Niles Paul- Omaha North
The consensus Athlete of the Year as a senior, Niles Paul epitomized the multi-sport athlete. A Parade All-American in football, he had 78 pass receptions his junior and senior years for 23 touchdowns and was a game-changing return specialist. On the basketball court, he averaged nearly 19 points and 12 rebounds per game his senior year. In track, he led the Vikings to the 2006 State Championship by winning four gold medals in hurdles and relays. He repeated as the gold medalist in the 110-meter high hurdles his senior year. Niles continued his career as a wide receiver and kick returner at Nebraska, ranking fifth all-time in all-purpose yards. He played in the NFL from 2011 to 2019, primarily with Washington.