MaxPreps gave us a call on Wednesday asking about sophomores that we might tout for their Sophomore All-American team. Below are 15 names we sent. If you think there are others deserving of recognition, let us know and we’ll pass it along.
RB Tre Beck, Dalton: Rushed for 1,310 yards and 13 touchdowns on 144 carries.
WR Donovan Bolden, Charlton County: Caught 43 passes for 637 yards and seven touchdowns. Also a top defensive back.
DL Leonard Floyd, Dodge County: Touted for all-state, expected to be a top recruit.
PK Adam Griffith, Calhoun: Made 9 of 15 field-goal attempts for state runner-up.
RB Tre Hamilton, Charlton County: Rushed for 1,281 yards and 12 touchdowns on 188 carries for an 11-1-1 team.
LB Mike Hilton, Sandy Creek: Made 89 tackles, 15 for losses, for state championship team.
DL Jordan Jenkins, Harris County: Made 73 tackles and had 8.5 sacks.
RB Shaqeal McAfee, Sonoraville: Had 1,057 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns. He’s his school’s first 1,000-yard rusher.
DB Donovan McCloud, Dublin: Had six interceptions and 43 tackles on a 7-4 team.
QB Kaleb Nobles, Fitzgerald: Passed for 2,110 yards and 22 touchdowns. Completed 128 of 197 passes on a 13-1 team.
DL Evarius Pleasant, Northeast: Made 86 tackles, 18 for losses, and had seven sacks on a 7-4 team.
QB Dre Prather, Gordon Central: Threw for 2,177 yards and 18 touchdowns. Was 128-of-244 passing on a 5-5 team.
RB Shadrach Thornton, Liberty County: Rushed for 1,241 yards and 17 touchdowns. Workhorse runner with 242 carries for a program on the upswing.
LB Antonio Williams, Newton: Made 102 tackles and was team’s defensive MVP and first-team all-region in 2-AAAAA.
DL Dalvin Tomlinson, Henry County: Had 88 tackles, 14 for losses, and six sacks. Also a good offensive lineman.
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