The Colorado Top 60 – presented by Great Western Roofing & Construction

*A version of this story appears in the August issue of Mile High Sports Magazine. Subscribe here!


Heading into the Colorado high school football season, Mile High Sports once again went straight to the source in search of a preseason “Who’s Who” watch list – highlighting the prep players that you’ll be hearing about for the next three months. As always, former Niwot standout, Colorado Buffalo and Denver Bronco Matt McChesney – the founder of Six Zero Strength and Fitness – provides his great high school football insight. Without further ado, here’s his Colorado Top 60, presented by Six Zero Strength and Fitness.

1 Austin “Salsa” Johnson Highlands Ranch (OL/DL) *Committed, Colorado
2 Drake Nugent Highlands Ranch (C/NT)
3 Bear Miller Eaglecrest (OL)
4 Alex Padilla Cherry Creek (QB) *Committed, Iowa
5 Ty Evans Palmer Ridge (QB) *Committed, Colorado
6 Trustin Oliver Legend (WR/O-ATH)
7 Aiden Ikaika Keanaaina Mullen (DL)
8 Aiden Cullen Palmer Ridge (DL/OLB)
9 Reece Atteberry Eaglecrest (OL/DL)
10 Luke McCaffrey Valor Christian (QB) *Committed, Nebraska
11 Carson Lee Cherry Creek (OL)
12 Alec Pell Cherry Creek (TE/OLB/O-ATH) *Committed, Boise State
13 Billy Pospisil Pomona (WR/O-ATH) *Committed, Washington State
14 Joshia Davis Valor Christian (RB) *Committed, Colorado
15 Jake Wiley Eaglecrest (OL) *Committed, Colorado
16 Elijah Anderson-Taylor Eaglecrest (OLB)
17 Mike Lynn Cherry Creek (OL)
18 Issac Townsend Ralston Valley (DL) *Committed, Oregon
19 Aiden Atkinson Fairview (QB)
20 David Moore III Pine Creek (RB)
21 Ethan Frasier ThunderRidge (LB)
22 Luc Andrada Pueblo East (QB/ATH)
23 Andrew Gentry Columbine (OL)
24 Hayden Isenhart Grandview (DL/TE) *Committed, Montana State
25 Ethan Zemla Valor Christian (LB)
26 Roger Rosengarten Valor Christian (DL/OL)
27 Garrett Beckmen Greeley West (OL)
28 Jackson Hoops Valor Christian (OL)
29 Isaac Wilson Chaparral (OLB)
30 Spencer Lambert ThunderRidge (RB/KR)
31 Marcus Miller Cherry Creek (WR/PR) *Committed, Air Force
32 Zach Heckman Fossil Ridge (OL)
33 Kain Medrano Pueblo East (WR) *Committed, UCLA
34 Jake Rubley Highlands Ranch (QB)
35 Brayden Wood Fairview (DL)
36 Noah Roper Erie (RB/S)
37 Kyle Moretti Pomona (LB)
38 Chase Lopez Valor Christian (S)
39 Colin Lavell Legend (OL) *Committed, North Dakota
40 Andrew Grout Castle View (OL)
41 Brandy Okeke Grandview (OLB)
42 Sanjay Strickland Pomona (RB/LB)
43 Jeremy Hollingsworth Skyline (RB)
44 Logan DeArment Columbine (QB)
45 A.J. Ortez Arvada West (OL)
46 Tizell Lewis Chapparal (CB)
47 Cameron Smith Legend (TE/OLB)
48 Kaden Dudley Palmer Ridge (WR)
49 Cian Quiroga Valor Christian (DE/OLB)
50 Kai Arneson Lewis-Palmer (OL)
51 Ryan Capasso Broomfield (DL)
52 Adam Karas Pomona (OL)
53 Trey Zuhn Fossil Ridge (DL/OL)
54 Robbie Bauderer Skyview (OL)
55 Pierce Holley Lakewood (QB)
56 Corey Tate Denver East (CB)
57 Vance Brazile Cherry Creek (TE)
58 Ja’Derris Carr-Kersh Vista Peak (CB)
59 Myles Ruiz Cherokee Trail (CB)
60 Aden Scott ThunderRidge (CB)

*Commitment information may be preliminary and/or incomplete

Editor’s Note: A regular contributor to Mile High Sports Magazine, Matt McChesney is the owner and operator of Six Zero Strength and Fitness. Following a six-year NFL career, McChesney not only founded Six Zero Strength and Fitness, but has also become a successful media voice in the region. Hear McChesney on “All Access” from 1-3pm every weekday on Orange & Blue Broncos Radio 760AM, the home of Friday Night Lights presented by the Denver Broncos. Look for McChesney’s pre- and postseason teams at Follow McChesney throughout the football season on Twitter @SixZeroStrength.


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