Northwest Elite Football MVP's/Rising Stars
Andy Gay (Scout.com)
Andy Gay (Scout.com)
Northwest Recruiting Analyst
Posted Jun 22, 2009
Chris Fetters (Scout.com)


TUKWILA, Wash. - Here are the MVP's and Rising Stars, named at Jason Gesser's Northwest Elite Football Camp Sunday at Starfire. The MVP's were voted on by Gesser's staff, which included coaches from Washington State, Idaho, Hawaii and other colleges. The MVP's were the top player in each group, and the Rising Stars were the next-best players.

Defensive Line



Joe Lopez (Scout.com)
(Joe Lopez, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU DL Coach Malik Roberson)

MVP - Joe Lopez, 6-0, 241, Portland (Ore.) Central Catholic

Dylan Zylstra (Scout.com)
(Dylan Zylstra, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU DL Coach Malik Roberson)

Rising Star - Dylan Zylstra, 6-4, 205, Kent (Wash.) Kentridge

Defensive Back



Bennett Bontemps (Scout.com)
(Bennett Bontemps, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Co-Defensive Coordinator Chris Ball)

MVP - Bennett Bontemps, 6-1.5, 182, Puyallup (Wash.) Rogers

Alex Mitchell (Scout.com)
(Alex Mitchell, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Co-Defensive Coordinator Chris Ball)

Rising Star - Alex Mitchell (2011), 5-8, 170, Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Oakland

Linebacker



Anthony DeMatteo (Scout.com)
(Anthony DeMatteo, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Linebackers Coach Travis Niekamp)

MVP - Anthony DeMatteo, 5-11.5, 207, Sammamish (Wash.) Skyline

Devin Topps (Scout.com)
(Devin Topps, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Linebackers Coach Travis Niekamp)

Rising Star - Devin Topps, 6-2, 213, Kent (Wash.) Kentridge

Offensive Line



Shelton Robertson (Scout.com)
(Shelton Robertson, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Offensive Line Coach Harold Etheridge)

MVP - Shelton Robertson, 6-4, 248, Pocatello (Idaho) Highland

Colton Faber (Scout.com)
(Colton Faber, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Offensive Line Coach Harold Etheridge)

Rising Star - Colton Faber (2011), 6-2.5, 307, Bellevue (Wash.) Interlake

Running Back



Brett Kirschner (Scout.com)
(Brett Kirschner, pictured with Jason Gesser and Idaho Running Backs Coach Jeremy Thielbar)

MVP - Brett Kirschner, 5-9, 199, Bellevue (Wash.) Interlake

Cameron Hunt (Scout.com)
(Cameron Hunt, pictured with Jason Gesser and Idaho Running Backs Coach Jeremy Thielbar)

Rising Star - Cameron Hunt, 6-0, 195, Redmond (Wash.) Eastlake

Tight End



Austin Seferian-Jenkins (Scout.com)
(Austin Seferian-Jenkins, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Tight Ends Coach Rich Rasmussen)

MVP - Austin Seferian-Jenkins (2011), 6-6, 260, Gig Harbor, Wash.

Charlie Hopkins (Scout.com)
(Charlie Hopkins, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Tight Ends Coach Rich Rasmussen)

Rising Star - Charlie Hopkins (2011), 6-6, 233, Spokane (Wash.) Gonzaga Prep

Athlete



David Eargle (Scout.com)
(David Eargle, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Co-Defensive Coordinator Jody Sears)

MVP - David Eargle, 6-1, 217, Lakewood (Wash.) Clover Park

Cody Anderson (Scout.com)
(Cody Anderson, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Co-Defensive Coordinator Jody Sears)

Rising Star - Cody Anderson, 6-3, 218, Shelley, Idaho

Receiver



Allain Songco (Scout.com)
(Allain Songco, pictured with Collin Henderson, Devard Darling, Milton Wynn, WSU Receivers Coach Mike Levenseller and Jason Gesser)

MVP - Allain Songco, 6-0, 200, Kent (Wash.) Kentwood

Tyler Wright (Scout.com)
(Tyler Wright, pictured with Collin Henderson, Devard Darling, Milton Wynn, WSU Receivers Coach Mike Levenseller and Jason Gesser)

Rising Star - Tyler Wright, 5-10, 180, Kent (Wash.) Kentlake

Quarterback



Andy Gay (Scout.com)
(Andy Gay, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Offensive Coordinator Todd Sturdy)

MVP - Andy Gay, 6-4, 182, Mill Creek (Wash.) Jackson

Ryan Bergman (Scout.com)
(Ryan Bergman, pictured with Jason Gesser and WSU Offensive Coordinator Todd Sturdy)

Rising Star - Ryan Bergman, 6-2, 160, Issaquah, Wash.



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