1. DaMarcus Smith, Seneca, 6-1, 180, Sr., QB
Smith was forced to sit out last season, after tearing his ACL last July. He's healthy now and the University of Louisville commit is expected to have a banner senior season. As a sophomore he completed 169-329 passes, for 3,227 yards and 32 touchdowns.
2. DeVante Parker, Ballard, 6-2, 180, Sr., WR
Parker (photo) came out of nowhere last season and emerged as one of the state's most sought recruits. Like Smith, Parker has also committed to play for the University of Louisville. Parker had over 1,400 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns last season.
3. Jon Davis, Eastern, 6-3, 235, Sr., ATH.
Davis' number dipped some last season but he is still one of the state's top players. He can play a number of different positions on the field, including wide receiver, running back, tight end or linebacker. Davis has committed to play at the University of Kentucky in college.
4. Jerrell Moore, Fern Creek, 5-11, 175, Sr., RB
Moore, a University of Louisville commit, had over 800 receiving yards and rushing yards last season.
5. Jamon Brown, Fern Creek, 6-5, 305 Sr., DT
Brown had scholarship offers from Illinois, Kentucky and Purdue but decided to stay home and play for the University of Louisville.
6. Jalen Harrington, Fern Creek, 6-3, 215, Sr., S
Harrington will join Moore and Brown at the University of Louisville.
7. Flo Hardin, Ballard, 6-0, 195, Sr., S
Hardin will join is brother Drew next season and play for Indiana University.
8. Daylen Hall, St. Xavier, 5-9, 170, Sr., DB
Hall, who will play for the University of Kentucky in college, picked off seven passes last season.
9. LaMont McMurry, St. Xavier, 5-9, 185, Sr., WR
McMurry carried the ball 100 times last season, for 981 yards and 12 touchdowns.
10. Nick Bennett, Eastern, 6-2, 278, Sr., OL
Bennett holds one scholarship offer from Army.
11. Leon Melvin, Western, 5-7, 165, Sr., CB
12. Andrew Polston, St. Xavier, 6-6, 240, Sr., DE
13. Derek Bishop, Trinity, 5-6, 170, Sr., RB
14. John Giddens, Male, 5-9, 165, Sr., RB
15. Adam Reynolds, Trinity, 6-1, 175, Jr., LB
16. Christian Wallace, Ballard, 6-4, 200, Sr., QB
17. Ronjae Morris, Male, 5-9, 150, Jr., RB
18. Darick Nix, Trinity, 6-1, 180, Sr., WR
19. Garrit Leicht, DeSales, 6-2, 225, Sr., DE
20. Joey Pierce, Jeffersontown, 6-4, 200, Sr., QB
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