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TNT preseason all-state high school football team

Graham-Kapowsin High School offensive tackle Foster Sarell is the eighth-best overall 2017 recruit in the nation according to Scout.com.
Graham-Kapowsin High School offensive tackle Foster Sarell is the eighth-best overall 2017 recruit in the nation according to Scout.com. Staff photographer

OFFENSE

Pos.

Name

School

Height

Weight

Class

QB

Jacob Eason

Lake Stevens

6-6

215

sr.

The 6-foot-6 Georgia commit is one of nation’s top-ranked QB recruits in 2016 class.

RB

Rashaad Boddie

Skyline

6-0

220

sr.

Bruising back/linebacker averaged nearly eight yards per carry and had 26 TDs last season.

RB

Easton Trakel

Tumwater

5-10

175

sr.

TD threat whenever, however he gets the ball. Maybe only spider bites slow him?

WR

Matt Laris

Eastside Catholic

6-4

210

sr.

Fast 6-foot-3 Cal commit had almost 1,400 receiving yards and scored 16 touchdowns last season.

WR

Jordan Wittenberg

Lynden

6-0

185

sr.

Had 87 catches for 1,476 yards last season. And still has QB Sterling Somers throwing to him.

TE

Isaac Garcia

Bellevue

6-4

220

sr.

Colleges looking at athletic senior as either TE or DE. Decommitted from USC in May.

OL

Henry Bainivalu

Skyline

6-6

300

jr.

If it wasn’t for Graham-Kapowsin’s Foster Sarell, Bainivalu could be top 2017 recruit in the state.

OL

Erik Lukner

Sedro-Woolley

6-3

290

sr.

Attributes coordination to 12 years of ice hockey. Gobbles defenders in Cubs’ wing-T offense.

OL

Scott Peck

Central Valley

6-7

295

sr.

Utah commit, listed at 6-foot-7, 295 pounds, paves way for Bears’ ground game.

OL

Foster Sarell

Graham-Kapowsin

6-7

320

jr.

Great feet, great size, great skill. Eighth-best overall 2017 recruit in the nation by Scout.com.

OL

Joshua Watson

Cascade of Everett

6-5

265

sr.

Pass or run blocking, Watson is technically sound at both. Committed to Washington State.

DEFENSE

Pos.

Name

School

Height

Weight

Class

DL

Ezra Cleveland

Bethel

6-6

295

sr.

Boise State commit is a monstrous presence on Braves defensive line.

DL

Evan Weaver

Gonzaga Prep

6-3

245

sr.

Don’t mess with this Bullpup. Cal commit had 123 tackles and 14 sacks last season.

DL

Amandre Williams

Tahoma

6-3

210

sr.

All-Area defensive lineman one of state’s best two-way players. Recently committed to UW.

LB

Erik Glueck

Bellarmine Prep

6-2

230

sr.

Lions’ defense held Camas’ explosive offense to 13 points in state win. Glueck had INT TD.

LB

Andrzej Hughes-Murray

Federal Way

6-3

230

sr.

First name is pronounced ON-jay. Get used to it. He’ll be a force on Eagles defense.

LB

Julius McDade

O’Dea

5-11

220

sr.

Heart of Fighting Irish defense. Led team with 92 tackles last season.

LB

Brandon Wellington

Eastside Catholic

6-0

215

sr.

Has been committed to UW since April of 2014. Also a dominant running back.

DB

Eric Briscoe Jr

Davis

6-3

215

sr.

Son of the former UW safety was an all-state player as a tight end last season.

DB

Isaiah Gilchrist

Bellevue

5-11

185

sr.

Explosive athlete narrowed college choices to Arizona State, Oregon and UW.

DB

Taylor Rapp

Sehome

6-0

195

sr.

Hard-hitting safety finds a way to the ball carrier. Committed to UW in March.

DB

Gavin Robertson

Auburn Mountainview

6-2

200

sr.

All-State/All-Area defensive back last year had 87 tackles. Committed to Arizona.

SPECIAL TEAMS

Pos.

Name

School

Height

Weight

Class

P

Kyle Olson-Urbon

Gig Harbor

6-0

185

sr.

All-Area punter for Peninsula last season before transferring. A a standout receiver.

K

Van Soderberg

Capital

6-0

200

sr.

Committed to UW. Also a goalkeeper on Capital soccer team and musician.

AP

D’Jimon Jones

Federal Way

6-2

175

sr.

Committed to WSU as a cornerback, but will also play QB, receiver and wherever else.

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