All-Calhoun County Class 4A-6A Football Team
by Brandon Miller
bmiller@annistonstar.com
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Ty Webber

Oxford

Jr., 6-1, 190, QB

Noteworthy: Webber grew a lot in his second year as a starter, throwing for 1,893 yards and 21 touchdowns. He threw only five interceptions.

Racean Thomas

Oxford

Sr., 5-11, 205, RB

Noteworthy: Thomas went out with a bang, rushing for 2,211 yards and 32 touchdowns. He averaged 9.8 yards per carry and may have a chance to win Mr. Football next month.

Deon Thomas

Alexandria

Sr., 5-11, 220, FB

Noteworthy: Thomas provided huge play for the Valley Cubs on each side of the ball, offensively averaging 6.6 yards per carry. On defense, he had 59 tackles, six sacks, two forced fumbles and two recoveries.

Dominique Thomas

Jacksonville

Sr., 5-11, 220, RB

Noteworthy: Thomas finished his career as a Golden Eagle as expected. He rushed for 1,859 and 24 touchdowns, averaging 7.4 yards per carry.

Tredarian Gamble

Oxford

Jr., 6-1, 190, WR

Noteworthy: Gamble was the go-to receiver for the Yellow Jackets and for good reason. He finished the season with a team-high 65 receptions for 1,142 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Sid Thurmond

Jacksonville

Jr., 5-4, 155, WR

Noteworthy: Thurmond stood tall on the field despite his small stature, making plays in several elements of the game for the Golden Eagles. He had a team-leading 377 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.

Quin Jackson

Anniston

Sr., 6-1, 170, WR

Noteworthy: Jackson played a pivotal role in the Bulldogs’ offense, having 402 receiving yards and adding 162 yards on kick returns. He scored three touchdowns.

Ryan McCord

Alexandria

Sr., 6-0, 245, OL

Noteworthy: McCord was a leader on the offensive line at center. Running behind the line, the Valley Cubs averaged more than 250 rushing yards per game.

Noah Lynch

Oxford

Jr., 6-2, 260, OL

Noteworthy: Lynch brought the offensive line together for the Yellow Jackets, which knew a thing or two about blocking, having Racean Thomas rush for more than 2,000 yards alone.

Reid Hobbs

Jacksonville

Sr., 5-11, 250, OL

Noteworthy: Hobbs finished an excellent career for the Golden Eagles, being the main leader on the offensive line.

Raekwon Billingsley

Anniston

Sr., 6-3, 280, OL

Noteworthy: Billingsley played big on both sides of the ball for the Bulldogs. He graded out at 85 percent and had 26 pancake blocks on offense and recorded 34 tackles, four for loss, on defense.

Desmon Owens

Oxford

Sr., 6-2, 220, TE

Noteworthy: Owens was used more as a blocking tight end, using his big frame as an advantage. He also had 116 yards receiving and two touchdowns.

DeMarcus Thomas

Anniston

Sr., 5-11, 155, ATH

Noteworthy: Thomas was all over the field for the Bulldogs. He recorded 223 receiving yards, adding 740 rushing yards, 799 total return yards and two interceptions. He scored 12 touchdowns.

Mason Tompkins

Jacksonville, K

Sr., 5-10, 160

Noteworthy: Tompkins had another stellar year for the Golden Eagles, making 39 of 45 extra points. He made several field goals, having a long of 40 yards.

Cole Burgess

Alexandria

Sr., 5-10, 160, DE

Noteworthy: Burgess was a big-time player on both sides of the ball. Defensively, he recorded 70 tackles, forced three fumbles and had two recoveries.

Derek Mahaffey

Oxford

Sr., 6-1, 225, DT

Noteworthy: Mahaffey was a strong threat on the Yellow Jackets’ impressive defensive line. He had 66 tackles, including 14 for loss, seven sacks and two fumble recoveries, one returned for a touchdown.

Kenyn Richey

Oxford

Sr., 5-9, 285, DT

Noteworthy: Richey was the big man on campus for the Yellow Jackets. He recorded 90 tackles, including 24 for loss, five sacks, forced three fumbles, recovered one and had an interception.

Scottie Conley

Oxford

Sr., 6-1, 260, DL

Noteworthy: Conley was another strong piece of the Yellow Jackets’ defensive puzzle. He had 74 tackles, 17 being for loss, eight sacks and a forced fumble.

Kevin Reese

Jacksonville

Sr., 5-10, 210, DE

Noteworthy: Reese was a force on the defensive line for the Golden Eagles. He had 72 tackles on the year.

Keviante Reyes

Anniston

Sr., 5-11, 180, LB

Noteworthy: Reyes led the defense with an outstanding 166 tackles. He added nine tackles for loss, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

Savon Parker

Jacksonville

Jr., 6-0, 190, LB

Noteworthy: Parker led the Golden Eagles in tackles for the second consecutive season, recording 117 and playing a big role in the middle of the field.

Tevin Davis

Anniston

Sr., 6-0, 200, LB

Noteworthy: Davis played a big role in the Bulldogs’ linebacker corps. He recorded 92 tackles, including a team-leading 16 for loss. He added six sacks, a fumble recovery and forced a fumble.

Josh Snow

Oxford

Sr., 6-0, 205, LB

Noteworthy: Snow’s season ended early from an injury, but he was still able to rack up 98 tackles, 10 for a loss, three sacks and force three fumbles.

Lavonte LaCount

Jacksonville

Sr., 6-1, 205, LB

Noteworthy: LaCount had a solid season for the Golden Eagles, making contributions wherever was needed. He finished the season with 79 tackles.

Keviantae Henry

Anniston

Sr., 5-11, 160, DB

Noteworthy: Henry played very well in the Bulldogs’ Cover-3 defense. He finished the year with 44 tackles, 11 pass breakups and three interceptions.

Elijah Cunningham

Jacksonville

Jr., 5-9, 165, DB

Noteworthy: Cunningham was a quarterback’s nightmare in the secondary, intercepting a team-high seven passes. He also recorded 52 tackles.

Gabe Marchal

Alexandria

Sr., 5-10, 175, DB

Noteworthy: Marchel did a little bit of everything for the Valley Cubs. Defensively, he had a team-leading 76 tackles, intercepted four passes and had eight breakups.

Jackson Bell

Jacksonville

Sr., 6-1, 175, P

Noteworthy: Bell was more than just a punter for the Golden Eagles, but he did average 35 yards a kick. He also rushed for 786 yards and passed for 739, scoring 19 touchdowns on the season.

Honorable Mention

Alexandria — Blake Winningham, Dakota Sams; Anniston — Quint Dobbins, Donovan Lucas, Qua Frazier, Jamol Bowie; Jacksonville — Payton Sims, Josh Barnes, Miles Clark, J.J. Johnson; Oxford — Tae Davis.
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