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Football factories: High schools producing college talent

, azcentral sports2:37 p.m. MST September 29, 2016

Many high schools in Arizona have been sending players to the next level for years. In fact, this season, 37 Arizona high schools have more than one former player on FBS college football team rosters. We rank each high school with at least two former players at the next level. (Note: Data includes players only at the FBS, or Football Bowl Subdivision level.) Where does your school stand?

 

1. Chandler Hamilton (14)

  • Arizona: Kyeler Burke, safety, 6-11, 174, freshman
  • Texas A&M: Qualen Cunningham, defensive line, 6-3, 240, junior
  • Oregon: Reggie Daniels, defensive back, 6-1, 205, senior
  • California: A.J. Greathouse, cornerback, 6-0, 195, junior
  • Army: Bryce Holland, offensive line, 6-2, 285, junior
  • Arizona: Malcolm Holland, cornerback, 5-11, 182, freshman
  • Arizona: Jalen Jenkins, safety, 5-10, 185, freshman
  • Kansas: Kwamie Lassiter II, wide receiver, 5-11, 165, freshman
  • Notre Dame:  Cole Luke,    cornerback, 5-11, 195, senior
  • Oregon State: Trent Moore, offensive line, 6-4, 297, sophomore
  • Stanford: J.J. Parson, cornerback, 5-10, 173, freshman
  • Vanderbilt: Caleb Peart, linebacker, 6-1, 234, freshman
  • Wisconsin: Garrett Rand, defensive end, 6-2, 274, freshman
  • Stanford: Casey Tucker, offensive line, 6-6, 301, junior

2. Phoenix Mountain Pointe (13)

  • Oregon: Jalen Brown, wide receiver, 6-1, 200, sophomore
  • Georgia State: Cloves Campbell, defensive back, 6-1, 205, senior
  • Utah: Nick Carman, offensive line, 6-3, 276, freshman
  • UAB: Natrell Curtis, offensive line, 6-3, 335, freshman
  • Colorado: Xavier Cochrane, wide receiver, 5-9, 170, sophomore
  • ASU: Mitchell Fraboni, long snapper, 6-2, 217, junior
  • Oregon State: Timmy Hernandez, wide receiver, 6-0, 195, sophomore
  • Hawaii: R.J. Hollis, offensive line, 6-4, 295, senior
  • UCLA: Kenny Lacy, offensive line, 6-4, 305, junior
  • Oregon State: Paul Lucas, wide receiver, 5-11, 188, sophomore
  • Oregon State: Landry Payne, safety, 6-0, 195, junior
  • Oregon State: Wesley Payne, linebacker, 5-10, 215, junior
  • ASU: Jack Smith, athlete, 6-1, 185, freshman

3. Peoria Centennial (12)

  • California: Kamryn Bennett, offensive line, 6-3, 295, sophomore
  • Old Dominion: Reed Buce, long snapper, 6-2, 209, junior
  • Arizona: Layth Friekh, offensive line, 6-5, 282, junior
  • Purdue: Tanner Hawthorne, offensive line, 6-6, 275, freshman
  • UNLV: Troy Hawthorne, defensive back, 6-3, 210, senior
  • Stanford: Zach Hoffpauir, safety, 6-0, 202, senior
  • ASU: Marshal Nathe, offensive line, 6-3, 290, freshman
  • Wyoming: Jalen Ortiz, defensive back, 5-10,    196, junior
  • Arizona: Shawn Poindexter, wide receiver, 6-5, 210, junior
  • Arizona: Isaac Steele, cornerback, 6-1, 171, freshman
  • Colorado: Brett Tonz, defensive end, 6-3, 285, freshman
  • Nebraska: Dedrick Young II, linebacker, 6-1, 220, sophomore

3. Chandler (12)

  • Utah State: Devin Centers, defensive back, 5-9, 200, senior
  • Oregon State: Darell Garretson, quarterback, 6-0, 209, junior
  • Colorado: Justin Jan, wide receiver, 6-3, 210, freshman
  • ASU: N’Keal Harry, wide receiver, 6-4, 200, freshman
  • ASU: Jordan Hoyt, defensive line, 6-4, 280, junior
  • ASU: Chase Lucas, 6-0, 170, defensive back, freshman
  • ASU: Tyler McClure, offensive line, 6-1, 271, junior
  • Oregon State: Mason Moran, quarterback, 6-3, 185, freshman
  • ASU: Bryce Perkins, quarterback, 6-3, 215, freshman
  • Oregon State: Hamilcar Rashed Jr., linebacker, 6-4, 222, freshman
  • Memphis: Dustin Woodard, offensive line, 6-2, 285, freshman
  • San Diego State: Kyree Woods, cornerback, 6-0, 175, freshman

5. Scottsdale Chaparral (10)

  • New Mexico State: Josh Aganon, wide receiver, 5-10, 185, junior
  • Virginia: Connor Brewer, quarterback, 6-2, 195, senior
  • ASU: Ryan Bright, wide receiver, 6-5, 190, freshman
  • Massachusetts: Jordin Hamilton, cornerback, 5-10, 172, junior
  • Arizona: Cody Ippolito, linebacker, 6-2, 248, senior
  • Arizona: Davonte’ Neal, cornerback, 5-10, 178, senior
  • Boise State: Jake Roh, tight end, 6-3, 227, junior
  • Arizona: Keenan Walker, offensive line, 6-5, 283, freshman
  • ASU: Tyler Whiley, defensive back, 6-0, 210, sophomore
  • Arizona: Trevor Wood, tight end, 6-5, 258, sophomore

5. Scottsdale Saguaro (10)

  • UNLV: Aaron Borg, linebacker, 6-1, 225, junior
  • Miami: Jordan Butler, long snapper, 5-9, 190, sophomore
  • Boise State: Julian Carter, wide receiver, 6-2, 200, freshman
  • Navy: Rob Dusz, nose guard, 6-0, 287, senior
  • UNLV: Andrew Erbes, offensive line, 6-2, 310, junior
  • Texas A&M: Christian Kirk, wide receiver, 5-11, 200, sophomore
  • Wisconsin: Karé Lyles, quarterback, 6-0, 214, freshman
  • Washington: Byron Murphy, defensive back, 5-11, 170, freshman
  • Purdue: Jalen Neal, offensive line, 6-8, 315, junior
  • California: Luke Rubenzer, safety, 6-0, 195, junior

7. Phoenix Brophy Prep (9)

  • Oregon: Devon Allen, wide receiver, 6-0, 185, junior
  • ASU: Frederick Gammage, wide receiver, 5-11. 185, senior
  • Stanford: A.T. Hall, offensive line, 6-5, 295, junior
  • Stanford: C.J. Keller, long snapper, 6-3, 210, junior
  • USC: Connor Murphy, defensive end, 6-7, 255, freshman
  • Colorado: Isaiah Oliver, defensive back, 6-1, 190, sophomore
  • Arizona: Donald Reiter, long snapper, 5-10, 254, freshman
  • ASU: Owen Rogers, safety, 6-1, 190, sophomore
  • Army: Ryan Velez, running back, 5-11, 195, freshman

8. Chandler Basha (7)

  • ASU: J.D. Alexander, tight end, 6-1, 212, freshman
  • ASU: Manuel Harris, wide receiver, 6-1, 172, freshman
  • Arizona: Nate Phillips, wide receiver, 5-7, 186, senior
  • Navy: Ronnie Querry, long snapper, 6-1, 208, junior
  • Arizona: Brandon Rutt, linebacker, 6-1, 215, sophomore
  • San Jose State: Evan Sarver, offensive line, 6-5, 297, senior
  • Arizona: Zach Werlinger, quarterback, 6-1, 188, sophomore

9. Phoenix Desert Vista (6)

  • LSU: Connor Culp, kicker, 5-11, 186, freshman
  • Utah: J.J. Dielman, offensive line, 6-5, 300, senior
  • Navy: Dylan Fischer, nose guard, 6-2, 307, junior
  • Oregon: Jalen Jelks, defensive line, 6-6, 268, sophomore
  • ASU: Drew McIntyre, athlete, 6-1, 220, freshman
  • New Mexico State: Peyton Theisler, punter, 5-8, 160, freshman

9. Gilbert Perry (6)

  • BYU: Mitch Harris, long snapper, 6-4, 215, freshman
  • BYU: Chandon Herring, offensive line, 6-7, 270, freshman
  • New Mexico State: Andrew Kenney, long snapper, 6-0, 220, senior
  • San Jose State: Deano Motes, offensive line, 6-5, 278, freshman
  • Washington: Taelon Parson, wide receiver, 6-1, 194, junior
  • Stanford: Lane Veach, linebacker, 6-6, 239, junior

11. Tucson Salpointe Catholic (5)

  • SMU: Carlos Carroll, linebacker, 6-3, 238, junior
  • Arizona: Cam Denson, wide receiver, 5-11, 187, junior
  • SMU: Travis Fister, offensive line, 6-2, 274, junior
  • Kentucky: Dylan Greenberg, offensive line, 6-2, 302, junior
  • Arizona: Justin Holt, defensive tackle, 6-2, 285, freshman

11. Vail Cienega (5)

  • Arizona: Matt Aragon, punter, 6-5, 211, freshman
  • Navy: Daniel Gonzales, linebacker, 6-2, 240, senior
  • Army: Christian Poe, wide receiver, 6-3, 190, sophomore
  • Army: Edgar Poe, wide receiver, 6-4, 216, senior
  • Hawaii: Jalen Rogers, defensive back, 6-1, 200, senior

11. Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep (5)

  • ASU: Grant Martinez, tight end, 6-5, 235, junior
  • Colorado: Jordan Gehrke, quarterback, 6-1, 200, senior
  • Arizona: Nick Reinhardt, long snapper, 6-1, 240, sophomore
  • Michigan: Brendan White, wide receiver, 6-1, 191, sophomore
  • Arizona: Parker Zellers, defensive line, 6-1, 247, junior

11. Glendale Mountain Ridge (5)

  • San Diego State: Turner Bernard, long snapper, 6-1, 200, freshman
  • Southern Mississippi: Cody Block, long snapper, 6-0, 215, junior
  • Boise State: Austin Cottrell, wide receiver, 6-2, 202, junior
  • San Jose State: Troy Kowalski, offensive line, 6-5, 293, freshman
  • Utah State: Brandon Pada, long snapper 5-11, 220, freshman

15. Mesa Red Mountain (4)

  • Utah State: Ethan Cortazzo, wide receiver, 6-0, 195, junior
  • BYU: Quin Ficklin, offensive line, 6-3, 280, sophomore
  • San Jose State: Billy Freeman, tight end, 6-3, 231, senior
  • Arizona: Josh McCauley, offensive line, 6-3, 266, freshman

15. Scottsdale Desert Mountain (4)

  • Houston: Kyle Allen, quarterback, 6-3, 210, junior
  • Oklahoma: Mark Andrews, wide receiver, 6-5, 250, sophomore
  • Arizona: Christian Boettcher, offensive line, 6-2, 285, sophomore
  • Idaho: D.J. Olmstead, defensive back, 5-11, 184, junior

15. Oro Valley Ironwood Ridge (4)

  • Arizona: Tyler Grammar, safety, 5-10, 190, senior
  • Arizona: Jake Matthews, linebacker, 6-3, 230, senior
  • New Mexico State: Kennon Nunez, long snapper, 6-2, 208, freshman
  • Air Force: Tyler Williams, wide receiver, 5-10, 185, junior

15. Tucson Sabino (4)

  • Navy: Marcus Edwards, nose guard, 6-4, 285, freshman
  • Arizona: Albert Green, safety, 5-10, 207, freshman
  • Florida: Andrew Mike, offensive line, 6-6, 301, sophomore
  • Army: Jeremy Timpf, linebacker, 6-1, 230, senior

15. Gilbert Higley (4)

  • ASU: Quinn Bailey, offensive line, 6-5, 311, sophomore
  • Nevada: Nick Colson, tight end, 6-4, 220, freshman
  • ASU: Trent Gilbert, wide receiver, 6-2, 186, freshman
  • ASU: Michael Tate, offensive line, 6-3, 280, freshman

15. Tucson (4)

  • New Mexico State: Austin Perkins, defensive back, 5-9, 175, freshman
  • San Diego State: Antonio Rosales, offensive lineman, 6-4, 295, junior
  • TCU: Markell Simmons, safety, 6-1, 200, sophomore
  • Alabama: Levi Wallace, defensive back, 6-0, 170, junior

21. Mesa Mountain View (3)

  • ASU: Jacom Brimhall, running back, 5-8, 185, junior
  • ASU: Brandon Mathews, linebacker, 6-0, 216, senior
  • BYU: Cody Stewart, defensive back, 6-3, 191, junior

21. Gilbert Mesquite (3)

  • Eastern Michigan: Juan Giraldo, defensive back, 5-11, 202, junior
  • ASU: Kody Kohl, tight end, 6-3, 235, senior
  • New Mexico State: Roy Lopez, defensive line, 6-2, 290, freshman

21. Paradise Valley (3)

  • Washington: Daniel Bridge-Gadd, quarterback, 6-2, 199, freshman
  • North Carolina State: Ryan Finley, quarterback, 6-4, 200, sophomore
  • Idaho: Patrick Johnson, offensive line, 6-2, 290, sophomore

21. Phoenix Horizon (3)

  • Baylor: Harrison Fox, offensive line, 6-2, 300, junior
  • Utah: Jake Grant, offensive line, 6-3, 290, freshman
  • UNLV: Dalton Sneed, quarterback, 6-0, 195, freshman

21. Gilbert (3)

  • UNLV: Will Kreitler, offensive line, 6-0, 295, senior
  • ASU: Steven Miller, offensive line, 6-5, 310, freshman
  • BYU: Young Tanner, quarterback, 6-0, 190, sophomore

21. Peoria Liberty (3)

  • Marshall: Deyton Jackson, wide receiver, 5-11, 174, freshman
  • New Mexico State: Tyler Rogers, quarterback, 6-3, 218, senior
  • Utah State: Travis Seefeldt, nose guard, 6-1, 305, senior

27. Anthem Boulder Creek (2)

  • Arizona: Nathan Eldridge, offensive line, 6-3, 290, freshman
  • Arizona: Gunther Johnson, quarterback, 6-0, 187, freshman

27. Marana Mountain View (2)

  • Arizona: Richie Estrada, running back, 5-10, 201, sophomore
  • Arizona: Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles, safety, 6-2, 199, sophomore

27. Phoenix Thunderbird (2)

  • Oregon: Kani Benoit, running back, 6-0, 210, junior
  • Arizona: Jake Glatting, punter, 6-3, 206, sophomore

27. Buckeye (2)

  • Arizona: DeAndre’ Miller, linebacker, 6-3, 236, junior
  • Idaho: Aaron Pue, linebacker, 5-7, 207, freshman

27. Phoenix Shadow Mountain (2)

  • Arizona: Isaiah Strong, cornerback, 6-0, 172, junior
  • BYU: Beau Tanner, wide receiver, 6-0, 188, freshman

27. Tempe Marcos de Niza (2)

  • ASU: Richie Becerra, linebacker, 5-11, 200, junior
  • Texas A&M: Priest Willis, defensive back, 6-2, 200, junior

27. Goodyear Desert Edge (2)

  • New Mexico State: Sebastian Anderson, offensive line, 6-6, 290, freshman
  • ASU: Brock Corbin, offensive line, 6-7, 315, freshman

27. Gilbert Williams Field (2)

  • ASU: Cade Cote, offensive line, 6-4, 281, freshman
  • ASU: Colbe Smelser, linebacker, 5-9, 210, junior

27. Peoria Sunrise Mountain (2)

  • Utah State: Preston Brooksby, offensive line, 6-5, 295, junior
  • Colorado State: Elroy Masters, Jr., wide receiver, 6-2, 215, junior

27. Surprise Valley Vista (2)

  • UTEP: Terry Juniel, wide receiver, 5-10, 180, sophomore
  • Louisville: Gio Pascascio, wide receiver, 6-3, 195, senior

27. Phoenix North Canyon (2)

  • Wyoming: John Okwoli, wide receiver, 6-2, 205, freshman
  • New Mexico: Evahelotu Tohi, linebacker, LB, 6-2, 235, junior

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