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2016 All-Smoaky.com
East Texas "Superlatives"


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Most Valuable Player:
Jeremiah Crawford, Sr., QB, Mineola

230-carries for 2,598-yards, 41-TD’s, 49-105 passing for 868-yards, 15-TD’s, 2016 Unanimous choice for District MVP.
Career: 45-12 four year record as a starter including a state championship, state championship runner-up, and a state semifinal appearance.

Jeremiah Crawford
Offensive Player of the Year:
Bryson Smith, Sr., QB, John Tyler

207/339 for 3277 yds 32 TDs / 9 INTs passing; 179 rushes for 1653 yds and 23 TDs rushing. District 11-6A MVP.

Bryson Smith
Defensive Player of the Year:
Mykel Gates, 6-0, 225, Jr., ILB, Carthage

125 tackles, 2 interceptions.

Mykel Gates
Offensive Newcomer of the Year:
Aaron “Poppy” Brown, 5-9, 200, Jr., QB, Gilmer

250-371 passing for 3,522-yards, 35-TD’s
Career: 352 of 539 [65%] for 5,013 yds, 48 TD’s, 81 carries for 344 yds 8 TD’s.

Aaron “Poppy” Brown
Defensive Newcomer of the Year:
Jephaniah Lister, 5-9, 165, Soph., S, Longview

91-Tackles, 7-TFL, 2-Sacks, 5-CF, 2-FR, 2-PBU, 1-Interception.

Jephaniah Lister
Coach of the Year:
Joe Drennon, Head Coach, Mineola

Joe Drennon is this year's "Coach of the Year" winner on Smoaky.com after leading the Yellowjackets to their first ever Football State Championship with a 35-14 victory over Yoakum in the Class 3-A, Division I State Title game.

Drennon took over as the Mineola Head Coach in 2008 and has compiled a 74-37-0 record over the last nine seasons including this year's State Championship, last year's appearance in the semifinals and 2014 as the state championship runner-up.

Joe Drennon

2016 All-Smoaky.com
East Texas High School Teams

1st Team Offense:
Drop-Back QB:

Aaron "Poppy" Brown, 5-9, 200, Jr, QB, Gilmer, 250-371 passing for 3,522-yards, 35-TD’s, Career: 352 of 539 65% 5,013 yds 48 TD’s, 81 carries 344 yds 8 TD’s

Dual-Threat QB:

Bryson Smith, Sr., QB, John Tyler, 207/339 for 3277yds 32TDs/9INTs passing; 179 rushes for 1653yds and 23TDs rushing. District 11-6A MVP.

Run/Option/Veer QB:

Jeremiah Crawford, QB, Mineola, 230-carries for 2,598-yards, 41-TD’s, 49-105 passing for 868-yards, 15-TD’s, 2016 Unanimous choice for District MVP.

Athlete/Utility Player:

Kayce Medlock RB SR #3 6' 195 SMU Commit 2 time all district once at QB and once at RB. 2nd team All East Texas last year. Was the District Offensive MVP this year. This years stats: 110 rushes for 1250 yds with 17 rushing TD's. He also completed 7 of 9 passes for 148 yds and 2 td's all on halfback passes. He also caught 8 passes for 256 yds and 5 TD's receiving.

Running Back:

Keaontay Ingram, 6-0. 205, Jr., RB, Carthage, 2,432 rushing 27 rushing TD's 40 receptions 4 TD's.

LaKendrick Van Zandt, Sr., RB, Henderson, 107-carries for 1,003-yards, 13-TD’s.

Cameron Haller Sr. RB, Marshall, 21 TD rushing 1700 yards rushing, District Most Valuable Player.

Fullback:

Triston Tinney, 6-1, 195, Sr., FB, Cumby, 97-carries for 917-yards (9.5), 14-TD’s, 9-2XP, 3-catches for 78-yards, 1-TD. 3-Time All-District on both sides of the football.

Tight End:

Jaylin Brown, 6-3, 210, Jr., TE, Longview, 14-catches for 380-yards, 9-TD’s, 22-Pancakes and 36-Knockdowns. Graded 90%.

H-Back:

Sloan Rodberg, 6-2, 215, Sr., TE, Wills Point, Graded 96% as a blocker, 7-catches for 86-yards, 1-TD, 3-carries for 14-yards, 1-TD. Unanimous District Player of the Year.

Wide Receiver:

Damion Miller, Sr., WR, John Tyler, 41 catches for 922yds (22.5ypc) and 8TDs/ 47total tackles, 2 INTs (1TD) at FS.

Trestan Ebner, Sr., WR/ATH, Henderson, 39-catches for 805-yards, 15-TD’s.

LaMarcus Morton, 6-1, 180, Sr., WR, Gilmer, 67 catches 1,368 yds 15 TD’s.

Judah Bell, Sr., WR, T.K. Gorman, Division II District 2 Offensive MVP – 1st Team All State, (2016) 111 receptions for 2,353-yards, 19-TD’s, 2nd-most yards in a season in TX HS FB history, 3rd most yards in a career in TX HS FB history, School record holder in every game, season, career receiving record.

Offensive Tackle:

Tanner Elliott, 6'4" 280, LT, Carthage, grade out 91% 75 knockdowns.

Jade Ashalintubbi OT 6'6" 315, Soph., OT, Elysian Fields, Graded 88% on season, 79 pancake blocks Will be(is)one of the highest recruited guys of the 2019 class, great feet anchored OL that averages 45 pts a game.

Offensive Guard:

Cameron Quinney, 6-4, 320, OG, Longview, Graded 88%, 23-Pancakes and 88-Knockdowns.

Jake Neal, 6-4, 285, Sr., OG, Palestine, 46-Pancakes, 28-Knockdowns, 0-Sacks Allowed, Graded 94%.

Center:

Kendall Starling, 6-2, 315, Sr., C, Longview, Graded 92%, 45-Pancakes, 101-Knockdowns. 3-Year Starter on Lobos OL.

1st Team Defense:
Defensive Tackle:

Drason Tenner, DT, Mineola, 99-Tackles, 22-TFL, 2-Sacks, 1-FR, 4-CF, 12-QBP. 2016 District Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Marquil Davis, 6-0, 265, DT, Troup, 74-Tackles, 4-QBP, 9-TFL, 2-Sacks, 2-CF, 1-FR, 1-PBU. District Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Defensive End:

Dekalen Goodson, Jr., DE, John Tyler, 70 Total tackles, 12 Sacks, 9 TFLs, 5 QB Hurries, 5 pass deflections, 1 FF (2rec)

Trey Gatlin, Sr., DE, Carthage, 60-Tackles, 4-Sacks.

Nose Tackle:

Howard Hawkins, Sr., NT, John Tyler, 90 Total tackles, 12TFLs, 8 Sacks, 23 QB Hurries, 1FF (2rec).

Linebacker:

Mykel Gates, 6-0, 225, Jr., ILB, Carthage, 125 tackles 2 interceptions.

Sloan Rodberg, 6-2, 215, Sr., LB, Wills Point, (12-Games), 217-Tackles (Led East Texas), 7-TFL, 1-Interception, 1-PBU, 9-CF, 1-FR, 1-Blocked Punt, 5-QBP. Unanimous District Player of the Year..

Corbin Foster JR MLB, Newton: 207 tackles 29 TFL 5 sacks 2 INT 2 FC 2 FR 2 Defensive TDS.

Seth Mahar, 5-11, 190, Sr., OLB, Hooks, 145 Tackles / 2 Fumble Recoveries / 3 Sacks / 1 Int. / 2 Caused Fumbles / 2 Pass Break-ups. 2016 Senior Defensive MVP of District (Unanimous) / All 4 States 1st Team LB; 2015 Junior Unanimous 1st Team A-D / 2nd Team All 4 States Area; 2014 Sophomore 1st Team All District / 1st Team All North East Texas.

Cornerback:

Mekhi Colbert 5'10" 175, Jr., CB, Carthage, 4 int 2 for TD, 1 Punt Ret. for TD, 20 catches 2 TD's, 1 rushing TD.

Javontayvious Mosley, CB, John Tyler, 59 total tackles, 2TFLs, 2INTs, 18 Passes Defended, 2 QB Hurries, 2FF 1(rec).

Safety:

Josh Thompson, 6-0, 195, Sr., S, Nacogdoches, 71-Tackles, 2-Interceptions, 5-PBU, 10-TFL.

Demarvion Overshown - FS, 6'4 192 JR, DB, Arp, Offered by University of Texas. All East Texas Newcomer of the Year. District Defensive MVP 173 tackles 7 tackles for loss 3 fumble recoveries 8 caused fumbles 2 blocked punts 5 INT's. 173 tackles.

Nickel-Back:

Cooper Bledsoe, 6-0, 190, Sr., S, Van, 170-Tackles, 9-Interceptions (1-TD), 3-TFL, 1-Sack, 1-CF, 2-FR. Career: 425-Tackles, 13-Interceptions. 3-Time All-District.

Tyshun Mitchell, 5-10, 170, S, Paul Pewitt, 61-Tackles, 10-PBU, 5-Interceptions, 3-CF, 3-FR, 4-Defensive TD’s, (2 of them for 101-yards in same game).

1st Team Special Teams:
XP/FG Kicker:

Chris Kessler, 5-10, 150, Jr., K, Longview, 53-55 XP’s, 10-FG’s, 70% touchbacks on kicks.

Punter:

Trevor Denbow, Sr., P, Corsicana, 45.6-average and 14-punts inside the 10.

Kick/Punt Returner:

Connor Bragg, 5-10, 150, Fr., KR/PR, Joaquin, 8-KR for 40.0-average, 3-TD’s, 7-PR for 17.1-average. District MVP.

Cooper Bledsoe, 6-0, 190, Sr., Van, 12-KR for 360-yards (30.0), 2-TD’s. 9-PR for 218-yards (24.2), 2-TD’s.

Long Snapper:

Dylan Walker, 5-11, 175, Deep Snapper, Jacksonville, 23 perfect punt snaps in 23 attempts. 41 perfect PAT/FG snaps in 41 attempts.

Coverage Man:

Noah Bain (Coverage Man, All Saints, 9 Special Teams Tackles, 1 Caused Fumble, 2 Onside Kicks Recovered.

2nd Team Offense:
Drop-Back QB:

CJ Horn, 6' 200 lbs. JR, QB, Tenaha, 203/277 passing 73.3% 3386 yds, 43 tds, 4 ints, 35 rushes 225 yds, 7 tds, played the last 6 games with a partial achilles tear, basically all he could do was catch the snap and throw.

Dual-Threat QB:

Garrett Moseley, 5-9, 180, Jr., QB, Van, 175-285 passing for 2,785-yards, 39-TD’s, 247-carries for 1,689-yards, 24-TD’s, District Offensive Player of the Year.

Run/Option/Veer QB:

Cameron High 5'10" 170, QB, Jacksonville, Regular Season Stats 1,609 Rushing Yards on 241 attempts 17 TDs, 864 Passing yards 60 - 115, 10 TDs. District 17 5A MVP.

Athlete/Utility Player:

Keylon Kincade, Jr., Soph., UTILITY/ATH, Winona, 574 passing yds 6 tds, 740 rushing 10 tds, 112 receiving 1 td.

Running Back:

Phillip Jones, RB, Nacogdoches High, 5’7", 175 lbs, 307 carries, 1848 yds., 15 TDs.

Ladarius Wickware, 6-1, 185, Soph, RB, Tyler Lee, 176 rushes 1404 yards and 14 TD's, 10-catches for 120-yards, 1-TD. He led district 11-6a in rushing.

K.J. Davis, 5-9, 183, Jr., RB, San Augustine, 275-carries for 1,878-yards, 26-TD’s, 19-catches for 271-yards, 1-TD. Career: 569-3,510-38.

Fullback:

Glenn George, 5-10, 155, Jr., Sabine, 133 carries, 811 yards, 6.1 yard per carry avg., 9 TD's, 1st team 8AAA Div. 1 FB.

Tight End:

T.J. Dever, 6-3, 218, Soph., TE, Palestine, 13-catches for 295-yards, 7-TD’s, 5-Pancakes, 15-Knockdowns, 0-Sacks Allowed.

H-Back:

Austin Warlick, Jr., FB, Redwater, 140 runs 580 yds 4 yds per, 5 TD's.

Wide Receiver:

Octavious Evans, 6-3, 205, Sr., WR, Center, 77-catches for 1,085-yards, 6-TD’s. Career:153-catches for 2,101-yards, 15-TD’s.

Dylan Parker, Sr., WR, Elysian Fields, 60 rec 1512 yards and 22 TD's.

Montrell Estell / Senior #21 / 6’2” 185/ WR, Hooks, University of Texas Commit, 29 Receptions / 628 yards / 6 TD’s, 74 Carries / 875 yards / 15 TD’s, 1503 Offensive yards, 21 TD’s.

Trai Gardner, 6' 180 lbs. JR, WR, Tenaha, 74 Rec. 1410 yds, 21 tds, 9 rushes 260 yds 5 tds.

Offensive Tackle:

Kris Dike, Jr., OT, Van, Graded-92%, 0-Sacks Allowed, 52-Pancakes.

Caleb Johnson- Offensive Tackle- Mt. Pleasant High School, Graded at 92%, 65 Knockdowns, First Team All District.

Offensive Guard:

Dylan Scarlett, OG, Kilgore, Top blocked for team averaged 270-yards rushing, Graded 94%, 32-Knockdowns.

Jack Smith, 6'2 320, Jr., OG, Waskom, Graded out 93% on the year. 23 pancakes. 83 cuts. Gave up 1 sack.

Center:

Thomas Spann- Center- Mt. Pleasant High School, Graded at 91%, 60 Knockdowns, 2x First Team All District, Wendy’s High School Heisman School Award Winner, ETSN Offensive Lineman MVP.

2nd Team Defense:
Defensive Tackle:

Kelton Collier, 6-0, 210, DT, Gilmer, D-Line: 65 tackles 24 assists 15 Tackles for loss, 10 Sacks, 7 Pressures.

C.J. Overton, DT, Malakoff, 78-Tackles, 10-TFL, 4-Sacks, 4-FR, 3-CF.

Defensive End:

Shay Rodgers, 6-4, 250, Sr., DE, Tatum, 98-Tackles, 32-TFL (17-Solo), 2-Sacks, 2-PBU, 1-FR, 1-Blocked Punt, 1-Blocked FG.

Cody Davis, 6-3, 250, Sr., DE, Daingerfield, 84-Tackles, 5-FR, 13-Sacks, 3-PBU, 21-TFL, 6-CF. District Defensive Lineman of the Year.

Nose Tackle:

T.K. Gardner 6'3 350 lbs, SR, NT, Tenaha, 59 solo, 44 asst, 103 tackles, 35 tfl, 3 sacks.

Linebacker:

Martrevious Allison, Jr., MLB, John Tyler, 118 Total Tackles, 3INTs, 2TFLs, 2FF (1rec), 4 pass deflections.

Adrian Johnson, 6-1, 215, Sr., LB, Center, 106 Tackles, 15-QBP, 30-TFL, 10-Sacks, 4-CF, 1-FR, 1-Interception, 2-PBU, 1-Defensive TD. Career: 202-Tackles, 49-TFL, 14-Sacks, 8-CF, 4-FR, 7-PBU, 3-Interceptions, 2-Defensive TD’s.

Bryston Oliver, 5-9, 180, ILB, Gladewater, 90-Tackles, 4-PBU, 3-Interceptions, 21-TFL, 7-Sacks, 1st Team All-District.

Tristan Allen- 6'3 215 Outside LB, Atlanta, 1st Team All District/ 1st Team All Area- 115 total tackles/ 12 sacks/ committed to La Tech.

Cornerback:

Tyler Russell, 6-2, 189, Sr., CB, Malakoff, 69-Tackles, 11-Interceptions, 12-PBU.

Noah Sneed, CB, Mineola, 103-Tackles, 2-TFL, 4-FR, 3-CF, 2-Interceptions, 6-PBU, 2016 Unanimous All District.

Safety:

Montrell Estell / Senior #21 / 6’2” 185/ Safety / 107 Tackles / 2 Fumble Recoveries / 2 Int. 1 for TD / 3 Caused Fumbles / 2 Pass Break-ups. 2016 Senior-District Offensive MVP / FNF Cover Boy / Subway Super Team Nominee (Results not out) / 1st Team All-4 States Athlete; 2015 Junior-District MVP / 1st Team AP All-State / 1st Team All 4 States Area / 1st Team All-Smoaky Team / 2nd Team ETSN Super Team / TWSA All-State HM; 2014 Sophomore-1st Team all-District in 3 positions (WR, $, KR).

Traveion Webster, 6-0, 205, Sr., S, Longview, 81-Tackles, 2-TFL, 3-CF, 1-FR, 7-PBU, 2-Interceptions, 1-Defensive TD, 1-Blocked Kick. 3-Year Varsity Starter.

Nickel-Back:

Kollin Hurt, 6-3, 185, Sr., S, Gilmer, 85 tackles 66 assists 10 Pass Knock Downs 3 Int.

Brandon Cook, 5-10, 175, Sr., S, White Oak, 157-Tackles, 3-TFL, 2-CF, 2-FR, 3-Interceptions (2-TD’s), 3-PBU. District Defensive Player of the Year.

2nd Team Special Teams:
XP/FG Kicker:

Luis Hernandez, 5-9, 150, Sr., K, Carlisle, District Special Teams Player of the Year, 60.2 Kick Off Average, 11 Kicks inside the 20, 31 Touchbacks, 10-12 FGA-FGM (39.8 Yds Average), 48 Longest, 59-61 PAT Made-Attempts, 89 Points **All State Kicker 2015**

Punter:

Efren Barcenas - #87 Punter, Spring Hill, Punts - 31 punts, 42 avg, 6 inside 20, 3.55 avg hang-time.

Kick/Punt Returner:

Malik Jackson, KR/PR, Lufkin, 430-return yards, 2-TD’s.

Lucky Daniels, 5-11, 185, Sr., KR/PR, Crockett, Punt returns 17 for 293 yards, 17.2 average, long 67, 1 Touchdowns. Kickoff returns 5 for 100 yards, 20 average, long 38. District MVP for District 11 3A.

Long Snapper:

Quentyvian Borders, 6-3, 180, Jr., Deep Snapper, San Augustine, 68 of 70 snaps were perfect.

3rd Team Offense:
Drop-Back QB:

Kason Davis, 6'2" 185, QB, Carthage, 155-256 passing for 3,422-yards, 32-TD’s.

Dual-Threat QB:

Logan Hughes, Sr., QB, Elysian Fields, 193-274-3722 37 TD's and 11 Int's, 78 rushes for 708 yds and 7 TD's.

Run/Option/Veer QB:

Fred Thacker, So., QB, Alto, 58 of 102 passing for 949 yds. And 11 TD’s and 4 Int’s; 2,117 rushing yards, 30 TD’s, 5 two point conversions.

Athlete/Utility Player:

JD Spikes SR RB, Newton,: 148 carries 1343 yards 20TDs 12 receptions 398 yards 5 Tds.

Running Back:

Micheal Edmonson, 5'10", 150 lbs, Harmony, 1731 Yards on 162 carries, 24 TDs, 304 yards recieving on 11 receptions, 1 recieving TD.

Deundre Wheeler, Sr., RB, Winona, 215 carries,1560 yards, 25 TDs, 8 catches 52 yards, 95 passing yds (10 games played).

Dylon Mosley, 5-11, 190, Jr., RB, Rains, 250-carries for 2,006-yards (school record) (8.0/yards per carry), 16-TD’s, 4-2XP, 2-catches for 28-yards. 9-100 yard games, 5-200 yard games, 1-300 yard game (school record 337).

Fullback:

Shaffer Russell - Sr., FB/RB, Pine Tree, 6 Rushing TDs, 3 Receiving TDs, Deep Snapper All Dsitrict LB and FB 16-5A 3 Year Starter, FCS and D-II recruit.

Wide Receiver:

Quan Hampton – WR/DB, Texas High 71 Rec. , 1224 Yds, 10 TDs; 2 INTs , 1 Punt Ret. TD.

Dhailon Phillips, WR, Lufkin, 61-catches for 1,016-yards, 9-TD’s.

T.Q. Jackson, 6-2, 175, WR, Jefferson, 41-catches for 1,099-yards, 14-TD’s.

Q.T. Barker, 5-9, 165, Sr., WR, Malakoff, 60-catches for 1,421-yards, 21-TD’s. 22-carries for 253-yards, 2-TD’s.

Offensive Tackle:

Tim Riley, 5-11, 320, Sr., OT, Crockett, Offense: Tim Graded out a 98% this year. 66 Pancake blocks and 82 Knockdowns. He allowed 1 sack. All for a team that averaged 395 yards per game and 40 points per game. 1st Team All State as a Jr. & Sr.

Kameron Arnold - RT , Texas High, Graded-90%, 55=Pancakes, 3 Year Starter.

Offensive Guard:

Malik Johnson, 6-4, 265, Jr., OG, Elysian Fields, Graded 86% and had 67 pancake blocks. Dominate pulling guard and getting to second level.

Hugo Sanchez, LG, Mineola (2016 District Offensive Lineman of the Year).

Center:

Dau’quawn Montgomery, Sr., C, John Tyler, Graded out at 92% over 13 games with 65 total knockdowns and NO sacks given up in 339 pass attempts. Started 40 consecutive games over 3yrs.

3rd Team Defense:
Defensive Tackle:

Bradlee Warrick, 6’2, 270 lbs, DT, Pittsburg, Sr. — 92 total tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 8 sacks, 27 hurries.

Christopher Conner SR NG, Newton: 100 tackles 20 TFL 9 sacks 4 FC 2 FR.

Defensive End:

De’vaunte Johnson, 6-0, 255, DE, Nacogdoches, 81-Tackles, 18-TFL, 6-Sacks, 10-QBP.

Austin Vallejo, 5-10, 190, DE, Elysian Fields, 16 sacks 86 tackles, 5 fumble recoveries, 2 caused fumbles, 2 defensive TD's ( fumble recoveries) 22 QB pressures, 15 tackles for loss.

Nose Tackle:

Alijuan Rice, 5-8, 245, Sr., NT, Jefferson, 156-Tackles, 10-TFL, 10-CF, 4-FR.

Linebacker:

Shaundrick Williams, Sr., MLB, John Tyler, 110 total Tackles, 5 sacks, 1 fumble rec, 8TFLs.

Dre McKinney (SR) Inside Linebacker, Paris, 230 Total Tackles 160 Solo, 7 Tackles for Loss, 1 Interception, 2nd Team All State, 1st Team All District.

Jase Dixon, 6-0, 205, OLB, Carthage, 120 tackles fumble return for TD 5 sacks.

Jeremiah Milton, Fr., LB, T.K. Gorman, LB – 161 tackles, 18 TFL, 4 sacks, 1 fumble recovery, 1 forced fumble, 7 QB Pressures. District Freshman of the Year.

Malik Estell Senior, 6’ 180, ILB, Hooks, Stats: 144 Tackles / 3 Fumb. Rec. / 5 Sacks / 2 Int. / 2 Caused Fumbles / 3 Pass Break-ups / 2 Blocked Kicks. 2016 Senior District MVP Utility Player / Subway Super Team Nominee (results not out) / All-4 States LB; 2015 Junior Defensive MVP of District / AP All-State HM / 2nd Team All-Smoaky / 2nd Team All 4 States Area / HM ETSN Super Team / TWSA All-State HM; 2014 Sophomore 1st Team All-District 1st Team All 4 States Area.

Cornerback:

Nick Moore Sr. Corner 5'11" 165, CB, Carthage, 4 int. 1 for TD 50 tackles.

Tamauzia Brown So, CB, Newton, 46-Tackles, 5-Interceptions, 11-PBU.

Safety:

Makyle Sanders, 6-3, 185, Sr., FS, Tyler Lee, 66-Tackles, 1-QBP, 2-TFL, 1-CF, 1-FR, 5-PBU, 1-Interception.

Q.T. Barker, Sr., S, Malakoff, 27-Tackles, 6-Interceptions, 2-Defensive TD’s.

Nickel-Back:

Javier Neal, 5-10, 160, Jr., S, Whitehouse, 63-Tackles, 5-TFL, 8-Interceptions (2-TD’s), 10-PBU, 2-CF, 1-FR.

Braxton Kincade, Sr., CB, Winona, 36 Tackles, 4 int, 4 forced fumbles, 10 pbu, 2 catches given up.

3rd Team Special Teams:
XP/FG Kicker:

Elivan Torres, Soph., K, Kilgore, 42-44 XP’s, 10-14 FG’s.

Punter:

Austin Owens, Sr., P, Union Grove, 31 punts- 42.6 yds per kick, 9 inside 10 yd line, 4 inside 5 yd. line.

Kick/Punt Returner:

Ja'kevian Rose 5-10, 168 Jr., KR, Linden-Kildare, 7-KR for 256-yards, 1-TD (90).

Braden Shaffer, 5-8, 150, Sr., PR, Elysian Fields, 174 yards punt returns and 2 td's.

Deep Snapper:

Asa Kennedy, Chisum

4th Team Offense:
Drop-Back QB:

Judd Miller, 6-0, 205, Jr., QB, Malakoff, 201-326 passing for 3,527-yards, 48-TD’s, 106-carries for 660-yards, 8-TD’s.

Dual-Threat QB:

Chance Amie, 6-4, 215, Jr., QB, Tyler Lee, 97-180 passing for 1,566-yards, 10-TD’s, 183-carries for 1,260-yards, 17-TD’s, 1-catch for 3-yards, 1-TD.

Run/Option/Veer QB:

Sam Cowling, Sr., QB, North Lamar, Rushing: 206 rushes 1556 yds 20 Tds; Passing 41 comp 83 atts 1 int 489yds 2 Tds.

Athlete/Utility Player:

Hector Dominguez, Buffalo (12-3A D2), RB, sophomore, 5-10, 180:Dominguez helped Buffalo to its first playoff win in 55 years, rushing 178 times for 1,424 yards (8.0 average) and 14 touchdowns. He also had 15 receptions for 152 yards and one TD. First team all-district.

Running Back:

Gabe Nelson, Soph., RB, Union Hill, - 144 carries, 2265yds, 48TD (15.7 per carry).

Khameron Pippins 5'9 172 TB, Big Sandy, 178-carries for 1867 yards. 24 touchdowns.

DJ Williams 5’9 190 Senior Running Back, Elkhart, 274 Carries for 1843 yards and 14 TD’s. 6 catches for 83 yards and 1 TD.

Marcus Tucker, Sr., RB, Winnsboro, 1724 yards on 153 carries (avg 11.3 yards per carry) 26 TD's.

Wide Receiver:

Isaiah Allred, 6-3, 205, Sr., WR, Van, 66-catches for 1,278-yards, 17-TD’s.

Lucky Daniels, 5-11, 185, Sr., ATH/WR, Crockett Receiving Stats 41 receptions 954 yards 23.3 average, long 86, Touchdowns 9, Rushing 47 carries 293 yards, 5.9 average, long 51, Touchdowns 3; District MVP for District 11 3A.

DeWaylon Ingram Jr. Receiver, Carthage, 6'0" 170 63 catches 1025 yards 9 TD's.

Quentyvian Borders, 6-3, 180, Jr., WR, San Augustine, 56-catches for 1,376-yards, 16-TD’s (24.6 yards per catch). Career: 82-1,959-23. District MVP.

Offensive Tackle:

Tacorian Simmons, Sr., OT, Winona-93% Grade, 64 Pancakes, 1 Sack given up.

Payton Lowrie, 5-11, 240, Sr., OT, Malakoff. We don’t do a lot of stats for OL, but Coach Driskell considers Payton the best offensive lineman we’ve had in eight years here. (Played both Guard and Tackle).

Offensive Guard:

Josh Porter, Jr., OG, Frankston, Graded 94%, 32-Pancakes, 60-Knockdowns.

Brady Watson, 6-0, 285, Sr., GL, Mount Vernon, 57-Knockdowns, 31-Pancakes, 0-Sacks Allowed, Graded 95%.

Center:

Mack Stroupe, 6-1, 215, Sr., C, Arp, 3 time all district O-lineman. Hon Ment All East Texas last year. Started 39 games on the O-Line. 87 pancakes. Gave up no sacks.

4th Team Defense:
Defensive Tackle:

Tacorian Simmons, Sr., DT, Winona, 58 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumbles recovered (12 games played).

Rustin Miller, 6-0, 308, Sr., DT, Joaquin, 80-Tackles, 3-QBP, 2-TFL, 2-Sacks, 1-FR, 3-PBU, 1-Interception, 1-Defensive TD.

Defensive End:

Kourtland Sinches, DE, Mineola, 72-Tackles, 24-TFL, 8-Sacks, 1-FR, 5-CF, 20-QBP, 1-PBU. 2016 District Defensive Player of the Year.

Elijah Trest, 6-2, 195, Jr., DL, White Oak, 101-Tackles, 12-Sacks, 1-CF, 24-TFL, 1-FR for TD, 1-PBU.

Deviun Kenebrew SR DE, Newton,: 90 tackels 21 TFL 15 Sacks 1 FC 3 FR.

Mack Stroupe 6'1 215, Sr, DE, Arp, 2 time all district DE, Started 28 games at DE for us, 72 tackles. 13 tackles for loss. 7 sacks. 2 rec fumbles. 5 caused fumbles. 13 quarterback hurries. 1 blocked punt.

Nose Tackle:

Tariq Burnett, 6-0, 225, Jr., NG, Wills Point, 2-Time All-State, (12-Games), 106-Tackles, 6-Sacks, 8-TFL, 21-QBP, 2-PBU, 3-CF, 1-FR, 1-Blocked FG.

Linebacker:

Ahmad Brown, 5-11, 225, Jr., MLB, Crockett, 103 1st Hits, 89 Assist, 17 Tackles for Loss, 3 Cause Fumbles, and 3 Recovered Fumbles. District Defensive MVP for District 11 3A.

Jack Patton, 6-0, 180, Sr., LB, Malakoff, 174-Tackles, 14-TFL, 4-FR, 3-CF, 8-PBU, 1-Sack.

Xzavier Hopkins, SR, Linebacker, Texas High, 104 Tackles, 8 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, 4 forced fumbles, 1 blocked FG, District 16-5A Defensive Player of the Year.

Chase Boyd, Sr., MLB, Winona--- AP All State Honorable Mention, District Defensive MVP, 132 Tackles, 27 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, 4 forced fumbles,3 fumble recovered.

Chase Busch, Sr., LB, Malakoff, 131-Tackles, 11-TFL, 2-Sacks, 5-CF, 3-FR, 1-Interception.

Noah Bush, 6-2, 220, Sr., ILB, Athens, 118-Tackles, 13-TFL, 4-Sacks, 4-QBP, 2-CF, 1-FR. 1st-Team All-District.

Michael Drennon, LB, Mineola, 90-Tackles, 11-TFL, 2-Sacks, 2-FR, 5-CF, 7-QBP, 1-PBU (Missed 5-games w/knee injury). 2016 Unanimous All-District.

Cornerback:

Max Jackson, 5-8, 140, Jr., CB, Carlisle, 2 Time 1st Team All District DB, Broke School Record for Most Tackle, 141 Tackles, 10 Assists, 22 Tackles for loss, 4 Sacks, 4 QB Pressure, 4 Interceptions, 6 Knock Down Passes, 4 Fumble Recovery, 3 Forced Fumble.

Ja'kevian Rose 5-10, 168 JR, CB/S, Linden-Kildare, 84 tackles/29 solo 7 INT's/3 Ret for TD. 1st-Team All-District.

Safety:

T.D. Williams (SR), Safety, Paris, 86 Tackles, 8 Interceptions, District Defensive MVP, Hon. Mention All State.

Lucky Daniels, 5-11, 185, Sr., DB, Crockett, 96-Tackles, 9-TFL, 7-Interceptions, 2-Defensive TD’s. District MVP.

Nickel-Back:

Gevon Williams, CB, Cayuga, 50-Tackles, 9-Interceptions, 1-Defensive TD.

Ryan Rath, Buffalo (12-3A D2), DB, junior, 6-2, 180: leading team with 10 interceptions, 42 tackles and one fumble recovery. First team all-district.

4th Team Special Teams:
XP/FG Kicker:

Pablo Tarrango, Jr., K, Winona, 6-7 FG’s, made 95% of XP’s, 24 Touchbacks.

Punter:

Abraham Garcia - 5' 9" - 155 - P/K , Kaufman, - Punts: 42 average - 72 long - Kick offs: 32 touchbacks - FG/Pat: 4 of 6 Fg- 47 long - 28 of 31 pat( first year to play football) – SR.

Kick/Punt Returner:

Noah Bain, PR/KR, All Saints, Punt Returns 4 returns 53 yards / 13.25 yards per return, Kick Returns 10 returns 271 yards 2 TDs (83 and 72) / 27.1 yards per return.

Quindarius Johnson, Fr., KR-PR, Winona2 TD’s Return 26 yard Kick Return average, 14 yard punt return average.

Long Snapper:

Todd Polver, Jefferson

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