All-Calhoun County Class 3A football team
by Brandon Miller
bmiller@annistonstar.com
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Offense

Tre Smith


Saks

Sr., 6-0, 185, QB

Noteworthy: Smith led the Wildcats to the state semifinals in his first year at quarterback, throwing for 1,352 yards and 16 touchdowns and rushing for 1,127 and 20 scores.

Timothy Hawkins

Weaver

Sr., 6-1, 180, QB

Noteworthy: Hawkins played a big role for the Bearcats on offense and defense. He intercepted six passes on defense, threw for 1,423 yards and eight touchdowns and rushed for 522 yards and five more scores.

Davontae Young

Saks

Sr., 5-11, 180, RB

Noteworthy: Young stood out as one of the Wildcats three tailbacks, finishing the season with a team-leading 1,272 yards. He added 16 touchdowns.

Roderick Young

White Plains

Sr., 5-11, 240, RB

Noteworthy: Young took advantage of given opportunities, finishing the season as the team’s leading rusher. He had 1,213 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Darion Coleman

Saks

Jr., 5-10, 165, WR

Noteworthy: Coleman was a popular target for the Wildcats. He finished the season with 501 receiving yards and five touchdowns.

C.J. Savage

Piedmont

Jr., 5-10, 165, WR

Noteworthy: Savage was one of several options through the air for the Bulldogs. He had 750 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns, adding 327 yards and two scores on punt returns.

Austin Jennings

Weaver

Sr., 5-11, 175, WR

Noteworthy: Jennings was a big threat in the Bearcats’ passing game. He ended the season with a team-leading 611 receiving yards and had four touchdowns.

Jonathan Jones

Weaver

Sr., 6-0, 200, OL

Noteworthy: Jones was the anchor for the Bearcats' offensive line. In the 11-game season, Jones graded out at 85 percent.

Austin Kilgore

Saks

Jr., 6-1, 230, OL

Noteworthy: Kilgore was the leader on the Wildcats’ offensive line, grading out at a team-high 92 percent.

Monty Young

Saks

Jr., 6-1, 205, OL

Noteworthy: Young played a big part on both sides of the ball. He graded out at 90 percent on the offensive line.

Alex Foster

Saks

Sr., 509, 190, OL

Noteworthy: Foster held his own ground on the Wildcats’ offensive line. He graded out at 88 percent on the season.

Caleb Adams

Piedmont

Sr., 5-11, 165, OL

Noteworthy: Adams was perfect at center, not having a bad snap for the Bulldogs in 586 plays. He graded out at 88 percent.

Denard Spears

Piedmont

Sr. 5-9, 155, ATH

Noteworthy: Spears did a little bit of everything. He had 751 receiving yards and nine touchdowns, 144 rushing yards and three scores and 182 yards on punt returns, including two touchdowns.

Devin Harris

Saks

Jr., 5-9, 175, ATH

Noteworthy: Harris played a big part in the Wildcats’ offense and defense. Offensively, he had 712 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns and 592 receiving yards and 11 scores.

Defense

Dontavious Thomas


White Plains

Sr., 5-10, 180, DL

Noteworthy: Thomas played a huge role on the defensive line for the Wildcats. He recorded 87 tackles, including eight for a loss.

Vincent Hilliard

Saks

Sr., 5-10, 215, DL

Noteworthy: Hilliard dominated on both sides of the line. On the defensive line, he had 86 tackles, including 13 for a loss, and five sacks.

Rashard Williams

Saks

Sr., 6-1, 220, DL

Noteworthy: Williams continued his successful career, ending it with 54 tackles, nine for a loss, on the defensive line. He also had four sacks.

Exavyer Jackson

Piedmont

Sr., 5-8, 260, DL

Noteworthy: Jackson had another dominant season for the Bulldogs, recording 114 tackles, 24 of which were for a loss. Jackson added nine sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

Tyler Burnett

Saks

Sr., 6-0, 190, LB

Noteworthy: Burnett led the defensive as the Wildcats’ middle linebacker, finishing the season with 85 tackles. He added five sacks and three interceptions.

Taylor Hayes

Piedmont

Fr., 5-11, 185, LB

Noteworthy: Hayes broke onto the scene, leading the Bulldogs with 131 tackles, including nine for loss. He also recorded four sacks and had five fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles.

Neonta Alexander

Piedmont

Soph., 6-1, 190, LB

Noteworthy: Alexander played a huge role, despite being an underclassman. The hard-hitting player had 127 tackles, nine for a loss, five sacks, two interceptions and two forced fumbles.

Jaret Prater

Piedmont

Sr., 5-11, 175, LB

Noteworthy: Praters lived near the backfield, finishing the season with 14 tackles for a loss for the Bulldogs. He recorded 75 tackles and had five sacks.

Dillon Greenwood

White Plains

Jr., 5-11, 150, DB

Notewothy: Greenwood led the way for the Wildcats’ secondary, intercepting a team-leading seven passes. He also had 85 tackles.

Roc Green

Saks

Sr., 5-9, 160, DB

Noteworthy: Green was a big part of the speedy Wildcat secondary. He led the team with six interceptions while adding 46 tackles.

Darnell Jackson

Piedmont

Soph., 5-10, 175, DB

Noteworthy: Jackson was everything a defensive back should be. He had 49 tackles, four interceptions and 12 pass breakups on the year.

Tyler Lusk

Piedmont

Jr., 6-1, 165, DB

Noteworthy: Lusk took snaps at quarterback, but the secondary was his true home, for good reason. He had 51 tackles, nine pass breakups and four interceptions.

Brandon Smith

Weaver

Sr., 5-10, 170

Noteworthy: Smith was there when the Bearcats needed him, averaging 35 yards per punt throughout the season.

Honorable mention

Saks – Austin Hobbs, Raekwon Blake, Stephen Garmon, Quin Smith; White Plains – Joseph Dollard, Ryan Hanson, Colton Reid, Patrick Bryan, Kade Shaw, Mitchell Jones; Piedmont – Ty Sparks, Dustin Nortan, Jeffery Pryor, Tre Reese, Dreek Thompson, Cody Daughtry; Weaver – Delo Forbes, Daniel Wilson, Chris Arnold, Matt Elston, Paul Hubbard, Chris Troge.
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