Returning all-state selections from the 2016 football season

Here is a list of every player that was selected to the Review-Journal’s 2016 all-state football team and is expected to return this upcoming fall season.

Sixteen of the 62 players (25.8 percent) that are coming back were either first- or second-team selections last season. Seven of the 16 players, including Nevada’s top prospect — Bishop Gorman linebacker Palei Gaoteote — made the first team.

They, along with 20 returning honorable mentions, are listed below:


QB Kenyon Oblad, Liberty

WR Dakota Larson, Spring Creek

TE Brevin Jordan, Bishop Gorman

DL Crishaun Lappin, Liberty

LB Siaosi Finau, Reno

LB Palei Gaoteote, Bishop Gorman

LB Brandon Kaho, Reno

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QB Cade McNamara, Damonte Ranch

RB Abel Carter, Carson

WR Dru Jacobs, Damonte Ranch

WR Elijah Kothe, Faith Lutheran

WR Jalen Nailor, Bishop Gorman

TE McCallan Castles, South Tahoe

DL Eric Schmitz, Reed

LB Richie Garcia, Damonte Ranch

DB Octavion Bell, Liberty

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Honorable Mention

Diamante Burton, Canyon Springs

Matt Cain, South Tahoe

Cameron Emerson, Reed

Tariq Flowers, Del Sol

T.K. Fotu, Durango

Shaun Greene, Canyon Springs

Isaiah Herron, Arbor View

Jacob Isaia, Bishop Gorman

Alan Mwata, Liberty

Derek Ng, Bishop Gorman

Greg Oliver, Bishop Gorman

Jayden Perkins, Virgin Valley

Mario Rabanales, Needles

Luis Salazar, Elko

Terrence Smith, Legacy

Deago Stubbs, Arbor View

Dorian Thompson-Robinson, Bishop Gorman

Elijah Wade, Arbor View

Von White, Silverado

Steven Wright, Sunrise Mountain