See who made 2020 KSAT BGC Elite 12 list; Plus more top high school football players across SA area

5th annual list features several area high school senior players

(2020 BGC KSAT ELITE 12)

SAN ANTONIO – The 2020 high school football season is set to kickoff with the smaller high schools taking the field this weekend, and the larger schools scheduled to begin their season in late September due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a look at the 5th Annual KSAT Elite 12 list, which highlights this year’s top senior high school football players across the San Antonio area.


We also feature the Next 12 and more of the area’s top high school football players. This list is made up entirely of seniors and class of 2021 college recruits. (Player is undecided unless listed otherwise.)


1. Lucas Coley, Cornerstone QB verbally committed to Arkansas

2. De’Anthony Lewis, Judson RB

3. Jordan Battles, Holy Cross QB

4. Wyatt Begeal, Steele QB verbally committed to Arkansas State

5. Kamron Scott, Judson OL verbally committed to UTSA

6. Kannon Williams, Harlan QB verbally committed to UIW

One of the most highly-coveted prospects in the nation, Cornerstone quarterback Lucas Coley finally made his college decision official, verbally committing to play for the Arkansas Razorbacks in 2021.

7. Jalen Rainey, Brandeis DB verbally committed to UTSA

8. Donovan Dreighton, Brennan DB verbally committed to UL-Monroe

9. Micah Young, Southside LB verbally committed to Wyoming

10. L.J. Butler, Wagner RB

11. Nahamani “Mani” Harris, Cornerstone DB verbally committed to UTSA

12. Caleb Camarillo, Southside RB/ATH

While preparing for his senior season during the coronavirus pandemic, Steele quarterback Wyatt Begeal discusses his commitment to play in college at Arkansas State in 2021.

2020 NEXT 12 LIST

13. Donnie Moody, Judson LB

14. Dre Spriggs, Harlan WR

15. Caden Holt, NB Canyon LB verbally committed to UTSA

16. Max Didomenico, Clemens QB

17. Shane Johnson, Johnson WR verbally committed to Sam Houston

18. Simeon Woodard, Veterans Memorial DB

19. Ty Reasoner, Johnson QB verbally committed to Air Force

20. Jackson Andrews, Clemens OL verbally committed to Arkansas State

21. Trey Moore, Smithson Valley, DE/LB

22. Pryce Yates, Reagan DL verbally committed to UCONN

23. Jayden Williams, Marion DE/WR verbally committed to Southern Miss

24. Jamari Sirmons, Roosevelt RB

With spring practices canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, Harlan quarterback Kannon Williams has been staying in shape and preparing for next season by playing catch with his mother in the driveway.


Bradley Adkins, O’Connor OL

Kamali Anderson, Harlan WR

Cole Andrus, Jourdanton QB

Stayton Ankrom, Reagan WR

Bryon Armstrong, Antonian WR

Thomas Beard, LB D’Hanis

Cole Booker, Navarro OL

Alex Bouldin, Wagner LB

Dylan Brought, O’Connor OL

Gavin Castro, Churchill LB

Chase Christianson, Alamo Heights QB

Sam Clendenin, Medina Valley QB

Dewayne Coleman, Roosevelt QB

Trey Dickens, Hondo RB/LB

Peyton Driggers, New Braunfels QB

Daryl Dulak, La Vernia WR

Landon Eades, Boerne Champion DL

Andrew Edwards, Clemens WR

E’Vaunte Freeman, Judson DL

Christian Garza, Steele LB

Josh Green, Brandeis DL/LB

Roman Gonzales, Holy Cross DB

Josh Gonzalez, Stevens DT

Darrius Govan, Sam Houston WR/DE

Carson Jones, O’Connor WR

Elexander King, East Central OL

RJ Kyle, Madison WR

Evan Mailloux, Cornerstone OL

Caleb Lewis, Steele DL

Angel Lopez, Brandeis OL verbally committed to Prairie View A&M

Gage Lowry, La Vernia QB

Zamar Malvern, Taft QB

Christian Marshall, Wimberley WR

Jared Marty, Medina Valley LB

Eumari Massey, Harlan RB/ATH

AJ McDade, Harlan RB

Kai McCarty, Cornerstone WR

Caleb McGarity, Brennan DB

Andre Mitchell, Southwest RB/WR

Andrei Mobley, John Jay CB

Nathan Moczygemba, Smithson Valley OL

Jalen Nutt, Smithson Valley QB/DB

Quddus Ogunbase, San Marcos DB/WR

Kaydon Olivia, Clemens LS

Jack Patterson, Kerrville Tivy DB

Romelo Portillo, Holy Cross RB

Nathaniel Pryor, Judson DL

Faiszon Reese, Sam Houston RB/ATH

Robert Rigsby, Judson OL

Jarrett Robinson, Churchill OL

Matthew Salazar, Burbank RB

Jalin Spells, Brennan WR

Courtland Stephens, MacArthur DB/LB

Pierce Stratton, Clark LB

Kendrick Thompson, New Braunfels DB

Cruz Untz, Steele DB

Marques Washington, Seguin RB

Kannon Webb, San Marcos DB/ATH

A’mari Williams, Clemens RB

Davion Wilson, Judson WR

Mark Wozniak, Navarro ATH/DB

About the Authors:

RJ Marquez is co-host of KSAT News Now and reports for Good Morning San Antonio. He's been at KSAT since 2010 and covered a variety of stories and events across the San Antonio area. He also covers the Spurs for on-air and digital platforms, including his Spurs newsletter. RJ has reported stories for KSAT Explains.

Larry Ramirez joined the KSAT 12 sports team in October 2004.