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VYPE's All-Greater Houston Postseason Awards
December 17, 2012By Matt Malatesta of VYPE MAGAZINE - Houston
VYPE MAGAZINE'S 2012 ALL-GREATER HOUSTON FOOTBALL TEAMS
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OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Shane McCarley, Manvel
A jaw-dropping 4,000 yards and 55 touchdowns.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Matt Dimon, Katy
Wrecked offensive game plans all season.
CO-COACHES OF THE YEAR
Plez Atkins, North Forest
James Williams, Fort Bend Marshall
Connor Feist, Langham Creek
Led Lobos to first district championship in 11 years.
Aaron Sharp, Summer Creek
Gun-slinger led Creek to historical season.
Jordan Wood, Friendswood
Did damage with arm and feet.
Micah Thomas, North Shore
Toughness, leadership matches game.
Honorable Mentions: Grant Ashcraft, Atascocita;TJ Austin, Angleton;Zach Cripps, Clear Springs;James Davis, South Houston; William Dedon, Westfield; Darrell Julian, North Forest; Robert Harris, Dulles; Jarrett Hildreth, Clear Creek; D'Juan Hines, Dekaney; Kiley Huddleston, Katy; J.W. Ketchum, Marshall; Darius Campbell-Lee, Spring; Cole Martin, Cypress Ranch; Ronald Monroe, Bush; Joe Sharp, Dawson; Kohl Stewart, St. Pius
Keith Ford, Cypress Ranch
Lived up to the hype as senior.
Adam Taylor, Katy
Recovered from knee injury in a big way.
Emmitt Raleigh, Westfield
Came out of nowhere to lead Mustangs to district title.
James White, Dawson
Huge year for Texas A&M-commit.
Honorable Mentions: Rodney Anderson, Katy; Patrick Carr, The Woodlands; Donald Catalon, Eisenhower; Rennie Childs, Cypress Ridge; Richard Cooper, Angleton; Demarcus Felton, Dekaney; David Hamm, Klein; Krystn Hammon, Dickinson; Kade Harrington, Kingwood; Trevorris Johnson, Alief Taylor; Arthur Lockett,Yates; Troy McCormick, Mayde Creek; Bryce Peters, Cypress Falls; Xavier Powell, Tomball; Reggie Turner, Pasadena Memorial; Josh West, Angleton; Deion Williams, Morton Ranch; Braeden West; Keith Whitely, La Porte; Eugene Wright, Terry
Bane Bilc, Clear Creek
Sure-handed receiver for high-powered offense.
Caleb Hobbs, Langham Creek
Feist's top target.
Carlos Thompson, Manvel
Undersized WR made big plays.
Jamon Moore, Elkins
Mizzou-commit used size and speed.
Damitri Morris, St. Pius
Tremendous private school athlete.
Tony Upchurch, Pearland Dawson
Football will be his future.
Honorable Mentions: Temi Alaka, Cypress Falls; Austin Bennett, Manvel; Armanti Foreman, Texas City; Keenen Brown, Alief Taylor; Derrick Griffin, Terry; Greg Hogan, Summer Creek; Dominque Harris, Langham Creek; Byron Jones, Clear Springs; Jalyn Judkins, Angleton; Kyrion Parker, Manvel; Parker Smith, Travis; Robert Sylvester, Cy Lakes; Macan Wilson, Kinkaid
Jayme Taylor, The Woodlands
Hybrid athlete also played QB and on defense.
Hunter Kliafas, Cypress Ranch
Nice weapon for surprise team.
Honorable Mention: Jacobie Russell, North Shore
Caleb Benenoch, Seven Lakes
Made Seven Lakes a winner this season.
Christian Daimler, Straford
Big-Body Who Pushed Around DTs
Javier Lopez, Katy
Opened Holes for Katy Studs to Run Through
Sam Kronshage, The Woodlands
Led one of most impressive lines in Houston.
Travis Romero, Manvel
Undersized OL who can run and pass block.
Maurice Morris, La Porte
Leader in trenches for Bulldogs.
Maurice Potter, Marshall
Texas Tech-commit opened holes for Buffs run game.
Kenneth Thompson, Langham Creek
Great body-guard for Connor Feist.
Najee Toran, North Shore
Mustang anchor on line.
Dwayne Johnson, Bellaire
Best in the HISD.
Honorable Mentions: Chance Allen, Klein Collins; Jonathan Huckins, The Woodlands; Charles Sanders, Bellaire; Jerwhite Stallworth, Reagan; Trevon Tate, North Shore; Ty Tezeno, Klein Collins; Dominic Walker, Austin
Deon Hollins, Marshall
Anchored defense who blew away expectations.
Jacobi Hunter, Cypress Falls
Upped his game as a senior.
Torrodney Prevot, Alief Taylor
USC-commit ran down ball carriers all season.
Hardreck Walker, Westfield
Bone-crushing tackle headed to Texas A&M.
Koda Martin, Manvel
Will be a star as a senior.
Zelt Minor, Lamar
Gave Redskins a punch up front.
Lawrence Montegut, La Marque
Teeth of the Cougar defense.
Ogbo Okoronkwo, Alief Taylor
Athletic end can get up field
Honorable Mention: Ahjane Brager, Magnolia; Spencer Cook, Sharpstown; Duke Ejiofor, Alief Taylor; Anthony Lee, Marshall; Marcus Loud, Wheatley
Jake Blomstrom, Katy
The next big thing for Tigers.
Hoza Scott, La Porte
Raw talent dominated on field
Zach Whitley, North Shore
Head-seeking stealth backer
Otaro Alaka, Cy Falls
The flying Eagle spread his wings.
Reggie Chevis, Sharpstown
The Apollos' anchor of defense.
Justin Phillips, Pearland
Tremendous talent. Think Shaun Lewis of Hightower.
Honorable Mentions: Deoundrei Davis, Cy Woods; Cameron Dubenmier, Clear Springs; Ronzell Jones, North Shore; Tony Qualls, Westfield; Brian Womac, Memorial
Isaiah Brown, Katy
Double-digit picks on great defense.
Cedric Lancaster, Lamar
Playmaker on defense and special teams.
Chad Davis, Bush
Physical defensive back with great ball skills.
Tavares Garner, Manvel
Texas A&M-commit can play.
Marquise Cheatam, North Forest
Off the grid DB, locked down city's best WRs
Hipolito Corporan, Westside
Cover corner was matched up on opponent's top playmakers.
Victor Davis, Terry
Must improve on tackling, but made big plays on defense.
Alfred Pullom, Cy Woods
Baylor-commit played well on non-playoff team.
Honorable Mention: Quinn Atwood, Katy; John Bonney, Lamar; Charcer Burks, Travis; Tanner Ebrecht, Katy; Chris Hardeman, Alief Taylor; Detrick Brown Hornsby, Cypress Creek; Ron Knowles, Westfield; Zach Newman, Marshall; Earnest Thomas, North Shore; John Wiggins, Alief Taylor; Jerrod Wiltz; Madison
Darrell Colbert, Jr., Lamar
Mr. Houston led Lamar to historic run.
Kyle Fulks, Katy
Track star's speed translated to football field.
Kevian DeLeon, North Shore
Kick returner; receiver is a unique talent.
Maurice Smith, Dulles
Alabama-commit did work on both sides of the ball.