarterback last year for Spring Grove after earning time at tight end and as an H-back during his first two years with the Rockets. Erickson received second-team Division I honors at linebacker last season while doubling as a QB for much of the season. (Jeff Lautenberger — For GameTimePA.com)
Jul 27

William Reilly, Dallastown, senior, OLB

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As a junior, Reilly finished second on the Wildcats to Addison Quinones — the GameTimePA selection for defensive player of the year — with 93 tackles. He was a second-team Division I all-star pick. (Photo courtesy of Ink Byers)
Jul 27

Tate Lau, Northeastern, senior, DE/OG

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The 6-foot-2, 220-pound Tate (No. 60 above) averaged 5 1/2 tackles per game last season, earning YAIAA Division I first-team honors from league coaches. Northeastern played its first season in Division I, and Lau registered a team-best four sacks with 11 QB hurries. (Photo courtesy of Chris Riddle)