Olney (Md.) Good Counsel wrapped up its first undefeated season in program history on Saturday, routing rival Gonzaga 42-0, to finish 12-0 and win its third-straight WCAC championship.
Five-star ATH Stefon Diggs came up big on both sides of the ball for Good Counsel.
Several talented players contributed to the Falcons perfect run this season, including many that have Division-I futures.
Here’s a look at the final stats and where each prospect stands with their recruitment.
Stefon Diggs: The five-star athlete led the team with 1,443 all-purpose yards. He had 36 receptions for 770 yards and eight touchdowns, while also carrying 17 times for 277 yards and three more scores. On defense, the 6-foot-1, 190-pound Diggs had 31 ½ tackles, including 5 ½ stops coming for loss. He also broke up 10 passes, intercepted four more, forced three fumbles and blocked a kick. In the return game, the electric playmaker returned both a kick and a punt to the end zone.
Diggs will narrow his list of 30-plus scholarship offers a week from Tuesday. He will travel to Florida this Saturday to watch the Gators take on Florida State. Other schools that figure to be in the mix for his services include Alabama, Auburn, California, Michigan, Oklahoma and Virginia.
A future U.S. Army All-American, Diggs is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 22 prospect in the country overall.
Wes Brown: The four-star running back finished second on the team in total yards, just one behind Diggs. Most of his work came on the ground, rushing 158 times for 1,381 yards and 22 touchdowns.
Schools that remain in the mix for the 6-foot, 201-pound Brown include Colorado, Michigan, South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Virginia among others.
Wes Brown showed why he was one of the nation's top running backs.
Brown is ranked by 247Sports as the nation’s No. 198 prospect overall.
Ryan Watson: The four-star offensive guard prospect went both ways for the Falcons and had 21.5 tackles with two coming for loss. He broke up two passes and forced one fumble. Pittsburgh, Michigan State and Purdue are the programs at the top of his list.
Roderick Chungong: The Georgia Tech defensive end commit registered 26 ½ tackles, six tackles for loss, two sacks, one forced fumble and nine pass breakups.
Michael Nicastro: The senior linebacker finished with 40 tackles, 2 ½ tackles for loss, two pass breakups, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one blocked kick. Holds an offer from Tulane.
Drew Stefanelli: The fullback rushed 36 times for 166 yards and a touchdown. Tulane has also offered.
Kendall Fuller: Ranked as the nation’s No. 3 cornerback in the class of 2013, the 6-foot, 175-pound Fuller came up big on both sides of the ball for Good Counsel.
Fuller caught 26 passes for 527 yards and five touchdowns. On defense he had 25 ½ tackles, three pass breakups and three interceptions. Early offers have come from Boston College, Florida, Florida State, Maryland, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Virginia and Virginia Tech among others.
If it wasn't Wes Brown, it was Dorian O'Daniel gashing opponents. He also made major contributions on both sides of the ball.
Fuller is ranked as the country’s No. 38 prospect overall.
Dorian O'Daniel: If it wasn’t Brown, it was O’Daniel running through opponents.
The 6-foot-1, 185-pound O’Daniel rushed 127 times for 897 yards and 17 touchdowns. He is ranked as the nation’s No. 6 running back and No. 58 prospect overall, but he could also be a big-time linebacker recruit as well.
On defense, O'Daniel had 38 ½ tackles, with 16 ½ stops coming for loss including a team-high five sacks.
Early offers for O’Daniel have come from California, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin among others.
Kirk Garner: The 5-foot-10, 180-pound Garner is the nation’s No. 9 safety and No. 164 prospect overall. He had 32 ½ tackles, four interceptions and one forced fumble. He holds scholarships from Boston College, Cincinnati, Florida State, Maryland, North Carolina State, Purdue and West Virginia.
Brendan Marshall: The 6-foot-5, 210-pound quarterback completed 82-of-145 passes for 1,471 yards and 13 touchdowns to just five interceptions. Virginia and Stanford have offered, and he could visit the Cavaliers campus this Saturday for the Virginia Tech game.
Reggie McGee: The 6-foot-3, 190-pound outside linebacker had 21 ½ tackles, with 4 ½ coming for loss and two sacks. His early offers are from North Carolina State, Purdue and Mississippi State.
Sophomore offensive lineman Sam Mustipher is part of a bright future for Good Counsel.
Calvin Jones: The 6-foot, 185-pound cornerback had 32 ½ tackles and one pass breakup. The school reports an early offer from Virginia.
The two leading tacklers were a pair of unoffered junior linebackers in Marcel Ngachie who finished with 51 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, three sacks and one forced fumble, and Darien Carr, who ended with 49 ½ tackles, two sacks and two forced fumbles.
-Maryland senior four-star offensive line commit Mike Madaras played a big part in opening holes for Brown and O’Daniel.
-Good Counsel will enter next fall in good shape to win a fourth-straight WCAC championship. Besides the talented juniors returning, sophomores Sam Madaras and Sam Mustipher each already hold multiple BCS offers and return along the offensive line. Class of 2014 defensive back Kobe Walker is another prospect the Falcons coaching staff is excited about.
-Sports Illustrated ranks Good Counsel at No. 7 in its national rankings.