Sunday, February 7, 2010

30 Louisiana Players Nominated for 2010 McDonald's All-American Game

This year's class of 2010 has been well represented on the list of nominated players for the prestigious McDonald's All-American game which includes close to 1500 nominated senior nationally of about 30,000 that play for their high school teams. Being one of 30,000 to be mentioned is an honor in itself but to actually move on and get to play in the game is even greater. Here is a list of players from Louisiana that have been selected to play in the game.

1978 Micah Blunt East Jefferson (Metairie) Tulane
1982 Benoit Benjamin Carroll (Monroe) Creighton
1983 Tom Curry Redemptorist (Baton Rouge) Marshall
1986 Dwayne Bryant De La Salle (New Orleans) Georgetown
1986 Fess Irvin East Ascension (Gonzales) LSU; James Madison
1990 Melvin Simon Shaw (Marrero) New Orleans
1992 Duane Spencer Cohen (New Orleans) Georgetown; LSU
1993 Jerald Honeycutt Grambling Tulane
1993 Randy Livingston Newman (New Orleans) LSU
1994 Neil Reed East Jefferson (Metairie) Indiana; Southern Mississippi
1996 Lester Earl Glen Oaks (Baton Rouge) LSU; Kansas
1997 Marcus Fizer Arcadia Iowa St.
1998 Stromile Swift Fair Park (Shreveport) LSU
2000 Chris Duhon Salmen (Slidell) Duke
2003 Brandon Bass Capitol (Baton Rouge) LSU
2004 Glen Davis University (Baton Rouge) LSU
2005 Tasmin Mitchell Denham Springs LSU
2006 Demond Carter Reserve Christian Baylor
2006 D.J. Augustin Brother Martin(New Orleans)/Hightower*(Sugarland,TX) Texas
2008 Greg Monroe Helen Cox (Harvey) Georgetown

*= Moved to Hightower his senior year after Hurricane Katrina

Below is a list of all 30 players nominated from our state along with their picture. Of the 30 nominated ten* kids have signed their national letters of intent to play college. Leading the list of players are four nationally ranked players by Rivals including two in the top 100. Matt Derenbecker(71), Shavon Coleman(97), Langston Galloway(120) and Brian Williams(127) have all been nominated to play in the game.

*=Technically only nine signed but Dominick Scelfo of Jesuit will be at Cornell. With Cornell being an Ivy League school, they don't offer athletic scholarships, only academic.


In Alphabetical Order

Chip Armelin Sulphur High School Sulphur LA

Markel Brown Peabody Magnet High School Alexandria LA
Signed with Oklahoma State

LaDon Carter Richwood High School Monroe LA

Jacolby Colbert Westgate High School New Iberia LA

Shavon Coleman Thibodaux High School Thibodaux LA
Signed with UL-Monroe

Matt Derenbecker Metairie Park Country Day School Metairie LA
Signed with Louisiana State University

Langston Galloway Christian Life Academy Baton Rouge LA
Signed with St. Joseph's University(PA)

Michael Harrell Southern University Laboratory High School Baton Rouge LA
Signed with Southeastern Louisiana University

Cedric Jenkins Riverside Academy Reserve LA

C.J. Johnson Rapides High School Lecompte LA

YonDarius Johnson Plain Dealing High School Plain LA

Kaleb Knight Christian Life Academy Baton Rouge LA
Signed with Grambling State University

Antonio Landers Ouachita Parish High School Monroe LA

Keelon Lee Abbeville High School Abbeville LA

Trevon Lewis Ellender Memorial High School Houma LA

Kyle McClue Riverside Academy Reserve LA

Ronald Mcghee Istrouma High School Baton Rouge LA

Elridge Moore St. Augustine High School New Orleans LA

Daniel Piper Pineville High School Pineville LA
No picture

Patrick Robinson, Jr. Christian Life Academy Baton Rouge LA
Signed with Northwestern State University(LA)

Dominick Scelfo Jesuit High School New Orleans LA
Committed to Cornell University

Gary Stewart Vidalia High School Vidalia LA

Patrick Swilling, Jr. Brother Martin High School New Orleans LA

Dantrell Thomas Many High School Many LA

J.J. Thomas Scotlandville Magnet High School Baton Rouge, LA
Signed with Stephen F. Austin(TX)

McCall Tomeny Christian Life Academy Baton Rouge LA

Tyler Washington Port Allen High School Port Allen LA

Hakeem Welch Alexandria Senior High School Alexandria LA

Brian Williams Glen Oaks High School Baton Rouge LA
Signed with Oklahoma State

Thomas "TJ" Williams Jonesboro Hodge High School Jonesboro LA


ladon carter said...

thats mi bruta ladon carter yea!!!! baby

latest sports news said...

They deserve that nominations.