All-Etowah County football team announced


Class 3A state semifinalist Glencoe is well represented on the 2014 All-Etowah County football team with 12 players selected. 

Glencoe senior quarterback Dylan Stone was named Most Valuable Player after finishing with a combined 3,000 offensive yards and 40 touchdowns. Stone rushed for 1,982 yards and 27 TDs and threw for another 1,134 yards and 10 scores to lead an offense that averaged over 40 points per game.

Glencoe senior running back Thomas Ozmint was selected Offensive Player of the Year after amassing 3,800 all-purpose yards and 30 touchdowns. He rushed for 2347 yards and 30 touchdowns while adding 450 yards receiving and returns.

Glencoe senior linebacker Mason Brown and Gaston senior linebacker Javonte Pope shared the Co-Defensive Players of the Year award. Brown led the Yellow Jackets with 141 tackles, including 19 for a loss, and nine quarterback sacks. He also recorded an interception. Pope led the Bulldogs with 142 tackles, eight sacks, five tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and one recovered fumble. 

Southside senior Holt Keeling earned the All-Around Athlete of the Year award after rushing for 1476 yards and 16 touchdowns on 128 carries and catching 12 passes for 345 yards and five TDs. He also had 31 punt returns for 521 yards and a touchdown and ran back 17 kickoff returns for 536 yards and two scores. On defense, Keeling recorded 37 tackles along with four interceptions. 

In his ninth season at Glencoe, Coach of the Year Lee Ozmint led the Yellow Jackets to the Class 3A state semifinals, a 13-1 record, a region title and an undefeated regular season.

2014 All-County Offense


Hunter Grant, junior,  West End; Jordan Douglas, junior, Gaston

Running back

Mitchell Smith, senior, Gaston; Jordan Malin, sophomore, West End; Keenen Lewis, junior, Sardis; Aleric Williams,

sophomore, Southside


Hunter Nunnally, senior, Glencoe; Andrew Willis, senior, Glencoe; Phillip Ward, senior, Hokes Bluff; Austin Hallmark, junior, Sardis


Ty Minshew, senior, Glencoe; Jeff Ford, junior, Glencoe; Tyler Carr, senior, Southside; Dustin Herman, senior, Hokes Bluff; Logan Hillbrandt, senior, Sardis; Dezmund Sandridge, junior, Gaston; Devin Chappell, junior, Gaston


Joseph Bright, senior, Glencoe

2014 All-County Defense


Pace Ozmint, junior, Glencoe; Dalton Roberts, junior, Glencoe; Dustin McWhorter, senior, Southside; Fisher Simmons, sophomore, Hokes Bluff; Jesse Hubbard, senior, Sardis; Albert Douglas, senior, Gaston


Hunter Armstrong, junior, Southside; Ben Mills, senior, Southside; Cameron Peacock, junior, Gaston; Noah Click, senior, Hokes Bluff; Bryan Noblitt, senior, Sardis


Chance Duncan, senior, Glencoe; Luke Mackey, senior, Glencoe; Tristan Stimpson, senior, Southside; Gabe Gilbert, senior, Southside; Levi Nunnally, junior, Hokes Bluff; Tyler Moody, senior, West End


Bradley Pruett, junior, Hokes Bluff

Coach of the Year

Lee Ozmint, Glencoe

Honorable Mention

Glencoe: Grant Griffin, Cody Thornburg, Taylor Daugherty, Bailey Britt, Luke Long

Hokes Bluff: Corey Jarrells, Cam Dowdy, Hayes Evans, Adam Peterson

Gaston: Jashun Cammeron, Taylor Hawkins, Cordell Moore, Gabe Crain

Southside: Austin Bre-wer, Dakota Harcrow, De-rrick Bowling, Greyson Daugherty, Carter West

Sardis: Luke Nelson, Jarrod Smith, Tristan Scro-ggins, Bryaden Lacey, Anthony Coffee, Logan Gaskin, Tristan McCurley

West End: Tristan Garmany, Brett McCurry, Dy-lan Gregory, Rhett Lister, Bruce Evans

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