UPDATED: See who made KSAT's 2017 Elite 12 list; Plus more top SA players

List of all the top class of 2018 seniors in San Antonio area

SAN ANTONIO – This year's class of San Antonio-area football players is one of the most talented groups in recent memory. Here's a look at some of the top players across the area this season. 

2017 KSAT Elite 12 list: 

1. Caden Sterns, Steele DB/ATH: 4-star, 97 rating on 247Sports composite. Signed with Texas. Played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome. Competed at Nike's The Opening in Oregon.

2. Tommy Bush, Clemens WR: 4-star, 93 rating on 247Sports composite. Has not verballed or signed. Holds close to 50 offers from schools across the country. Announced he will play in Under Armour All-American Game. Competed at Nike's The Opening in Oregon.

3. Trevon Moehrig-Woodard, Smithson Valley DB/ATH: 4-star rating on 247Sports, 87.5 rating on composite. Signed with TCU. Held close to 20 offers including Texas A&M and Georgia.

4. Julon Williams, Judson QB/ATH: 4-star on 247Sports, 85.5 rating on composite. Signed with Houston. Held more than 12 offers including TCU, OKST, Kansas State, Iowa State, Virginia and Utah.


5. JayVeon Cardwell, Steele DB: 3-star, 84 rating on 247Sports composite. Signed with Oklahoma State. Held close to 20 offers including Ole Miss, Colorado, Vanderbilt, Texas State and UTSA.

6. Brenden Brady, Steele RB: 3-star, 83.7 rating on 247Sports composite. Verbally committed to Rice. Holds close to 20 offers including several Ivy League schools, Duke, Navy, UTSA, Air Force and UIW.

7. Davis Brin, Champion QB: 3-star, 84 rating on 247Sports. Signed with Tulsa. Held more than 10 offers including San Diego State, Texas State, Rice, UTSA, Toledo and UNT.

8. Ben Sims, Clark TE: 3-star, 82 rating on 247Sports. Signed with Baylor. Held offers from Auburn, Houston, UTSA, Texas State, Southern Miss, Rice and SMU

9. Millard Bradford, O’Connor DB: 3-star, 85 rating on 247Sports composite. Holds offer from TCU, Arizona State and Texas State.

10. Chris Mills, Judson DB: Signed with Missouri. Held more than 10 offers including Michigan State, Arizona, Virginia and Houston.

11. Stanley Lambert, Marshall WR: 3-star, 86 rating on 247Sports. Signed with Arizona State. Held offers from Texas State, UTSA, Nevada and New Mexico.

12. Juan Henry, Steele DE/LB: 3-star on Rivals and 247Sports composite. Holds offers from Air Force, Colorado State, New Mexico and UIW.

NEXT 12: 

1. JT Woods, Steele DB: Signed with Baylor. Held more than 10 offers including Houston, Texas State, Navy and Ivy League schools. 

2. Zadock Dinkelmann, Somerset QB: 3-star, 86 rating on 247Sports composite. Holds offers from UTSA and UL-Monroe.

3. Jahmyl Jeter, Brennan RB: Verbally committed to Oklahoma State. Holds offers from Texas A&M, North Texas and Bowling Green. Recently de-committed from SMU.

4. Tyler Vitt, MacArthur QB: 3-star, 83 rating on 247Sports composite. Signed with Texas State. Held offers from Davidson College and Dartmouth.

5. Zaire Taylor, O'Connor DB: Signed with Houston. Held offers from Purdue, Texas State, SMU, New Mexico and Army.

6. Darren Brown, Judson DL: Holds offer from Tulane and Virginia.

7. Brandon McDuffie, Johnson WR: Holds offer from Houston Baptist.

8. Ryan Booth, Churchill OL: Signed with Air Force. Held offers from Rice, Brown, Harvard and SFA.

9. Spencer Buford Watts, Wagner OL: 3-star rating, 80.5 rating on 247Sports composite. Signed with UTSA.

10. Onyx Smith, Steele WR: Signed with Bowling Green. Also held offers from Air Force and UIW.

11. Weston Wright, New Braunfels OL: Signed with Texas Tech. Held offers from UTSA, New Mexico, Air Force, Army and Rice.

12. Spencer Gilliam, Reagan DB: Signed with Holy Cross.

Other top players in San Antonio area in alphabetical order by first name:

  • Ahlayashi Reyes, Reagan DB: Holds offer from Trinity and Coe College.
  • Alexander Brown, Johnson DE/OLB
  • Braison Rudd, New Braunfels Christian Academy WR: Verbally committed to Stephen F. Austin.
  • Brandon Castillo, Clemens OL: Holds offer from Lamar.
  • Brandon Matterson, Brandeis DL: Signed with UTSA.
  • Cade Pollard, Champion Punter: Holds offers from UCLA, Army, Western Michigan and Texas State.
  • Carter Breu, Clemens DE/TE: Holds offer from Air Force, Davidson, Abilene Christian and SE Okla. State.
  • Charley Zeno, Steele OL: Verbally committed to McNeese State. Holds offers from Central Arkansas, Texas Southern and Southern Univ.
  • Darnyll Remigio, Lee RB 
  • Darius Van Dyke, Clemens DB: Holds offer from Mary-Hardin Baylor.
  • Devin Moore, Warren RB
  • Diego Vela, Churchill RB
  • Doryen Littlejohn, Stevens RB
  • D’Wayne Anthony, Madison OL
  • Isaiah Tuck, John Jay LB
  • Jalen Hughes, O'Connor WR: Holds offers from Howard Payne, NW Oklahoma State, SE Oklahoma State
  • Jalen Griffin, Brandeis WR
  • Jaques Tyler, Clemens DB/WR: Holds offer from Mary Hardin-Baylor.
  • Jay-Ton Franklin, St. Mary's Hall TE/DE: Verbally committed to Prairie View A&M. 
  • Jay Miller, Judson ATH: Holds offer from SW Oklahoma State.
  • JD Boone, Lanier QB
  • Jonathan Handy, McCollum RB
  • Jordan Burleson, Clemens QB
  • Justin Stevenson, Taft RB: Verbally committed to Navy. Holds offer from Army.
  • Karsten Battles, Johnson Long snapper: Signed with Oregon.
  • Malik Fletcher, Churchill RB/WR
  • Marlon Flores-Flores, Brandeis RB
  • Marshawn Brown, Clemens RB/DB
  • Nick Holiday, Steele OL: Holds offers from Howard and SW Oklahoma State.
  • Quentrevious Wright, Holmes WR: Holds offer from UTSA. 
  • Quinton Starks, Warren: Holds offer from UMHB and Lawrence University.
  • Reggie Wilson, Reagan ATH: Signed with Southern. Held offers from Lindenwood, Seton Hill and Southeastern OK ST. Interest from Abilene Christian.
  • Rene Palomino, Highlands RB
  • Roel Sanchez, O’Connor QB: Holds offer from Southwestern University.
  • Ryan Redding, New Braunfels QB
  • Savien Jenkins, Clemens DT
  • Seth McCrum, Central Catholic DT: Holds offer from Southwestern University
  • Taylor Bryce, Somerset DE/OLB: Holds offer from Wheaton College, Coe College, Wisconsin River Falls and Mary Hardin-Baylor. 
  • Taylor Posey, Champion DE/LB: Verbally commited to Air Force. Holds offer from UIW.
  • Trey Patterson, O'Connor RB/WR: Interest from Cornell.
  • Walker Hankinson, Alamo Heights OL: Holds offers from SMU, Rice, UTSA and Yale.

Best players in surrounding South/Central Texas area:

Alex Costilla, San Marcos OL: 3-star, 85.7 rating on 247Sports composite. Signed with Tyler Junior College. Held offers from Texas State and SFA.

Bralen Taylor, Cuero WR/TE: 3-star, 85.2 rating on 247Sports composite. Signed with Baylor. Held more than ten offers.

Geno Albini, Wimberley Long snapper: Holds offer from UTSA. Preferred walk-on offer from Texas State.

Ian Burnette, Wimberley OL: 3-star, 84 rating on 247Sports. Signed with TCU. Held offers from Mizzou, Ole Miss, SMU and Tulane.

Jordan Weeks, Wimberley QB: Signed with UTSA.

Joshua Moore, Yoakum WR: 4-star, 97 rating on 247Sports. Decommitted from Nebraska. Holds more than 50 offers. 

Jordan Moore, Yoakum DB: 4-star, 90 rating on 247Sports composite. Signed with Texas A&M. Held more than 30 offers.

Prudy Calderon, San Marcos DB: 3-star, 81 rating on 247Sports composite. Verbally committed to Yale. Holds more ten offers including Rice, Texas State, Penn, Brown, San Diego, Army, Columbia.

Scooter Adams, Halletsville ATH: Holds offers from Howard and Morgan State.

Silas Robinson, Yoakum DT: 3-star, 81.6 rating on 247Sports composite. Signed with Arkansas. Held offers from SMU, Virginia, Texas State, UTSA and Rice.

About the Author:

RJ Marquez has been at KSAT since 2010. He's covered a variety of stories and events across the San Antonio area, and is the lead reporter for KSAT Explains. He also covers the Spurs for on-air and digital platforms. You can see RJ regularly on KSAT Explains and Good Morning San Antonio. He also writes a weekly Spurs newsletter.