Southlake Carroll star punter, 9 from Texas make MaxPreps preseason All-America team

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Southlake Carroll senior Tyler White was named a second-team punter on the 2022 MaxPreps preseason high school football All-America team.

White, who is a Texas A&M commit, is rated five stars by Chris Sailer Kicking.

White made 79 of 81 extra-point attempts and 10 of 12 field goals. He accounted for 109 points. As a punter, White averaged 42 yards on 36 punts with a long of 62.

He had 21 punts inside the 20 last season for the Dragons, who went 14-1 and reached the state semifinals.

According to 247Sports, White is rated as the No. 1 punter in the country for the Class of 2023.

Eight other players from Texas made the preseason team for a total of nine players, more than any other state. California and Georgia had six players each while Alabama and Louisiana had four.

Two other Texas players from the Dallas-Fort Worth area metroplex made the team, including 5-star Denton Ryan linebacker Anthony Hill Jr., who is also an A&M commit and rated as the top linebacker in the country. Hill had 131 tackles and eight sacks last season for the Raiders.

Denton Ryan running back Anthony Hill Jr. (6) crosses the goal line for a touchdown during the Conference 5A Division 1 2020 state championship semi-final football game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Jan. 08, 2021. Ryan led Summit 21-13 at the half. (Special to the Star-Telegram Bob Booth)
Denton Ryan running back Anthony Hill Jr. (6) crosses the goal line for a touchdown during the Conference 5A Division 1 2020 state championship semi-final football game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Jan. 08, 2021. Ryan led Summit 21-13 at the half. (Special to the Star-Telegram Bob Booth)

Four-star Denton Guyer defensive back Peyton Bowen is the other. The Notre Dame commit had seven interceptions last season and scored four touchdowns on special teams.

Others from Texas are running back Rueben Owens II (El Campo), wide receiver Jaden Greathouse (Austin Westlake), offensive lineman TJ Shanahan (Austin Westlake), defensive lineman David Hick Jr. (Katy Paetow), all-purpose back Dalton Brooks (Shiner) and defensive lineman Colton Vasek (Austin Westlake).

Five-star quarterback Arch Manning, the top-rated player in the country, was named a first-team quarterback. The Texas commit is the nephew of NFL Super Bowl champions Eli and Peyton Manning.