Cedartown High School running back Nick Chubb added to his long list of awards this past weekend as he was named the 2013 Georgia Sportswriters Association Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year.
Chubb won the award after finishing his senior season with 2,683 rushing yards and 40 touchdowns. As a junior Chubb had broke the Georgia regular season state rushing record by running for 2,721 yards in 10 games. He also scored 38 touchdowns.
Chubb, who is verbally committed to the University of Georgia, will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. The game will be televised live nationally on NBC at 1 p.m.
This marks the second year in a row that Chubb has won an Offensive Player of the Year award on the state level. Last year he was named the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year, the Rome News-Tribune Co-Offensive Player of the Year, and the Region 7-AAAA Co-Offensive Player of the Year after his record-breaking junior campaign. Chubb was also named to the Associated Press Class AAAA All-State first team, the Rome News-Tribune All-Area first team and he was named as a member of the CBS MaxPreps 2012 Medium Schools All-American football team.
This year as a senior, Chubb has been named the Region 7-AAAA Player of the Year, the Rome News-Tribune co-Player of the Year, and now the Georgia Sportswriters Association Class AAAA Player of the Year. He also was selected to the Rome News-Tribune All-Area first team this winter, the Georgia Sportswriters Association Class AAAA first team and he was one of 90 high school players nation wide chosen to participate in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
Liberty County’s Raekwon McMillan was chosen by the Georgia Sportswriters Association as the 2013 Class AAAA Defensive Player of the Year. Griffin head coach Steve Devoursney was selected as the Class AAAA Coach of the Year.
Cedartown senior offensive lineman Tyler Prewett was also chosen to the Class AAAA All-State first team by the Georgia Sportswriters Association.
Other members of the Class AAAA first team offense are Griffin quarterback Jaquez Parks, Alexander running back Mikell Lands-Davis, Wayne Coutny wide receiver Krenwick Sanders, Sandy Creek wide receiver Demarre Kitt, Eagle’s Landing tight end Tyler Guice, Columbia lineman Terrone Prescod, Carrollton lineman Jake Sanders, Statesboro lineman John Underwood, Sandy Creek lineman Ryan Warrior, Carrollton kicker Tyler Newsome and Burke County athlete Donquell Green.
Membrs of the Class AAAA first team defense are Northwest Whitfield lineman Isaiah Mack, Marist lineman Kendall Baker, Westover lineman Trenton Thompson, Carrollton lineman Dontavious Russell, Griffin linebacker Telly Sloan, Columbia linebacker Deshon Cooper, Lanier linebacker Michael Shaw, Locust Grove defensive back Cortez McDowell, Mary Persons defensive back Akebren Ralls, Dalton defensive back Eder Mora, Stockbridge defensive back Kendarious Webster, Northwest Whitfield punter Miguel Villa and Washington returner Antavis Rowe.