Posted: 2:47 pm Monday, January 10th, 2011

Six area players on Air Force All-American teams 

By Matt Porter

Dwyer defensive end Curt Maggitt is the area’s lone senior on the 2010 U.S. Air Force All-American Team, presented by MaxPreps.



Maxpreps named an All-American team (mostly seniors) and junior, sophomore and freshman teams.

Palm Beach Gardens offensive lineman Avery Young and Lake Worth quarterback Evan Moore made the junior team. The sophomore squad features two of the best ballcarriers the Muck has to offer: Glades Central’s William Likley and Glades Day’s Kelvin Taylor. The freshman squad has Palm Beach Central offensive lineman K.C. McDermott.

Maggitt, a 6-foot-4, 215-pound defensive end, was The Post’s All-Area Defensive Player of the Year and helped Dwyer hold opponents to less than a touchdown per game. He has yet to commit to a college and has scholarship offers from Florida, LSU, Alabama, Wisconsin and a host of others.

Young, a 6-foot-6, 280-pound tackle, is on UF’s radar and is one of the nation’s top recruits for next year. He was a first-team All-Area selection. Moore, also a first-team All-Area pick, accounted for 3,105 total yards and 48 touchdowns.

Taylor, who could be a teammate of Likley before their high school days are over, rushed for 2,463 yards and 34 touchdowns on 289 carries and led the Gators to a second consecutive state title. Likely, a part of the Raiders’ multidimensional rushing attack, led his team with eight interceptions.

McDermott, the 6-foot-5, 280-pound younger brother of Central alum and Miami freshman Shane McDermott, could be one of the nation’s top lineman for the 2014 graduating class.

Here are links to the complete Air Force All-American teams:
* Air Force All-American Team
* Air Force Junior All-American Team
* Air Force Sophomore All-American Team
* Air Force Freshman All-American Team

This post was updated Monday, Jan. 10, 2010 at 3:47 p.m.