Originally created 01/07/01

Metro Augusta all-area football team



FIRST TEAMOFFENSE[filtered word]....Player...Ht....Wt....Yr....School...Comment...
QB...Will Caywood...6-3...185...Sr....Greenbrier...Catalyst for Wolfpack's offense...

RB...Larry Albert...5-10...180...Jr....Richmond Academy...Rushed for more than 1,250 yards this year...

RB...Reggie Meriweather...5-9...186...Jr....North Augusta...Was Jackets' go-to guy this season...

WR...B.J. Gibson...5-11...175...Sr....Hephzibah...Holds almost all school single-season and career records...

WR...Matt Jackson...6-3...185...Sr....Greenbrier...Caught 57 passes for 944 yards, 11 TDs...

WR...Demarcus Simmons...5-11...185...Sr....Laney...Good speed, also very impressive DB...

TE...Kent Adcox...6-1...225...Sr....Greenbrier...Go-to guy in clutch situations...

OL...Shane Yates...6-3...275...Sr....Evans...Three-year starter for the Knights...

OL...Adam Frye...6-3...258...Jr....Lakeside...Outstanding blocker who graded out in every game...

OL...Bakari Thurmond...6-2...275...Sr....Laney...Possesses rare combo of size and speed...

OL...Chris Wilson...6-1...220...Sr....Westside...Outstanding OL, also played on defense...

OL...Clayton Dyson...6-3...265...Sr....North Augusta...Furman commitment has both size and quickness...

K...Scott Rhodes...6-1...170...Sr....Aquinas...24-of-26 PATs, accurate on field goals...

ATH...Nick Figgs...6-0...178...Sr....Laney...Ran Laney offense to perfection...

DEFENSE[filtered word]....Player...Ht....Wt....Yr....School...Comment...
DL...Ryan Baynes...6-3...275...Sr....Butler...Good size and speed, may be Division I signee...

DL...Ernest Powell...6-0...190...Jr....Evans...Quick, may be even better next year...

DL...Brian Johnson...6-3...245...Sr....Lakeside...Ga. Tech signee played both ways...

DL...Jeff Stephenson...6-1...185...Jr....Westside...Recorded 14 tackles for loss...

NG...Corey Parker...5-11...190...Sr....Hephzibah...Defensive leader for Rebels...

LB...Tristan Gilford...6-1...215...Sr....Harlem...Hard hitter, recorded 57 solo tackles...

LB...Jesse Suarez...6-0...205...Jr....Westside...Only going to get better...

DB...Fernando Mickens...5-8...170...Jr....Evans...All-around athlete, very dangerous...

DB...Keith Johnson...5-11...172...Sr....North Augusta...Furman commitment can make big impact...

DB...Latray Walker...5-8...170...Sr....Laney...Speedy, also excellent cover DB...

DB...Tony LeZotte...5-11...165...So....Westside...Versatile athlete, can do it all...

DB...Joe Sapp...5-10...180...Sr....Richmond Academy...Played QB, WR and DB for Musketeers, very versatile...

P...Brian Reed...6-1...195...Sr....Evans...Excellent hang time on punts...

Player of Year: Shane Yates, Evans

Coach of Year: Gerald Barnes, Westside