Meet the offense

Meet the offense

DWIGHT COLVIN

St. Joseph-Ogden, Jr., All-Purpose

Why he made the team: Despite the Spartans missing the postseason, the junior broke out in a big way, rushing for 1,244 yards — seventh-best in the area — and 17 touchdowns while adding one scoring catch among just his six total receptions.

A few of my favorites: Before I compete, I eat a Subway spicy Italian on Italian herbs and cheese with lots of veggies. ... In my dream career, I would be a member of law enforcement in St. Joseph. ... My favorite subject to study in school is lunch for sure; math sometimes. ... My favorite athlete is myself. ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick Wiz Khalifa, Barry Sanders and my best friend Ryan Ferriman.

On my bucket list: Travel west to discover stuff after college with Ryan Ferriman, make enough money to support my family comfortably and make my own family.

JEREMY GALLIVAN

Unity, Sr., OL

Why he made the team: Gallivan fortified an offensive line that allowed quarterback Steven Migut and running back Keaton Eckstein to blast off for 2,567 yards and 28 touchdowns on the ground, in addition to Migut's exploits through the air.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see Eric Church. ... Before I compete, I eat whatever they have for us to eat. ... In my dream career, I would be an FBI agent. ... My favorite subject to study in school is history. ... My favorite athlete is Tom Brady. ... My favorite TV show is whatever is on ESPN. ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Nick Saban.

On my bucket list: See Eric Church in concert, be on a "Walking Dead" episode and travel the world for a year.

CALEB GRIFFIN

Danville, Sr., K

Why he made the team: The soccer star used his big boot to help Danville to an 8-3 mark by piling up an area-leading nine field goals and converting 50 extra-point attempts.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see NBA Youngboy. ... Before I compete, I eat popcorn. ... In my dream career, I would be an NFL kicker. ... My favorite subject to study in school is calculus. ... My favorite athlete is Grayson Allen. ... My favorite TV show is "SportsNation." ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick Grayson Allen, Mike Krzyzewski and Julian Pearl.

On my bucket list: Kick a game-winner, complete a between-the-legs dunk and throw a touchdown pass.

DALTON HOEL

Tuscola, Sr., WR

Why he made the team: The diminutive but dominant Hoel easily led all local pass catchers with 1,083 receiving yards and 18 touchdowns, contributing another five on the ground while picking off five passes and wrapping up 53 tackles for the Class 1A state runners-up.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see Red Hot Chili Peppers. ... Before I compete, I eat Jimmy John's. ... In my dream career, I would be a lawyer. ... My favorite subject to study in school is math. ... My favorite athlete is Javy Baez. ... My favorite TV show is "MLB Tonight." ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick Theo Epstein, Noah Pierce and Bo Jackson.

On my bucket list: Visit every MLB ballpark with my family, graduate first in my class from law school and swim with a shark and Hunter Woodard.

CALEB LAHEY

BHRA, So., RB

Why he made the team: He finished a yard shy of the area rushing lead despite 32 fewer carries and six fewer games played. The second-year player piled up 1,692 yards and 21 scores while being the only runner with more than 100 carries to surpass 10 yards per try.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see AC/DC or Migos. ... ... In my dream career, I would play football. ... My favorite subject to study in school is math. ... My favorite TV show is "Dukes of Hazzard." ... If I could have dinner with any three people, I would pick Walter Payton, Michael Jordan and Ray Lewis.

On my bucket list: Win a state championship, travel the world and play college and professional football.

STEVEN MIGUT

Unity, Sr., QB

Why he made the team: The top offensive threat for a 9-2 squad, the Army commit tossed for 1,349 yards — the area's seventh-best mark — with 15 TDs while adding 1,230 yards and 19 scores rushing.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see Migos. ... Before I compete, I eat whatever Grandma makes me. ... In my dream career, I would work in an NFL corporate office. ... My favorite subject to study in school is physics. ... My favorite athlete is Bo Jackson. ... My favorite TV show is "The Walking Dead." ... If I could have dinner with any three people, I would pick Isaac Newton, Vince Lombardi and Michael Jordan.

On my bucket list: Skydiving, play in a bowl game and visit a city overseas.

MITCH McNUTT

GCMS, Sr., RB

Why he made the team: The local ground-game leader at 1,693 yards, he likely would have increased his output had the Falcons been in more close games. As it was, McNutt piled up 32 touchdowns, including three in the Class 2A state title game win.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see Lil Uzi Vert. ... Before I compete, I eat steak and noodles. ... In my dream career, I would own my own gym. ... My favorite subject to study in school is psychology. ... My favorite TV show is "SportsCenter." ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick LeBron James, Marshawn Lynch and Ezekiel Elliott.

On my bucket list: Travel around the world, have NBA courtside seats and own my own gym.

CODY MILLER

BHRA, Sr., OL

Why he made the team: A force on both lines, he helped create plenty of running room for Caleb Lahey and Jacob Akins, who combined for 2,283 rushing yards. On defense, Miller piled up 92 tackles for the 7-4 Blue Devils.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see Post Malone or Hank Jr. ... Before I compete, I eat whatever is in front of me. ... In my dream career, I would run a wrestling academy. ... My favorite subject to study in school is science. ... My favorite athlete is Kyle Snyder. ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick Seth Rogen, Ray Charles and Dan Gable.

On my bucket list: Swim in every ocean, wrestle for a national championship and skydive.

ALEX ROSENBAUM

GCMS, Sr., OL

Why he made the team: Though potentially overlooked next to Mitch McNutt and Jared Trantina at running back and Nathan Garard at quarterback, it was Rosenbaum snapping the ball and creating gaps for a trio that produced just shy of 4,000 yards by air and ground.

A few of my favorites: I need concert tickets to see Zac Brown Band. ... Before I compete, I eat Subway. ... In my dream career, I would be a football coach. ... My favorite athlete is Baker Mayfield. ... My favorite TV show is "Family Guy." ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick Ezekiel Elliott, Donald Trump and Michael Jordan.

On my bucket list: Travel the world, be a millionaire and get married.

BRADEN SNYDER

Monticello, Jr., QB

Why he made the team: As Snyder went, so went the Sages. The leading local passer with 2,447 yards posted a 2.5:1 touchdown-to-interception ratio while also finding paydirt 12 times by foot as Monticello posted a 9-2 record.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see Bruno Mars. ... Before I compete, I eat an apple and peanut butter. ... In my dream career, I would be a CEO. ... My favorite subject to study in school is social studies. ... My favorite athletes are Aaron Rodgers and Jordan Howard. ... My favorite TV show is "America's Got Talent." ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick Beyonce, Russell Westbrook and Aaron Rodgers.

On my bucket list: Swim with sharks, take a hot air balloon ride and bungee jump.

BEN STAHL

Mahomet-Seymour, Sr., OL

Why he made the team: Stahl stood out among the 6-4 Bulldogs for his presence in biding throwing time for quarterback Dawson Finch while also producing 66 tackles on the other side of the ball.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see 21 Savage. ... Before I compete, I eat Subway. ... In my dream career, I would be a firefighter. ... My favorite subject to study in school is math. ... My favorite athlete is Joey Bosa. ... My favorite TV show is "The Office." ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick Joey Bosa, 21 Savage and Johnny Manziel.

On my bucket list: Skydiving, go to a Super Bowl game and go to Russia.

TYLAN STRICKLETT

Westville, Sr., WR

Why he made the team: Stricklett was one of just three area receivers to bring down more than 10 touchdowns, contributing 13 for an 11-1 Tiger squad while also compiling 954 yards with his catches. Both of those marks were good for second locally.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see Migos. ... Before I compete, I eat Gummi Bears. ... In my dream career, I would be an NFL wide receiver. ... My favorite subject to study in school is history. ... My favorite athlete is Dez Bryant. ... My favorite TV show is "The Walking Dead." ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick Dez Bryant, Kevin Hart and Julio Jones.

On my bucket list: Have a football signed by the Dallas Cowboys, skydiving and scuba diving.

HUNTER WOODARD

Tuscola, Sr., OL

Why he made the team: The Oklahoma State commit was a force for the Class 1A runners-up, pushing back those who chased after quarterback Luke Sluder and running back Andrew Erickson while also bowling over opponents to the tune of 53 tackles.

A few of my favorites: Need concert tickets to see Florida Georgia Line. ... Before I compete, I eat Jimmy John's. ... In my dream career, I would play professional football. ... My favorite subject to study in school is history. ... My favorite athlete is J.J. Watt. ... My favorite TV show is "The Walking Dead." ... If I could have dinner with any three people from any time period, I would pick Cade Kresin, Nick Saban and Mike Gundy.

On my bucket list: Win a national championship, swim with a shark and Dalton Hoel, and fly a helicopter.