A look at the top Long Island high school football players for the 2016 season, listed in alphabetical order.
Floyd, TE/LB, Sr.
Three-year starter, controls offensive line at center.
Locust Valley, QB, Sr.
Studied as a backup for last year's conference champions.
Garden City, WR/DB, Sr.
The hard-hitting defensive back will lead a stingy Trojans defense.
North Shore, QB/DB, Sr.
Versatile quarterback who passed for 1,063 yards and 13 touchdowns and ran for 866 yards and nine touchdowns in Nassau III.
St. Anthony's, MLB, Sr.
Defensive captain who made 103 tackles last season.
Longwood, RB/LB, Sr.
Next up as Longwood's speedy go to running back.
Floyd, FB/LB, Sr.
Big inside linebacker anchors the Colonials' defense.
Long Beach, RB/LB, Sr.
Based on sheer athleticism, Bromley is a stud. Add in his versatility on both offense and defense, and he's one of the conference's top players.
Long Beach, QB, Sr.
He's an explosive runner behind a big offensive line and looking for a big year.
Roosevelt, LB, Sr.
The running back/defensive back made 21 tackles and six interceptions last year.
Glenn, WR/DE, Sr.
Dominant defensive end had 34 tackles, seven sacks and an interception.
Seaford, QB, Sr.
Brings experience after leading Seaford to the conference final.
Hewlett, RB/DB, Sr.
Gained 810 yards last season and was Hewlett's leading rusher.
Babylon, WR/LB, Sr.
Leader on offense and defense had 24 catches, 319 yards and six touchdowns.
Mount Sinai, RB/DB, Sr.
Key cornerback also ran for 1,240 yards and 11 touchdowns as a halfback.
West Islip, HB/LB, Sr.
This leader continues rich family tradition of great Lions tailbacks. His father and two brothers were all tailbacks who wore No. 23 for the Lions.
New Hyde Park, WR/DB, Sr.
He's a dangerous wide receiver in space with plenty of speed.
Hills East, QB/DB, Sr.
Three-year standout who headlines Thunderbirds' flexbone offense.
Chaminade, QB, Sr.
Will run the spread offense for the Flyers.
Sayville, QB, Sr.
Coan threw for 2,334 yards and 35 touchdowns last season and was All-Long Island.
Wantagh, MLB, Sr.
A three year starter, he led Wantagh in tackles last year.
Roslyn, QB, Sr.
A four-year starter who threw 16 touchdowns last season.
Kings Park, QB/DB, Sr.
Cooper set a school record for passing yardage (1,581) and had 832 yards rushing.
Shoreham-Wading River, QB/DB, Sr.
Ran for 5 touchdowns and had 19 tackles and an interception.
North Shore, OL/DL, Sr.
Leads a strong line with size and plays well on both sides of the ball.
Floyd, OG/DT, Sr.
Three-year starter with great experience and strength on the line.
Baldwin, RB/LB, Sr.
He made 90 tackles and blocked four extra-points as a junior. He also rushed for 850 yards and 12 TDs.
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Connetquot, WR/LB, Sr.
Had 98 tackles at linebacker. Will be impact player on offense.
Carey, WR/DB, Sr.
An explosive, big-play receiver, DeMeo has the hands and speed to be an integral part of the Seahawks offense.
Connetquot, OL/DL, Sr.
Strong lineman, three-year starter on both sides of the ball.
L.I. Lutheran, RB/SS, Sr.
Rushed for 860 yards, 6 TDs and made 22 tackles on defense as a junior.
Sewanhaka, WR/DB, Sr.
Speed thrills for the Indians, and Eugene is at the forefront of the attack. His two-way presence will fuel Sewanhaka's possible turnaround.
Farmingdale, RB/DE, Sr.
His primary job was blocking for Jordan McLune last year -- and he excelled at that -- but he also rushed 78 times for 511 yards and seven TDs.
Sachem North, OL/DL, Sr.
The Bryant University commit is one of the top linemen on Long Island.
Hills West, RB/DB, Sr.
Colts leader has produced 2,985 career all-purpose yards and 37 TDs.
Miller Place, LB/OL, Sr.
Three-year starter at H-back and linebacker will lead a stout defense.
East Islip, QB/DB, Sr.
The dual-threat quarterback brings a new dynamic to the East Islip offense.
Brentwood, HB/LB, Sr.
Averaged 5.3 yards a carry with 60 tackles.
Bethpage, QB/LB, Sr.
Will play quarterback after starting at running back last season.
Cold Spring Harbor, RB/DB, Sr.
Taking over the offense after running for 411 yards and three touchdowns on 95 attempts.
Kings Park, OT/DT, Sr.
Guercio will anchor both lines for the Kingsmen.
Kellenberg, QB, Sr.
Passed for 1,200 yards and 9 TDs as a junior.
Division, WR/DB, Sr.
A three-year starter, he led Division in tackles last year as a safety.
St. Anthony's, WR, Sr.
Slot receiver who had four receiving and four rushing TDs in 2015.
Farmingdale, RB/LB, Sr.
A bruising linebacker and blocking back, the Plainedge transfer was instrumental in creating openings during Davien Kuinlan's record-breaking season.
Floral Park, RB/LB, Sr.
A four year starter who is the strength of the Floral Park spread offense.
Longwood, LB/FB, Sr.
Standout linebacker moves from fullback to tailback.
Longwood, TE/LB, Sr.
Strong tight end and linebacker for the Lions.
Bay Shore, QB, DB, Sr.
Had 856 passing yards with 8 TDs to go with 710 rushing yards and 13 TDs.
East Meadow, TE/LB, Sr.
Imperiale made 60 tackles -- five for loss -- and forced one fumble.
Sayville, WR/DB, Sr.
Intermesoli caught 26 passes for 356 yards and five touchdowns.
Newfield, RB/LB, Sr.
Three-year captain for defending L.I. Class II & Rutgers Trophy champs.
Southampton, TE/DE, Sr.
Son of former NFL first-round pick will be a dominant force at defensive end and tight end.
Bellmore JFK, TE/OLB, Sr.
A defensive captain and fiery leader for the Cougars, Jones excels as a tackler and is aggressive in pursuit.
Hills West, WR/DB, Sr.
Syracuse commit had 39 catches for 1,080 yards with 16 TDs in 2015.
Oceanside, WR/SS, Jr.
Stepping into a leading role this year, Judd caught 16 passes for 160 yards and five TDs last year. He also made 34 tackles and one interception.
Carle Place-Wheatley, QB/S, Sr.
Should build on last year's playoff appearance with a big arm and knowledge of the offense.
Deer Park, OL/DE, Sr.
Mix of strength and speed; had 50 tackles (19 for a loss) a year ago.
North Babylon, OL/DL, Sr.
The anchor of both lines at North Babylon.
East Meadow, QB/DB, Sr.
LaRosa ran for 490 yards and 11 TDs and completed 23 of 53 passes for 362 yards and six TDs last year while also providing solid defense in the secondary.
Westhampton, WR/DB, Jr.
Laube had more than 1,600 all-purpose yards and 24 touchdowns.
St. Anthony's, DL, Sr.
Made 52 tackles and eight sacks in 2015.
Farmingdale, RB, Sr.
A strong, explosive runner McLune rushed 223 times for 1,985 yards and 35 TDs last year
Hempstead, RB/LB, Jr.
As a sophomore, Meadors ran for 898 yards and 14 TDs to help Hempstead improve its win total by four.
Northport, OL/DL, Sr.
Strong offensive and defensive lineman is a key to the Tigers' success.
Garden City, RB/DB, Sr.
Mixon will contribute to the secondary at Garden City. Offensively, Mixon is a speedy running back with good vision.
Bellport, QB/DB, Sr.
Speedy quarterback who will direct a very experienced offense.
West Islip, OT/DT, Sr.
Athletic two-way lineman had 38 tackles and six sacks last season.
Ward Melville, WR/DB, Sr.
Quick receiver had 9 TDs, 41 tackles, three interceptions.
East Islip, OL/DL, Sr.
Nunez is a powerful presence on the lines for the Redmen.
Manhasset, OL/DL, Sr.
By far the conference's most imposing player, the Harvard-bound lineman is a force on both lines.
MacArthur, OL/DL, Sr.
A returning member of Newsday's All-Long Island first team, O'Shea will be a stalwart on the offensive line for a competitive MacArthur team.
Newfield, RB/LB, Sr.
One of the best backs in Suffolk II because of run and catch abilities.
Lynbrook, RB/SS, Sr.
A three-year starter, he made 55 tackles in seven games last season.
Islip, TE/LB, Sr.
Provenzano made 78 tackles for the Bucs as a junior.
Carey, OL/DL/TE, Sr.
A lineman who can split out wide and catch passes? Randazzo has surprisingly good hands and will be heavily utilized in the offense.
Valley Stream South, RB/LB, Sr.
He rushed for 320 yards on 41 attempts as a junior.
Seaford, DB/RB, Sr.
Fourth on Long Island in rushing yards with 1,953 and fifth in touchdowns with 28.
East Rockaway, QB/DB, 5-9, 160, Sr.
He moves from tight end to quarterback as a senior.
Clarke, RB, Sr.
Constant running threat moving from quarterback. Rushed for 500 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Lindenhurst, WR/LB, Jr.
Had 60 receptions for 830 yards. Recruited by top SEC schools for tight end.
Elmont, QB, Sr.
A big arm and high football IQ put Ruthman in position to break more of Elmont's single-season passing records this fall.
Eastport-South Manor, OL/DL, Sr.
The key to the offensive front for Eastport.
Uniondale, OL/DL, Sr.
Quick with excellent footwork, Saravia is a four-year starter and the only two-way lineman at Uniondale this year.
Oceanside, OL/DL, Jr.
Despite being a sophomore, Scibelli started all 11 games for Oceanside during a run to the 2015 Nassau County championship game.
Syosset, WR/DB, Sr.
Taking over as Syosset's top target this year, Skorka caught 21 passes for 351 yards and six TDs last year.
Hampton Bays, FB/LB, Sr.
Returning all-county player will play a key role at fullback and linebacker.
North Babylon, RB/DB, Sr.
Powerful running back is also a dynamic runner with breakaway speed.
Eastport-South Manor, WR/LB
Had 411 receiving yards and 80 tackles and three interceptions.
Northport, HB/SS, Sr.
Three-year starter, Stola is an evasive playmaker.
Long Island Lutheran, TE/DE, Jr.
At 6-7, 225, he is drawing major interest from D-I schools. His father, Corey, played in the NFL with the Rams.
East Islip, RB/DB, Jr.
Tavares ran for 739 yards, 7.7 yards per carry as a sophomore.
Holy Trinity, RB/DB, Sr.
Rushed for 572 yards and 9 TDs in his junior season.
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Malverne, WR/QB/FS, Sr.
Ran for 852 yards and nine touchdowns. Passed for 362 yards and four touchdowns.
East Rockaway, RB/LB, Sr.
Scored seven rushing touchdowns and had 41 tackles at linebacker.
Freeport, QB/DB, Sr.
Tucker is one of the most dynamic quarterbacks in Nassau I. His vision, creativity and elusiveness make him a dangerous runner.
Shoreham-Wading River, DL/OL, Sr.
Northwestern commit had 64 tackles and three sacks.
Freeport, RB/DB, Sr.
A two-year starter, Wray is quick in the backfield and pesky in the secondary.
St. John the Baptist OL/DL, Sr.
Strong left tackle will anchor an experienced offensive line.
North Babylon, QB/CB, Sr.
Two-way standout is the best athlete on a talented Bulldogs team.