The all New Jersey fantasy football team
I’ve been working on an All Jersey Fantasy Football Team and these are the players I’ve managed to come up with. Feel free to add any players at their positions to the team if we left any out.
QB - Joe Flacco- This Baltimore Raven Super Bowl MVP played football, baseball and basketball at Audubon High School and was the starting quarterback for the Green Wave. The Flacco family is originally from Haddon Township, New Jersey.
RB - Knowshon Moreno- Denver Broncos/Miami Dolphins Born in -Belford, Moreno attended Middletown HS. He finished his high school career with 6,268 career rushing yards, 128 touchdowns, and 728 points. His rushing yards are second all-time in New Jersey high school ranks, while he is New Jersey's all-time leading scorer,
RB- Shonn Greene- NY Jets/ Tennessee Titans Sicklerville- played for the Winslow Eagles high school football team as the starting running back and linebacker for the Eagles during his junior and senior years. In his junior year, Greene rushed for 1,267 yards and 18 touchdowns in 221 attempts earning first team all-conference, all-South Jersey, and all-state honors. He followed that with 1,378 yards and 16 touchdowns on 172 attempts as a senior earning first team all-conference and second team all-state. Greene also recorded 191 career tackles and one interception on defense.
RB Donald Brown – COLTS/CHARGERS -Brown attended Red Bank Catholic High School in Red Bank, New Jersey. During his senior year, Brown rushed for 2,032 yards and 27 touchdowns. Brown was listed as the No. 53 running back prospect in the nation in 2005. n March 11, 2014, Brown signed a three-year, $10.5 million contract with the San Diego Chargers. $4 million of the contract is guaranteed.
WR - Miles Austin- Dallas Cowboys/Cleveland Browns Born in Summit, New Jersey, Austin was a letterman in football, basketball, and track and field. In football, he played wide receiver and defensive back, and as a senior, he won All-Bergen County honors and All-State honors. In basketball, Austin garnered All-Bergen County honors as well.
WR---Kenny Britt –Tennessee Titans/St. Louis Rams , Born in Bayonne, Britt played his college ball at Rutgers, Ranked a four-star prospect by Rivals.com, Britt spurned numerous suitors to stay home at his home-state university, Rutgers University. Prior to Signing Day, there were strong rumors that he would commit to Illinois but he chose Rutgers instead. Pressed into the starting lineup as a true freshman in 2006, Britt exploded down the stretch, playing a major role in one of the biggest wins in school history in the 2006 victory over Louisville.
WR - Victor Cruz- NY Giants. Born in Paterson, Cruz attended Paterson Catholic High School in Paterson, New Jersey.He completed a post-graduate semester at Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine. At Paterson Catholic, Victor played wide receiver and defensive back for coach Andrew Slome, who he credits for his success. He earned All-State honors as a senior in 2003, when the team went undefeated at 11–0 and captured the New Jersey Parochial Group I championship. That season Victor caught 42 passes and scored 19 touchdowns—15 on receptions.
TE - Greg Olsen—Chicago Bears/Carolina Panthers Olsen attended Wayne Hills HS. As a high school senior he was one of three finalists for the Gatorade Player of the Year award along with former Miami Hurricane teammate Kyle Wright. He was a USA Today First-Team All-American as a senior in 2002. He finished his career with 73 receptions for 1,474 yards, and a school-record 27touchdowns. He played in the 2003 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He also played basketball on the varsity level for three years. Olsen later enrolled at Notre Dame but played at Miami. THEN BEARS AND PANTHERS
TE -Anthony Fasano: Dallas Cowboys/Miami Dolphins/Kansas City Chiefs Fasano attended and played high school football at Verona High School in Verona, New Jersey, where he was a four-year letterman as a tight end and defensive lineman. During his senior season in 2001, he caught 78 passes for 1,460 yards and 23 touchdowns as a tight end while also adding 119 solo tackles as a senior. He set both season and career touchdown receptions records for the county (23 and 42, respectively). He also set school records in receptions in a season and career, touchdowns in a season and solo tackles in a season.Fasano finished his career with 168 catches and more than 2,500 yards and played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
D/ST - NY Giants- I go with the Giants because I think they will have an incredible defense. Please don’t ask me about their offense.
K - ... Robbie Gould We really don’t have a kicker from New Jersey. The closest we come id the Bears Robbie Gould who comes from Jersey Shore Pa.