Three of the state’s top 15 college prospects for the 2014 recruiting year are in Class AAA, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.
Each made GHSF Daily’s preseason all-state team, all on defense. They are No. 11 Korie Rogers of Buford (committed to Clemson), No. 13 Nick Ruffin of St. Pius (Auburn) and No. 15 Bryson Allen-Williams (South Carolina).
Woodward Academy quarterback Terry Googer, rated No. 28, is on the offense listed as an athlete. He is projected as a receiver in college.
Class AAA also has two of the top-five juniors in Georgia in Callaway CB/WR Terry Godwin and Caver of Columbus DE Mehki Brown.
And Class AAA is deep at quarterback. The nod went to Cartersville QB Brooks Barden (2,872 yards passing) ahead of several highly recruited players that include Tyler Harris of Pierce County, Tez Parks of Callaway and Greg Williams of Peach County.
QB – Brooks Barden, Cartersville, Sr.
RB – Kawon Bryant, North Oconee, Jr.
RB – Trey Dillard, Savannah, Sr.
RB – Keyshawn Lowe, Peach County, Jr.
WR – Xavier Harper, Jackson County, Sr.
WR – T.L. Ford, Cartersville, Sr.
TE – Hunter Atkinson, West Hall, Sr.
OL – Will Bryan, Franklin County, Jr.
OL – Chavis Dickey, Peach County, Sr.
OL – Hunter Holland, Buford, Sr.
OL – Thomas Marchman, North Hall, Sr.
OL – Tevin Waller, Morgan County, Sr.
ATH – Terry Googer, Woodward Academy, Sr.
PK – Dakota Hines, Adairsville, Sr.
DL – Ken Allen, Elbert County, Jr.
DL – Bryson Allen-Williams, Cedar Grove, Sr.
DL – Mehki Brown, Carver (Columbus), Jr.
DL/OLB – Kyle Kitchens, Decatur, Sr.
LB – Daniel Crochet, St. Pius, Sr.
LB – KeShun Freeman, Callaway, Sr.
LB – Korie Rogers, Buford, Sr.
LB – Tim Whatley, Carver, Sr.
DB – Terry Godwin, Callaway, Jr.
DB – Felton Hatcher, Thomson, Sr.
DB – Nick Ruffin, St. Pius, Sr.
DB – Thomas Wilson, Buford, Sr.
P – A.J. Cole, Woodward Academy, Sr.
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