Arch Manning, Fort Worth-area football stars named to preseason All-America teams
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Southlake Carroll’s Owen Allen and Arlington Martin’s Javien Toviano were among the selections on the 2021 Preseason MaxPreps Junior All-America Team on Wednesday.
Allen was named second-team running back while Toviano was second-team all-purpose defense.
Through two seasons with the Dragons, Allen has rushed for 3,316 yards and 51 touchdowns, including 2,054 yards and 28 touchdowns last season when Carroll reached the Class 6A Division 1 state title game.
Allen rushed for 100 yards in 11 of 14 games.
In the first game of the season against Rockwall-Heath, Allen rushed 28 times for 218 yards and four touchdowns. In Week 9 against Timber Creek, Allen rushed 28 times for 279 yards and two touchdowns.
An all-around talent, Toviano played two-ways for the Warriors last season.
On defense, the 5-star cornerback that has 22 offers which include Alabama, Oklahoma and Texas, Toviano made 41 tackles and 11 pass breakups.
Offensively, Toviano rushed 45 times for 244 yards and two touchdowns.
He also played some snaps at quarterback and returned kicks.
Crandall kicker Brandon Perez (first-team), Denton Ryan linebacker Anthony Hill Jr. (first-team), Allen defensive lineman David Hicks (second-team) and Southlake Carroll 6-5 punter Tyler White (second-team) were also named to the preseason team.
White is also a standout baseball player for the Dragons.
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