Preseason all-state teams: Class AAAAAAA
Let the hype continue: Grayson – the talk of the offseason in Georgia high school football – has six players on the Class AAAAAAA preseason all-state team.
Three of the Rams are committed to ACC or SEC schools – QB Chase Brice (Clemson), OL Will Taylor (Duke) and LB Breon Dixon (Georgia). The other three – RB/CB Jamyest Williams, OL Tony Gray and CB/WR DeAngelo Gibbs – are each rated among the top 16 senior recruits in Georgia.
Of the six, Gibbs and Dixon transferred from Peachtree Ridge in the offseason. Williams came from Archer, and Gray moved from Central Gwinnett.
Two other teams have three players represented. They are 2015 state runner-up Roswell (DB Xavier McKinney, RB Sheldon Evans and WR Jayden Comma) and 2015 semifinalist Mill Creek (OL Jack Franklin, OL Tyler Fannin and PK Brenton King).
Roswell and Mill Creek have something else in common. Each was eliminated in the state playoffs last season by Colquitt County, the two-time defending champion in the highest classification. Colquitt has only one player on the preseason all-state team, guard Quan Stokes. The Packers return only about five starters total from the team that extended the program’s winning streak to 30.
QB – Chase Brice, Grayson
RB – Sheldon Evans, Roswell
RB – Josh Samuel, Central Gwinnett
WR – Jayden Comma, Roswell
WR – Louis Hall, Woodstock
WR – Jeremiah Holloman, Newton
OL – Tyler Fannin, Mill Creek
OL – Jack Franklin, Mill Creek
OL – Tony Gray, Grayson
OL – Quan Stokes, Colquitt County
OL – Will Taylor, Grayson
PK – Brenton King, Mill Creek
ATH – Jamyest Williams, Grayson
DL – Eli Huggins, West Forsyth
DL – Jaden Hunter, Westlake
DL – Drew Jordan, North Gwinnett
DL – Justin Mascoll, South Gwinnett
LB – Breon Dixon, Grayson
LB – Jeremiah Gemmel, East Coweta
LB – Jaquan Henderson, Newton
LB – Leonard Warner, Brookwood
DB – DeAngelo Gibbs, Grayson
DB – Stuart Head, Etowah
DB – Xavier McKinney, Roswell
DB – A.J. Terrell, Westlake
P – Jake Camarda, Norcross
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