2017 Preseason Football Team: Jamarye Joiner is top QB

University of Arizona commit Jamarye Joiner (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

These are the top returning running backs based on the Southern Arizona All-Star list from last season. Does not take into account any transfers, injuries or changes in position.

Jamarye Joiner, Sr. Cienega
Alex Bell, Sr. Sabino
Trenton Bourguet, Jr. Marana
Christian Fetsis, Sr. Pusch Ridge
Jordan Porter, Sr. Cholla
Chris Galaz, Sr. Douglas
Josue Tapia, Sr. Nogales
Jovoni Borbon, So. Buena
Alex Verdugo, Jr. Empire
Caleb Quintero, So. San Manuel
Derek Hahn, Sr. Valley Union
Dylan Allison, Sr. Flowing Wells
Troy Ferestad, Sr. Bisbee
Tony Samaniego, Sr. Bisbee
David Sosa, Sr. Rio Rico
Zach Eiedenshink, Jr. Canyon del Oro

Tucson Career Passing Leaders
Rhett Rodriguez, Catalina Foothills 8,694 (2013-17)
Reggie Robertson, Sahuaro 7,106 (1996-99)
Andrew Cota, Salpointe, 6,635 (2011-13)
Brian Chason, Tucson Christian: 6,408 (1982-85)
Adriell Alvarado, Cienega: 5,910 (2012-15)
Adam Rodriguez, Desert View: 5,774 (1985-89)
Justice Summerset, Mountain View: 5,264 (2013-15)

State Passing Record
10,489: Emanuel Gant, Tempe 2011-14


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