University of Wisconsin-bound KEELON BROOKINS (Tartan) leads a talented list of top football prospects for the 2012 season. Brookins is ranked among the top corner back prospects in the country according to Scout Minnesota Preps.com.
KIERRE RHODES (St. Paul Johnson), one of the state’s top all-purpose players, is being recruited as a corner back by several Division I schools.
Wide receiver JAMES ONWAULU (Cretin-Derham Hall) will lead the powerful Raiders at receiver, while teammate AKEEM ROLLER is one of the state’s top offensive guards.
Receiver NOAH SCARVER (Minneapolis Washburn) and teammate JAMISON WHITING, who plays safety, have the Millers poised to capture yet another Minneapolis City Conference crown.
Running back BRIGDE TUSLER (Osseo) helped the Orioles capture the Class 4A state basketball title last year as a point guard.
Safety MALIK RUCKER (Robbinsdale Cooper) is among the state’s best at his position.
MALCOLM MOORE (Minnetonka) has several Division I schools showing interest in his receiving skills.
MIKIAS ALIPATE (Holy Angels) is one of the top linebacker prospects in the state.
Besides Brookins, Onwualu and Rucker are also nationally ranked at their positions.
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