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KARE 11's Randy Shaver announces 2021 All-Metro Football Team

Continuing an annual tradition, Randy reveals his picks for All-Metro Offense and Defense from the top high school football players in the metro this year.
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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — KARE 11's Randy Shaver is wrapping up another season of high school football coverage on the Prep Sports Extra with an annual tradition: the announcement of his picks for the KARE 11 All-Metro Football Team.

Here's a look at the full list for 2021:



  • Connor Develice, Andover, Sr.

Running backs:

  • Emmett Johnson, Holy Angels, Sr.
  • Eli Gillman, Dassel-Cokato, Sr.
  • Carson Hansen, Lakeville South, Jr.


  • David Connors, Cooper, Sr.

Tight Ends:

  • Chase Androff, Lakeville South, Sr.
  • Teigan Martin, Mayer Lutheran, Sr.


  • Max McEnelly, Waconia, Jr.
  • Charlie Ryks, Breck, Sr.

Offensive Line:

  • Lucas Heyer, Hill-Murray, Sr.
  • Martin Koivisto, Shakopee, Sr.
  • Zach Cochnauer, Farmington, Sr.
  • Xavier Peltoma, St. Michael-Albertville
  • Leo Bluhm, St. Thomas Academy, Sr.
  • Brett Kelzenberg, Wayzata, Sr.


  • Dylan Honnoll, Rogers, Sr.

Watch the All-Metro Offense announcement below:


Defensive Line:

  • Chase Carter, SMB Wolfpack, Sr.
  • Mason South, Maple Grove, Sr.
  • Mason Wilson, Stillwater, Sr
  • Logan Larson, East Ridge, Sr.
  • Jacob Meissner, Providence Academy, Sr.


  • Zach Juckel, Lakeville South, Sr.
  • Colton Gregersen, Burnsville, Sr.
  • Charlie Boucher, Minneapolis Southwest, Sr.
  • Bennett Larson, Eden Prairie, Sr.
  • Sam Angell, Andover, Sr.

Defensive Backs:

  • Nate Litke, Spring Lake Park, Sr.
  • Joey Gerlach, Woodbury, Sr.
  • Antonio Bluiett, Buffalo, Sr.
  • Jarrett Bennett, St. Michael-Albertville, Sr.

Coach of Year:

  • Ryan Weinandt, Dassel-Cokato

Watch the All-Metro Defense announcement below:


Randy has been naming his All-Metro teams every season since 1987. Now, videos of each and every All-Metro team have been collected in one place with a playlist on the KARE 11 YouTube page. Check out the playlist by visiting kare11.com/allmetro, or through the embedded YouTube video below.

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