Originally created 12/24/06

2006 All-Area Team



FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE

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QB Brandon Barden 6-5 225 Sr. Lincoln County

Earned it for his athleticism and his big-game performances. He's led his team to back-to-back state titles.

RB Rosco Walls 5-8 175 Sr. Washington Co.

Walls had a great shot at player of the year until late injury. He still had 1,783 rushing yards and 27 total touchdowns.

RB Kelmetrus Wylie 6-0 205 Sr. Washington-Wilkes

Carried it 206 times for 2,024 yards, leading all area runners. He also had 21 rushing touchdowns.

WR Darion Carter 6-2 175 Jr. Screven County

Set a team record with 735 receiving yards. Hauled in six touchdown passes this year.

WR Alex Walker 6-1 180 Sr. Westside

Great worker had 35 catches for 615 yards and six touchdowns. Picked off three passes on defense to boot.

TE Cordero Campbell 6-3 215 Sr. Josey

A big-play tight end who had 14 catches for 389 yards and two scores.

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ATH Darell Norman 5-11 190 Sr. Lincoln County

He ran for 1,167 yards and 10.8 yards per carry. Super college prospect also scored 14 times this year.

OL Nick Brantley 5-9 265 Sr. Washington Co.

Might not have been a better pulling guard in Georgia. Stacked up 60-plus pancake blocks of his own.

OL Shaquan Hicks 6-3 320 Sr. Washington Co.

Dominator had 100-plus pancake blocks. He graded out at 86 percent overall for the season.

OL Matt Pitchford 6-1 270 Sr. Harlem

Had a superb game against Washington County. Three-year starter graded out at 88 percent.

OL LaDarrien Redfield 6-1 275 Sr. Laney

He's started and excelled as a blocker in almost every Laney game over the past three seasons.

OL Dan Wylie 6-2 235 Jr. Washington-Wilkes

He graded out at 90 percent for the year and was the strongest Tiger this season.

FIRST-TEAM SPECIAL TEAMS

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PK Kenji Link 6-0 170 Sr. Harlem

Great leg boomed a 47-yard field goal this year. He only missed three extra points in two years.

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P Kevin Millward 6-0 215 Jr. Evans

Man among boys when it comes to prep punters. 27 of his 38 punts were not returned for positive yards.

FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE

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DL Jerrico Brown 6-1 240 Soph. Glenn Hills

Has 20 sacks in his first two varsity seasons. Had 57 total tackles and 10 sacks this year.

DL A.J. Harmon 6-5 320 Jr. Jefferson County

Had 47 tackles and caused 12 fumbles. He already has six major Division I-A offers on the table.

DL T.J. Lynch 6-3 225 Sr. Hephzibah

Edge player racked up 148 total tackles in 10 games. This guy had some major head-shaking hits this year.

DL Dwight Smith 6-2 270 Sr. Swainsboro

He anchored the line on one of the area's top defenses. Rival coaches flooded in the nominations.

LB Cardenal Coleman 6-1 220 Sr. Washington Co.

Looks straight out of Muscle and Fitness and scored over 1100 on his SAT. Will pick between Furman and Wofford.

LB Kiece Crite 6-2 205 Sr. Lincoln County

He's aggressive, athletic, smart and tenacious. Key cog in a defense that allowed only 3.7 points per game.

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LB Eric Hannah 5-9 165 Sr. Jefferson County

Nobody in the area played with more intensity than he did. Wrapped up 92 tackles and blocked 12 kicks.

DB Sanders Commings 6-2 185 Jr. Westside

Snagged seven interceptions this year. He played both ways, returned kicks, kicked off and punted, too.

DB Danny Daggett 5-9 178 Sr. Josey

Most exciting player in Richmond County. Snatched two interceptions. Had 1,747 yards of offense, 15 rushing scores.

DB Deon Harden 5-10 175 Sr. Washington Co. His 4.4 speed in the 40-yard dash led to three interceptions and more than 1,200 rushing yards and 18 total touchdowns.

DB Rontae Norman 5-9 170 Sr. Lincoln County The area's premiere coverage man has 17 interceptions over the past two seasons.

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE

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QB Melvin Tanksley 5-9 175 Sr. Westside

RB LaBrandon Hudson 5-10 175 Sr. Thomson

RB Freddie Jones 5-9 175 Sr. Greenbrier

WR Calvin Britt 6-2 190 Sr. Laney

WR Tyrone Bonds 5-9 170 Sr. Greenbrier

TE Jatheus Jones 6-4 205 Sr. Lincoln County

ATH Tommy Seals 5-11 175 Jr. Warren County

OL Jacobian Blount 6-4 225 Sr. Warren County

OL James Carpenter 6-5 305 Sr. Hephzibah

OL Quarica Smith 5-9 230 Sr. Washington-Wilkes

OL Ivory Story 5-10 265 Sr. Warren County

OL Brad Waters 6-1 290 Sr. Screven County

SPECIAL TEAMS

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PK Dykel Johnson 5-5 140 Sr. Washington County

P Jeffery Cannon 5-6 155 Jr. Glenn Hills

DEFENSE

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DL Tyler Beale 5-11 195 Sr. Lincoln County

DL Antonio Danzy 6-2 240 Jr. Washington County

DL John Douglas 6-3 235 Sr. Aquinas

DL Deltrick Sneed 5-11 190 Sr. Thomson

LB Maurice Goodwin 5-11 175 Jr. Glenn Hills

LB Jeffrey Porter 5-10 205 Sr. Lincoln County

LB Arsenio Strong 5-9 180 Soph. Burke County

DB Neal David 5-10 160 Sr. Swainsboro

DB Marcus Mayo 5-10 170 Jr. Jefferson County

DB Prince Ryans 6-1 185 Sr. Laney

DB Gary Wilburn 5-11 185 Sr. Washington-Wilkes

HONORABLE MENTION

Aquinas: Sr. QB Mike Cardwell. Burke County: Sr. SS Kenderrick Bonner; Sr. FB Jonathan Cohen; Sr. WR Dustin Golden; Jr. QB Tyler Hammett; Sr. P/RB Julius Patterson. Cross Creek: Sr. OL/DL Brantley Bolden; Jr. TE Eric Eitson; Sr. LB Daniel Normington; Jr. QB Emory Wilson. Evans: Sr. DE Ryan Alford; Sr. OG Cameron Deborde; Sr. LB Jacob Gibbs; Sr. LB Kyle Golden; Jr. DT Mykel Green; Jr. DB/RB Trey Henderson; Jr. DB Taylor Hooven; Jr. WR Jonathan Nicely; Jr. WR David Smith.

Glascock County: Jr. G Tripp Brooks; Soph. Dontavais Gibson; Soph. QB/K Ronnie Gillyard; Jr. RB Antuan Harris; Sr. LB Andrew Latimer; Soph. Tavaris Neal. Glenn Hills: Sr. FB/OLB Larry Blue; Sr. CB/WR Demontrez Calloway; Fr. FS Terrell Fits; Sr. DL/LB Michael Hill; Sr. OL Dan Johnson; Soph. LB Lonnie Moore; Sr. DE Mike Parks; Sr. CB Sean Wallace. Greenbrier: Jr. QB Nick Richards; Sr. LB Rick Stahman; Soph. TE Dylan Turner. Harlem: Sr. FB/LB Maurice Dorsey; Sr. FS/QB Brendan Gray; Jr. LB/TE Mike Leverett; Sr. LB/RB Barry St.John. Hephzibah: Sr. RB Rashaun Bowman; Soph. DB/WR Blake Bush; Jr. WR Tomarez Jenkins; Fr. LB Bobby Liggins. Jefferson County: Jr. LB Johndrick Beasley; Jr. RB Lamar Brown; Sr. LB Tim Nelson; Sr. QB Dennis Thomas. Jenkins County: Jr. RB Patrick Moody. Josey: Jr. WR Carl Sims; Fr. RB/LB Robert Seymore. Lakeside: Sr. DE Jermel Bennett; Sr. LB Thomas Booker; Sr. OG Zach Gooslby; Jr. DE Tom Mudrack; Sr. PK Dmitri Paleaz; Soph. RB/DB Michael Paul. Laney: Sr. DB/RB Israel McCain; Sr. LB Sam Roberts; Soph. DB Cameron Stallings; Sr. QB Chris Thomas. Lincoln County: Sr. WR Alex Bradford; Jr. DB Carlous Hearst; Sr. RB Franklin Jones; Sr. DB/RB Ricardo Norman; Soph. PK Vance Tarver. Richmond Academy: Jr. LB Dominique Hickson; Sr. QB Jacob Sullivan. Screven County: Soph. RB Travis Coles; Soph. LB Mark Flott; Sr. QB Chris Pye. Swainsboro: Jr. QB Rashad James; Sr. DB/WR Shawn Riddles; Sr. DB Derrick Smith; Sr. WR Jamail Turner. Thomson: Sr. QB Anthony "Pooh" Erwin; Sr. DB Rodney Roberts; Sr. DB Vincent Scott. Warren County: Sr. OT Demetris Harris; Soph. FS/WR Kentrell Latimore; Sr. LB Foster Moss; Sr. FB/LB Quadrez Reese; Sr. RB/LB Quamaine Walker; Sr. FB/LB Maquell Williams; Jr. WB/LB Maquez Williams.

Washington County: Jr. OL Terrance Bess; Sr. TE Darrius Lee; Soph. OL Cody Robinson; Soph. DB Brandon Watts. Westside: Sr. DT/OT Lee Browning; Sr. DE Robert Fields; Sr. DL/OL Andrew Griffin; Soph. DB/RB Charles Hankerson. Washington-Wilkes: Sr. LB Demont Gresham; Sr. LB Dwayne Hampton; Sr. PK Mark Tench; Sr. DL Derron Walton; Sr. QB Clete Wilson

Note: Butler, Jenkins County and Swainsboro did not return a provided nomination form.