Building the Best Florida High School Football Offense
The state of Florida has a rich history of top high school football talent, with numerous players going on the have success at the next level year after year. This season is no different than the rest. If you were to take players from across the state this season to build the ultimate high school football team, who would you choose on the offensive side of the ball? Here is a look at the Florida high school football players from this season that we’d pick for the best offense.
- AJ Duffy (IMG Academy)
Rated as the No. 82 overall player in the country, as well as the No. 13 overall player in the state of Florida for the Class of 2022, AJ Duffy is an easy selection at the quarterback position. A four-star Florida State commit, Duffy is the highest-rated quarterback recruit in the state of Florida and is the current signal caller for IMG Academy, one of the top teams in the entire country.
- Richard Young (Lehigh Senior)
- Kaytron Allen (IMG Academy)
A five-star recruit in the Class of 2023, Richard Young is the top running back recruit in the state and has rushed for over 1,000 yards this season with 10 touchdowns at Lehigh Senior. Kaytron Allen, a four-star Penn State commit, is one of the top overall rushers in the state this season leading a dominant IMG Academy rushing game.
- Brandon Inniss (American Heritage)
- Azareyeh Thomas (Niceville)
- Jayden Gibson (West Orange)
The wide receiver group features three top talents headlined by Brandon Inniss, a five-star recruit and the No. 1 wide receiver in the Class of 2023. Through the first four games of the 2021 season, Inniss accounted for 500+ total yards and two touchdowns for the Patriots.
Joining Inniss are Azareyeh Thomas and Jayden Gibson, both of whom are four-star prospects and Top 20 overall players in the state of Florida. Both Thomas and Gibson are versatile playmakers who combine for 500+ yards and 11 touchdowns receiving so far this season.
- Jaleel Skinner (IMG Academy)
A four-star Alabama commit, Jaleel Skinner is regarded as the No. 10 overall player in the state of Florida, as well as the top tight end in the country. At 6’5”, Skinner is not only a strong blocker at the tight end position, but is also an excellent receiver capable of lining up both on the line of scrimmage and out wide.
- Tyler Booker (IMG Academy)
- Julian Armella (St. Thomas Aquinas)
- Francis Mauigoa (IMG Academy)
- Tony Livingston (King)
- Aliou Bah (IMG Academy)
- Trent Ramsey (Carrollwood Day)
Undoubtedly the strength of this offense is the offensive line, which contains multiple four- and five-star recruits. Leading the way are Tyler Booker and Julian Armella, both of whom are considered two of the top offensive linemen in the country, with Francis Mauigoa, the lone junior of the group, also playing a pivotal role. Rounding out the offensive line are Tony Livingston, Aliou Bah, and Trent Ramsey, each of whom are versatile offensive linemen capable of playing multiple roles.
Written by: Matt Melton