First team


QBBrandon PearsonDrewSr.6-1225

Passed for 2,284 yards with 26 TDs and only four interceptions

RBMarquis TerryDrewJr.5-8175

Rushed for 936 yards and four TDs despite missing four games

RBJeremiah KirklandLovejoySr.6-0200

Rushed for 1,000 yards and 11 touchdowns for region champs

WRPreston WilliamsLovejoyJr.6-5205

Had 56 receptions for county-leading 1,402 yards, 14 touchdowns

WRDemarco SmithDrewSr.6-0170

Finished with 663 yards on 39 catches and 10 touchdowns

WR Rashad CantyRiverdaleSr.6-3200

Had 52 receptions for 852 yards and nine touchdowns

OLChiaza NwadikeDrewSr.6-3290

Kennesaw State commitment graded out at 80 percent, all-region

OLJohnathan LayRiverdaleJr.6-3240

All-Region 4-AAAAA lineman graded out at 92 percent on season

OLDarius AndersonMundy’s MillJr.6-3296

All-region selection key to potential team running attack

OLJustin BrownLovejoySr.6-3320

Western Kentucky commitment had a 105 pancake blocks

OL Randy RobinsonLovejoyJr.6-2320

Graded out at 97 percent with 110 pancake blocks on season

K Jaime NunezLovejoySr.5-9210

Scored 67 points with 46 extra-point made, seven FGs made

Athlete Mario AtkinsonJonesboroSr.6-1175

Had 720 passing yards, 256 rush yards, 510 receiving yards

Specialist Trey SandersRiverdaleSr.5-10170

Had eight kickoff returns and two punt returns for touchdowns

Honorable mention: Quarterbacks — Greg Taylor, Riverdale; Courtney Heard, Morrow. Running backs — Dejuan Simms, Forest Park; Brandon Williams, Forest Park. Wide receivers - Eric Tate, Mundy’s Mill; Keenon Davis, Morrow; RaeKwan Norman, Mundy’s Mill. Offensive linemen — Mekiye Kingston, Drew; Camerro Jones, Mundy’s Mill; Timothy Bridges, Jonesboro; Darrell Edosa, Riverdale; Darien Conley, Lovejoy. Athlete — Kevin Morris-Strong, Lovejoy. Kicker — Loic Chimi, Mundy’s Mill. Return specialist — Derico Tilley, Lovejoy.


First team


DLAlexis JohsonMount ZionSr.6-4290

Had nine sacks, 16 tackles for losses, 46 tackles

DL Isaiah GilliardRiverdaleSr.6-4250

Defensive tackle had 46 tackles and 11 tackles for loss

DLMike JonesLovejoySr.6-1230

Commanded double teams; finsihed with 14 tackles for loss

DLKris EllisLovejoySr.5-11230

Quick defensive lineman had 60 tackles; 33 tackles for loss

LBChinedu OkonyaRiverdaleSr.6-3215

Furman commitment had 66 tackles; 19 tackles for loss, 7 sacks

LBRandy AnyanwuLovejoySr.6-3250

Highly-recruited defender was first team all-Region 2-AAAAAA

LBChauncey JacksonLovejoySr.5-9230

Finished second on team with 115 tackles and an interception

LBIsaiah SeiseJonesboroSr.6-3210

Three-year starter had 83 tackles and five sacks, two forced fumbles

DBIsa MuhammedRiverdaleSr.5-11185

Kennesaw State commitment had 79 tackles and four interceptions

DBKhalid HortonMundy’s MillSo.5-8165

Averaged 7.5 tackles from the strong safety position; three sacks

DBMontrell CustisLovejoyJr.6-0175

Kentucky commitment had four interceptions with 25 pass breakups

DBJordan CollierLovejoySr.6-0205

Versatile enough to play linebacker position; had 68 tackles

PMcAuthor RabbMundy’s MillSr.5-9160

Averaged 32.5 yards per punt on 39 attempts for playoff team

Honorable mention: Defensive linemen — Tonyan Bell, Lovejoy; Willie Green, Mount Zion; Kali James, Jonesboro. Linebackers — Joshua Hill, Mundy’s Mill; Jallah Neal, Drew; Charlton Williams, Riverdale; Reggie McMullen, Morrow. Defensive backs - Keenon Davis, Morrow; Dolonte Tedder, Mundy’s Mill; Mark Hawkins, Drew.