EMMITT AFAM, Waxhaw Cuthbertson, WR, Sr., 5-10, 185 — Had 49 catches for 920 yards and 12 touchdowns. Also ran 50 times for 312 yards and seven touchdowns. Conference offensive player of the year. Had 38 offensive touchdowns in his career. Returned 12 kickoffs for 393 yards (32.8 average) and two touchdowns. Also returned six punts for 183 yards (30.5 average) and two scores. Had nine return touchdowns for his career. Being recruited by Charlotte, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Duke and Elon.

JONATHAN ALLEN, Asheville Erwin, WR, Jr., 5-7, 160 — Had 98 catches for 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns. All-conference pick. Led region in catches.

ALEX ASBURY, Concord, WR, Sr., 6-2, 175 — Had 62 catches for 1,443 yards and 15 touchdowns.

DEQUAN BARNES, Charlotte Independence, QB, Sr., 5-11, 165 — Had 1,025 yards receiving and 19 TDs. All-conference pick. All-area pick by Charlotte Observer.

JORDAN FIEULLETEAU, Raleigh Wakefield, WR, Sr., 6-1, 185 — Had 108 catches for 1,649 yards and 24 touchdowns. Helped team go 11-2 with ability to turn a short pass into a big gain. Committed to North Carolina.

NICK FRAZIER, Harrisburg Hickory Ridge, WR, Sr., 5-9, 160 — Had 52 catches for 978 yards and 15 touchdowns. Also ran for 332 yards and two scores. School record holder in receptions, yards and TD receptions. All-conference pick.

KHRIS GARDINER, Morganton Freedom, WR, Jr., 5-8, 160 — Had 63 catches for 1,155 yards and 14 touchdowns, averaging 77 yards per game. Had six catches for 201 yards against Forest City Chase. Had touchdowns on kickoff returns of 99 and 83 yards. All-conference pick.

EVAN GATES, Davidson Day, WR, Sr., 6-1, 195 — Led the state's private schools with 74 catches while gaining 953 yards and eight touchdowns in 10 games. Shrine Bowl pick. Recruited by Appalachian State, East Carolina, Charlotte and North Carolina.

DOMINIQUE HEATH, Huntersville Hopewell, WR, Jr., 5-9, 175 — Broke school records with 1,187 yards receiving and 12 touchdown catches. Also ran for 547 yards and six touchdowns. Conference special teams player of the year after totaling 647 yards in kickoff and punt returns with two scores.

HUNTER LACKEY, Catawba Bandys, WR, Sr., 5-9, 170 — Caught 62 passes for 1,060 yards and 15 touchdowns. Had four games of at least 100 yards receiving, highlighted by six catches for 183 yards against Newton-Conover.

ZACH LEACH, Red Springs, WR, Sr., 5-7, 165 — Had 81 catches for 1,388 yards and 21 touchdowns — all Robeson County highs. First-team all-conference pick.

URIAH LEMAY, Matthews Butler, WR, Sr., 6-3, 205 — Had 52 catches for 1,041 yards and 12 touchdowns. Also ran for 264 yards and 16 scores. Finished career with school-record 2,510 yards on 127 catches to go with 103 carries for 1,005 yards. Had 47 touchdowns for career. All-conference pick. Committed to Georgia.

JALEN MCDANIEL, Fayetteville Britt, WR, Sr. — Had 45 catches for 827 yards and nine touchdowns. Committed to N.C. State.

MARQUEZ NORTH, Charlotte Mallard Creek, WR, Sr., 6-3, 215 — Had 37 catches for 786 yards and 15 touchdowns. Also ran 31 times for 674 yards and 12 touchdowns. Has 4.3 speed. A top college recruit in the Carolinas and nationally. Conference offensive player of the year. Missed postseason after shoulder surgery. Will announce college choice at U.S. Army All-America game in San Antonio.

K.J. PRESSLEY, China Grove Carson, WR, Sr., 6-2, 180 — Had 51 catches for 1,061 yards and 10 touchdowns. All-conference and all-county pick.

NICHOLAS ROBINSON, High Point Andrews, WR, Sr., 6-4, 185 — Had 56 catches for 980 yards and 13 touchdowns.

ALEX SCEARCE, Lake Norman Charter, WR, Sr., 6-3, 190 — Had 36 catches for 915 yards. Also ran for 591 yards out of the slot receiver position. Scored 33 touchdowns on the season. Conference offensive player of the year. Returned 16 punts for 602 yards (37.6 average) and seven touchdowns. Recruited by North Carolina, Wake Forest, Marshall and Coastal Carolina.

AARON SEWARD, Davidson Day, WR, Sr., 6-0, 185 — Had 67 catches for a Mecklenburg County-record 1,844 yards to go with 26 touchdowns. The 26 TDs were third best in county history. Starter on the private schools Shrine Bowl team. Recruited by Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, Western Carolina, Appalachian State and Carson-Newman. Also had five sacks as a defensive end.

DAQUON WILLIAMS, Clayton Cleveland, WR, Sr., 5-8, 165 — Had 1,313 yards receiving and 13 touchdown catches for 12-2 team. ___


JEB BLAZEVICH, Charlotte Christian, TE, Jr. — Had 30 catches for 379 yards and five touchdowns. All-conference and all-state NCISAA pick for 3-A champions. Has offers from Alabama, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Clemson, North Carolina, Georgia, LSU, Oregon and Florida.

TERRY GILLMAN, Garner, TE, Sr., 6-3, 227 — Two-way player who played multiple positions on each side of the line. Reliable receiver and strong blocker who even played some on the interior line. Played end, tackle and linebacker on defense. Helped team go 29-2 over past two years, with coach Nelson Smith saying Gillman exemplifies a great high school player.

JAVIEN KNIGHT, Durham Hillside, TE, Sr., 6-3, 225 — Had 32 catches for 476 yards and three touchdowns. Two-time all-conference pick. Conference offensive lineman of the year.

JOSH MEDLIN, South Rowan, TE, Sr., 6-1, 185 — Had 43 catches for 730 yards and nine touchdowns. All-county and all-conference pick.

KEMMI PETTWAY, Charlotte Garinger, TE, 6-2, 225 — All-conference pick who also plays defensive end. Recruited by North Carolina.

JAYLEN SAMUELS, Charlotte Mallard Creek, TE, Sr., 6-1, 220 — Had 45 catches for 1,021 yards and 12 touchdowns. Leading receiver on team that was nationally ranked for part of the season and lost to state champion Matthews Butler in the 4-AA semifinals.

PARKER SWARINGEN, Concord, TE, Sr., 6-2, 205 — Had 49 catches for 744 yards and eight touchdowns. Had an 84 percent blocking grade.