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A glance at the first-team defense

Here's a closer look at the players named to the first-team defense on The Inquirer's All-Southeastern Pennsylvania football team. Linemen

Here's a closer look at the players named to the first-team defense on The Inquirer's All-Southeastern Pennsylvania football team.


Deion Barnes, Northeast. The blue-chip recruit is considering Penn State, Pittsburgh, Michigan and Georgia.

Brandon Chudnoff, George Washington. The hard-nosed end, who switched from tight end to guard on offense, is a Temple recruit.

Ryan Geiger, La Salle. Geiger, also turning heads as a heavyweight wrestler, anchored both lines for the Explorers.

Myles Jackson, West Chester Henderson. At end, the Rutgers recruit notched 80 tackles, five sacks, and one interception.

Shawn Oakman, Penn Wood. Oakman, bound for Penn State, posted 80 stops, including 23 for losses, and 16 sacks.


Amara Kamara, Upper Darby. Kamara, with interest from Temple and Villanova, was credited with 130 tackles, including 19 for losses.

Corey Majors, Neshaminy. The Villanova recruit, who rushed for nearly 500 yards and 12 touchdowns, was involved in 73 tackles.

Ralph Reeves, North Penn. Also a threat at tight end, Reeves was always around the ball and a fierce hitter.

Dom Taggart, North Penn. Taggart, a sure tackler, also rushed for 1,110 yards and caught 30 passes for 577 yards. He totaled 27 TDs.

Defensive backs

Terrell Chestnut, Pottsgrove. Over four seasons, the Pittsburgh recruit, also a quarterback, guided the Falcons to a 43-9 record.

Kevin Forster, La Salle. Smart and poised, he made many big plays as a free safety, receiver, fill-in QB, and return man.

Julien Ireland, Abington. His speed in the back was key for the Ghosts. On offense, he rushed for 1,281 yards and 24 TDs.

Skyler Mornhinweg, St. Joseph's Prep. In a transition year for the Hawks, the Stanford recruit stood out at quarterback and free safety.


Tyler Kroft, Downingtown East. The Rutgers recruit, who averaged 45.3 yards per punt, caught 30 passes for 545 yards and six TDs.

- Rick O'Brien

All-Southeastern Pa. Defense

First team

Pos.   Player   School   Ht.   Wt.   Yr.   

L    Deion Barnes    Northeast    6-5    220    Sr.

L    Brandon Chudnoff    George Washington    6-2    230    Sr.

L    Ryan Geiger    La Salle    6-0    265    Sr.

L    Myles Jackson    W.C. Henderson    6-3    225    Sr.

L    Shawn Oakman    Penn Wood    6-8    250    Sr.

LB    Amara Kamara    Upper Darby    6-2    220    Sr.

LB    Corey Majors    Neshaminy    6-1    225    Sr.

LB    Ralph Reeves    North Penn    6-0    225    Jr.

LB    Dom Taggart    North Penn    6-1    210    Sr.

DB    Terrell Chestnut    Pottsgrove    5-10    180    Sr.

DB    Kevin Forster    La Salle    6-2    180    Sr.

DB    Julien Ireland    Abington    5-10    185    Sr.

DB    Skyler Mornhinweg    St. Joseph's Prep    6-3    205    Jr.

P    Tyler Kroft    Downingtown East    6-5    225    Sr.

Second team

Pos.   Player   School   Ht.   Wt.   Yr.   

L    Ryan Katona    Neshaminy    5-10    300    Sr.

L    Jeff Kiely    Downingtown East    6-0    275    Sr.

L    Joe Naji    La Salle    6-2    225    Sr.

L    Will Ridgeway    W.C. Rustin    6-1    245    Sr.

L    Joe Stolfi    Souderton    6-1    230    Sr.

LB    Brandon Cope    Pennridge    6-0    210    Sr.

LB    Alex Geosits    Strath Haven    6-3    190    Sr.

LB    Joe McCallion    Haverford School    5-10    185    Sr.

LB    Justyn White    Central Bucks East    5-8    205    Sr.

DB    Anthony Davis    Chester    6-0    175    Sr.

DB    Brandon Monk    Avon Grove    5-8    155    Sr.

DB    Dwight Williams    Neshaminy    6-3    195    Sr.

DB    Maika Polamalu    Pottsgrove    6-1    210    Sr.

P    Kyle Haber    Roman Catholic    5-11    185    Sr.

Third team

Pos.   Player   School   Ht.   Wt.   Yr.   

L    Guy Cook    St. Joseph's Prep    6-1    195    Sr.

L   Jack Gallagher   Roman Catholic   6-3   225   Sr.

L    Devyn Gallimore    Coatesville    6-0    220    Sr.

L    Jamil Morgan    Simon Gratz    6-1    345    Sr.

L    Chris Stewart    Perkiomen Valley    6-2    245    Sr.

LB    Devon Barrett    Lansdale Catholic    6-1    230    Sr.

LB    Keith Corliss    Germantown Acad.    6-2    185    Jr.

LB    Dan Pellicciotti    Roman Catholic    6-0    215    Sr.

LB    T.J. White   W.C. Henderson    6-2    210    Jr.

DB    Matt Conroy    Bishop McDevitt    6-1    195    Sr.

DB    Anthony DiNolfi    Norristown    5-10    180    Sr.

DB    Shane Morrell    Episcopal Acad.    6-3    180    Sr.

DB    Dan Rouse    Cheltenham    5-11    175    Sr.

P    John Konway    Abington    6-0    217    Sr.

- Rick O'Brien