Football

Coach of the Year

Biff Parson, Rockmart

The Yellow Jackets broke through the barrier that had held them back from competing in a state football championship game for over 50 years and set the program mark for most wins in a season (14) in Parson’s third year at the helm.

FIRST TEAM

Offense

Pos.     Name   School Grade

QB       Dylan Bailey      Rockmart          Sr.

QB       Knox Kadum     Rome    Sr.

RB        Jamious Griffin*  Rome    Sr.

RB        Markus Smith    Rockmart          Sr.

RB        Hagen Willingham          Trion     Sr.

WR       Juke Boozer      Rockmart          Jr.

WR       Xavier Roberts-Donaldson           Rome    Sr.

TE        Reed Couch      Rockmart          Jr.

OL        Deacon Allen     Rockmart          Jr.

OL        Aiden Gaines     Rome    Jr.

OL        Jake Hayes       Trion     Sr.

OL        Quontavious Leslie         Rome    Jr.

OL        Tate Ratledge    Darlington          Jr.

K          Alonzo Rodriquez           Rome    Jr.

ATH      Kenon Dixon      Coosa   Sr.

*Offensive Player of the Year

Defense

Pos.     Name   School Grade

DL        Cade Brock       Darlington          Jr.

DL        Sean Brown       Coosa   Sr.

DL        Luis Medina       Chattooga         Jr.

DL        Montrell Millsap Rome    Sr.

DL        Donte Williams  Rockmart          Sr.

LB        Braden Johnson Trion     Sr.

LB        Gavin Hughes*   Coosa   Sr.

LB        Kieron Roberts   Rockmart          Soph.

LB        Derricus Smith   Rome    Sr.

DB        Tyler Abram       Rockmart          Sr.

DB        Bubba Glanton   Rome    Sr.

DB        Jamar Roberts   Rome    Sr.

DB        Josh Ross         Pepperell           Jr.

P          Payton Rhoades            Pepperell           Jr.

P          Matthew Syverson        Model     Sr.

ATH      Devin Price        Chattooga         Sr.

*Defensive Player of the Year

SECOND TEAM

Offense

Pos.     Name   School Grade

QB       Brayden Perry   Armuchee         Sr.

QB       Gage Moses      Pepperell           Soph.

RB        Tony Mathis      Cedartown         Sr.

RB        Kolin Rogers      Darlington          Jr.

RB        Zabrion Whatley Rockmart          Sr.

WR       Brayden Butler   Armuchee         Sr.

WR       Payton Rhoades            Pepperell           Jr.

WR       Eli Wells           Unity     Sr.

OL        Randon Carter   Armuchee         Sr.

OL        Devin Floyd       Rome    Sr.

OL        Zack Minter       Pepperell           Sr.

OL        Carter Norton     Rome    Sr.

OL        Torrance Scott   Pepperell           Sr.

K          Ramiro Alanis    Pepperell           Sr.

ATH      Demetrius Rogers          Darlington          Soph.

ATH      Kidron Ford       Model     Sr.

Defense

Pos.     Name   School Grade

DL        Dylan Bailiff       Pepperell           Sr.

DL        Rayquon Jones  Rome    Jr.

DL        Tyler Liggons     Pepperell           Jr.

DL        Jordan Neal       Rome    Sr.

DL        Tyson Purdie     Pepperell           Sr.

LB        Octaveus Askew            Rome    Sr.

LB        Tommy Atha Jr. Darlington          Sr.

LB        Ant Lester         Rockmart          Sr.

LB        Malachi Mack    Chattooga         Sr.

LB        Drew Tanner    Model     Jr.

DB        Ryan Hurst        Pepperell           Jr.

DB        Dekerion Jones  Rome    Sr.

DB        Camron Miles    Pepperell           Sr.

DB        Kobe Nadu        Darlington          Soph.

P          Bubba Glanton   Rome    Sr.

ATH      DeMarco Brown GSD     Sr.

HONORABLE MENTION

ARMUCHEE: Gauge Burkett, Devin Cromer, Adam Hart, Devin Pledger, Brayden Presley, Joe Ryall; CEDARTOWN: Tim Brown, DJ FrazierZaquan Frazier, Chadriq Neal, Kobe Pryor; CHATTOOGA: Jakoby Cotrell, EJ Lackey, Lashaun Lester; COOSA: Terry Curry, Tyler Gunnells, Jalen Hodge, Satoshi Kasahara, Malaki Martin, Lavanda Millsap, Logan Pledger; DARLINGTON: Tysen Dougherty, Alex Liddle, Rhett McDurmon, Frank Manning, Barrick Wade, Cam Watson, Roth Wilcox, Dawson Williams, Colin Zazzaro; MODEL: Shaud Askew, Tyler Gamble; PEPPERELL: Jack Bennett, Jake Chandler, Clay Crawford, Dawson Duncan, Preston Goggans, Keelan Long, Darien Pasley, Jimmy Powell, Tra Robinson, Dalton Wright; ROCKMART: Daquan Banks; ROME: Nick Burge, Octavious Clowers, Trae Lawrence; TRION: Clay Baker, Chris Pace, Rylan Tomlin, Will Wyatt; GSD: J.J. Evans.