Posted On: 08/30/20 10:55 PM

It’s never too early to start shouting out standout underclassman! For PrepRedzoneMN, it’s incredibly rewarding to scout and identify younger Minnesota talent before the general public learns of them. It’s one of my favorite parts of the job, and after checking out the Hudl accounts of every 6A, 5A, and 4A football team in the Land of 10,000 Lakes I feel like we’ve found some studs. Let’s get to know some of these potentially standout 2023s, check out their film, and see who made the included "Watchlist" as well. As a quick note, some of these preps were found well after we released our initial 2023 ranking, and that 2023 update is coming very soon. Thanks for reading!

Standouts (in no order) 

Max McEnellyMaxMcEnelly5'10" | RBWaconia | 2023StateMN (Waconia) RB. 5’10, 180 lbs. @MaxMcenelly 2020 MN 170AAA state champion in wrestling. In 2019 posted 905 rushing yards with a 5.6 YPC average, and scored 10 TDs. One of the best two-sport athletes in the state and one of the most intriguing football prospects for the class of 2023, McEnelly’s older brother will be a senior on Waconia’s football team this year and recently earned a scholarship offer from Winona State. Possesses a rare strength for his age,

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