School: South Park Position: QB
Ht: 5-10 Wt: 175 Year: Senior
South Park’s electrifying leader set school single-season passing and rushing records in guiding Sparks to state title. Second-year starter passed for 2,615 and 30 touchdowns. Matched school record with 22 rushing TDs, finishing with 1,370 yards on 122 carries. Also set single-game mark for passing yards (368) in Week Six win over West Seneca East. Forty-seven career TD passes ties school record.
School: Cheektowaga Position: RB
Ht: 5-10 Wt: 180 Year: Senior
Connolly Cup finalist took over for graduated first-team RB Marshawn Gibson as the big-play, reliable workhorse ball carrier in Cheektowaga’s high-scoring offense. Set the Warriors record for rushing yards in a season (1,479). Billingslea rushed for three of his 22 touchdowns in Cheektowaga’s Far West Regional win over Batavia, finishing with 210 yards in the 43-36 comeback win.
School: Cleveland Hill Position: RB
Ht: 5-8 Wt: 198 Year: Senior
A three-sport athlete and three-year starter for the Eagles, Taylor will graduate as the program’s second-leading rusher with nearly 3,700 yards. The Class C North Division’s Offensive MVP amassed 1,655 yards and 19 touchdowns in helping Cleve Hill reach the sectional semifinals. He also played a role in helping Eagles reach state semifinals in 2013. Plans to major in physical therapy.
School: Alden Position: RB
Ht: 5-5 Wt: 175 Year: Senior
Grant’s one of the tougher runners in the history of Section VI. The three-year starter will graduate as Alden’s all-time leading rusher and scoring leader among RBs. Two-time Connolly Cup finalist rushed for 1,394 yards in helping Bulldogs post 8-1 mark. Lists playoff win over East Aurora/Holland, in which he rushed for 193 yards and three touchdowns, as his most memorable game.
School: Wmsv. South Position: WR
Ht: 6-4 Wt: 225 Year: Senior
Look in the Williamsville South record book and Foster’s name is atop every receiving category. The three-year starter had his senior season cut short by injury but still finished with 10 TDs on 45 catches for 795 yards. Ends career with 2,068 yards and 28 touchdowns. Holds single-season mark for yards (1,080) and touchdowns (18). He is receiving interest from Old Dominion, Cornell, Penn, Pitt and UMass.
School: Cheektowaga Position: WR
Ht: 6-3 Wt: 185 Year: Junior
An elusive, big-play receiver with the ability to raise his level of play in key moments, Parker set school records for most receptions (67) and receiving yards (1,001) in a single season to help Cheektowaga roll through an unbeaten regular season en route to a second straight state final four appearance. Three-sport athlete caught 12 passes for 145 yards and a touchdown in state quarterfinal win over Batavia.
School: Wmsv. South Position: OL
Ht: 6-5 Wt: 273 Year: Senior
Trench Trophy winner as the area’s top lineman, the four-year starter will continue his career at the University at Buffalo. Ninth-ranked prospect in state by NationalUnderclassmen.com, the tackle also got reps in at running back and kicker and represented U.S. in International Bowl vs. Canada. On defense, he finished with 68 tackles (13 for loss), 8.5 sacks and recorded a pick-six in his final game.
School: Springville Position: OL
Ht: 6-1 Wt: 300 Year: Senior
Three-year starter did not get beaten for a sack this season. Trench Trophy finalist is a strong, explosive blocker who cleared the path for Griffins’ runners in the team’s triple-option run scheme. He helped Springville to unbeaten regular season and helped team rush for 383 yards in its playoff win over Depew. Colleges of interest include Rochester, UB, Hobart and Utica.
School: Orchard Park Position: OL
Ht: 6-7 Wt: 295 Year: Junior
The two-year starter did not give up a sack this season protecting quarterback Dillon Janca’s blindside. Unsung contributor to an offense that averaged more than 38 points per game during the regular season and totaled more than 600 yards in offense in Week Six win at Lancaster. A three-time participant at the Be the Best Lineman Camp, the three-sport athlete is receiving interest from UB.
School: South Park Position: OL
Ht: 6-2 Wt: 265 Year: Sophomore
After a standout freshman season starting at Bennett, Sanders transferred to South Park and became one of many impact players for the state champions. A physical and intelligent player with a mean streak, Sanders recorded 16 pancake blocks. He also made some noise on defense, recording 47 tackles, four sacks and forced two fumbles. Sanders also plays basketball for South Park.
School: Starpoint Position: OL
Ht: 6-5 Wt: 250 Year: Senior
A Trench Trophy finalist and first- team all-league lineman, Wray would seem to have the Division I football dream locked up. Except the standout tackle will head to nearby UB on a track scholarship. The reigning state discus champion and three-year starter helped pave the way for an offense that rushed for nearly 300 yards per game. On defense, he recorded 60 tackles and five sacks.
School: South Park Position: Utility
Ht: 6-1 Wt: 171 Year: Senior
A human-highlight reel on offense and defense, Moore caught two TDs in the state final to finish as the school’s all-time leader in receiving touchdowns (23). Moore, who has a knack for making one-handed catches, finished with 43 receptions for 1,062 yards. Ranks second in school history in receiving yards for season and career. On defense, he recorded 102 tackles, 15 sacks and six forced fumbles.
School: Kenmore West Position: Utility
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 180 Year: Senior
Ford finished with 2,000 all-purpose yards, 30 touchdowns and set a school record for touchdowns in a game (six) to help the Blue Devils win Class AA North and reach The Ralph for the first time since 1996. Ford played RB, WR and safety, recording 71 tackles. He made six of his school-record 15 career interceptions this season, including two at The Ralph. Possibilities include UMass and Maryland.