2022 MaxPreps High School Football Junior All-America Team

Each 12 months since 2006, MaxPreps has acknowledged the nation’s prime highschool soccer gamers on the conclusion of the season. Past members of the MaxPreps Junior All-America Team embrace Derrick Henry (2011), Mark Andrews (2012), Minkah Fitzpatrick (2013), Nick Bosa (2014), Tee Higgins (2015), Micah Parsons (2016), Garrett Wilson ( 2017), Bryce Young (2018), Caleb Williams (2019) and Travis Hunter (2020).

Micah Alejado of Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) headlines the 60 gamers chosen to the 2022 MaxPreps Junior All-America Team. He was certainly one of two juniors to make the All-America Team and is the primary participant from the Vegas energy to be named the National Junior of the Year. He led the Gaels to a 14-1 file and spot at No. 4 within the ultimate MaxPreps Top 25 throwing for over 3,500 yards and 54 touchdowns.
Our Lady of Good Counsel (Olney, Md.) and St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.) tied for the second most alternatives with three every. Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas), Buford (Ga.), Carrollton (Ga.), Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood, Fla.), Duncanville (Texas), IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.), Lipscomb Academy (Nashville, Tenn. ), Long Beach Poly (Long Beach, Calif.) and St. Frances Academy (Baltimore) all had two alternatives apiece.

In whole, 44 totally different faculties had at the very least one choice.

Selections are based mostly on workforce success, particular person manufacturing and native, regional and state honors from the not too long ago accomplished season. Potential on the faculty {and professional} stage is just not a major consideration.

First workforce offense

Height: 5-10 | Weight: 170

The MaxPreps National Junior of the Year threw for 3,575 yards and had 54 touchdowns in comparison with two interceptions whereas finishing 75.8 p.c of his passes.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 180

Last 12 months’s MaxPreps Sophomore of the Year threw for two,785 yards and had 31 touchdowns in comparison with 4 interceptions taking part in towards the perfect competitors within the nation.

Height: 5-10 | Weight: 190

Had 210 carries for 1,960 yards and 36 touchdowns for the Class 6A Division 1 state champions.

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 175

Rushed for 1,623 yards and 22 touchdowns for AAAAAA state runner-up. Added 60 receptions for 751 yards and 10 scores.

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 195

Had 244 carries for 1,951 yards and 34 touchdowns for among the finest groups in Ohio.

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 185

Recent Ohio State commit had over 1,000 yards receiving and 20 touchdowns for No. 10 groups in ultimate MaxPreps Top 25.

Height: 6-6 | Weight: 215

The favourite goal of star freshman sign caller Julian Lewis hauled in 64 receptions for 1,121 yards and 13 scores.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 195

Posted 59 receptions for 1,399 yards and 21 touchdowns to go along with 361 yards speeding and three extra scores.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 220

Capped his large junior marketing campaign with a 5 landing efficiency in a dominant 49-14 win over Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood, Fla.) to shut out the 2022 season.

Height: 6-5 | Weight: 285

Dominated the opposition taking part in towards elite competitors.

Height: 6-5 | Weight: 285

The All-WCAC choice led the best way within the trenches for back-to-back convention champs.

Height: 6-4 | Weight: 340

Joins Baker and Brown as three Monarchs chosen on the primary workforce.

Height: 6-1 | Weight: 305

Has been probably the most dominant offensive lineman in Georgia the final three seasons.

Height: 6-7 | Weight: 315

Played an enormous position on the offensive line for the back-to-back Division 1 state champs.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 180

First junior to be named Mr. Texas Football High School Player of the Year since Kyler Murray in 2013.

Height: 6-1 | Weight: 185

Led the nation in area objectives made with 20.

First workforce protection

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 225

Five-star edge rusher was unblockable for Class 6A Division 1 champs and No. 7 groups in ultimate MaxPreps Top 25.

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 200

Finished third within the nation with 30 sacks.

Height: 6-4 | Weight: 270

Dominated within the trenches for No. 5 groups in ultimate MaxPreps Top 25.

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 210

Recent Alabama commit put up eye-popping numbers posting 172 tackles, 39 tackles for loss and 18 sacks.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 225

Made a big impact for among the finest defenses within the nation main Braves to their second No. 1 end since 2019.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 230

The MaxPreps Washington Player of the Year put up big-time numbers on either side of the ball whereas main Yelm to an undefeated season and first-ever state title.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 225

Top-rated linebacker within the Class of 2024 piled up 100-plus tackles to go along with over 1,700 whole yards and 24 touchdowns on offense.

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 180

Shutdown nook didn’t enable a landing reception throughout his junior season whereas intercepting 4 passes. Led Glenville to a 15-0 file and the varsity’s first state title.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 180

The 2024 Tennessee commit was a quarterback’s worst nightmare in 2022. He picked off 9 passes for the No. 13 groups within the ultimate MaxPreps Top 25.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 175

Finished a dominant junior season with two interceptions in a 45-0 shutout win over Serra (San Mateo) within the CIF Open Division state championship.

Height: 6-1 | Weight: 185

Lined up towards the perfect competitors all season and made enormous performs for the No. 8 groups in ultimate MaxPreps Top 25.

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 180

Top-rated athlete within the Class of 2024 had over 1,000 yards receiving and 9 touchdowns whereas additionally being a standout performer on protection.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 200

The nation’s top-rated punter within the Class of 2024 averaged 48 yards per punt.

Second workforce offense

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 195

Led an offense that broke Georgia’s state file for many factors (792) in a single-season throwing for 4,095 yards and 55 touchdowns.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 185

The MaxPreps North Carolina Player of the Year threw for 3,425 yards and 43 touchdowns for the Division 1 state champions.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 180

The WCAC Player of the Year lit up among the greatest defenses within the nation.

Height: 5-10 | Weight: 205

Rushed for 1,600-plus yards and 21 touchdowns for among the finest groups within the state.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 200

Had 227 carries for 1,889 yards and 33 touchdowns for the Class 5A Division 1 state semifinalist. Added 12 receptions for 160 yards and three scores.

Height: 6-1 | Weight: 170

Helped kind among the finest receiving corps within the nation with first workforce choice Jeremiah Smith, Edwin Joseph, Duane Thomas Jr. and Kyle Washington.

Height: 5-10 | Weight: 160

Smooth route-runner battled by accidents throughout his junior marketing campaign however nonetheless made big-time performs for among the finest groups in Southern California.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 185

Second-rated large receiver in Class of 2024 hauled in 65 receptions for 1,198 yards and 14 touchdowns.

Height: 6-4 | Weight: 230

Led Packers to 13-1 file and AAAAAA state semifinals. Had 44 receptions for 753 yards and eight touchdowns to go along with 5 speeding scores.

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 295

Had a fantastic junior marketing campaign lining up towards the perfect competitors taking part in within the WCAC and towards a troublesome non-league schedule.

Height: 6-7 | Weight: 330

The top-rated offensive deal with on the 247Sports composite rankings for the Class of 2024 led the Wolverines to an 11-2 file.

Height: 6-5 | Weight: 305

Dominated within the trenches for Division 4 state runner-up.

Height: 6-6 | Weight: 350

As spectacular as another offensive lineman within the Class of 2024.

Height: 6-6 | Weight: 280

Played a monster position for the Wildcats in the course of the 13-1 season.

Height: 6-1 | Weight: 185

Two-way standout made a big impact for among the finest groups in Georgia.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 150

Connected on 14 of 15 area objectives, together with a game-winning 51-yard try with no time left on the clock to beat Wayne County (Waynesboro) 26-23.

Second workforce protection

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 255

Five-star edge rusher racked up 64 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and 10 sacks.

Height: 6-5 | Weight: 315

All-state first workforce choice led the Wolfpack to their first 10-win season since 2017.

Height: 6-5 | Weight: 250

Dominated all season and helped clinch a spot within the faculty’s first state championship sport with a four-sack efficiency in a 33-6 win over DeSmet Jesuit (St. Louis) within the Class 6 semifinals.

Height: 6-5 | Weight: 260

The four-star defensive lineman had one other big-time season main the Cardinals to an 11-3 file.

Height: 6-2.5 | Weight: 210

Helped get Long Beach Poly again within the nationwide highlight racking up 79 tackles and 25.5 tackles for loss.

Height: 6-1 | Weight: 215

Led Mustangs to undefeated season and spot at No. 13 within the ultimate MaxPreps Top 25 piling up 100-plus tackles.

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 210

One of essentially the most full linebackers within the nation no matter class had one other dominant season within the WCAC.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 210

Hard-hitting linebacker made a big impact for No. 8 groups within the nation.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 190

Played a significant position for the perfect secondary in highschool soccer.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 190

Shutdown nook additionally starred on offense racking up 600-plus whole yards and 11 touchdowns.

Height: 6-1 | Weight: 175

Lined up towards the perfect competitors within the nation and racked up 32 tackles and three interceptions.

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 180

The hard-hitting security made one of many largest performs of the 12 months with a 98-yard pick-six in a 27-16 win over St. Frances Academy (Baltimore).

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 200

Led the 3A state champs in receptions (28), receiving yards (424), receiving touchdowns (6), rushes (145), speeding yards (1,279), speeding touchdowns (22) and tied for the workforce lead with 4 interceptions.

Height: 5-10 | Weight: 185

Finished with 69 tackles and 4 interceptions whereas making an influence on offense when wanted for the Open Division state champs.

Height: 5-10 | Weight: 150

Averaged 44.5 yards per punt whereas touchdown 36.6 p.c of his punts contained in the opponent’s 20-yard line.

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