Jameis Winston Jameis Winston
View Full Profile, Hueytown (Ala.), Senior
Winston, the nation's No. 1 signal-caller, threw for 2,424 yards and 28 touchdowns with just two picks and added 1,063 yards and 15 scores on the ground.
Johnathan Gray, Aledo (Texas), Senior The nation's top running back set the national record for career touchdowns (205) in his final high school game, a win over Manvel (Texas) in the Class 4A, Division II state championship. Gray, who scored 70 touchdowns this year and led Aledo to its third straight state title, finished second all time in points scored (1,232) and third in rushing yards (10,908).
Trey Williams, Dekaney (Houston), Senior
Williams was pivotal in Dekaney's run to the Class 5A, Division II state title in the fourth-year school's first playoff appearance. The Texas A&M commit ran for 3,884 yards and 48 touchdowns on 427 carries, caught two touchdown passes and returned a kickoff for a score.
Dorial Green-Beckham, Hillcrest (Springfield, Mo.), Senior
The nation's top receiver caught 119 passes for 2,233 yards and 24 touchdowns and finished his brilliant career with a national-record 6,356 receiving yards.
James Quick, Trinity (Louisville, Ky.), Junior
The best player on one of the nation's top teams, Quick hauled in 69 passes for 1,206 yards and 16 touchdowns. Quick, who added a 98-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, helped the Shamrocks to the Class 6A title and a No. 3 final ranking in the POWERADE FAB 50.
Colin Thompson, Archbishop Wood (Warminster, Pa.), Senior
Whether run blocking or catching passes, Thompson made a huge impact for the Vikings, who rolled to the Class AAA state title. Rated the nation's No. 1 tight end by ESPNU, Thompson has committed to Florida.
Max Tuerk, Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.), Senior
It was a loaded year for elite offensive linemen in the Golden State, but it was Tuerk who led his team to a state title. The USC recruit helped Santa Margarita edge Bellarmine Prep (San Jose, Calif.) in the CIF Division I state bowl game.
Evan Boehm, Lee's Summit West (Lee's Summit, Mo.), Senior
The nation's top guard earned All-State first team honors and guided Lee's Summit West to the Class 5 state semifinals.
2011 High School Football Season Recap
Every day this week, ESPNHS.com recognizes the teams and individuals who made the 2011 high school football season one to remember.
• Monday: Final FAB 50
• Tuesday: State Champs
• Wednesday: Mr. Football USA
• Thursday: All-Americans
• Friday: Underclass All-Americans
Jay Guillermo Jay Guillermo
View Full Profile, Maryville (Tenn.), Senior
Clemson-bound star, who's rated nation's No. 1 center by ESPNU, led Maryville to its 13th state title.
Vadal Alexander Vadal Alexander
View Full Profile, Buford (Ga.), Senior
LSU-bound Alexander powered Buford to a Class AA state runner-up finish this year.
D.J. Humphries D.J. Humphries
View Full Profile, Mallard Creek (Charlotte, N.C.), Senior
Rated the nation's No. 1 offensive tackle by ESPNU, Humphries, a Florida commit, was an All-State first team selection.
Noah Spence, Bishop McDevitt (Harrisburg, Pa.), Senior
Spence, who was named Gatorade State Player of the Year, finished the season with 108 tackles and 12.5 sacks while leading McDevitt to the Class AAA state final. The Ohio State recruit is rated No. 4 in the ESPNU 150.
Robert Nkemdiche Robert Nkemdiche
View Full Profile, Grayson (Loganville, Ga.), Junior
Nkemdiche matched his sack total (18) from his sophomore season despite being the focal point of every opponent's game plan. His play was integral to Grayson's run to its first state title and the Rams' No. 4 final ranking in the POWERADE FAB 50.
Darius Hamilton, Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.), Senior
The top player on the No. 1 team in the POWERADE FAB 50, Hamilton keyed a dominant defensive unit with his 72 tackles and 21 sacks.
Mario Edwards Mario Edwards
View Full Profile, Denton Ryan (Denton, Texas), Senior
The No. 1 overall recruit in the ESPNU 150, Edwards tallied a whopping 28 tackles for loss to go with 10 sacks despite being the focal point of opposing offenses.
Vince Biegel, Lincoln (Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.), Senior
Biegel, a Wisconsin recruit, had 172 tackles, including 34 for loss, 21 sacks and three picks while leading Lincoln to the Division 1 state final.
Reuben Foster Reuben Foster
View Full Profile, Troup County (LaGrange, Ga.), Junior
Arguably the nation's top linebacker, regardless of class, Foster showcased his considerable talents this season, recording 185 total tackles (144 solo), 32 tackles for loss and 14 sacks while rushing for four touchdowns on offense. He has committed to Alabama.
Royce Jenkins-Stone, Cass Tech (Detroit), Senior
Michigan pledge led Cass Tech to its first state title, recording 145 tackles and five sacks while rushing for 12 touchdowns on offense.
Tracy Howard, Miramar (Fla.), Senior
Howard, who had 10 picks this year, was high school's version of Darrelle Revis as he led Miramar to the Class 8A state final. And anyone who threw at the nation's top corner paid the price. Just ask defending FAB 50 champ St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), which watched Howard make a key interception and then block a potential game-winning field goal in an October Miramar win.
Cyrus Jones, Gilman (Baltimore), Senior
Jones contributed in all facets for Gilman, picking off five passes and scoring 23 touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams.
Landon Collins, Dutchtown (Geismar, La.), Senior
The nation's No. 1 safety had four interceptions, returning two for scores. The Gatorade State Player of the Year also ran for 1,218 yards and 21 scores.
Antonio Conner, South Panola (Batesville, Miss.), Junior
An All-State first team selection for the second consecutive year, Conner excelled at running back and safety. He finished the year with 1,472 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns on offense and had two picks and 10 pass breakups on defense. He also threw two touchdown passes and returned a kickoff and a punt for scores.
Davonte' Neal, Chaparral (Scottsdale, Ariz.), Senior
A two-time Gatorade State Player of the Year, Neal returned three kickoffs and two punts for scores. He also topped the 1,000-yard mark in rushing and receiving.
Alex Ball, Westlake (Westlake Village, Calif.), Senior
Ball was dominant this season, kicking 19 field goals. A torn ACL in the Southern Section finals prevented him from playing in the CIF Open Division state bowl game.
Bradley Pinion Bradley Pinion
Punter / Kicker
View Full Profile, Northwest Cabarrus (Concord, N.C.), Senior
Clemson recruit averaged 46.1 yards on his 30 punts.