There is talent to go around in this state as another season of high school football arrives. To view an online edition of the Journal Star's preview, click here.
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Cross County has two players who will go on to play Division I football. Meet Tanner Hollinger and Izaac Dickey, who will both play in the Big Ten.
No one needs reminding of Westside's hold on Class A. The talent level is as good as ever, too, with the Rezac twins and Caleb Benning.
The 2024 class of tight ends might go down as one of the most heavily recruited groups the state has ever seen, headlined by an eight-man star.
The 6-foot-6, 300-pound Cooper Johnson is next up in Southeast's pipeline of big linemen. With Gunnar Gottula off to Nebraska, Johnson will lead the way for an experienced O-line.
You better be able to run when your name is Dash, and the three-star prospect from East can do just that. The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder is a threat on both sides.
The top two senior linemen in the state will stand on different Big Ten sidelines next fall, as Ashton Murphy heads to NU and Caleb Pyfrom goes to Illinois.
Three players, three national recruits — perhaps the biggest names in the state's loaded 2024 recruiting class.