All-Area Football Banquet

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Tom Hornsey, a punter at the University of Memphis, is presented with the Ray Guy Award by Brinsley Thigpen, CEO of Augusta Sports Council, at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Tom Hornsey, a punter at the University of Memphis, speaks after being presented with the Ray Guy Award by Brinsley Thigpen, CEO of Augusta Sports Council, at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Keyon West, a wide receiver at North Augusta High School, holds his award as the South Carolina All-Area First Team is announced at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Strom Thurmond receiver Kendall Hill (right) is handed an award by Augusta Chronicle sports writer Wayne Staats as the South Carolina All-Area First Team is announced at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Deon Grant, an alumnus of T.W. Josey High School and Super Bowl XLVI winner with the New York Giants, presents Aquinas High School running back Ruben Garnett (not pictured) with the Deon Grant Player of the Year Award at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Ashley Brown, of News Talk WGAC, mentions Deon Grant's Super Bowl XLVI ring at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Deon Grant, an alumnus of T.W. Josey High School and Super Bowl XLVI winner with the New York Giants, surprises Aquinas High School running back Ruben Garnett (left) as he mentions to the audience Garnett asked Grant's godsister to a Christian music concert before presenting Garnett with the Deon Grant Player of the Year Award at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Deon Grant, an alumnus of T.W. Josey High School and Super Bowl XLVI winner with the New York Giants, mentions to the audience that Aquinas High School running back Ruben Garnett (left) asked Grant's godsister to a Christian music concert before presenting Garnett with the Deon Grant Player of the Year Award at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Deon Grant, an alumnus of T.W. Josey High School and Super Bowl XLVI winner with the New York Giants, presents Aquinas High School running back Ruben Garnett (left) with the Deon Grant Player of the Year Award at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Deon Grant, an alumnus of T.W. Josey High School and Super Bowl XLVI winner with the New York Giants, shakes hands with James Holmon, a senior lineman at Lucy C. Laney High School, (right) after the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Smokey Poole (right), a defensive back at Curtis Baptist, and others are recognized as the Independent All-Area First Team is announced at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The South Carolina All-Area First Team awards are displayed at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Aquinas High School's Ruben Garnett (left) and James Leonard were named the Georgia Player of the Year and Georgia Coach of the Year, respectively, at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former NFL kicker Mark Moseley's daughter, Ellen, accepts the trophy as Moseley was inducted into the American Football Kicking Hall of Fame at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former NFL kicker Mark Moseley's daughter, Ellen, speaks to the audience after accepting the trophy as Moseley was inducted into the American Football Kicking Hall of Fame at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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American Football Kicking Hall of Fame inductee Tommy Davis' trophy is accepted by former NFL punter Ray Guy (right) at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former NFL punter Ray Guy talks about Tommy Davis, who was inducted into the American Football Kicking Hall of Fame with Mark Mosley, at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former NFL punter Ray Guy speaks about the Ray Guy Award, given to the college punter of the year, before the 14th Annual Ray Guy Award was presented to the University of Memphis' Tom Hornsey at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Augusta Prep's Nolan Brandon was named the Independent All-Area Player of the Year at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Ashley Brown, of News Talk WGAC, presents Curtis Baptist coach Nathan Duffie (right) with the Independent School Coach of the Year award at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Curtis Baptist coach Nathan Duffie (left) and Augusta Prep's Nolan Brandon were presented with the Independent School Coach of the Year and Player of the Year, respectively, at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Linebackers Tomarkus Young, of Washington-Wilkes (center) and Rashad Roundtree (right), of Lakeside, smile as Ashley Brown, of News Talk WGAC, mentions the multiple scholarship offers Roundtree, a junior, has received as the Georgia All-Area First Team is announced at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Deon Grant, an alumnus of T.W. Josey High School and Super Bowl XLVI winner with the New York Giants, signs autographs after the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Ridge Spring-Monetta running back Travious Wigfall (right) is handed an award by Augusta Chronicle sports writer Wayne Staats as the South Carolina All-Area First Team is announced at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Gardner Duckworth (right), a punter at Richmond Academy, receives the Punter of the Year award from the Augusta Sports Council, presented by Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Strom Thurmond quarterback Jauveer Hammond was named the South Carolina Player of the Year at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Silver Bluff coach Al Lown was named the South Carolina Coach of the Year at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Silver Bluff coach Al Lown (left) and Strom Thurmond quarterback Jauveer Hammond were named the South Carolina Coach and Player of the Year, respectively, at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Mark Moseley was inducted into the American Football Kicking Hall of Fame at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former NFL punter Ray Guy speaks about the Ray Guy Award, given to the college punter of the year, before the 14th Annual Ray Guy Award was presented to the University of Memphis' Tom Hornsey at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former NFL punter Ray Guy talks about Tommy Davis, who was inducted into the American Football Kicking Hall of Fame with Mark Mosley, at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Aquinas receiver Daniel Lindsey receives an award from The Augusta Chronicle sports writer Wayne Staats as the Georgia All-Area First Team was announced at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Lincoln County running back Mike McIntire receives an award from The Augusta Chronicle sports writer Wayne Staats as the Georgia All-Area First Team was announced at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Dana Atkins, president of The Augusta Chronicle, gives the welcome address at the All-Area Football Banquet at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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The All-Area Football Banquet was held at the Legends Club in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF

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