Posted On: 05/20/18 9:35 PM

Every year most of the focus on the best football players in the state is on the big school programs. Granted, a high percentage of college-level players are going to come from the larger schools, but every year the smaller schools produce talent that often gets overlooked. The way college programs have access to kids now – through social media and other means – if a college thinks someone can help their program they will find them. That being said, NFN has put a premium on giving some of the top guys from smaller programs the spotlight. Here are some of the top guys we have targeted as players to watch who reside in the smaller communities in the state.

Alex Folz – Spring Grove

Folz is a dual-threat quarterback with a ridiculous stat line from Spring Grove's state championship season - 2,300 yards, 28 touchdowns passing, 1,500 yards and 26 touchdowns rushing. Folz has a physical running style and is a big hitter from the safety position. The junior has a strong arm. His deep ball looks easy coming out of his hand, and he can throw in the pocket and on the move. He

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