All-Area Player of the Year candidate is headed to USC after doing it all for the Mustangs during their semifinal run. On defense, he had five interceptions, including three for touchdowns. He also returned a punt for a score and had nine touchdown catches and 653 yards receiving on 33 catches.
DB — Travis Talianko, Senior, St. Francis
A two-way standout bound for San Jose State, he came into his own as a dominant safety with 56 tackles and an interception returned for a 90-plus yard touchdown. Offensively, he had 44 catches for 687 yards and three touchdowns.
Andrew Elffers, Junior, Maranatha
Much-ballyhooed Minutemen recruit quarterbacked squad back to playoffs and has 22 touchdowns to seven picks, while throwing for 2,029 yards and completing 64% of his passes. First-team All-Olympic League pick also had eight rushing scores.