The First Team 1992 All-arundel County Football Team

November 29, 1992|By Pat O'Malley

* Eric Howard, North County, QB -- Led the Knights (10-2) into the state 4A semis, setting county records for touchdown passes (28, tied state record) and yardage (2,356) while completing 163 of 286 passes.

* Frank Brown, North County, RB -- Set county season record for touchdowns (24) and tied single-game record (seven) . . . led county in rushing (1,652 yards) and scoring (144 points) . . . set single-game record for rushing yards (336) . . . 24 receptions for 362 yards, five touchdowns . . . 2,157 all-purpose yards.

* Shawn Taylor, Annapolis, RB -- Rushed for more yards (1,378) than any back in Panthers history . . . scored 17 touchdowns, missed school record by one . . . also a hard-hitting linebacker.

* Brandon Steinheim, Chesapeake, RB -- Set school records for points scored (110 points), touchdowns (18) and rushing yards (162 for 1,562) . . . also ran back kicks.

* Jason Smith, Broadneck, SE -- His 31 receptions, 656 yards and five touchdowns established school records . . . set single-game records for catches (eight) and TDs (two).

* Matt Criscimagna, Annapolis, TE -- Six of his nine pass receptions went for touchdowns . . . grabbed two conversion passes, was a superb blocker and averaged 38.6 yards per punt.

* Rich Abrams, Arundel, T -- Considered the county's premier lineman . . . a powerful blocker . . . on defensive line had 51 tackles and five sacks.

* Brandon Tinker, Annapolis, T -- Served as the main escort for Shawn Taylor, who had a school-record 1,378 yards, and Kenny Boyd (almost 900).

* Jarryn Avery, North County, G -- An extremely talented blocker was the main cog in an offensive front that produced a county-leading 427 points and area-leading 4,700 yards.

* Chad DuBeau, Severna Park, G -- A powerful pulling guard, DuBeau was the Falcons' best lineman . . . led two backs to over 1,000 combined rushing yards and protected quarterback Tim Bowerman.

* Beau Watkins, Annapolis, C -- This sophomore carried on the tradition of great centers in the Panthers' run-oriented offense that produced nearly 2,300 yards rushing.

* Chuck Eaton, Broadneck, All-purpose -- Had 830 yards rushing, 21 pass receptions for 295 yards . . . scored nine touchdowns . . . kicked two field goals and 15 extra points.

* Mark Kiefer, St. Mary's, K -- Led the county in field goals (six) and his team in scoring with 46 points, including 22 extra-point kicks as a junior.

* Tommy Ford, Annapolis, DE --Anchored the Panthers' defensive line, posting a county-leading 10 sacks and averaged seven tackles per game.

* Ron Green, Severna Park, DL -- Was the mainstay on an inexperienced Falcons' defense, using his brute strength and quickness to deter opponents' running games.

* Steve DePaul, Broadneck, DL -- Second in tackles with 52, 42 unassisted, while doubling at offensive guard . . . played key role in Bruins' first winning season (6-4) in Class 4A.

* Troy Fowlkes, North County, DL -- A bone-crunching nose guard . . . led team in tackles with 111 (100 unassisted), had three sacks, two fumble recoveries, and one interception.

* Matt Griffith, Glen Burnie, DL -- A defensive bright spot in a losing Gophers' season (4-6), averaging seven tackles per game, posting nine sacks and four fumble recoveries.

* Brendan Bellotte, Annapolis, LB -- Very consistent, averaging eight tackles per game . . . had one interception and knocked down six passes as the team's defensive leader.

* Vinnie Elliott, North County, LB -- He had 105 tackles (84 unassisted), three sacks, two interceptions, returning one 70 yards for a score . . . called "the most unsung player on our team" by coach Chuck Markiewicz.

* Dave LaChapelle, Severn, LB --Opponents ran away from him as Severn (8-2) gave up only 72 points with three shutouts . . . punted for 40.1 average . . . kicked 21 extra points . . . caught 10 passes, six for TDs.

* Todd Bramble, Broadneck, LB -- A three-year starter, Bramble led the Bruins in tackles with 67 (49 unassisted) and had one interception . . . a team captain, he was a coach on the field.

* Bob Weatherly, Broadneck, DB -- A three-year starter, he led the county in interceptions (eight) . . . had 19 tackles (12 unassisted).

* Jeff Hedrick, Arundel, DB -- Hedrick had six interceptions, returning two for touchdowns, was in on 57 tackles (23 unassisted), and returned 23 punts for 696 yards (30.3 average).

* Teon Carter, North County, DB -- Junior catalyst of the Knights' secondary with 47 tackles (40 unassisted), one fumble recovery and five interceptions, one returned 30 yards for a TD.

* John Milisitz, Severna Park, DB -- An outstanding kicker (six field goals and 25 extra points) and pass receiver (18 receptions), filled a void when returning All-County safety Sean Miller was injured . . . had one interception.

* Tim Alber, Spalding, Punter -- Led the county in punting, averaging 43.1 yards on 16 kicks . . . shone at linebacker.

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