First team offense
6-3, 250, Jr.
First-team all-Big 12 choice was a key blocker for Pantagraph Player of the Year Daylen Boddie.
5-10, 210, Sr.
First-team all-HOIC pick helped Vikings advance to Class 2A quarterfinals.
6-1, 275, Jr.
A two-way first-team all-Illini Prairie star for 9-2 Indians.
5-10, 250, Sr.
First-team all-Big 12 selection anchored line on 7-3 playoff team.
5-10, 200, Sr.
First-team all-Big 12 honoree for second year in a row.
5-8, 195, Sr.
A repeat selection, the Coaches Assn. Class 7A all-stater and Pantagraph Player of the Year accounted for 4,876 yards and 73 touchdowns the past two years.
6-0, 195, Sr.
Repeat choice and Coaches Assn. 2A all-stater had an area-best 1,464 rushing yards during the regular season.
5-8, 155, Sr.
Coaches Assn. Class 4A all-stater led the area with 1,685 rushing yards and scored 23 TDs.
5-8, 200, Sr.
Coaches Assn. 2A all-stater ran for 1,677 yards and an area-best 36 touchdowns.
5-10, 165, Sr.
First-team all-Big 12 standout caught 39 passes for 538 yards.
5-8, 150, Sr.
Electrifying athlete was second in the area in receiving yards (753) despite playing only seven games because of injury.
6-3, 190, Jr.
First-team all-Big 12 star led the area with 55 catches and 850 yards.
6-5, 240, Sr.
Illinois State recruit was first-team all-Sangamon Valley on both sides of the ball.
First team defense
5-11, 215, Jr.
Coaches Assn. 3A all-stater had 19 tackles for loss and three sacks among his 83 total tackles.
6-3, 235, Sr.
Had 60 tackles and was a constant disruptive force up front for repeat 2A state champs.
5-10, 190, Sr.
Coaches Assn. Class 1A all-stater had 16 tackles for loss, two sacks and three fumble recoveries.
6-0, 250, Jr.
First-team all-Big 12 pick had 16.5 tackles for loss and three sacks among his 76 total tackles.
6-3, 270, Sr.
First-team all-HOIC star hit the weights in the offseason and the opposition during it, totaling 101 tackles with 15 tackles for loss.
6-2, 225, Sr.
Repeat selection had 17 tackles for loss and eight sacks while splitting time between linebacker and defensive end.
5-8, 210, Sr.
First-team all-Illini Prairie selection helped Indians advance to the second round of the Class 4A playoffs.
6-4, 220, Sr.
Coaches Assn. Class 6A all-stater had a team-high 106 tackles, including 11 for losses.
6-1, 165, Sr.
First-team all-Big 12 pick was a leader on defense as NCHS repeated as undefeated Big 12 champs.
6-2, 205, Sr.
First-team all-HOIC safety intercepted three passes and had 60 tackles for another strong Falcons' defense.
5-11, 165, Sr.
Two-way first-team all-Illini Prairie choice helped the Hawks to a 7-3 playoff season.
5-8, 160, Sr.
First-team all-Illini Prairie standout helped the Indians to a runner-up league finish behind eventual 3A state champ Monticello.
First team specialists
6-0, 170, Sr.
First-team all-HOIC selection was busy on a high-scoring team, booting six field goals and 73 extra points.
6-4, 230, Sr.
A star quarterback and a University of Illinois recruit as an H-back, Moore also averaged 37.7 yards per punt and placed eight inside the 20-yard line.
5-10, 165, Sr.
A talented wide receiver and a sprinter in track, Crooks averaged 26.4 yards per kickoff return and returned two for touchdowns.
Quarterback: Griffin Moore, Sr., Bloomington; Carson Camp, Jr., Normal West; Nathan Garard, Sr., GCMS; Matt Martin, So., Eureka; Tyler McKay, Sr., Fieldcrest; Ben Schuler, Sr., Pontiac; Dreyden Pozsgai, Jr., Lincoln; Will Delaney, Sr., Fisher. Running backs: Davion McQuirter, Sr., Normal West; Zach Woodring, Sr., Tri-Valley; Logan Graham, Sr., Dwight; Tyler Wilson, Jr., Fisher; Matthew Cooksey, Sr., Olympia; Matt Kerns, Sr., Prairie Central; Jake Hileman, Jr., Normal Community; Reece Seidl, Sr., Central Catholic; Receivers: Ryland Holt, Sr., GCMS; Tyler Martin, Sr., Fisher; Colton Clesson, Sr., Pontiac; Mauliek Johnson, Sr., Bloomington; Diontay Griffin, Jr., Bloomington; Derek May, Sr., Fieldcrest; Parker Mathieson, Sr., University High; Dishon Hall II, Sr., Normal Community; Liam Brady, Jr., Central Catholic; Levi Scheuermann, Sr., Dee-Mack; Tight ends: Max Lowery, Sr., Normal Community; Bryce Barnes, Sr., GCMS; Linemen: Holden Smith, Sr., Normal West; Josh Bleich, Sr., GCMS; Jonah Miller, Sr., Prairie Central; Steven Zhao, Sr, Prairie Central; Drew Gilbert, Sr., El Paso-Gridley; Joel Baer, Jr., Eureka; Mason Faulk, Jr., Fieldcrest.
Linemen: Brock Griffin, Jr., Normal Community; Quyncee Hunter, Sr., Normal Community; Ben Wright, Sr., Bloomington; Keegan DeLong, Sr., Pontiac; Steven Lewis, Jr., Pontiac; Jake Barnewolt, So., Tremont; Chris Bement, Sr., Dwight; Logan Graham, Sr., Dwight; Linebackers: Austin Spiller, Sr., GCMS; Zack Marcotte, Jr., Normal West; Levi Smalling, Jr., Normal Community; Jeremiah Glenn Louis Charles, Sr., Normal Community; Ryne Faulk, Sr., El Paso-Gridley; Alex Brittain, Sr., Eureka; Wyatt Gulley, Sr., LeRoy; Backs: Kaden Hargrove, Sr., Normal West; CJ Hyde, Sr., Bloomington; Will Delaney, Sr., Fisher; Nate Nguyen, Jr., Tremont; Jake Ocker, Jr., Normal West; Cole Maxedon, Sr., Tri-Valley.
Punter: Ryan Graves, Jr., Heyworth; Kicker: Parker Theobald, Sr., Normal West; Cameron Hinman, Sr., Normal Community.