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Who hails from Florida, Louisiana?

9/8/2008

Which state can claim the best high school football players? Here's a look at some of the all-stars that hail from No. 2 Florida and No. 7 Louisiana. Vote for the best state here.

No. 2 seed Florida

RB Ottis Anderson (Forest Hill, West Palm Beach)
WR Nat Moore (Edison, Miami)

LB Ray Lewis (Kathleen, Lakeland)
DT Warren Sapp (Apopka)
RB Fred Taylor (Glades Central, Belle Glade)
DL Deacon Jones (Hungerford, Eatonville)
LB Ted Hendricks (Hialeah)
QB Daunte Culpepper (Vanguard, Ocala)
QB Tim Tebow (Nease, St. Augustine)
RB Emmitt Smith (Escambia, Pensacola)
RB Edgerrin James (Immokalee)
WR Anthony Carter (Suncoast, Riviera Beach)
WR Michael Irvin (St. Thomas Aquinas, Fort Lauderdale)
OL Lomas Brown (Miami Springs)
OL Steve Hutchinson (Coral Springs)
OL Larry Little (Booker T. Washington, Miami)
DT Jerome Brown (Hernando, Brooksville)
DL Jack Youngblood (Jefferson County, Monticello)
LB Derrick Brooks (Washington, Pensacola)
LB Rickey Jackson (Pahokee)
LB Wilbur Marshall (Astronaut, Titusville)
DB Deion Sanders (North Fort Meyers)
DB Leroy Butler (Robert E. Lee, Jacksonville)
DB Sean Taylor (Gulliver Prep, Miami)
P Pat Summerall (Columbia, Lake City)
QB Danny Wuerffel (Fort Walton Beach)
LB/DE Derrick Thomas (South Miami)
KR Devin Hester (Suncoast, Riviera Beach)
DB Brian Dawkins (Raines, Jacksonville)
WR Chad Johnson (Miami Beach Senior, Miami)
WR Isaac Bruce (Dillard, Fort Lauderdale)
RB Clinton Portis (Gainesville)
WR Andre Johnson (Miami Senior, Miami)
LB Ernie Sims (North Florida Christian, Tallahassee)
DT Vince Wilfork (Santaluces, Lantana)
DB Antonio Cromartie (Lincoln, Tallahassee)
DB Bennie Blades (Sunrise, Piper)
DL Kevin Carter (Lincoln, Tallahassee)
WR Cris Collinsworth (Astronaut, Titusville)

No. 7 Louisiana

QB Peyton Manning (Isidore Newman, New Orleans)
QB Eli Manning (Isidore Newman, New Orleans)
RB Marshall Faulk (Carver, New Orleans)
RB Jim Taylor (Baton Rouge)
QB Terry Bradshaw (Woodlawn, Shreveport)
RB Warrick Dunn (Catholic, Baton Rouge)
QB Joe Ferguson (Woodlawn, Shreveport)
RB Steve Van Buren (Warren Easton, New Orleans)
DB Ed Reed (Destrehan)
RB Billy Cannon (Istrouma, Baton Rouge)
RB John David Crow (Springhill)
QB Bert Jones (Ruston)
DL Neil Smith (McDonogh 35, New Orleans)
DB Aeneas Williams (Fortier, New Orleans)
WR Reggie Wayne (John Ehret, New Orleans)
WR Charlie Joiner (Boston, Lake Charles)