2020 High School Football America New Jersey Academic All-America Team powered by scoutSMART®

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High School Football America is proud to announce its first-ever New Jersey Academic All-America Team for the 2020 high school football season. Our Academic All-America Team is powered by scoutSMART®, helping student-athletes get noticed at the next level.

New Jersey Academic All-Americans powered by scoutSMART®

NamePos.SchoolClass of
Enzo ArjonaQBNorthern Highlands2022
John BechtleTEWatchung Hills Regional2021
Jordan BirdLBNorth Plainfield2022
Kai BlairDBJackson Memorial2021
Kyle BratcherDBPark Ridge2022
Jaiden Brown RBSouthern Regional2022
Alex BuchwaldQBHigh Point2021
Andrew ButlerQBDePaul Catholic2021
Ryan ButlerRBBergen Catholic2022
Shakhi CarsonRBWest Orange2021
Nicolas Cerbo DLMiddletown North2021
Zion CheeksLBPenns Grove2022
Sean ClappWRRamapo2021
Luke Cole LBLenape2021
Kai ColonQBParamus Catholic2022
Tyler Cosgrove LBRamapo2021
Trevin DelGozzoKSt. Joseph2023
Dean DenobileQBMorris Catholic2022
Charles DeprimaQBRamapo2021
Jordan Diggs RBMontclair2021
Luke Doerr-FredericksonLBWest Morris Central2024
Nick DunnemanWRSeton Hall Prep2022
Cole FreemanTEDelbarton2021
Connor Friedel KHasbrouck Heights2021
Christian GaviriaKParamus Catholic2022
Marcus Granadeiro LBSouth River2022
Andrew Haas KNorthern Highlands2021
Kyle HallDBRahway2023
Logan Halloran TEMiddletown North2021
James Heard, Jr.DLEastern2023
Troy HernandezDBLakeland Regional2021
Trevor HillierDBWest Morris Central2022
Davison Igbinosun DBUnion2022
Jake Jankowski LBMiddletown North2021
Winston JordanDLHighland Regional2021
Kevin Burr Jr.QBRancocas Valley2023
Shane KellyWRWatchung Hills Regional2021
Kevin Keogh LBCranford2021
Adam KlenkDLSeneca2022
Jack KudrickTENew Egypt2022
Austin KuterkaKSeton Hall Prep2021
Marco LainezQBMontgomery2022
Marco Lainez IIIQBHun2023
Casey LarkinDBWall Township2021
Sean LevonaitisRBHillsborough2021
Steven LopezKBernards2021
Ayden LyubimovDLLodi2021
Chad MartiniQBWatchung Hills Regional2021
TJ McCormackLBLakeland Regional2021
Aiden McCullough LBClearview2022
Shawn McGrawDBPleasantville2021
Shane McLaughlinRBShore Regional2021
Miles Mitchell LBParamus Catholic2021
Frankie MonteLBSt. Joseph Regional2021
Andrew MyersonKMatawan Regional2021
Dorian NowellQBParamus Catholic2021
Andre’ ObenOLSt. Peter’s Prep2022
Michael OlivoRBRidge2022
Zac Palmer-Smith DLDelran2022
Mike Petito LBGloucester Catholic2023
Campbell PivnickQBParsippany2022
Michael PoinsettRBBordentown2023
Matthew QuetelRBPhillipsburg2021
Vincenzo ReaKManalapan2021
Frank RiggioRBVerona2021
Jake RobbinsQBDon Bosco Prep2021
Antonio RosatoQBSt. John-Vianney2023
Roger Rubinetti KParsippany Hills2022
Jaylan SanchezDBSt. Peter’s Prep2022
Dillon Sheehan DLRandolph2021
Richie SicaDBRamapo2021
Taylor SicilianoLBClayton2023
Trey SimmonsDBDelsea2022
Jamal Simon DLTeaneck2023
John SkeadWRRamapo2021
Jack SmiechowskiDBSt. Joseph Regional2022
Patrick SmithRBPeddie2022
Tru StylesQBPennsauken2022
Nicholas Surdo LBNew Egypt2022
Sebastien TaskoKSt. Joseph Regional2021
John TestaLBWayne Valley2021
Will TownsRBJackson Memorial2021
Justin Tuli WRHanover Park2021
Drew Varlese RBLenape2021
John  Volker RBRumson-Fair Haven2021
Zahir WashingtonLBPleasantville2021
Jaden WedderburnDLGlassboro2021
Brock WeissmanLBHammonton2021
Curtis WhitingRBHackensack2022
Cael ZebrowskiQBVerona2022

Related: State-by-State Academic All-Americans

Coaches, here’s how you can get involved to honor your student-athletes — simply, nominate any of your players, who are strong in the classroom and on the field by emailing us at [email protected].

For your student-athlete to be added to our Fall 2021 Watch List, please include the following:

  • Student’s Name
  • High School
  • Position
  • Class
  • GPA
  • Test Scores (if available)
  • A short description of their contribution on the field and off

scoutSMART® uses its proprietary system that gives high school football student-athletes a scoutSMART FIT Score that analyzes a players’ stats, on-field skills and academics. scoutSMART then provides the information to college football coaches, at all-levels, around the nation.

Coaches, to learn more about scoutSMART, click on this link

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.