Mile High Sports

The Colorado Top 60 – the state’s best in prep football

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!

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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 OrangeBlue760.com. Follow McChesney throughout the football season on Twitter @SixZeroStrength.

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