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Big All-City player capsules

By Andrew Gilman Published: December 21, 2000
Quarterback Mike Hale, Moore

The senior quarterback compiled a 32-5 record for the Lions and had sensational senior season. Hale passed for 1,740 yards and 18 scores as well as rushing for

11 more touchdowns. For his career, Hale passed for more than 3,000 yards and completed better than 55-percent of his passes.

College choice: Undecided.

Running back Seymore Shaw, Shawnee

Shaw rushed for 1,940 yards and 21 touchdowns. For his career, the two-time all-city selection rushed for 6,300 yards and 61 touchdowns. Shaw is a mix of speed and size, running a 4.5 40-yard dash and weighing 210 pounds.

College choice: Committed to OU.

Running back Marshell Chiles, El Reno

The senior rushed for 2,706 yards and 38 scores while out-running the pursuit thanks to his 4.4 speed. Chiles averaged 8.3 yards per carry and had 4,326 yards in his career. He also had 71 tackles at linebacker.

College choices: OU, OSU, Kansas, Kansas State, Nebraska, Colorado State, Texas Tech, Texas A&M.

Receiver Jace Sherell, Putnam North

The 5-foot-11 senior caught 33 passes for 719 yards and eight scores and dazzled with his break-away speed (4.5 in the 40). He had five interceptions on defense and finished his career with 55 catches for 1,100 yards.

College choice: Undecided.

Offensive line Danny Brown, Midwest City

Brown finishes with 21 sacks and 264 tackles and even had two touchdowns. This season, Brown had 76 tackles and seven sacks as well as causing seven fumbles. Offensively, he graded at 89-percent and helped the Bombers to a Class 6A playoff showing.

College choices: TCU, Rice, several state schools.

Offensive line Jarod Mason, Moore

Certainly one of the toughest players, Mason was a two-year starter for the Lions and played in the Class 6A semifinal game against Tulsa Union with a broken foot. The 290-pound senior was an all-district performer that graded out at about 90-percent.

College choice: Undecided.

Offensive line Derek Warehime, Choctaw

One of the most effective blockers in the state, Warehime was an all-district selection. He had 113 knockdown blocks and graded at 93-percent this season. He gave up just one sack in 412 pass attempts this year.

College choice: Committed to Tulsa.

Offensive line Matt Wakefield, El Reno

A two-way starter for the Indians, Wakefield graded at 86-percent this season and added 54 tackles on defense as well as six sacks. Wakefield, a 6-foot-5 senior, was part of a state finalist team last year and a state semifinalist team this season.

College choices: OU, OSU, Kansas, Kansas State, Colorado State.

Offensive line Joe Vaughn, Del City

One of three Eagles on the first team, Vaughn was highly regarded throughout the state. He graded at 88-percent on offense and added 72 tackles on defense. The all-district performer is 6-foot-2, 265 pounds.

College choices: Rice, East Central, SNU.

Tight end J.D. Runnels, Carl Albert

Just a junior, Runnels has evolved into one of the best tight ends in the state. The 6-1, 218-pounder caught 34 passes for 747 yards and nine scores. On defense, he had 99 tackles and six sacks. Already being recruited by Alabama, Runnels will be one of the top players in the state next season.

College choice: Junior.

Defensive line Grady Davis, Norman High

An imposing figure, the 6-foot-6 Davis finished his career at Norman with 10 sacks and 95 tackles. He was an all-district selection as well.

College choices: Texas A&M, TCU, Kansas, OSU, Colorado State, Colorado.

Defensive Line Eli Hutchinson, Del City

Hutchinson had a remarkable senior season for the Eagles, finishing with 55 tackles and seven sacks from his defensive end spot.

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