All-Middle Georgia Football Team

December 25, 2012 

Player of the Year: Keshun Hill, Northside

Coach of the Year: Brian Nelson, Mary Persons

First Team


QB Noah Grayer, Westside, Sr.

Grayer passed for 1,966 yards and 26 touchdowns while rushing for 470 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Seminoles to a region title.

RB Lawrence Austin, Lamar County, Jr. Austin rushed for 1,206 yards and 12 touchdowns despite splitting carries with a number of other backs. He averaged 10.4 yards per carry.

RB Nick Davis, Mary Persons, Sr. Davis rushed for 1,421 yards and nine touchdowns to help the Bulldogs advance to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2003.

RB Undre Williams, Jones County, Sr. Williams rushed for 1,871 yards and 30 touchdowns and helped lead the Greyhounds to the playoffs for the first time since 2004.

WR Johnathan Howard, Wilcox County, Sr. The North Carolina commitment caught a state-record 115 passes for 1,630 yards and 17 touchdowns.

WR Demarcus Robinson, Peach County, Sr. The Clemson-bound senior caught 48 passes for 960 yards and 12 touchdowns.

WR Shannon Smith, Westside, Sr. The Troy commitment caught 43 passes for 767 yards and 10 touchdowns and added two kick return touchdowns.

TE Malcolm Colvin, Peach County, Sr. Colvin has drawn considerable college interest due to his impact blocking and soft hands.

OL Avery Archer, Washington County, Sr. While undersized, Archer was the Golden Hawks’ best offensive lineman.

OL Brian Cornish, Warner Robins, Sr. The Demons’ top offensive lineman graded at 82 percent and paved the way for a big season from the Demons’ wing-T attack.

OL Joe Rucker, Perry, Sr. The Panthers’ best blocker had 24 pancakes and 36 “big blocks.”

OL Jackson Williamson, Jones County, Sr. Williamson led the way for a rushing attack that gained more than 3,500 yards in 11 games.

OL Colby Knighton, Northside, Sr. Knighton led the way for an offense that piled up more than 5,000 yards, including 3,908 on the ground.

PK Matt Monday, Warner Robins, Jr. Monday made 9-of-10 field goals with a long of 44 and 53-of-54 extra points. He made the game-winner in the first round of the playoffs.

ATH Makail Grace, Wilcox County, Sr. Grace passed for 3,451 yards and 30 touchdowns while rushing for 942 yards and 15 touchdowns. He also had five interceptions as a cornerback.

ATH William Walker, Washington County, Sr. He passed for 1,956 yards and 23 touchdowns while rushing for 1,147 yards and 11 touchdowns.

ATH Corey Moss, Upson-Lee, Sr. Moss rushed for 1,501 yards and 20 touchdowns while adding 682 yards and seven touchdowns through the air.

Defense DL Montravius Adams, Dooly County, Sr. The elite prospect backed up his hype with 127 tackles, 43 quarterback hurries, 7.5 sacks and six forced fumbles.

DL Jalen Lawrence, Westside, Sr. The Georgia State commitment finished with 85 tackles, 10 tackles for loss and 10 sacks.

DL Austin Roberts, Northside, Sr. Roberts was the Region 2-AAAAA Defensive Player of the Year after compiling 11 tackles for loss and seven sacks despite missing time with injuries.

DL Markiel Bowen, Rutland, Sr. Bowen had 69 tackles, 25 tackles for loss, eight sacks and two forced fumbles.

LB Johnny O’Neal, West Laurens, Sr. The Georgia-bound senior made 119 tackles with 26 tackles for loss and three sacks.

LB Trey Evans, Lamar County, Sr. This explosive hitter had 100 tackles, 13 tackles, three forced fumbles and two interceptions.

LB Nigel Bowden, Central, Sr. The Vanderbilt commitment finished with 107 tackles despite being double- and triple-teamed on nearly every play.

LB Trey Payne, Northside, Sr. The three-time All-Middle Georgia pick finished with 85 tackles, nine tackles for loss, four fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and two interceptions.

DB Akebren Ralls, Mary Persons, Jr. Ralls made the All-Middle Georgia team for the second straight year after picking off six passes to go with 63 tackles and four forced fumbles.

DB Quay Searcy, Lamar County, Jr. The two-time All-Middle Georgia pick was the Region 4-AA Defensive Player of the Year after making 65 tackles and picking off three interceptions.

DB Rod Harris, Warner Robins Sr. Harris had 31 tackles and a Houston County-best eight interceptions.

DB D.J. Smith, Fitzgerald, Sr. Smith picked up a Middle Georgia-best 10 interceptions this season.

UTIL A.J. Riley, Perry, Sr. Riley had 52 tackles and five interceptions while scoring two touchdowns on returns.

P J.W. May, Washington County, Sr. May is a two-time All-Middle Georgia pick after allowing just 7 return yards this season.

RET Kimball Magee, Westside, Sr. Magee returned six kicks for touchdowns to with eight interceptions as an under-sized defensive back.

Second team

Offense QB Greg Williams, Peach County, Jr. RB Melvin Hill, Washington County, Jr. RB Danny Hite, Warner Robins, Jr. RB Keyshawn Lowe, Peach County, Soph. WR Drake White, Northeast, Sr. WR Shakenneth Williams, Rutland, Jr. WR Scott McCormick, FPD, Sr. TE Jared Johnson, Jones County, Sr. OL Jermaine Abron, Warner Robins, Jr. OL Heath Warren, Mary Persons, Sr. OL Matthew Winters, Peach County, Sr. OL Taylor Lay, Northside, Sr. OL Michael Selby, Washington County, Sr. PK Tyler Scandrett, Lamar County, Jr. ATH Brooks Stroud, FPD, Sr. ATH Glenn Smith, Northside, Jr. ATH DeAnthony Mack, Warner Robins, Sr.

Defense DL Timothy Fuller, Northeast, Sr. DL Quin Latimer, Washington County, Sr. DL Anfirnee Chatfield, Northside, Sr. DL Doug West, Jones County, Sr. LB Kyle Priser, Warner Robins, Sr. LB Will Black, FPD, Jr. LB Marquis Floyd, Dodge County, Sr. LB Tra Taylor, Mary Persons, Jr. DB Davion Anderson, Northeast, Jr. DB Kereon Morrell, Dooly County, Jr. DB Derrick Farrow, Bleckley County, Sr. DB Rodney Levine, Northeast, Sr. UTIL Lance Austin, Lamar County, Jr. P Tomond Hampton, Toombs County, Sr. RET Myles White, Houston County, Sr.

Third Team

Offense QB David Whipple, Wilkinson County, Sr. RB Juan Foster, Vidalia, Sr. RB Chanin Hamilton, Dooly County, Soph. RB Kentavious Thomas, Baldwin, Soph. WR Courtney Clark, Dooly County, Jr. WR Deonte Latimer, Washington County, Sr. TE Marqualis Kitchens, Northside, Sr. OL Derrick Washington, Baldwin, Sr. OL Brett Steverson, Fitzgerald, Sr. OL Michael King, Peach County, Sr. OL Jamal Green, West Laurens, Jr. OL Justin Marcus, Northeast, Sr. PK Kenny Miller, Mary Persons, Sr. ATH Tajhea Chambers, Baldwin, Soph. ATH Walker Juhan, Jones County, Soph.

Defense DL Jaylen Daniels, Dooly County, Sr. DL Johnny Dwight, Wilcox County, Jr. DL Larry Mathews, Taylor County, Sr. DL Demarcus Davis, Mary Persons, Soph. LB Marquez Thomas, Perry, Sr. LB Nick McBride, Vidalia, Sr. LB Tyler Forrest, Hawkinsville, Sr. LB Brian Whitaker, Westside, Sr. DB Tay Daniels, Dooly County, Jr. DB Kaleb Fuller, FPD, Sr. DB D.J. Sanders, Washington County, Jr. DB D.J. Rozier, Veterans, Soph. DB A.J. Gray, Washington County, Soph. UTIL Abraham Freeman, Telfair County, Sr. P Nic Martens, Perry, Sr. RET Taye Brantley, East Laurens, Sr.

Honorable Mention

Baldwin: DL Jativious Jackson, Sr. Bleckley County: LB Ken Hughes, Sr.; QB Tavon Ross, Jr.; OL Phillip Manning, Sr. Central: LB Bo Bailey, Sr.; RB JoJo Colbert, Jr.; OL Rashard Burney, Soph.; DB Owen Brown, Sr. Crawford County: OL Jordan Lockett, Sr.; LB Richard Bryant, Sr. Dodge County: RB Marcus Brown, Sr.; OL Khalil Henley, Sr. Dooly County: LB Mark Lloyd, Jr.; OL Larry Glover, Jr.; PK Diego Cruz, Sr. Dublin: OL Conner Lords, Soph.; DL Derrick Rogers, Jr.; LB Ken Woodruff, Soph.; DB D’Angelo Darrisaw, Soph. East Laurens: OL Zeke George, Sr.; DL Damian Harris, Sr.; LB Antonio Pringle, Sr.; DB J-Maan Bostic, Sr. FPD: PK Connor Albright, Sr.; DL Brandon Cox, Jr.; OL Martin Wilson, Jr.; RB Darron Moore, Sr. Fitzgerald: PK Manuel Chavez, Jr.; QB Romarius Gaulden, Jr.; OL Josh Caro, Sr.; OL Shaq Smith, Sr.; DL Deion Bivens, Sr. Hawkinsville: RB Dontavious Grace, Jr.; WR Vince Fisler, Sr. Houston County: QB Taylor Boyett, Jr.; OL Brandon Dagley, Sr.; DB Tyler Head, Sr.; DL Daryl Vining, Sr.; DL Kevin Moore, Sr. Howard: DL Alexus Humphries, Sr.; LB Rashaad Townes, Sr. Johnson County: RB Bull Darrisaw, Sr.; PK Austin Jones, Sr.; P Andrew Claxton, Sr. Jones County: RB JoJo Gibbons, Jr.; LB Austin Petrosky, Sr.; DL Greg Snead, Sr. Lamar County: LB Ray Lyons, Jr.; DB Antwan Wallace, Sr.; DB Sid Gotell, Sr. Macon County: QB Detrick Clark, Jr.; LB Roquan Smith, Soph.; WR Deontae Hudson, Soph. Mary Persons: QB Jordan Banks, Sr.; ATH Josh Mays, Sr.; DB Donta Shannon, Sr.; OL Tyler Camp, Soph.; DL Keven Jones, Sr.; DB Quen Head, Soph.; RB Terri Dewberry, Sr. Monticello: DB Tra Jackson, Sr.; DB Quincy Standifer, Sr. Northeast: RB Darius Jackson, Sr.; DL Detravius Burnette, Sr.; LB Allen Moss, Sr.; DL Deion Farley, Jr. Northside: LB Thomas Brown, Jr.; DB Marquez Moore, Sr.; DB Darius Holmes, Jr.; DL A.J. Banks, Jr.; PK Isaac Rivera, Jr.; RB Curtis Martin, Sr. Peach County: PK Alfredo Cervantes, Sr.; WR Saire Davis, Soph.; OL D’Anthony Lamar, Sr.; OL Chavis Dickey, Jr. Perry: OL Tevin Davis, Sr.; DL Shawn Green, Jr.; DB K.J. Smith, Soph.; LB Jamal Bagley, Sr.; OL Matt Long, Sr.; LB Austin Rodgers, Sr.; QB Deonte Solomon, Sr. Putnam County: RB Ladarien Reeves, Sr. Rutland: OL Jacob Reynolds, Sr.; RB Montez Cheney, Jr. Taylor County: OL Zeb Locke, Sr.; LB Davontae Bell, Jr.; RB Dalvin Danielly, Sr. Telfair County: OL Jacob Smith, Jr. Upson-Lee: PK Tyler Stewart, Jr.; RB Kenderious Pennyman, Fr. Veterans: PK Tim Yalcin, Jr.; DL Dalton Quarles, Sr.; DL Zack Johnson, Sr.; DL Cortez Broughton, Jr.; WR Malik Broughton, Sr. Warner Robins: QB Caden Johnston, Jr.; OL Brock Harrell, Sr.; LB Jacob Jamerson, Jr. Washington County: RB Jukilo Johnson, Sr.; WR Josh Burden, Jr. West Laurens: DB Reggie Mack, Sr.; WR Travosier Mitchell, Sr.; DL Cody Selph, Jr.; LB Marchello Lewis, Sr.; LB Nick Turner, Jr.; RB Gerald Carr, Sr.; QB Garrel Quainton, Soph. Westside: OL Christian Dean, Sr.; RB Daniel Hall, Sr. Wheeler County: RB E.J. Parker, Sr. Wilcox County: OL Marquise Brown, Sr.; RB Maurice Edwards, Soph.; DL A.J. Benjamin, Sr.; LB Kameon Peavy, Jr.; WR Quin Tisdol, Soph.

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