Varsity Kansas

The Eagle's 2010 All-Metro football team

All Metro offense: Front row (left to right) Braden Eck, Garden Plain; Tyler Nance, Bishop Carroll; Morgan Burns, Trinity Academy; Keenan Sparks, Derby; Dreamius Smith, Heights; Daniel Deshazer, Heights; Coach Rick Wheeler, Heights.
Back row, left to right: Kevin Harper, Bishop Carroll; Brady Foltz, Rose Hill; Trace Clark, Collegiate; Boston Stiverson, Andover Central; Jack Cantele, Kapaun; Ronnie McFann, East
All Metro offense: Front row (left to right) Braden Eck, Garden Plain; Tyler Nance, Bishop Carroll; Morgan Burns, Trinity Academy; Keenan Sparks, Derby; Dreamius Smith, Heights; Daniel Deshazer, Heights; Coach Rick Wheeler, Heights. Back row, left to right: Kevin Harper, Bishop Carroll; Brady Foltz, Rose Hill; Trace Clark, Collegiate; Boston Stiverson, Andover Central; Jack Cantele, Kapaun; Ronnie McFann, East The Wichita Eagle

THE SELECTION PROCESS

This is the seventh year for All-Metro teams selected by The Eagle, recognizing the best high school athletes in team sports throughout Sedgwick, Butler and Harvey counties.

In October, Eagle high school beat writers Joanna Chadwick and Chris Elliott sent nomination ballots to all football coaches at the 39 high schools in Sedgwick, Butler and Harvey counties.

Coaches were asked to return the ballots with nominations of the best players within those counties that they saw this season, including their own players.

The team was selected by Chadwick and Elliott after tabulating nominations, their own evaluation of players and additional input from coaches and other media members.

OFFENSE

Pos Player, school Ht. Wt. Yr. Notes

E Ronnie McFann, East 6-2 185 Sr. 602 yards on 32 receptions

E Keenan Sparks, Derby 5-9 170 Sr. 673 yards and 5 TDs on 40 receptions

L Trace Clark, Collegiate 6-5 240 Jr. 3-year starter, key in 4,600 yards of offense

L Braden Eck, Garden Plain 6-0 240 Sr. 2-year starter, provided push for run game

L Brady Foltz, Rose Hill 6-4 290 Sr. 102 pancakes and knockdowns, no sacks

L Kevin Harper, Carroll 6-1 265 Sr. 2-year starter, anticipated defenses well

L Boston Stiverson, Andover Central 6-5 299 Sr. 3-year starter, offense had 2,338 rushing yards

QB Tyler Nance, Carroll 6-0 175 Sr. 28 TDs, 967 rushing, 1,106 passing

RB Morgan Burns, Trinity Academy 5-11 190 Sr. 2-time All-Metro; 1,338 rushing yards, 16 TDs

RB Daniel Deshazer, Heights 5-4 135 Sr. 1,123 yards, 13.5 average, 20 TDs

RB Dreamius Smith, Heights 5-11 215 Sr. 1,837 rushing yards, 286 in 6A title game

K Jack Cantele, Kapaun 6-0 175 Sr. Made 41 of 44 PATs, 6 FGs, 30 touchbacks

Coach Rick Wheeler, Heights Led Heights to 13-0 record, first Class 6A title

DEFENSE

Pos Player, school Ht. Wt. Yr. Notes

L Beau Bell, Carroll 6-0 215 Sr. 97 tackles, 38 for loss and 17 sacks

L Zerrance Brickhouse, Heights 6-0 180 Sr. 2-time All-Metro; 86 tackles, 68 were solo

L Jordan Phillips, Circle 6-6 295 Sr. 60 tackles, 16 for loss, 8½ sacks, 1 INT

L Michael Reynolds, Kapaun 6-3 215 Sr. 2-time All-Metro; 45 tackles, 12 for loss, 2 INT

LB Dillon Call, Derby 6-0 205 Jr. 2-time All-Metro;120 total tackles, 11 for loss

LB Jacob Davis, Northwest 6-3 230 Jr. 116 tackles, 2 interceptions for TDs

LB Jake Hattabaugh, Andale 5-8 175 Sr. 40 tackles, 3 sacks, 5 tackles for loss

LB Derek Lee, Maize 6-5 245 Sr. 74 tackles, 28 for loss, 7 sacks

DB Devran Cochran, Campus 6-2 185 Sr. 59 tackles, 43 were solo tackles

DB Max Martinez, Carroll 5-9 175 Sr. 75 taclkes, 5 INT, 3 fumble recoveries

DB Evan Wessel, Heights 6-5 200 Sr. 2-time All-Metro; 8 INT, 99 tackles (68 solo)

P Brett Bluma, Southeast 6-3 177 Jr. 44.5-yard average, nine inside the 10

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