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Aaron Kern, Diamond Ranch

The Deseret News picks its own MVPs, but the rest of the all-state teams are based exclusively on coaches votes:

1A MVP

RB/S: Aaron Kern, Diamond Ranch

Jr., 5-10, 185

One of 1A’s top rushers, finished with 29 touchdowns

1A First Team

QB: Thomas McCann, Diamond Ranch

Jr., 6-0, 185

QB led D-Backs offense

QB/DB: Koy Brown, Rich

Sr., 6-2, 180

569 yards, 3 TDs … Avg. 6 tackles per game

QB: Jordan Hardy, Milford

Jr., 6-0, 180

1,471 rush yards, 21 TDs … 7 pass TDs

QB/FS: Grayson Jackson, Layton Christian

Sr., 6-1, 175

Led the Eagle offense

QB/DB: Carsen Reinhardt, Duchesne

Sr., 5-10, 165

988 passing yards, 13 TDs … 7 def. INTs

RB/LB: Alex Foster, Kanab

Sr., 6-0, 160

85 carries, 556 yards, 9 TDs … 65 tackles

RB/LB: Mitch Jarman, Rich

Sr., 6-2, 180

80 carries, 425 yards, 5 TDs … Avg. 6 tackles per game

RB/FS: Layne Coil, Duchesne

Sr., 5-9, 165

92 carries, 790 yards, 7 TDs … 37 tackles

RB/LB: Kyler Clark, Rich

Sr., 6-0, 165

102 carries, 654 yards, 8 TDs … Avg. 7 tackles per game

RB/WR: Brandon Southwick, Kanab

Sr., 6-0, 145

863 yards total offense, 7 TDs

WR/DB: Andrew Torres, Monticello

Sr., 5-10, 140

33 rec., 484 yards, 6 TDs … 48 tackles

WR/DB: Nick Johnson, Diamond Ranch

Jr., 5-8, 155

Quality WR and corner

TE/DE: Austin Abbott, Altamont

Sr., 6-3, 170

A defensive threat on the edge

TE/FS: Wyatt Remund, Duchesne

Sr., 6-2, 205

28 rec., 550 yards, 9 TDs … 41 tackles, 3 INTs

OL/DL: Dallas McRae, Diamond Ranch

Sr., 6-0, 265

Focal point of both trenches

OL/LB: Jack Dowdell, Diamond Ranch

Jr., 5-11, 245

Had a Pick Six in title game

OL/LB: Derrik Fox, Kanab

Jr., 6-0, 175

67 tackles, 2.5 sacks

OL/DL: Dainen Parry, Altamont

Sr., 5-6, 220

Helped anchor both lines

OL/DL: Aaron Verduzco, Duchesne

Jr., 6-0, 240

25 tackles … anchored O-line

OL/DL: Morgan Barton, Kanab

Jr., 6-2, 240

Anchored Kanab O-line

OL/LB: Sam Nipp, Diamond Ranch

Jr., 6-0, 255

Key on both sides of ball

OL/LB: Ryland Frandsen, Rich

Sr., 5-11, 175

Anchored O-line … Avg. 7 tackles per game

DE: Danion Barnson, Kanab

Sr., 6-2, 170

55 tackles, 3.5 sacks

LB: Paul DeAnda, Monticello

Jr., 5-10, 152

106 tackles, 3 sacks

1A Second Team

QB/DB: Layne Anderson, Kanab, Jr.

QB/DB: Brenen Rowley, Parowan, Sr.

RB: Thomas Anderson, Monticello, So.

RB: Jaxon Jensen, Wayne, Sr.

RB/DE: Kaelin Kyles, Diamond Ranch, Jr.

RB/DB: Ryker Rex, Rich, Sr.

RB/DB: Rodrigo Santos, Layton Christian, Sr.

WR/DB: Brandon Robinson, Parowan, Sr.

RB/LB: Brock Harrison, Altamont, Sr.

WR: Alma Beh, Monticello, Sr.

WR/DB: Tyus Milhollin, Diamond Ranch, Sr.

WR/LB: Kason Whitesides, Kanab, Jr.

WR/DB: Monte Glover, Kanab, Jr.

OL/DL: Shaydon Summarell, Duchesne, Sr.

OL/DL: Payson Willis, Rich, Jr.

OL/DL: McCoy Pace, Altamont, Sr.

OL/DL: Colton Wright, Milford, Sr.

OL/DL: Quidree Francois, Layton Christian, Sr.

OL/DL: Jake Plummer, Duchesne, Sr.

OL/DL: Tobin Esplin, Monticello, Sr.

DE: Riley Spencer, Duchesne, Sr.

DT: Braden Erickson, Wayne, So.

LB: Carter Hardy, Milford, Sr.

K: Corey Lewis, Diamond Ranch, Sr.

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