|Tabugbo Anyansi||LB||6-1||210||Mableton, Ga.||Pebblebrook|
|Salih Besirevic||TE||6-7||260||Denver, Colo.||South|
|Damarius Bilbo||QB||6-3||200||Moss Point, Miss.||Moss Point|
|Omar Billy||DE||6-2||255||Orlando, Fla.||Colonial|
|Gerris Bowers-Wilkinson||LB||6-3||215||Oakland, Calif.||Skyline|
|James Butler||DB||6-3||190||Bainbridge, Ga.||Bainbridge|
|Dennis Davis||DB||6-0||180||Atco, N.J.||Edgewood|
|Nathan Dorsey||OL||6-6||325||New Orleans, La.||St. Augustine|
|Garren Findlay||OL||6-5||290||North Logan, Utah||Sky View / Snow College|
|Tony Hargrove||LB||6-4||235||Port Charlotte, Fla.||Port Charlotte|
|Eric Henderson||DE||6-3||255||New Orleans, La.||Edna Karr|
|Brad Honeycutt||OL||6-4||290||Mesquite, Texas||Mesquite|
|Reuben Houston||DB||6-3||200||Peachtree City, Ga.||Starr’s Mill|
|Brian Johnson||RB||6-3||240||Evans, Ga.||Lakeside-Evans|
|Rahshan Johnson||QB||6-1||190||Middleburg Heights, Ohio||Midpark|
|E.J. Kuale||LB||6-2||210||Daytona Beach, Fla.||Mainland|
|Dawan Landry||QB||6-2||200||Boutte, La.||Hahnville|
|LeRon Lee||DL||6-2||265||Ft. Pierce, Fla.||St. Lucie West Centennial|
|Travis Parker||DE||6-3||240||Hacienda Heights, Calif.||Los Altos|
|Gavin Tarquinio||OL||6-3||265||Marietta, Ga.||Wheeler|
|Levon Thomas||WR||6-0||180||College Park, Ga.||Banneker|
|Andy Tidwell-Neal||OL||6-4||280||Plymouth, Minn.||Wayzata|
|Kyle Wallace||OL||6-5||280||Suwanee, Ga.||Collins Hill|
|Scott Wolf||DE||6-4||240||Davie, Fla.||St. Thomas Aquinas|
LB 6-1, 210 Austell, Ga. (Pebblebrook)
The top linebacker in the state of Georgia . . . Named to the Marvelous Metro 11, the Super Southern 100 and the Top 50 in Georgia by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . . . Tabbed to Max Emfinger’s Super 20 in Georgia . . . Ranked among the Top 100 players in the South by BorderWars.com . . . First-team all-state (Class AAAA) by the AJC and the Augusta Chronicle . . . Collected 81 tackles, four sacks, four fumble recoveries and two interceptions as a senior . . . Also punted 26 times for a 40-yard average . . . As a junior had 80 tackles, six sacks and two blocked punts . . . Four-year letterwinner for coach Chuck Stines at Pebblebrook High . . . Tabugbo Anyansi . . . Pronounced tie-BOO-bo on-YON-zee . . . Native of Nigeria . . . Parents are Ikebudu and Louisa Anyansi . . . Born Oct 4, 1981.
TE 6-7, 260 Denver, Colo. (South)
The No. 22 prospect in Colorado by the Denver Post . . . All-state and all-conference selection . . . Caught 27 passes for 579 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior . . . Added nine receptions for 450 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior . . . Team captain for coach Herman White at South High . . . Native of Bosnia who moved to the U.S. with his family in 1997 . . . Played football for the first time as a sophomore . . . Salih Besirevic . . . Pronounced suh-LEE buh-SEER-uh-vich . . . Parents are Nedim and Nadira Besirevic . . . Born April 16, 1983.
QB 6-3, 200 Moss Point, Miss. (Moss Point)
Named the Dick Butkus Football Network National High School Player of the Year . . . Mississippi Player of the Year by USA Today . . . Passed for 3,034 yards and 31 touchdowns while rushing for five more scores . . . Led Moss Point to a 13-1 record and the 5A state title . . . Completed 18 of 28 passes for 317 yards and four touchdowns in the championship game against nationally-ranked Clinton . . . Also kicked nine field goals . . . Ranked the No. 5 passing quarterback in the nation by Max Emfinger . . . Rated among the nation’s Top 25 quarterbacks by Tom Lemming . . . One of the SuperPreps’ Top 285 prospects in the nation.
DE 6-2, 255 Orlando, Fla. (Colonial)
First-team all-state by the Florida Times Union . . . First-team all-Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel . . . Collected 62 solo tackles and 47 assists . . . The No. 13 defensive lineman in Florida by SuperPrep.
LB 6-3, 215 Oakland, Calif. (Skyline)
SuperPreps* all-America as one of the top 285 prospects in the nation . . . Second-team all-state and first-team all-city and all-East Bay . . . Made 127 tackles as a senior with six sacks, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries . . . Added 85 tackles and eight sacks as a junior . . . Chosen for the CaliFlorida Bowl, an all-star game between the top players in California and Florida . . . Gerris Vernard Bowers-Wilkinson . . . Son of Greggory Wilkinson and Denise Bowers . . . Born April 5, 1983.
DB 6-3, 190 Bainbridge, Ga. (Bainbridge)
One of the Top 50 players in Georgia according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . . . Named to Max Emfinger’s Super 75 in Georgia . . . Tabbed to the Border Wars Top 100 prospects in the South . . . Class AAAAA honorable mention all-state selection by the AJC and the Augusta Chronicle . . . First-team all-region and all-South Georgia . . . Had 69 tackles and two interceptions as a senior, following 54 tackles and four interceptions as a junior . . . Also punted for three years and averaged almost 36 yards per kick . . . State champion in the triple jump as a sophomore . . . Full name is James Oscar Butler, Jr. . . . Parents are James and Nadine Butler . . . Born September 7, 1982.
DB 6-0, 180 Atco, N.J. (Edgewood)
All-state cornerback who was named South Jersey Defensive Player of the Year by the Newark Star Ledger and the Philadelphia Inquirer . . . Two-time all-South Jersey and three-time all-conference selection . . . The No. 14 cornerback prospect in the nation, according to rivals.com . . . Rated one of the nation’s Top 25 receivers by Tom Lemming . . . One of the SuperPreps’ Top 285 prospects in the nation . . . Led South Jersey and was fifth in the state in scoring with 24 touchdowns (17 rushing and seven receiving) . . . Totalled 1,400 all-purpose yards as a running back, wide receiver and kick returner . . . Recorded six interceptions and six pass breakups on defense . . . Coached by Derryk Sellers at Edgewood Regional High . . . 1999 state champion in the 100 meters . . . Anchored the top U.S. 4×100-meter relay team at the 2000 Penn Relays . . . Two-time South Jersey Sprinter of the Year . . . Full name is Dennis Lamont Davis, Jr. . . . Son of Dennis, Sr., and Carolyn Davis . . . Born November 24, 1982.
OL 6-6, 325 New Orleans, La. (St. Augustine)
Massive offensive lineman who was rated the No. 21 prospect in Louisiana by SuperPrep . . . SuperPrep all-America . . . Rated the No. Named to the Max Emfinger’s Louisiana Elite 85 . . . Coached by Tony Biagas at St. Augustine High.
OL 6-5, 290 North Logan, Utah (Sky View/ Snow College)
First-team all-conference and all-region selection at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah . . . The No. 55 junior college prospect in the nation by Max Emfinger . . . Helped Snow to a 7-3 record last fall . . . Began his career at Snow in 1996, when the Badgers finished as the No. 4 team in the NJCAA with a 10-1 record . . . Served a religious mission before returning to Snow in 2000 . . . All-state performer at Sky View High School . . . Enrolled at Georgia Tech for the current semester and will participate in spring practice . . . Has two seasons of eligibility . . . Full name is Mark Garren Findlay . . . Born May 11, 1978 . . . Parents are Mark and Susan Findlay . . . Plans to major in chemical engineering.
LB 6-4, 235 Port Charlotte, Fla. (Port Charlotte)
Played safety and quarterback at Port Charlotte High . . . Passed for 900 yards while rushing for 800 yards . . . Honorable mention all-state selection (Class 4A) by the Florida Sportswriters Association .
DE 6-3, 255 New Orleans, La. (Edna Karr)
All-state, all-district and all-Metro . . . Named to Max Emfinger’s Louisiana Elite 85 . . . Made 131 tackles and 13 sacks as a senior . . . Had two sacks for safeties and a fumble recovery for a touchdown . . . Credited with 132 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior, when he returned a fumble 98 yards for a score . . . Broke the school record with 16 sacks as a sophomore and also had 101 tackles and six fumble recoveries . . . Full name is Eric Charles Henderson . . .Born January 8, 1983.
OL 6-4, 290 Mesquite, Texas (Mesquite)
Offensive line prospect who was rated the No. 83 player and the No. 19 offensive lineman in Texas by SuperPrep . . . Second-team all-state selection for coach Steve Halpin at Mesquite High.
DB 6-0, 200 Peachtree City (Starr’s Mill)
Georgia AAAAA Offensive Player of the Year by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . . . Member of the AJC’s Marvelous Metro 11, Super Southern 100 and Top 50 in Georgia . . . Also named Class AAAAA Player of the Year by the Augusta Chronicle . . . Tabbed to Max Emfinger’s Super 20 in Georgia . . . Named to the Border Wars Top 100 prospects in the South . . . Atlanta Touchdown Club Offensive Back of the Year . . . Outstanding two-way player who gained 2,138 all-purpose yards and made 68 tackles and two interceptions . . . Rushed 145 times for 1,401 yards (10.4 average) and 14 touchdowns . . . Caught 21 passes for 428 yards and five scores . . . State champion in the triple jump as a sophomore . . . Coached by Mike Earwood . . . Full name is Reuben James Houston . . . Parents are Luther and Patricia Houston . . . Born October 30, 1982.
RB 6-3, 240 Evans, Ga. (Lakeside-Evans)
One of the Top 50 players in Georgia according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . . . Class AAAAA first-team all-state selection by the AJC . . . Also played defensive line, earning first-team all-Metro, second-team all-area and honorable mention AAAA all-state honors by the Augusta Chronicle . . .
QB 6-1, 190 Middleburg Heights, Ohio (Midpark)
All-state, all-conference and all-region . . . Named one of the Top 50 student-athletes in Ohio . . . Passed for 1,7000 yards and and 18 touchdowns as a senior while rushing for 500 yards and 10 more scores . . . Had 800 yards passing and 300 yards rushing as a junior despite playing in only five games . . . Broke nine school records at Midpark High . . . Team MVP for coach Steve Bosko . . . Also lettered three years in basketball . . . Rahshon Q. Johnson . . . Born March 23, 1983 . . . Son of Ramona Anderson and former Cleveland Browns linebacker Eddie Johnson.
LB 6-2, 210 Daytona Beach, Fla. (Mainland)
First-team selection to the 5A all-state team by the Florida Sportswriters Association . . . . Tabbed to Max Emfinger’s Florida Hot 100 . . . Played defensive end as a senior and recorded 120 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks . . . Also had seven quarterback hurries and seven forced fumbles . . . Led Mainland to a 10-2 record and the District 4-5A title . . . Coached by John Maronto . . . Last named pronounced kuh-WAL-ee.
QB 6-2, 200 Ama, La. (Hahnville)
Left-handed signal caller with excellent athletic ability . . . Rated the No. 24 quarterback in the nation by rivals.com . . . Named to the All-Southern team by the Orlando Sentinel . . . Tabbed to Max Emfinger’s Louisiana Super Elite 18 . . . Rated the No. 3 athletic quarterback in the nation by Emfinger . . . Passed for 1,291 yards and rushed for 1,575 yards . . . Accounted for 25 touchdowns, including 15 rushing and 10 passing, with only two interceptions . . . All-state honorable mention . . . All-Metro and All-River Parishes MVP . . . Led Hahnville High to an 11-0 regular season before falling in the second round of the playoffs . . . Added 1,950 yards passing and 795 yards rushing as a junior . . . Three-year letterman for coach Lou Valdin . . . Also a standout basketball player . . . Full name is Dawan Frank Landry . . . Parents are Frank and Rhonda Landry . . . Born December 30, 1982.
DL 6-2, 265 Ft. Pierce, Fla. (St. Lucie West (Centennial)
Second-team all-state (Class 4A) by the Florida Sportswriters Association . . . Tabbed to Max Emfinger’s Florida Hot 100 . . . Named to the Palm Beach Post Super 11 . . . Totalled 206 tackles, including 135 solo hits, and 13 sacks his junior and senior seasons . . . Selected for the Treasure Coast Outback All-Star Game . . . Led St. Lucie West Centennial High to a 10-0 record in 2000 . . . Two-time all-area selection . . . Team captain for coach Jim O’Neal . . . LeRon Lee (Pronounced luh-RON) . . . Parents are Kenneth Pollard and Aurienne Lee-Pollard . . . Born September 10, 1982.
DE 6-3, 240 Hacienda Heights, Calif. (Los Altos)
First-team all-league and all-Valley . . . Collected 120 tackles and 22 quarterback sacks as a senior . . . Team MVP for coach Greg Gano at Los Altos High . . . Travis A. Parker . . . Son of Virginia Parker . . . Born January 9, 1983.
OL 6-3, 265 Marietta, Ga. (Wheeler)
One of the Top 50 players in Georgia according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . . . All-county, all-region and Cobb Super 11 honoree . . . Honored as Atlanta Touchdown Club Player of the Week . . . All-America by Prep Star . . . Team captain for coach Mike Donnalley at Wheeler High . . . Received the Golden Helmet Award as team MVP . . . Enrolled at Georgia Tech for the current semester and will participate in spring practice . . . Full name is Gavin Cleveland Tarquinio . . . Born October 24, 1983 . . . Parents are Tom and Susan Tarquinio.
OL 6-4, 280 Plymouth, Minn. (Wayzata)
All-state selection by the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Associated Press as well as an all-Metro honoree by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune . . . Two-time all-conference selection . . . Averaged six pancake blocks per game . . . Team captain for coach Brad Anderson . . . Helped Wayzata High capture conference and section titles . . . Standout wrestler who is currently 28-0 with 23 pins . . . Full name is Andrew Charles Tidwell-Neal . . . Parents are James Neal and Carol Tidwell . . . Born October 4, 1982.
WR 6-0, 180 College Park, Ga. (Banneker)
One of the Top 50 players in Georgia according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . . . Named to Max Emfinger’s Super 70 in Georgia and Border Wars Top 100 in the South . . . Played quarterback at Banneker High . . . Accounted for 1,300 yards and 20 touchdowns rushing and passing . . . Prounounced luh-VON.
OL 6-5, 280 Suwanee, Ga. (Collins Hill)
Member of the Super Southern 100 and Top 50 in Georgia by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . . . Named to Max Emfinger’s Super 75 in Georgia . . . Class AAAAA first-team all-state selection by the AJC and the Augusta Chronicle . . . Named Offensive Lineman of the Year by the Atlanta Touchdown Club . . . Average grade of 92 percent per game as a senior . . . Team captain for coach Alan Fahring at Collins Hill High . . . Full name is Kyle Patrick Wallace . . . Born March 3, 1093 . . . Parents are Kieran and Pam Wallace.
DE 6-4, 240 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (St. Thomas Aquinas)
Named to the Florida Prep Football Top Dog and All-Academic Teams . . . First-team all-state (Class 4A) by the Florida Sportswriters Association . . . Had 112 tackles and 17 sacks as a senior . . . Also had an interception and six fumble recoveries, including one for a touchdown . . . Three-year starter for one of the state’s top programs . . . Tabbed to Max Emfinger’s Florida Hot 100 . . . Team captain for coach George Smith at St. Thomas Aquinas High . . . Scott M. Wolf . . . Parents are Bud and Cindy Wolf . . . Born February 3, 1983.