Despite breaking his foot in the first game of the 2012 season, James returned in time to play both ways in the state Class 5A Division I playoffs.
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The 6-5, 315-pound stalwart anchored his high school offense in Randolph, N.J., before shining in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
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The Everett, Mass., native bolstered a high school attack that averaged more than 32 points per game and captured the state Division IA East title.
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The 6-foot-6, 280-pound prospect out of Belle Vernon, Pa., impressed during the Under Armour All-America circuit.
Despite playing only four games for Eastern Christian Academy in Elkton, Md., Rodgers showcased his skills during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
The Dallas native helped lead Lake Highlands High to an 8-3 record during his senior season.
A Lemont, Ill., standout, Pocic committed to LSU in May before leading his high school squad to an 11-2 mark.
The Lake City, Fla., product paved the way for an offense that averaged 37 points per game in 2012.
The 6-4, 317-pound Denson was a key cog for a Madison County, Fla., team that went 12-3 and advanced to the state Class 3A championship game.
Elmer was named the AP's Division 1-2 Player of the Year in Michigan after paving the way for an offense that rushed for more than 2,000 yards in 2012.