The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Associated Press announced their all-state teams on Christmas Day. This week, GHSF Daily is going through each classification, one per day, to look at the selections and provide some insight on how these teams are chosen.
The AJC’s all-state team was picked this year by GHSF Daily. Todd Holcomb, a former AJC sports writer, has coordinated the selection of the AJC’s team the past three years. The AP team is chosen by a panel of Georgia sports writers.
Here are players who made first-team all-state in Class AA:
Coach of the Year: Jess Simpson, Buford (AP, AJC)
Player of the year: Da’Rick Rodgers, Calhoun (AP)
Player of the year: B.J. Bostic, Jefferson County (AJC)
QB: Nash Nance, Calhoun (AP)
QB: B.J. Bostic, Jefferson County (AJC)
RB: Ralph D. Abernathy, Westminster (AP, AJC)
RB: Marquis Terrell, Callaway (AP)
RB: Keith Christopher, Brooks County (AJC)
WR: Markeith Ambles, Henry County (AP, AJC)
WR: Da’Rick Rogers, Calhoun (AP,