A look at 40 players to watch in Suffolk County high school football for the 2016 season. Ten players were chosen from each of the four conferences. All 40 players are listed here in alphabetical order.

Greg Amato, Floyd, C, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Three-year starter, controls offense line at center

Maleik Bonner, Longwood, RB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Swift back to have a larger workload this season

Damien Caffrey, Glenn, DE, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Dominant defensive end had 34 tackles, seven sacks and an interception.

Jason Carlock, Babylon, WR/DB, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Leader on offense and defense had 24 catches, 319 yards and six touchdowns

Michael Carneiro, Mount Sinai, RB/DB, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Key cornerback also ran for 1,240 yards and 11 touchdowns as a halfback

Drew Cestaro, West Islip, TB/LB, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

This leader continues rich family tradition of great Lion tailbacks. And they all wore No. 23.

Kenny Chavez, Hills East, QB/DB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Three-year standout who headlines Thunderbirds' flexbone offense.

Jack Coan, Sayville, QB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Coan threw for 2,334 yards and 35 touchdowns last season and was All-Long Island.

Paul Cooper, Kings Park, QB/DB, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Cooper set a school record for passing yardage (1,581) and had 832 yards rushing.

Kevin Cutinella, Shoreham-Wading River, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Ran for 5 touchdowns and had 19 tackles and an interception

Luciano DeRenzo, Connetquot, OL/DL, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Strong lineman, three-year starter on both sides of the ball

Chris Fasano, Sachem North, OL/DL, Sr.

Credit: Dave Falco

The Bryant University commit is one of the top linemen on Long Island

Alexander Filacouris, Hills West, RB/DB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Colts leader has produced 2,985 career all-purpose yards and 37 TDs.

Joe Filippetti, Miller Place, H/LB, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Three-year starter at H-back and linebacker will lead a stout defense

Kyle Fleitman, East Islip, QB/DB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

The dual-threat quarterback brings a new dynamic to the East Islip offense.

Hernan Funes, Brentwood, RB/LB, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Averaged 5.3 yards a carry with 60 tackles

Chris Gray, Shoreham-Wading River, RB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Takes over as the feature back after 286 yards and three touchdowns last year

Matt Guercio, Kings Park, OT/DT, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Guercio will anchor both lines for the Kingsmen.

Latrell Horton, Longwood, RB/LB, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Standout linebacker moves to from fullback to tailback on offense

Matt Ilchuk, Bay Shore, QB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Had 856 passing yards with 8 TD to go with 710 rushing yards and 13 TD

Jason Intermesoli, Sayville, WR/DB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Intermesoli caught 26 passes for 356 yards and five touchdowns.

Isaiah Israel, Newfield, RB/LB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Three-year captain for defending L.I. Class II & Rutgers Trophy champs.

Avory Johnson, Southampton, TE/DE, Sr.

Credit: Southampton High School

Son of former NFL first-round pick will be a dominant force at defensive end and tight end

Cam Jordan, Hills West, WR/DB, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Syracuse commit had 39 catches for 1,080 yards with 16 TDs in '15.

Richie Keuler, Deer Park, OL/DE, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Mix of strength and speed; had 50 tackles (19 for a loss) a year ago.

Dylan Laube, Westhampton, WR/DB, Jr.

Credit: James Escher

Laube had over 1,600 yards all-purpose yards and had 24 touchdowns.

Tim Mullane, West Islip, OL/DL, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Athletic two-way lineman had 38 tackles and six sacks last season.

Eddie Munoz, Ward Melville, WR/DB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Quick receiver had 9 TD, 41 tackles, three interceptions

Kyle Nunez, East Islip, OL/DL, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Nunez is a powerful presence on the lines for the Redmen.

Justin Ottenwalder, Newfield, RB/LB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

One of the best backs in Suffolk II because of run and catch abilities.

Nick Provenzano, Islip, TE/LB, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Provenzano made 78 tackles for the Bucs as a junior.

Jeremy Ruckert, Lindenhurst, TE, Jr.

Credit: James Escher

Had 60 receptions for 830 yards. Recruited by top D-I NCAA schools for tight end.

Colin Smith, Hampton Bays, RB/LB, Sr.

Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Returning all-county player will play key role at fullback and linebacker

Brandon Sobotker, North Babylon, RB/DB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Powerful running back is also dynamic runner with breakaway speed.

Frankie Stola, Northport, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Three-year starter, Stola is an evasive playmaker.

Brandon Stiles, Eastport-South Manor, WR/LB

Credit: James Escher

Had 411 receiving yards and 80 tackles and three interceptions.

Keegan Syron, Greenport, RB/LB, Sr.

Credit: Daniel De Mato

Will be a force on both sides of the ball at tailback and linebacker

Justin Tavares, East Islip, RB/DB, Jr.

Credit: James Escher

Tavares ran for 739 yards and averaged 7.7 yards per carry as a sophomore.

Ethan Wiederkehr, Shoreham-Wading River, TE/DL, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Northwestern commit had 64 tackles and three sacks.

Jared Zeigler, North Babylon, QB/CB, Sr.

Credit: James Escher

Two-way standout is best athlete on talented Bulldogs team.

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