Newberry quarterback and former Strom Thurmond standout Raleigh Yeldell accepted the NCAA Division II Offensive Player of the Year award from the Eastern College Athletic Conference on Thursday night during a banquet at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Read more
Pos. Player School Yr.
QB Jauveer Hammond Strom Thurmond Jr.
Passed for 1,674 yards and rushed for 1,258 yards
RB DeVonte Pressley North Augusta Sr.
Scored 18 rushing TDs and neared 2,000 yards
RB Darius Hammond Strom Thurmond Sr.
Rushed for 1,568 yards and 23 TDs
WR Ty Brooks Strom Thurmond Sr.
Posted 1,026 receiving yards
WR DeAndre Schoultz South Aiken Sr.
Ran for 391 yards and had 734 receiving yards
WR Deondre Baskett Fox Creek Jr.
Lined up almost everywhere
OL James Jacks Silver Bluff Jr.
Three-year starter for Bulldogs
OL Jake Whitley North Augusta Jr.
All-region and all-state
OL Taylor Hearn Williston-Elko Jr.
Anchor of offensive line
OL Justin Day South Aiken Sr.
Committed to the University of Kentucky
OL Parker Collins North Augusta Sr.
72 knockdown blocks
ATH Trey Morgan North Augusta Sr.
Team MVP had 119 tackles and 10 rushing scores
K Pedro Zambrano Silver Bluff Sr.
Hit four field goals and 43 extra points
DL R.J. Tyler Wagener-Salley Jr.
Had eight sacks
DL Gyasi Yeldell Silver Bluff Jr.
DL Brandon Maddox North Augusta Jr.
Sacked the quarterback five times
DL Jahmaya Jenkins Williston-Elko Sr.
Posted 14 tackles for loss
LB Garret Boatwright Midland Valley Jr.
Made 121 tackles
LB Adrien Peterson McCormick Sr.
Made 108 total tackles and was team captain
LB Kris Howard North Augusta Sr.
Made 182 tackles
DB Hykeem Brooks Strom Thurmond Sr.
DB Demetrius Leysath Strom Thurmond Sr.
Broke up 15 passes
DB Devin Grimes North Augusta Sr.
Blocked three field goals
DB Shakur Chisolm Barnwell Fresh.
Already grabbing attention as a freshman
P Matthew Albertson South Aiken Jr.
Also plays on soccer team
Pos. Player School Yr.
QB Trib Reece North Augusta Soph.
RB Shaquez Wright Silver Bluff Jr.
Rushed for 1,276 yards and 14 TDs
RB Jarius Jenkins Williston-Elko Soph.
Ran for 1,593 yards on 224 carries
WR Dre Dunbar North Augusta Jr.
Good route runner
WR Kameron Brown Midland Valley Soph.
Averaged 16.6 yards per catch for 464 yards
TE Will Holbrook South Aiken Jr.
Was also a QB, throwing for 715 yards
OL Nick Bell Midland Valley Sr.
OL Alex Picciano North Augusta Sr.
Made all the line calls
OL Robert Davis Aiken Sr.
Strong performer on line
OL Roderic Smith Blackville-Hilda Sr.
Could switch between TE and OL
OL Santrale Moore Wagener-Salley Jr.
Missed very few assignments
ATH Nakeem Spann Aiken Jr.
K Trent Miller Strom Thurmond Sr.
Never had a quiet game with a potent offense
DL Kenneth Gunter McCormick Jr.
All-region pick had nine sacks
DL Charles Williams Barnwell Jr.
Warhorses made state playoffs
DL Joseph Johnson Midland Valley Sr.
Nose guard on defense
LB Omari El Silver Bluff Sr.
Had eight tackles for loss
LB Aaron Cook Strom Thurmond Sr.
Made 83 tackles
LB Favion Davis Blackville-Hilda Sr.
Carried load on both sides of the ball
LB Kenyatta Dunbar Strom Thurmond Jr.
All-region player recorded 109 tackles
DB David Owens Williston-Elko Sr.
Scored 12 rushing touchdowns and had 23 tackles
DB Jaylan Cook McCormick Sr.
Intercepted four passes
DB Malcolm Stroman Wagener-Salley Jr.
Had four interceptions and was also the QB
DB Israel Talbert Strom Thurmond Jr.
Picked off five passes
P Trey Mock Fox Creek Sr.
Besides having punter role, he also threw for 847 yards
HONORABLE MENTION: Aiken: Jr. QB Will Heggs; Fox Creek: Sr. RB/DL Blake Crawford, Sr. RB/CB Zabian Adams, Sr. WR/DB Brandon Gladney, Jr. OL/DL Alan Randell, Jr. LB Cody Bishop, Jr. OL/DL Ty Yarbrough, Jr. OL/DL Andrew Crytzer, Soph. LB Cory Lucas; McCormick: Sr. RB Allynn Williams; Midland Valley: Sr. DB Quincey Pressley, Sr. OL Carter Tanton, Fresh. QB Daniel Carr, Soph. RB Dre Carr; North Augusta: Jr. LB Ronald Williams; Sr. DB Robbie Morgan, Sr. TE Logan Woodward, Jr. OL Blake Williams; Ridge Spring-Monetta: QB Reginald Preston; Silver Bluff: Sr. QB Jalen Jackson, Jr. TE McKenzie Wilson, Jr. DB Jaylen Douse; South Aiken: Soph. DL Rasool Clemmons, Sr. DB Teddrick Steadman, Sr. DB Terell Johnson, Jr. LB Rod Wise, Jr. LB Jordan Scott, Sr. DB Evan Kearse, Jr. RB Adam Allen.