First Team All-State Football Players

This list contains all of the Richland Bomber football players named First Team All-State for Washington. This list is very distinguished and several of the players on the list have gone on to further careers in college and the NFL.

Year Name Notes/Accomplishments
2015 Alex Chapman Honorable Mention Defensive Back 
2015 Brecken Galliher Honorable Mention Linebacker 
2015 Lakota Wills First Team Defensive Line 
2008 Jamison Rowe Seattle Times and Tacoma News Tribune All-State Teams at Defensive Back and Wide Receiver, respectively. Made the Associate Press All-State Team as an Honorable Mention at the All-Purpose position. Jamison played baseball for four years for the Nevada Reno Wolfpack and is now working for the Texas Rangers 
2007 Jamison Rowe All State Defensive Back 
2004 Garrett Stevens Honorable Mention 
2000 Jeremy Bohannon WSU Cougars 
2000 Jeff Stowe Idaho Vandals 
1999 Ryan Brooks Washington Huskies four-year letterman 
1999 Ryan Lukson  
1997 Jason Hughes  
1997 Josh Jelmberg Idaho Vandals 
1996 Josh Jelmberg Idaho Vandals 
1996 Josh Johnston  
1996 Jeff Lidey  
1990 Brian Edwards  
1990 Chad Mitchell  
1990 Tobin Phelps Eastern Washington University Eagles, now coaching at Lewis and Clark in Spokane. 
1989 Nate Holdren Played for the Michigan Wolverines. Was drafted by the Colorado Rockies and played in their farm system. 
1989 Garrett Venters Nicknamed "Dr. Doom", played inside linebacker for the Montana Grizzlies and is currently a fireman for the City of Missoula. 
1989 Kevan Welsch  
1988 Nate Holdren Michigan Wolverines, Colorado Rockies 
1988 Reuben Olveda  
1987 Jeff Hall  
1981 Mark Bircher  
1981 John Wunderlich  
1980 Thor Culverhouse All-State on offense and defense 
1980 Dennis Soldat Washington Huskies team captain 
1976 Cameron Mitchell WSU Cougars, Benton County Superior Court Judge 
1975 Scott Bates  
1975 Ken Cole  
1975 Mark Fisher  
1973 Randy Slaybaugh  
1957 Pat Crook Started at Washington State for three years in football. Also played baseball for the Cougars and was the catcher for the Legendary Bobo Brayton in Bobo's first year as head coach. 
1957 Bill Hoyle  
1957 John Meyers Washington Huskies, Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles. Was the starting right tackle for the Huskies in their 49-6 Rose Bowl victory over the Wisconsin Badgers. The next night, he played basketball for the Huskies against the UCLA Bruins! 
1954 Kevin Burke  
1954 Sam Nageley  
1953 Ken Gardner During his senior year he was "outstanding lineman" of the Yakima Valley and also honored by being named to the 1953 1st team All-State Football team. He was inducted to the Football Hall of Fame in 1994. Bob Gandy (1952 All State) was also inducted in 1994. 
1952 Bob Gandy  
1952 Tom McKeown  
1950 Clarence Fulcher  
1950 Jerry Marzyck  
1949 Don Fisher  
1947 Mel Thompson WSU Cougars where he won several honors. Coached at Othello, Kennewick, Central Washington State College and the University of Washington. 

All-State Gallery

Lakota Wills

Jamison Rowe

Jeremy Bohannon

Jeff Stowe

Ryan Brooks

Josh Jelmberg

Tobin Phelps

John Wunderlich

Thor Culverhouse

Dennis Soldat

Bob Gandy

Tom McKeown

Don Fisher