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.
TYLER WHITE!!! TYLER WHITE OH MY!!! 55 yard field goal!!! He drills it!!! @CarrollDragonFB @coachrdodge @TheRicRenner @dctf @BallySportsSW @SLCAthletics Carroll 47 Eaton 10 fourth quarter #txhsfb pic.twitter.com/dyRIe4iyfb
— Brian Gosset (@Gosset41) October 22, 2021
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.
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.