Area players, coach named to ASWA all-state football team

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By Chris McCarthy, Publisher/Editor

Twelve local players and one coach were recently selected to the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s 2022 All-State football team.
Four players made the first team – Gadsden City senior Ryan Wood at offensive line and Gadsden City senior Gabriel Brito at punter in Class 6A and Coosa Christian senior Jy Mostella at running back and Coosa Christian sophomore Clete O’Bryant at linebacker in Class 1A.
A 6-5, 290-pound senior, Wood did not allow a sack this season while averaging five pancake blocks per game. Brito punted 38 times for 1611 yards and a 42.2 average. He also was 9-for-11 in field goals with a long of 46. The duo helped the Titans notched their first winning season and playoff berth in six years and the program’s first region title since 2014. Mostella (pictured above) spearheaded the Conqueror offense with 2,174 yards and 30 touchdowns on 262 carries. O’Bryant finished with a team high 147 tackles along with three sacks and three interceptions.
Making the second team were Gadsden City junior safety DeAndre Kirkpatrick, Ashville senior punter Greyson Simpson and West End freshman safety Jaxon Hamby.
Kirkpatrick had 73 tackles and three interceptions while patrolling the GCHS secondary. A three-way starter at kicker, punter and safety Simpson finished was 6-for-9 on field goals with a long of 48 yards and 16-for18 on extra points, averaged 40 yards per punt and had 72 tackles, two interceptions and three pass break-ups at safety. As the top ballhawk in the Patriots’ secondary, Hamby came up with five interceptions along with 65 tackles.
Earning honorable mention recogniton were Southside junior quarterback Gauge NeSmith in Class 5A, Etowah senior quarterback Trace Thompson in 4A, Gaston sophomore tackle Nehemiah Samples and West End junior linebacker Josh Carroll in 2A and Coosa Christian senior defensive end Drake Albury in 1A.
NeSmith was 134 for 232 in passing for 2,096 yards and 21 touchdowns while rushing for 628 yards and nine scores, while Thompson completed 234 of 406 passes for 2,584 yards and 35 touchdowns. The 6-1, 300-pound Samples opened many a hole for a pair of 1,000 rushers while finishing with 54 pancake blocks. Carroll led the Patriots in tackles with 152 tackles, including 14 for a loss, and 10 quarterback hurries. Albury terrorized opposing offensive backs with 105 tackles, including 27 for a loss, and nine sacks.
Coosa Christian’s Mark O’Bryant was named Class 1A Coach of the Year after guiding the Conquerors to a 7-5 record and a berth in the state semifinals. It was Coosa’s first winning record and playoff berth in four years. It was also the program’s first-ever AHSAA playoff victory.

Class 7A first team offense
Quarterback: Peyton Floyd, Jr., Hewitt-Trussville
Running back: Raymon Blackmon, Sr., Dothan; Derrick Butler, Jr., Davidson; Donald Harris Jr., Sr., Jeff Davis
Receiver: James Bolton, Jr., Mary Montgomery; Ean Nation, Jr., Auburn; Perry Thompson, Jr., Foley
Line: Billy Gilmore, Sr., Alma Bryant; Brayden Joiner, Sr., Auburn; Stanton Ramil, Sr., Thompson; Jamarius Stanyard, Sr., Dothan; Maddox Sunderman, Sr., Bob Jones
Kicker: Payton Argent, Sr., Hoover
Class 7A first team defense
Line: Tomarrion Parker, Sr., Central-Phenix City; Hunter Osborne, Sr., Hewitt-Trussville; Brenton Williams, Sr., Opelika; Peter Woods, Sr., Thompson
Linebacker: Klark Cleveland, Sr., Auburn; Seth Hampton, Sr., Thompson; Kaleb Jackson, Sr., Hoover; Bradley Shaw, Jr., Hoover
Secondary: Anquon Fegans, So., Thompson; Rickey Gibson, Sr., Hewitt-Trussville; A.J. Harris, Sr. Central-Phenix City; Jahlil Hurley, Sr., Florence
Punter: Jack Seymour, Sr., Chelsea
Athlete: Caden Creel, Sr., Fairhope; John Paul Head, Jr., Vestavia Hills; Giovanni Lopez, Sr., James Clemens; Kameran Shanks, Sr., Prattville
Class 7A second team offense
Quarterback: Jaylen Epps, Sr., Central-Phenix City
Running back: A.J. Green, Jr., Thompson; Carlin Long, Jr., Huntsville; Kevin Riley, Jr., Tuscaloosa County
Receiver: Karmello English, Sr., Central-Phenix City; Huck Hensley, Jr., Huntsville; Matthew Rozier, Sr., Sparkman
Line: Keyon Cox, Sr., Central-Phenix City; Ethan Hubbard, Sr., Hoover; Logan Joellenbeck, Jr., Foley; Jermaine Marshall, Jr., Lee-Montgomery; Donovan Price, Jr., Hewitt-Trussville
Kicker: Riley Rigg, Sr., Hewitt-Trussville
Class 7A second team defense
Line: Tyler Durant, Jr., Daphne; Jordan Norman, Sr., Hoover; Jordan Ross, Jr., Vestavia Hills; Mark Toland, Sr., Auburn
Linebacker: Coleman Granberry, Sr. Auburn; Druce Clarke, Sr., Austin; Malachi Jones, Sr., Sparkman; Garrett Murphy, Sr., Oak Mountain
Secondary: Jay Avery, Sr., Hoover; D.J. Estes, Sr., Hoover; Jamal Mayers, Sr., James Clemens; Issaiah Parrish, Jr., Prattville
Punter: Cade Lancaster, Sr., Tuscaloosa County
Athlete: Ty Doughty, So., James Clemens; Josh Flowers, Jr., Baker; Rayshawn Hardy, Sr., Bob Jones; Mykel Johnson, Sr., Enterprise
Class 7A Honorable Mention
Quarterback: Jared Hollins, Mary Montgomery
Running back: Nick Clark, Jr., Daphne, Jr.; Emerson Russell, Jr., Chelsea
Receiver: Ben Moseley, Sr., Fairhope; Sawyer Smith, Jr., Oak Mountain
Offensive line: Jeremiah Beverly, Sr., Mary Montgomery; Steven Crigger, Sr., Grissom
Kicker: Towns McGough, Jr., Auburn; Ethan Paul, Jr., Central-Phenix City
Defensive line: Tyrell Averhart, Jr., Hewitt-Trussville; A.J. Prim, Sr., Foley
Linebacker: Jonathan Monroe, Sr., Bob Jones; Malik Woods, Sr., Huntsville
Secondary: Grant Downey, Sr., Vestavia Hills; Cole Porter, Grissom
Punter: Roman Gagliano, Jr., Opelika
Athlete: Sawyer Deerman, Sr., Tuscaloosa County; Aiden White, Fr., Enterprise
Class 7A Coach of the Year: Zach Golson, Mary Montgomery

Class 6A first team offense
Quarterback: K.J. Lacey, So., Saraland
Running back: Cole Gamble, Jr., Mountain Brook; Brayden Jenkins, Sr., Theodore; Anthony Rogers, Jr., Pike Road
Receiver: Marquan Jamerson, Sr., Carver-Montgomery; Jackson Parris, Sr., Homewood, Sr.;
Ryan Williams, So., Saraland
Line: Wilkin Formby, Sr., Northridge; Jayden Hobson, Sr., Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa; Vysen Lang, Jr., Pike Road; Davis Peterson, Sr., Mountain Brook; Ryan Wood, Sr., Gadsden City
Kicker: Trey Stoddard, Sr., Muscle Shoals
Class 6A first team defense
Line: Kelby Collins, Sr., Gardendale; Jy’heam Ingram, Sr., Muscle Shoals; Jaquavious Russaw, Sr., Carver-Montgomery; James Smith, Sr., Carver-Montgomery
Linebacker: D.J. Barber, Jr., Clay-Chalkville; Collin Dunn, Sr., Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa; Demarcus Riddick, Jr., Chilton County; Trent Wright, Sr., Mountain Brook
Secondary: Xavier Johnson, Jr., Muscle Shoals; Zariah Marks, Fr., Sidney Lanier; Shemar Welch, Jr., McGill-Toolen Catholic; Dallas Young, Sr., Gardendale
Punter: Gabriel Brito, Jr., Gadsden City
Athlete: Ri Fletcher, Jr., Hartselle; Tyler Nelson, Sr., Gardendale; Woods Ray, Sr.,Homewood; Earl Woods, Sr., Hueytown
Class 6A second team offense
Quarterback: Ethan Crawford, Sr., Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa
Running back: Troy Bruce Jr., Sr., Center Point; Jamarian Johnson, Sr., Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa; Jakhael Rowser, Jr., Hueytown
Receiver: Anthony Eager, Sr., McGill-Toolen Catholic; Braylyn Farrington, Sr., Calera; Jaylen Mbakwe, Jr., Clay-Chalkville
Line: Jaxon Brooks, Jr., Homewood; Shane McNatt, Jr., Hazel Green; William Sanders, Jr., Brookwood; Marquez Timmes, Sr., Theodore; Colton Walls, Sr., Stanhope Elmore
Kicker: Logan Weighall, Sr., Wetumpka
Class 6A second team defense
Line: Jeremiah Beaman, Jr., Parker; Malik Blocton, Jr., Pike Road; Jourdin Crawford, So., Parker; Zi’keith Springfield, Sr., Pinson Valley
Linebacker: Michael Banks-Mason, Sr., Calera; Ethan Johnson, Jr., Shades Valley; Anthony Jones, Fr., St. Paul’s Episcopal; Talton Thomas, So., Homewood
Secondary: Chris Bracy, Sr., St. Paul’s Episcopal; Jerry Brand, Sr., Blount; DeAndre Kirkpatrick Jr., Gadsden City; Jamal Miles, Sr., Pelham
Punter: Malcom Simmons, Jr., Benjamin Russell
Athlete: Tacaris Bozeman, Sr., Sidney Lanier; Jake Godfrey, Sr., Spanish Fort; Corri Milliner, Sr., Benjamin Russell; Na’eem Offord, So., Parker
Class 6A Honorable Mention
Quarterback: Gabe Benton, Jr., Benjamin Russell; Christian Johnson, Sr., Carver-Montgomery
Running back: Rashard Childers, Sr., Chilton County; Khalifa Keith, Sr., Parker
Receiver: Hunter Hale, Jr., Helena; Clark Sanderson, Jr., Mountain Brook
Offensive line: Reid Ellis, Sr., Hartselle; Lawson Hughes, Jr., Gardendale
Kicker: Hunter Kirkland, Sr., Saraland
Defensive line: Cole McConathy, Jr., Spanish Fort; Dylan Sauce, Sr., McGill-Toolen Catholic; Justin Crumbaugh, Sr., Wetumpka; Paxtin Dupper, Sr., Decatur
Secondary: Grey Reebals, Jr., Briarwood Christian; Parker Sansing, Sr., Homewood
Punter: Sam Wright, Sr., Muscle Shoals
Athlete: Trey Glover, Sr., Theodore; Drew Pickett, Sr., Russell County
Class 6A Coach of the Year: Chris Yeager, Mountain Brook

Class 5A first team offense
Quarterback: Cole McCarty, Sr., Moody
Running back: Ashton Ashford, Jr., Ramsay; Cole Blaylock, Sr., UMS-Wright; Eli Frost, Jr., Fairview
Receiver: Jy’won Boyd, Jr., Charles Henderson; Davion Dozier, Sr., Moody; Randell Johnson, Sr., Russellville
Line: Drew Crane, Sr., UMS-Wright; Micah DeBose, So., Vigor; Bryant Hamlet, Sr., Central-Clay County; Anthony Miles, Sr., Ramsay; Patrick Screws, Sr., Eufaula
Kicker: Cleat Forrest, So., Alexandria

Class 5A first team defense
Line: Zion Grady, So., Charles Henderson; Kavion Henderson, Jr., Leeds; Yhonzae Pierre, Sr., Eufaula; Michael Towner Jr., Sr., Vigor
Linebacker: J.C. Erwin, Sr., UMS-Wright; Damien Hart, Sr., Charles Henderson; Brandon Purifoy, Jr., Vigor; Q.B. Reese, Jr., Ramsay
Secondary: Kyan Maloy, Sr., Beauregard; A’mon Lane, Jr., Moody; Joe Lott, Jr., UMS-Wright; DaKaari Nelson, Sr., Selma
Punter: Evan Taylor, Sr., Guntersville
Athlete: Christian Burnette, Sr., Faith-Mobile; Brandon Fussell, Sr., Guntersville; Antonio Ross, Sr., Alexandria; Ronnie Royal, Jr., Gulf Shores

Class 5A second team offense
Quarterback: Eric Handley, Jr., Pleasant Grove
Running back: Terry Heflin, Sr., Central-Clay County; Drake Franklin, Sr., Arab; K.J. Rowser, Sr., Demopolis
Receiver: Caleb Dozier, Jr., Headland; Ty Goodwill, Jr., Faith-Mobile; Jalen Jones, Sr., Ramsay
Line: Kevonte Dickerson, So., Carroll-Ozark; Benton Dunn, Jr., Charles Henderson; Jordan Foy, Jr., Pleasant Grove; DeMare Moore, Sr., Faith-Mobile; Mason Myers, Sr., Moody
Kicker: Jose Arreguin, So., Boaz

Class 5A second team defense
Line: Javien Blanks, Sr., Demopolis; Will Caneer, Sr., Arab; Arenza Davis Jr., Sr., Vigor; Caleb Patterson, Sr., Ramsay
Linebacker: Yusef Clark, So., Williamson; Ricky Nichols, So., B.C. Rain; Karmelo Overton, Sr., Carroll-Ozark; Josh Roe, Sr., Arab
Secondary: Demetrius Allen, Sr., Demopolis; Jermaine Holcombe Jr., Sr., Vigor; Keisen Lindsey, Sr., Central-Clay County; Jermaine McCree, Fr., Williamson
Punter:nWill Langston, Jr., Gulf Shores:
Athlete: Keiland Baker, So., Holtville; Cornelius Jones, Sr., Carver-Birmingham; Payton Stephenson, Sr., Elmore County; Jaxon Williams, Jr., Headland

Class 5A Honorable Mention
Quarterback: Parker Adams, Jr., Charles Henderson; Harrison Burch, Jr., Russellville
Running back: Jacori Tarver, Jr., Beauregard; Conner Warhorse, Sr., Russellville
Receiver: Garrett Allen, Sr., Elmore County; Daylyn Jackson, Jr., Demopolis
Offensive line: McCormick Langford, Sr., Guntersville; Cason White, Sr., Elberta
Kicker: Baylor Cannon, Sr., Marbury
Defensive line: Chris Burge, Jr., Leeds; Fabyous Robinson, Sr., Selma
Linebacker: Wyatt Dutton, Sr., Lawrence County; Conner Hackett, Sr., Holtville
Secondary: Amare Small, Sr., Pleasant Grove
Punter: Nik Peerson, Jr., Charles Henderson; Spencer Rosenfeld, Sr., Jasper
Athlete: Jeremiah Hudson-Davis, Sr., Fairfield; Gauge NeSmith, Jr., Southside
Class 5A Coach of the Year: Lee Ozmint, Arab

Class 4A first team offense
Quarterback: Andrew Hunter, Sr., Randolph
Running back: Fluff Bothwell, Jr., Oneonta; Jeremiah Cobb, Sr., Catholic-Montgomery; Jamarius Haynes, Sr., Handley
Receiver: Ky’dric Fisher, Jr., Jacksonville; Luke Harkless, Sr., Catholic-Montgomery; Owen Lockette, Sr., Westminster-Huntsville; Omareon Finch, senior, Etowah
Line: Ryqueze McElderry, Sr., Anniston;nMarkel Nicholson, Sr., T.R. Miller; Landon Ransum, So., Cherokee County; Blaxton Royster, Sr., Priceville; Brody Stewart, Sr., Andalusia
Kicker: Steven Taylor, Sr., St. John Paul II Catholic
Class 4A first team defense
Line: Tae Diamond, So., Cherokee County; Walter Goggins, Sr., Deshler; Cameron Johnson, Sr., Andalusia; Grayshaun Swain, So., Anniston
Linerbacker: Jashawn Cooper, Sr., Montgomery Academy; Jake Langlois, Sr., Priceville; Caleb Lockridge, Jr., American Christian; Jalen Pickens, Sr., Jackson
Secondary: Jack Amos, Sr., Cherokee County; L.J. Green, Sr., Catholic-Montgomery; Elijah Hall Jr., Jr., BTW-Tuskegee; Jayden Lewis, Jr., Anniston
Punter: Gabe Russo, Sr., Catholic-Montgomery
Athlete: Jacob Cornejo, Jr., Cherokee County; Caleb McCreary, Jr., Catholic-Montgomery;
Brandon Musch, Jr., Westminster-Huntsville; Sylvester Smith, Sr., Munford
Class 4A second team offense
Quarterback: Jack Lathrop, Jr., Andalusia
Running back: J’Marion Burnette, Jr., Andalusia; Mason Cartee, Sr., Priceville; Jalen Fletcher, Jr., West Morgan
Receiver: Wyatt Bailey, Jr., Sipsey Valley; Jaylon Cunningham, Sr., Anniston; Grayson Davenport, Sr., Randolph
Line: Eli Bice, Sr., West Morgan; Brady Brown, Sr., Rogers; Cade Channell, So., Cordova; Neal Hodo, Jr., American Christian; Nick Smith, Sr., Jacksonville
Kicker: Joey Jones, Sr., Bayside Academy
Class 4A second team defense
Line: Jacob Handley, Sr., Oneonta; Cade Rouse, Sr., Corner; Zach Underwood, Sr., Catholic-Montgomery; Graham Uter, Jr., Bayside Academy
Linebacker: Clay Barr, Sr., St. Michael Catholic; Tristan Brown, So., Cherokee County;
Hezekiah Harris, Fr., Anniston; Sam Kelley, Sr., T.R. Miller
Secondary: Jace Boyd, Jr., Corner; LeBron Hooks, Sr., Escambia County; Will Phillips, Fr., Jacksonville; Q.J. Steele, Jr., Jackson
Punter: Greyson Simpson, Sr., Ashville
Athlete: Tychius Caves, Sr., Jackson; Chris Pearson, Sr., Orange Beach; Kamron Sandlin, Sr., Anniston; Nic Strong, Sr., Randolph
Class 4A honorable mention
Quarterback: Jim Ogle, Jr., Jacksonville; Trace Thompson, Sr., Etowah
Running back: Jakari Belue, Sr., Deshler; Gavin Brown, Sr., Corner
Receiver: Brett Coleman, Jr., HSr., aleyville; Kaden Denson, Sr., Andalusia
Offensive line: Kaiden Arnold, Escambia County; Zach Gaylor, Jr., Cherokee County
Kicker: William Espino, Jr., Sipsey Valley
Defensive line: Charlie Adams, Jr., Montevallo; Dee Prothro, Sr., Jacksonville
Linebacker: Tyler Cella, Sr., St. Michael Catholic; Ty Jones, So., West Morgan
Secondary: Jaden Dobbins, So., Anniston; Brother Peace, Sr., T.R. Miller
Punter: Chance Henderson, Sr., American Christian; Carson Springer, Sr., Montgomery Academy
Athlete: Dorean Crittenden, Sr., Andalusia; Carson Sute, Sr., American Christian
Class 4A Coach of the Year: Trent Taylor, Andalusia

Class 3A first team offense
Quarterback: Jack Hayes, Sr., Piedmont
Running back: Ken Cherry, Jr., Madison Academy; Joshua Marquez, Sr., J.B. Pennington;
Braiden Thomas, Sr., Sylvania
Receiver: Ethan Beard, Sr., St. James; Ian Foster, Sr., Pike County; David Michael Lieux, Sr., Trinity
Line: Reese Baker, Jr., Madison Academy; Bo Cagle, So., Mobile Christian; ChrisJon Gurley, Sr., Piedmont; Koby Keenum, Sr., Mars Hill Bible; Jake Streeton, Sr., St. James
Kicker: Lucius Renshaw, Sr., Houston Academy
Class 3A first team defense
Line: Ashdon Cooley, Jr., Sylvania; Sterling Dixon, Jr., Mobile Christian; Chance Murphy, Jr., Piedmont; Trent Thomas, Sr., Cottage Hill Christian
Linebacker: Brody Epps, Sr., Piedmont; Kentonio Kelly, So., Mobile Christian; Drake Sanderson, Sr., J.B. Pennington; Max Stephenson, Sr., Gordo
Secondary: Philstavious Dowdell, Sr., Dadeville; Derick Smith, So., Southside-Selma; Kohl Summerville, Sr., Gordo; Damian Thompson, Jr., Mars Hill Bible
Punter: Braxton Berrey, Jr., St. James
Athlete: Drew Cook, Sr., Winfield; Cosner Harrison, Sr., St. James; Kelvon McBride, Sr., Cottage Hill Christian; Omarion Pinckney, Jr., Daleville
Class 3A second team offense
Quarterback: K.J. Jackson, Jr., St. James
Running back: Terry Davis, Sr., Opp; Chrisjavion Lark, So., Gordo; Carlos Mann, Jr., Geraldine
Receiver: Ishmael Bethel, So., Piedmont; Preston Hicks, Sr., Alabama Christian; Will Wells, Sr., Houston Academy
Line: Cade Barnett, Sr., Excel; Jayse Cook, Jr., Geraldine; Hunter Davis, Sr., Lauderdale County; Mason Dullard, Sr., Flomaton; Austin Smith, Sr., Walter Wellborn
Kicker: Sloan Smith, Sr., Piedmont
Class 3A second team defense
Line: Miles Adams, Jr., Flomaton; Ethan Coachman, Sr., Houston Academy; Jeremiah Moore, Sr., Daleville; Tyler Thomas, Sr., Cottage Hill Christian
Linebacker: Kevin Farrish, Sr., W.S. Neal; Nelson Hall, Jr., Opp; Jacoby Holt, Sr., Thomasville;
Sam Williams, Sr., Mars Hill Bible
Secondary: Parker Black, Jr., Straughn; Jayden Gilbert, Jr., Clements; Cody Holloway, Sr., Piedmont; Camden Lawson, Jr., Mobile Christian
Punter: Carter Lewis, Fr., Mobile Christian
Athlete: Max Hanson, Sr., Piedmont; Ziggy Holloway, Jr., St. James; Gray Jennings, Sr., Opp;
Corey Landers, Sr., Alabama Christian
Class 3A honorable mention
Quarterback: Carson Creehan, Madison Academy; Brax Garrison, Sr., Gordo
Running back: Jeb Daughtry, Sr., Houston Academy; Kolby Peavy, Sr., Excel
Receiver: Aaron Rogers, Jr., Mobile Christian; Ethan Wilder, Jr., Gordo
Offensive line: Jesse Ellisor, Jr., Straughn; Keith Williams, Sr., Pike County
Defensive line: Grant Austin, Jr., J.B. Pennington; Harrison Parkman, Sr., Trinity
Linebacker: Rhett Alford, Sr., Piedmont; Ace Thompson, Jr., Thomasville
Secondary: Levi Brown, Sr., Plainview; Gage Taylor, Sr., Danville
Punter: Robbie Gafford, Sr., Opp
Athlete: Roosevelt Towns III, Sr., Southside-Selma; Tucker Williams, Sr., St. James
Class 3A Coach of the Year: Jimmy Perry, St. James

Class 2A first team offense
Quarterback: Ty’Jarian Williams, Sr., Aliceville
Running back: Logan Anderson, So., Fyffe; Keaton DeBoard, Sr., Collinsville; Brady Hardin, Sr., Red Bay
Receiver: Luke Gilbert, So., Pisgah; Ben Hall, Sr., Southeastern; Landon Tyler, Sr., Ariton
Line: Jackson Cooper, So., Tuscaloosa Academy; Carson Hall, Sr., Ranburne; Jamichael Pugh, Sr., Clarke County; Braden Stafford, Sr., Hatton; Tucker Wilks, So., Fyffe
Kicker: Patton Turnipseed, Sr., Tuscaloosa Academy
Class 2A first team defense
Line: Christian Brown, Sr., Ariton; Taysean Darden, Sr., Lanett; Keldric Faulk, Sr., Highland Home; Kevin Wilder, Sr., Aliceville
Linebacker: J.J. Faulk, So., Highland Home; Ethan Henson, So., Clarke County; C.J. McNabb, Sr., Ariton; Zack Wright, Sr., Vincent
Secondary: Brice McKenzie, Jr., Highland Home; Ian Senn, Jr., Ariton; Richard Weed, So., B.B. Comer; Isaiah Warnick, Sr., Falkville
Punter: Bradley Thompson, Sr., Luverne
Athlete: Wauntavious Conley, Sr., Abbeville; A.J. Ezell, Jr., Clarke County; Kamore Harris, Jr., B.B. Comer; John Taylor, Sr., Luverne
Class 2A second team offense
Quarterback: Caden Burnett, Sr., Falkville
Running back: Zac Chapman, Sr., Isabella; Jordan Godsey, Jr., Lamar County; Jamari McClure, Jr., Goshen
Receiver: Joshua Bledsoe, So., LaFayette; Thomas Harmon, Sr., Whitesburg Christian; Drevon Lee, Jr., Isabella
Line: Zachariah Carpenter, Sr., B.B. Comer; Evan Chandler, Sr., Fyffe; Logan Dillard, Sr., Reeltown; J.D. Martin, Jr., Pisgah; Austin Melson, Sr., Falkville
Kicker: Tanner Patton, Sr., G.W. Long
Class 2A second team defense
Line: Easton Fields, Sr., Vincent; Austin Kerchner, Sr., G.W. Long; C.J. May, So., Highland Home; Logan Smith, Sr., Samson
Linebacker: Caiden Hawkins, Sr., Pisgah; Ethan Morgan, Sr., Winston County; Cayden Richardson, Jr., Tuscaloosa Academy; Benjamin Smith, Sr., Ider
Secondary: Jaxon Hamby, Fr., West End; Sherabiah Jones, Sr., Tuscaloosa Academy; Tae Martin, So., Reeltown; Brayden Whitehead, Jr., G.W. Long
Punter: Daniel Kirchharr, Sr., J.U. Blacksher
Athlete: Nathan Cole, Sr., J.U. Blacksher; Ty Eskridge, Jr., Lamar County; Bryson Hughes, Jr., G.W. Long; Kyree Shakur, Jr., Chickasaw
Class 2A honorable mention
Quarterback: Blake Allums, Sr., Vincent; James Lard, Sr., Lexington
Running back: Brodie Hicks, Sr., Fyffe; Jaylen Murry, Sr., Wicksburg
Receiver: Tyquan Simon, Jr., Aliceville; Tray Youngblood, Sr., Vincent
Offensive line: Riley Branham, Sr., Cleveland; Nehemiah Samples, So., Gaston
Defensive line: Blu Herren, Sr., Woodland; Jy’Keem Roberson, So., Chickasaw;
Linebacker: Malachi Algood, So., Thorsby; Josh Carroll, Jr., West End
Secondary: Chris Clemons, So., Winston County; Devin Harvey, Jr., B.B. Comer
Punter: Callen Gay, Jr., Woodland
Athlete: Calvin Madden, Jr., Sheffield; Rykelus Robertson, Jr., Vincent
Class 2A Coach of the Year: Adam Fossett, B.B. Comer

Class 1A first team offense
Quarterback: Brayden Huebner, Jr., Leroy
Running back: Cam Deaver, Jr., Meek; Alvin Henderson, So., Elba; Jy Mostella, Sr., Coosa Christian
Receiver: Jon Bush, Sr., Brantley; Daniel Cooper, Sr., Hackleburg; Jordan Turner, Sr., Ragland
Line: Demetric Edwards, Sr., Linden; Maddux Everett, Sr., Leroy; Davian Jones, Sr., Pickens County; Michael Seay, Sr., Millry; Matthias Williams, Sr., Spring Garden
Kicker: Alex Wisecup, Jr., Elba, Jr., 5-5, 135
Class 1A first team defense
Line: Bryston Dixon, Sr., Leroy; Jayson Dixon, Jr., Sweet Water; Malcolm Pugh, Sr., Leroy;
Braylen Roberts, So., Meek
Linebacker: Shamar Harris, Sr., Leroy; Conner Minus, Sr., Millry; Clete O’Bryant, So., Coosa Christian; Korbit Sommerville, Jr., Pickens County
Secondary: J.C. Hart, Sr., Loachapoka; Jakavion Jackson, Sr., Maplesville; Zach Lamoureux, Sr., Marion County; Jaden Nixon, Sr., Autaugaville
Punter: Jaylen McMillian, Jr., McKenzie
Athlete: Roderick Brown, Jr., Linden; Rayshon Coleman, Jr., Florala; Daylon Edmunds, So., Millry; Cale Tittle, Jr., Lynn
Class 1A second team offense
Quarterback: Jayden Parks, So., Brantley
Running back: Hunter Robinson, Sr., Valley Head; Jamaroun Satterwhite, Sr., Loachapoka;
Jacquez Wilkes, Fr., Wadley
Receiver: Taylor Crumedy, Jr., Leroy; Logan Madison, Jr., Lynn; Jaylon Manuel, Jr., Millry
Line: Tyler Cooper, Sr., Meek; Jon David Cox, Sr., Leroy; Dylan Kinard, Sr., Cedar Bluff;
Tanner McGough, Sr., Hubbertville; Ryan Talley, Jr., Lynn
Class 1A second team defense
Line: Drake Albury, Sr., Coosa Christian; Jamarian Cohen, Sr., Pickens County; Antonio Jones, Sr., Linden; Jamari Payne, Jr., Loachapoka
Linebacker: Kedrick Brown, Sr., Brantley; Devin Cohen, Jr., Pickens County; Sherwin Dean, Sr., Fruitdale; Zane Weeks, Sr., Florala
Secondary: Carmen Gray, Jr., Elba; Landon Morrow, Sr., Marion County; Javon Richardson, Sr., Keith; Kaleb Weed, Sr., Brantley
Punter: Cale Sumblin, Sr., Kinston
Athlete: Joe Aldridge, Jr., Marion County; Eian Bain, Sr., Valley Head; Keylon Higgins, Sr., Gaylesville; Deontae Milton, Sr., Linden; Jaxon Thomas, Jr., Decatur Heritage
Class 1A honorable mention
Quarterback: Nevin Elkins, Sr., Phillips-Bear Creek; Bo Solley, Sr., Decatur Heritage
Running back: Kamren Daniels, Sr., McKenzie; Charles Neal, Jr., South Lamar
Receiver: Kaveon Miles, So., Georgiana; Jed Wilkins, So., Addison
Offensive line: Romeo Presseley, Jr., Brantley; Kyle Smith, Sr., Elba
Defensive line: Briley Mitchell, Sr., Gaylesville; Cameron Vick, Sr., Appalachian
Linebacker: Ethan Courtney, Jr., Ragland; Brooks Junkin, Sr., Marion County
Secondary: Jarvis Packer, Sr., Linden; Payton Cook, Sr., Maplesville
Punter: Zach Jenkins, Sr., Millry
Athlete: Garrett Helms, Sr., Appalachian; Christian Byrd, Sr., Pickens County
Class 1A Coach of the Year: Mark O’Bryant, Coosa Christian

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