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Elite 81: Honorable Mention

By Chad Rader, 810 Varsity, 01/13/19, 7:00AM CST


Read the 810 Varsity Honorable Mention for 2018 football

The postseason Elite 81 team has been named by 810 Varsity for the 2018 football season. Originally just 81 players, the list has grown over the years...

Honorable Mention


Blake Atkins, Pleasant Hill
First Team MRVC West selection
Helped lead Roosters to 8-3 mark

Joey Meierarend, Odessa
Helped lead Bulldogs to 12-1 record
2,081 passing yards, 31 TDs
Named Missouri Class 3 all-state third team 

Dylan Mussett, Basehor-Linwood
Named 810 Varsity Small Class QB of Year
2,335 passing yards, 21 TDs; 7 rushing TDs
First-ever United Kansas Conference Offensive Player of year

Tae Rainey, Excelsior Springs
1,920 rushing yards, 25 TDs - both 5th in KC area 
Named Missouri Class 4 all-state second team as Athlete

Shaun Ross, Van Horn
575 passing yards, 10 TDs; 972 rushing, 12 TDs
Named Missouri Class 4 all-state third team as Athlete
Helped lead Van Horn to district semis, first-ever VH playoff win

Running Backs

Jackson Creason, Excelsior Springs
1,185 rushing yards, 12 TDs

Andrew Dumas, Olathe Northwest

Adel Freitek, Platte County
1,154 rushing yards, 13 TDs; 238 rec yds, 2 TDs

Jacob Hunsperger, Gardner-Edgerton
1,225 rushing yards, 12 TDs
6 straight 100+ rushing yard games to finish year

Corbyn Hutchings, Excelsior Springs
1,219 rushing yards, 14 TDs
Named Missouri Class 4 all-state third team

Bryce Krone, Bonner Springs
1,313 rushing yards, 16 TDs
Three 200+ rushing yard game

Konner McQuillan, Lansing
956 rushing yards, 13 TDs
Two games of 215+ rushing yards, 4 TDs

Jaden Moss, Staley
898 rushing yards, 8 TDs
Keyon Mozee, Lee's Summit North
924 rushing yards and 12 TDs; 2 rec TDs

Brandon Rayos, Raymore-Peculiar
807 rushing yards, 13 TDs

Keshawn Turner, Liberty North
1,039 rushing yards, 10 TDs

Tavon Tusa, Park Hill South
903 rushing yards, 7 TDs

Jadyn Wilson, Harrisonville
955 rushing yards, 15 TDs

Wide Receivers

Dylan Donnelly, Basehor-Linwood
933 receiving yards, 6 TDs

Ty Lindeman, SM Northwest
742 receiving yard, 5 TDs

Colby Knowles, Harrisonville
814 receiving yards, 7 TDs
TD in each of final 4 games

Dominic Myers, Fort Osage
586 receiving yards, 5 TDs

Erik Roberts, Blue Valley North
835 receiving yards, 11 TDs

Dale Talley III, SM Northwest
655 receiving yards, 9 TDs


Brennan Feeback, Spring Hill
Senior, 6-foot-5, 195

Messiah Miller, Raytown
442 rushing yards, 6 TDs; 488 rec yards, 5 TDs

Jaylin Noel, Park Hill
450 receiving yards, 7 TDs
First team Suburban Gold WR selection

Eric Olson, Blue Valley
Suffered season-ending injury vs St. Thomas Aquinas

Keegan Sturdy, De Soto
843 receiving yards, 9 TDs; 200 rushing yard, 6 TDs

Ben Wade, St. Pius X
725 rushing yards, 9 TDs; 198 rec yards, TDs

Offensive Line

Nick Biesemeyer, Liberty
Junior, 6-foot-2, 255

Donald Brown Raytown
Sophomore, 5-foot-9, 280

Jacob Dice, Olathe North
Senior, 6-foot, 240

Mason Goffoy, Belton
Senior, 6-foot-3, 320

Max Kalny, St. James Academy
Junior, 6-foot-5, 290

Ethan Kremer, Mill Valley
Sophomore, 5-foot-11, 235

Braedon Palmer, Odessa
Senior, 6-foot, 210

Cory Reiter, Park Hill
Senior, 6-foot-1, 230

Darius Robinson, Lee's Summit
Senior, 5-foot-11, 265

Dominic Ross, North Kansas City
Senior, 6-foot-1, 260

Jason Simcoe, Staley
Senior, 6-foot-4, 295

Dante Smith Posey, SM West
Senior, 6-foot-4, 290

Talor Warner, Gardner-Edgerton
Junior, 6-foot-4, 250

Defensive Line

Lovelle Epelle, Free State
Junior, 6-foot, 240

Cade Hampton, Kearney
Senior, 6-foot-4, 220

Nick Henderson, Blue Springs
Senior, 6-foot-3, 225

Niko Manning, Blue Springs
Senior, 6-foot, 245

Mark McGhee, Lee's Summit North
Junior, 6-foot-2, 230

Hampton Minniefield, Lee's Summit West
Senior, 6-foot-2, 225

Declan O'Leary, Pembroke Hill
Senior, 6-foot-4, 225

Seth Teachout, Smithville
Senior, 6-foot-2, 215

Giovanni Willis, Fort Osage
Senior, 6-foot, 235

Nick Wright, Staley
Junior, 6-foot-3, 230


Nathan Barewin, Pembroke Hill
Senior, 6-foot-1, 205

Tim Foster, Blue Valley North
Junior, 6-foot-2, 210

Jake Grauberger, Lee's Summit West
Senior, 5-foot-10, 180

Jermaine Hamilton-Jordan, Lincoln Prep
Sophomore, 6-foot-1, 180

Cade Lautt, St James Academy
Junior, 5-foot-10, 220

Tony Lunson, Olathe South
Junior, 5-foot-10, 185

Nate Matlack, Olathe East
Junior, 6-foot-4, 210

Jalen Nash, Free State
Senior, 5-foot-11, 215

Colton Tisthammer, Oak Park
Junior, 6-foot, 190

Defensive Backs

Landon Donaldson, Staley
Senior, 6-foot-1, 180

Jai Haynes, Olathe South
Senior, 5-foot-9, 160

Jaylen Hickles, Lee's Summit North
Senior, 5-foot-1, 170

Chase Jones, Liberty North
Junior, 5-foot-11, 180

Blake Murphy, Fort Osage
Senior, 5-foot-11, 185

Beau Palmer, Blue Valley
Junior, 6-foot-2, 195

DaShaun Powell, Park Hill
Senior, 5-foot-10, 160

Davonte Pritchard, Gardner-Edgerton
Sophomore, 5-foot-11, 185

Max Seibolt, St. Thomas Aquinas
Senior, 5-foot-10, 165

Jake Wilson, Staley
Senior, 5-foot-11, 180

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