2012 Conference Players of the Year
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Mack Leftwich, North Allegheny, QB, 5-11, 190, Sr.
Played at North Allegheny as a junior and senior and had 7,013 yards offense. Threw for 3,331 yards this season and 45 TDs. For career, completed 303 of 498 passes for 5,554 yards and 65 TDs. He also rushed for 1,459 yards on 286 attempts. Will play at UTEP.
Robert Foster, Central Valley, WR-DB, 6-2, 185, Sr.
Considered one of the best receivers in the country. Caught 45 passes for 756 yards this year and rushed 67 times for 549 yards. Also a standout DB, punter and kick returner. Finished career with 1,332 yards rushing, 119 catches for 2,003 yards and 11 interceptions.
Dravon Henry, Aliquippa, RB-DB, 6-0, 192, Jr.
One of the top juniors in the state. Already has scholarship offers from Pitt, Ohio State and others. Rushed for 1,919 yards on 197 carries and scored 31 touchdowns for WPIAL Class AA champion Quips. Varsity player since freshman year. Also an outstanding DB.
Tyler Boyd, Clairton, RB-WR-DB, 6-2, 175, Sr.
Helped Clairton win fifth consecutive WPIAL title, fourth consecutive PIAA championship and win 63 consecutive games. Rushed for 2,567 yards this year. Had 5,755 career yards, fifth-best in WPIAL history. Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia, Rutgers and Michigan State are his college finalists.
Akil Young, University Prep, QB, 6-1, 180, Sr.
Young had one of the best passing seasons in City League history. In a PIAA playoff game against Clearfield, he completed 30 of 46 for 462 yards, a single-game record for City League or WPIAL. Finished 181 of 336 for 2,615 yards and 28 touchdowns.
First Published December 21, 2012 12:00 am