Pennington accounted for 3,005 yards and 28 TDs last year.
Respective runs at the 2021 U.S. Amateur came to an end Friday for OSU's Brian Stark and Bo Jin.
Bixby's Braylin Presley and Edmond Santa Fe's Talyn Shettron are the only returnees from last summer's list.
All 10 are newcomers this year to the rankings.
Thomas has been working out this summer with former OU tackle Branndon Braxton, looking to build on a breakout junior season.
Spartans have two of the top four linebackers in the All-World rankings.
Stillwater's Gabe Brown is the defending winner in the All-World preseason voting for linebackers.
All 10 of the quarterbacks are in the preseason rankings for the first time.
Movement toward a 12-team CFP continued last week, but with vague answers that could use some bolder clarification
You were kind of enough to reach out. Allow me to respond in a summertime mailbag
Covered a big game from the press box inside a full stadium again.