Essex County players selected for Phil Simms 38th annual New Jersey North-South HS Football Senior All-Star Classic

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From left to right: Frank Hunter OL West Essex (Seton Hall University), Justin Jackson OL Caldwell, Keneek Tomlinson DL East Orange Campus (undecided), Alex Motley OL Morristown-Beard (resident of Orange, Lehigh, nephew of NFL great Marion Motley), Victor Solarin DL Barringer (Walsh University), Ali Abbas DB Irvington (Avon Old Farms), Lowell Kelly-Gamble DL Bloomfield (Monmouth University), Rashad Pendleton WR Roselle (resident of Newark, Bridgeton Academy, wearing bow tie) Elijah J. Robinson WR Montclair (Monroe JC, standing directly in back of Pendleton), Mustafa Lawerence DB Weequahic (New Mexico State for basketball), Craig Merkle RB Nutley (Wagner University), Darnell Grant, Jr. DL Shabazz (Bryant University), Kevhan Bent OL Columbia (St. Petersburg State University, Fla.),  Zach Keller QB Seton Hall Prep (Princeton), and Sam Cummings OL Verona (St. Francis Pa.). Photo courtesy by Steve Tober/

Correction: Justin Jackson of Caldwell is second from right. Amir Copher of Orange is not in the photo.

The Phil Simms 38th annual New Jersey North-South High School Football Senior All-Star Classic will take place June 27 at Kean University in Union. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

Pictured are players from Essex County schools, during Media Day held at Piscataway High School on May 15: