On Sunday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, in partnership with Georgia High School Football Daily, will release its 25th Super 11 team, a preseason list of Georgia’s 11 best senior football players.
Today through Friday, GHSF Daily will select its Super 11 for each classification, starting with Class A. (Note: These selections are not the AJC’s.)
Remember that these are seniors only:
QB Vintavious Cooper, Clinch County: Passed for 1,618 yards and 15 touchdowns with just three interceptions in 2008. Also rushed for 437 yards and scored 10 TDs.
WR Darqueze Dennard, Twiggs County: Caught 61 passes for 923 yards and 17 TDs in 2008.
DL Marcus Fairley, Eagle’s Landing Christian: Two-way starter with 22 tackles for loss on defense and a 90 percent grade on offense. First team all-state in 2008, according to the AJC.
LB Bobby Fulton, Wesleyan: First team all-state in 2008, according to the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association and the Georgia Sports Writers Association. The Gwinnett Daily Post counted 22 tackles in the Class A championship game against ECI.
RB A.G. Middlebrooks, Lincoln County: Rushed for 1,439 yards, caught 25 passes and scored 18 TDs in 2008.
RB Cartell McLendon, Treutlen: Rushed for 1,496 yards and 20 TDs in 2008.
WR Keith Mumphery, Dooly County: Caught 49 passes for 970 yards and 14 TDs in 2008.
OL Colby Nelson, Taylor County: Named first team all state by the AJC and GACA in 2008.
LB Quayshon Simmons, Wilkinson County: First team all-state in 2008, according to the AJC. Averaged more than 10 tackles a game for Class A semifinalist.
TE Brian Vogler, Brookstone: Rated the No. 1 tight end prospect in Georgia by Rivals and Scout and one of the 25 best players in Georgia overall. First team all-state by the AJC and GSWA. Caught 19 passes in a run-oriented offense in 2008.
QB Conor Welton, Wesleyan: Passed for 1,555 yards and 15 TDs and led Wesleyan to its first state championship in 2008.
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