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Bio, from GSU: Honorable mention all-state in Class AAAA at Lakeside High … All-region … Player of the Year for Columbia County … Two-time all-area selection by the Augusta Chronicle, which also tabbed him to its Dream 16 preseason team … Prolific quarterback who passed for 1,671 yards and 16 touchdowns while rushing for 887 yards and 11 more touchdowns as a senior, when he directed an offense that averaged 30 points per game … Battled back from a knee injury (torn ACL) that derailed his junior season … Coached by Jarret Troxler.
Bio, from GSU: Talented lineman who could play offense or defense but projects as a defensive tackle … Helped Brookwood High to the 2010 Class AAAAA state title as a junior … Played for coach Mark Crews at one of metro Atlanta’s top programs.
Bio, from GSU: Had four interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown, 76 tackles, two tackles for loss and two fumble recoveries this season … On offense he had 47 receptions for 728 yards and three touchdown catches, along with 26 carries for 252 yards and two scores rushing … Coached by Rodney Brewington at Smith High.
Bio, from GSU Third-team all-county selection by the Gwinnett Daily Post … Chosen for the Rivalries of Gwinnett County All-Star Game … Two-way lineman for coach Corey Jarvis at Duluth High … Nephew of Tim Ruskell, former assistant general manager of the Atlanta Falcons and former GM of the Seattle Seahawks.
DE, Liberty County HS
Bio, from GSU: First-team all-region in 2-AAAA, Division A … Honorable mention all-region selection as a junior … Played defensive end and tight end for coach Kirk Warner at Liberty County High … Had 51 tackles, 1.5 sacks and four pass deflections as a junior … Also plays basketball.
Bio, from GSU: First-team all-region in Region 6-A in 2011 … 2010 first-team all-area pick by the Chattanooga News Free Press … Played for coach David Humphreys at Trion High … Graded out at 90 percent with 30 pancake blocks as a junior.
LB-DT, Pike County
Bio, from GSU: Played linebacker and offensive line for coach Mac McMillan at Pike County High but projects as a defensive tackle … Chosen for the Great Divide Game (East-West all-stars) in Macon, Ga.
Bio, from GSU: Second-team all-county by the Gwinnett County Touchdown Club and the Gwinnett Daily Post … Helped Grayson High and coach Mickey Conn to the Class AAAAA state title, a perfect 15-0 record and a No. 3 national ranking … Chosen for the GACA North-South All-Star Game, played in December in Columbus, Ga., and the Rivalries of Gwinnett All-Star Game.
QB-ATH, Chattooga HS
Bio, from GSU: Two-time all-area selection by the Rome News Tribune as a quarterback and all-purpose player, including first-team honors as a junior and second-team accolades as a senior … Passed for 1,116 yards (91-for-172) and eight touchdowns while rushing for 374 yards as a senior … More than 2,000 yards of total offense and 20 touchdowns as a junior with 1,365 yards passing (115-for-204, 11 TD) and 651 yards rushing (5.2 average, 9 TD) … Finished with 2,572 career passing yards … Team captain and four-year letterwinner for coach Brad Waggoner at Chattooga High … Set school records with 26 completions and 351 yards passing vs. Gordon Central … Scored 156 points in his career, fifth in school history … Also a standout in basketball and baseball … Earned all-area honors in baseball for his sophomore and junior seasons … Also an all-area selection in basketball as a sophomore.
Bio, from GSU: Enrolled at Georgia State for the spring semester and will participate in spring practice … 2010 all-state selection in Class AAAAA, earning second-team honors from the Associated Press and honorable mention recognition from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … All-county by the Cobb County Touchdown Club … Rushed for 1,358 yards on 224 carries and scored 18 touchdowns as a senior … Added 818 yards and seven touchdowns on just 152 carries as a junior … Member of Walton High’s 20008 state championship team as a sophomore … Chosen for the Cobb Senior All-Star Bowl … Coached by Rocky Hidalgo.
CB,Lake Marion HS
Bio, from GSU: Elite 11 athlete by the Orangeburg (S.C.) Times-Democrat … Played quarterback for coach Chris Carter at Lake Marion High … Completed 69 of 101 passes for 739 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior while rushing for 560 yards with an average of 8.5 yards per carry. Added 10 receptions for 110 yards … In 2010, he rushed for 1,250 yards and 19 touchdowns while passing for 989 yards and 12 touchdowns … Also played safety and made 33 tackles as a senior, following 23 tackles and six pass breakups as a junior.
WR, Brunswick HS
Bio, from GSU: All-area selection by the Brunswick News … All-region as a junior … Totalled 1,100 all-purpose yards and scored eight touchdowns … Had five career touchdown returns, including two as a senior … Coached by Victor Floyd at Brunswick High … Qualified for the state track meet in the 100 meters and 200 meters as a junior.
LB, Dothan HS
Bio, from GSU: First-team all-state in Class 6A by the Alabama Sportswriters Association … Super 12 selection by the Dothan Eagle … Played for coach Kevin White at Dothan High … Made 112 tackles, including eight tackles for loss and four sacks … On offense, he ran for 669 yards and 12 touchdowns … Chosen to play in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game.
OL, Dothan HS
Bio, from GSU: Honorable mention all-state in Class 6A by the Alabama Sportswriters Association … … Played left tackle for coach Kevin White at Dothan High … Chosen to play in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game.
LB, Miramar HS
Standout linebacker for coach Damon Cogdell at Miramar High … Helped Miramar to a 13-1 record and a berth in the state title game in the Class 8A … Caused a fumble in the championship game against Tampa Plant … Totalled 43 tackles, including 33 solo hits, as senior, along with two fumble recoveries, an interception and one touchdown … Brother of former GSU tight end Arthur Williams, who played two seasons (2010-11) for the Panthers.
DT, Portal HS
Bio, from GSU: Defensive Player of the Year for Region 3-West in Class A… Honorable mention all-state selection by the Georgia Sportswriters Association … One of 10 finalists for the Army Iron Man Award, which recognizes the state’s top two-way football players … Coached by Dan Duff at Portal High, the same high school as current Panther Jarrell Robinson … Also plays basketball and throws the discus and shot put for the track team.
CB, Pensacola Catholic HS
Bio, from GSU: Second-team all-state selection in Class 3A … No. 34 prospect on the Orlando Sentinel’s Florida Panhandle Super 60 … Coached by Greg Seibert at Pensacola Catholic High … Chosen for the Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) North-South All-Star Football Classic in Sebring, Fla.
– Doug Roberson, AJC