2021 Illinois High School Football Coaches Association All-State Teams

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The Illinois High School Football Coaches Association has released its all-state teams for the Spring 2021 high school football season. Below you can see the first teams in all eight classifications.

Class 8A 1st Team

Evan Roper, LB, Barrington, Sr.
Tyler McLaurin, LB, Bolingbrook, Sr.
Myles Jones, LB, Brother Rice, Sr.
Eli Reed, WR/WR, Downers Grove South, Jr.
Justin Johnson, Jr, RB, Edwardsville, Sr.
Jack Walsh, OL/DL, Fremd High School, Sr.
Alex Janke, RB/LB, Huntley High School, Sr.
Jamal Johnson, RB, Lincoln‐Way East, Sr.
Brandon Svets, DL, Loyola Academy, Sr.
Mike Sajenko, RB, Maine South, Jr.
Pat Coogan, OL/DL, Marist (Chicago), Sr.
Shane Roth, LB, Naperville Central, Sr.
Trey Borske, LB/RB, Neuqua Valley, Sr.
Evan Brown, LB/RB, Oswego, Sr.
Brett Winiecki, QB, Plainfield East, Sr.
Kanon Woodill, K/P. Plainfield North, Sr.
Remick Ware, WR/WR, Taft, Sr.
Tommy Matheson, DL/OL, Warren Township, Sr.

Class 7A 1st Team

Matt Weerts, LB/HB, Batavia, Sr.
Ayden Anderson, WR/WR/LB, Buffalo Grove, Sr.
Ian RIdge, RB, Elk Grove, Sr.
Jackson Carsello, OL/DL, Glenbrook North, Sr.
Ryan Gudaitis,12, John Hersey, Sr.
Turner Doran, QB, Lincoln‐Way Central, Sr.
Daniel White, LB, Lincoln‐Way West, Sr.
James Cooper Jr., QB/P, Machesney Park Harlem HS, Sr.
Drew Hughes, DL/OL, Nazareth Academy, Sr.
Mayes Doggan, DB/WR, Normal Community, Sr.
Deavion Pierce, DB, Phillips, Sr.
Luke Zardzin, RB/LB, Prospect, Sr.
Charles Berry, RB, Rockford East, Sr.
Carmine Bastone, DL/OL, St. Charles North, Sr.
Riley Dravet, DB/WR, Wheaton North, Sr.
Parker Brown, QB, Wheaton Warrenville South, Sr.
Christopher Vazquez, OL, Whitney Young Magnet, Sr.
Enrique Cruz, OL, Willowbrook High School, Sr.

Class 6A 1st Team

Jalen Smith, DB/WR, Alan B. Shepard High School, Sr.
Athan Kaliakmanis, QB, Antioch Community, Sr.
Nick Hissong, RB, Cary‐Grove, Jr.
Ray Arebalo, LB/RB, Crete‐Monee, Sr.
Jayden Alvarez, DL, Crystal Lake Central, Sr.
Chris Dawson, LB, Deerfield, Sr.
Luther Burden III, WR, East St Louis, Jr.
Jake Burris, QB/LB, Glenwood, Sr.
Sam Pryor, OL/DL, Kaneland, Sr.
Erik Teran, LB, Kaneland, Sr.
Corey Walker, DL/TE, Normal West, Sr.
Trevon Turner, LB/DL, Peoria, Sr.
Carter Evans, LB/RB, Prairie Ridge, Sr.
Jameson Geers, TE/HB, Providence Catholic, Sr.
Jordan Tooles, DL/OL, Richards (Oak Lawn), Jr.
Cayne Smith, RB/DB, United Township (East Moline), Sr.
Ryan Mann, RB/WR, Vernon Hills, Sr.
Timmy Malinowski, LB, Washington Community, Sr.

Class 5A 1st Team

Jeremy Gelino, LB/HB, Glenbard South, Sr.
Mar’kiese Irving, RB, Hillcrest, Sr.
Jordan Anderson, RB, Joliet Catholic Academy, Jr.
Jabril Williams, DB/RB, Joliet Catholic Academy, Jr.
Dion Dansby, OL, Kankakee, Sr.
Tyler Hartman, QB/LB, LaSalle‐Peru, Sr.
DiAndre Harris, DB/RB, Montini Catholic, Sr.
Hunter Simmons, QB, Marion, Sr.
Aiden Jones, WR/P, Mascoutah, Sr.
Seth Glatz, RB/DB, Morton, Jr.
Reese Edwards, LB/TE, Sacred Heart Griffin, Jr.
Isaiah Thompson, QB/P, Sacred Heart Griffin, Sr.
Jeremiah Pittman, DL/OL, Saint Viator, Sr.
Darius Wilson, QB, St. Laurence, Sr.
Kaleb Brown, RB/WR, St. Rita of Cascia, Jr.
Michael Gaughan, LB, St. Rita of Cascia, St.
Nick Simester, LB, Sterling, Sr.
Nate Archambeau, TE/WR, Woodstock, Sr.

Class 4A 1st Team

Keegan Glover, QB, Benton, Jr.
Trevor Stewart, OL/DL, Carterville, Sr.
Shane Becker, WR/P, Central Community HS (Breese), Sr.
Asa Cooper, RB/WR, Coal City, Sr.
Londyn Little, WR/DB, Columbia, Sr.
Jacob Stoneburner, LB, Effingham, Sr.
Kyle Franklin, RB, IC Catholic Prep, Sr.
Kamden Wollard, WR/DB, Illinois Valley Central, Sr.
Jonah Pace, DL/OL, Marengo Community, Sr.
Luke Dalton, OL/DL, Marian Central Catholic, Jr.
Ashton Summers, QB, Mt. Zion, Sr.
Gavin Kuba, DB, Murphysboro, Sr.
Josh Woodrey, DL/OL, Prairie Central, Sr.
Luke Eckardt, OL/DL, Richmond‐Burton, Sr.
Jacob Petersen, DL/TE, Richmond‐Burton, Sr.
Jacob DuRocher, RB, Rochester, Sr.
Hank Beatty, QB/RB, Rochester, Jr.
Tommy Rittenhouse, QB, St. Francis, Sr.

Class 3A 1st Team

Hunter Hoffman, QB, Du‐Pec (Durand‐Pecatonica), Jr.
Landon Zurliene, QB, Fairfield Community, Sr.
Dridyn Lewis, LB/RB, Farmington Central, Sr.
Nolan Foppe, LB/RB, Mater Dei, Sr.
Chris Brown, RB/DB, Monticello, Sr.
Beau Stipp, WR/DB, Mt. Carmel, Sr.
RJ Lindemann, DL, Newton Community, Sr.
Cooper Starks, OL, North Mac, So.
Gabe Howard, WR/DB, Pecatonica, Sr.
Grant Foes, OL/DL, Princeton Sr.
Ronde Worrels, RB/LB, Princeton, Sr.
Lake Bergman, LB, Quincy Notre Dame, Sr.
Jack Marth, DL/RB, Quincy Notre Dame, Sr.
Garrett Florkowski, LB, Robinson, Sr.
Conor McCormick, QB, Williamsville, Sr.
Tyler Rapp, OL, Williamsville, Sr.
Allan Richards, K/LB, Wilmington, Jr.
Cole Schrank, LB/OL, Winnebago, Sr.

Class 2A 1st Team

Eric Watson, LB/TE, Bismarck‐Henning‐Rossville‐Alvin, Sr.
Hunter Sperling, DL/OL, Chicago Christian, Sr.
Jay Lemenager, QB, Clifton Central, Sr.
Denim Cook, RB/LB, Decatur St. Teresa, Jr.
Jaxon McKay, RB/WR, Fieldcrest, Sr.
Aidan Laughery, RB/DB, Gibson City‐Melvin‐Sibley, Jr.
Austin Brown, DB/QB, Johnston City, Jr.
Alex Vannaken, LB/OL, Knoxville, Sr.
Bryson Boes, RB/P, Maroa‐Forsyth, Sr.
Wade Jostes, QB, Maroa‐Forsyth, Sr.
Trace Seefeld, OL/DL, Mercer County, Sr.
Cole Malawy, QB, Nashville, Sr.
Isaac Turner, WR, Nashville, Jr.
Landon Engelman, RB/DB, Nokomis, Jr.
Kreeden Allen, HB/DB, Rushville Industry, Sr.
Jake Barnewolt, DL/OL, Tremont, Sr.
Grant Hardwick, RB/DB, Tuscola, Sr.
Tylor Durflinger, LB/RB, Watseka Community, Sr.

Class 1A 1st Team

Coltin Quagliano, QB/DB, Annawan‐Wethersfield Co‐Op, Sr.
Beau Edwards, DB/WR, Arcola, Jr.
Kaden Feagin, RB/LB, Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond, Sr.
Tyler Brueckner, QB/LB, Aurora Christian, Sr.
Chance Fuqua, OL/DL, Brown County, Sr.
Brandon Rossmiller, RB/LB, Camp Point Central, Sr.
Jarrett Robertson, OL/K, Central A&M, Jr.
Andrew Bowman, LB/WR, Freeport Aquin Catholic, Sr.
William Gustafson, QB/DB, Freeport Aquin Catholic, Sr.
Kyler Pessman, WR/RB, Fulton, Sr.
Ethan Rash, RB, Fulton, Sr.
Peyton Bauer, LB/RB, Galena, Sr.
Denver Davenport, RB/WR, Greenfield, Sr.
Clayton Leonard, OL/DL, Iroquois West, Jr.
Cole Gerber, LB/OL, Lena‐Winslow, Sr.
Victor Mullen, TE/DL, Marquette Academy, Sr.
Peyton Garcia, OL/DL, Princeville, Sr.
Andrew Kaufmann, RB/LB, Winchester, Sr.

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