Lorenzo Carter, the Norcross defensive end who is the consensus No. 1 college recruit in Georgia, leads GHSF Daily’s preseason all-state team in Class AAAAAA.
Norcross teammates Kevin Mouhon, a linebacker, and Myles Autry, a receiver and running back, also made the team. Norcross was the 2012 state champion.
The runner-up, Lovejoy, placed two players on the team in RB Jeremiah Kirkland, a 2,000-yard rusher who transferred from Landmark Christian, and LB Demarquis Gates.
The quarterback is North Cobb junior Tyler Queen, who has committed to Auburn. Queen passed for 2,607 yards and rushed for 925 in leading his team to the semifinals in 2012.
Receivers Daniel Clements of Alpharetta and Christian Robinson of Centennial each had more than 1,000 yards receiving.
QB – Tyler Queen, North Cobb, Jr.
RB – Malcolm Joseph, Valdosta, Sr.
RB – Jeremiah Kirkland, Lovejoy, Sr.
RB – Treyvon Paulk, Milton, Sr.
WR – Daniel Clements, Alpharetta, Sr.
WR – Christian Robinson, Centennial, Sr.
TE – Chris Laye, Lambert, Sr.
OL – Dennis Edwards, South Gwinnett, Sr.
OL – Mitch Hyatt, North Gwinnett, Jr.
OL – Kaleb Kim, Mill Creek, Jr.
OL – Andrew Marshall, West Forsyth, Sr.
OL – Dyshon Sims, Lowndes, Sr.
ATH – Myles Autry, Norcross, Sr.
PK – Brandon Morrow, Brookwood, Sr.
DL – Lorenzo Carter, Norcross, Sr.
DL – Jamiyus Pittman, Colquitt County, Sr.
DL – Dante Sawyer, North Gwinnett, Sr.
DL – D’Andre Walker, Hughes, Jr.
LB – Demarquis Gates, Lovejoy, Sr.
LB – Tre Jackson, Lowndes, Sr.
LB – Kevin Mouhon, Norcross, Sr.
LB – Tyrell Tomlin, Marietta, Sr.
DB – Cameron Albright, North Cobb, Sr.
DB – Allen Artis, Wheeler, Sr.
DB – Kalvarez Bessent, Camden County, Sr.
DB – D.J. Smith, Walton, Sr.
P – Mac Loudermilk, Valdosta, Sr.
Produced by Georgia High School Football Daily, a free e-mail newsletter.