Stars of the South

Play-off season is well underway in most states with players stepping up hoping for a shot at the state championship. Learn more of who is making things happen for their respective teams. FoxSports/Scout presents 'Stars of the South.'

Stars of the South

Top performers for the weekend of November 5.


Jamal Golden
Quarterback, 6-0, 185 lbs.

Golden completed 14-of-22 passing attempts with a touchdown, but the senior really went to work on the ground game rushing for 235 yards. He rushed for scores of 51, 36, 1 and 20 yards in the 41-27 playoff win over Smiths Station. Golden has scholarship offers from Southern Miss, Illinois, Memphis and Arkansas State.

Deonte Washington
Linebacker, 6-1, 185 lbs.

Washington (junior) had a career night when he recorded 10 tackles, four sacks, two pressures, made an interception and forced a fumble in the 31-14 defeat of Fairfield.

Demarcus James
Running Back, 5-9, 220 lbs.

James (senior) rushed for 227 yards as his team hopes to march back to defend their 5A state title. The Washington State commitment scored three touchdowns in his 20 carries and passed for a score.

Avis Reed
Quarterback, 5-7, 145 lbs.

McIntosh put away defending 1A champs Brantley, and Reed had a huge night. The junior completed 12-of-14 pass attempts for 198 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed for 174 yards on 15 carries in the 23-20 win. Reed scored on passes of 39, 37 and 16 yards.

Will Minor
Running Back, 5-7, 175 lbs.

Minor rushed for 204 yard on just 11 carries in the 39-24 win over Cherokee County. The junior scored four touchdowns in the win.

Eddrick Harris
Athlete, 5-10, 185 lbs.

Harris made 10 tackles and a sack in the 52-20 win over Gaston. The junior returned a fumble for a touchdown and rushed for 112 yards on 13 carries with another score.

Keondra Hawkins
Kicker, 6-1, 200 lbs.

Hawkins (senior) went three for three with his extra points and managed to kick the winning 28-yard field goal to upset Auburn at home 31-28.

Brandon Douglas
Running Back, 5-6, 150 lbs.

Douglas rushed for a career best 265 yards in the 28-19 win over Sylacauga. The senior carried the ball 39 times and scored twice.

Tyrell Holloway
Running Back, 5-10, 170 lbs.

Holloway rushed for 184 yards in the 40-24 win over Blount. The senior carried the ball 18 times and scored twice in the win.

Jordan Huff
Running Back, 5-10, 185 lbs.
Mobile-St. Paul's Episcopal

Huff rushed for 188 yards in the 42-14 win over Charles Henderson. The sophomore scored three touchdowns in the win.

Anthony Herbert
Running Back, 5-11, 170 lbs.
Brewton-T.R. Miller

Herbert rushed for 202 yards on 26 carries in the 41-24 win over Daleville. The senior scored on runs of 2, 4 and 6 yards.

Maurice Crews
Running Back, 5-9, 170 lbs.

Crews rushed for 225 yards on the night with 179 coming in the second half on nine carries. The junior scored on runs of 48 and 49 yards in the decisive 48-15 win over LeFlore.

Reid Reinagel
Wide Receiver, 5-10, 170 lbs.
Hoover-Spain Park

Reinagal hauled in nine passes for 190 yards in the 35-13 win over Tuscaloosa County. The junior grabbed touchdowns of 74 and 22 yards in the victory.

Terrance Timmons
Running Back, 5-9, 175 lbs.

Timmons rushed for 244 yards on 25 carries in the 31-10 win over McGill-Toolen. The win was a reversal of an earlier decision where the Yellow Jackets were victorious. The senior rushed for three touchdowns of 45, 21 and 1 yards.


Cordell Crisp
Quarterback, 6-1, 170 lbs.
Bald Knob

The sophomore completed 31-of-49 passes for 542 yards and eight touchdowns in Thursday's 70-34 win over Harrisburg and is the state's top sophomore passer with 3,119 yards and 39 touchdowns so far this season.

Brandon Allen
Quarterback, 6-3, 215 lbs.

Allen completed a flawless regular season when it comes to interceptions as he was 13-of-23 for 282 yards and three TDs in a 35-20 win over Rogers Heritage. The University of Arkansas commitment has 29 touchdowns and 0 picks this season and also now has the state record for career passing yardage in the largest classification with 8,975 yards.

Markevyus Mays
Tailback, 5-11, 175 lbs.
Heber Springs

Mays touched the ball 11 times last Thursday night, and the junior scored on seven of those while rushing for 293 yards in a 54-22 win over Cave City.

Steven Kehner
Running Back, 5-8, 175 lbs.
Malvern-Glen Rose

Kehner capped off his regular season in style as the senior rushed 30 times for 232 yards and three touchdowns – including a game-winning score in overtime and became the 8th player in state history to go over 6,000 yards rushing in a career as Glen Rose edged Prescott 40-34.

Julius Jones
Running Back, 5-8, 185 lbs.
Fort Smith Southside

The Rebels junior standout put up 277 yards rushing and four touchdowns as he led Fort Smith Southside to a 56-29 win over arch rival Fort Smith Northside.

Dakota Baggett
Cornerback, 5-9, 150 lbs.

Baggett (senior) had the biggest play in the state's biggest game of the week with a 58-yard interception return for a score that gave No. 1 Bentonville a 55-41 win over No. 3 Springdale Har-Ber, who was driving for what would have been a go-ahead touchdown after rallying from a three-touchdown deficit early.

Garrett Harper
Tailback, 5-10, 190 lbs.
Springdale-Shiloh Christian

The senior tailback needed only 11 carries to amass 215 yards and three touchdowns in the Saints' 41-0 win over Farmington.

Stephen Hogan
Quarterback, 6-4, 200 lbs.

Hogan accounted for five touchdowns in his team's 52-21 win over Alma as the Arkansas State wideout commitment passed for 324 yards and rushed for another 67.

Altee Tenpenny
Running Back, 6-0, 170 lbs.
North Little Rock

The sophomore rushed for 165 yards and three touchdowns on just 10 carries as his Charging Wildcats routed Van Buren 63-21.

Jamar Criswell
Tailback, 5-9, 155 lbs.

Criswell had the masterpiece of his sophomore season with 215 yards rushing and six TDs in a 55-28 win over Siloam Springs.

Rodney Larry
Tailback, 6-0, 195 lbs.
Junction City

Larry (senior) also had six TDs while picking up 240 yards via the ground in Junction City's 56-26 win over Parker's Chapel.

Seth Feimster
Running Back, 5-10, 185 lbs.

Feimster led Mansfield to its first conference title in the school's history as the senior rolled up 198 yards on 23 carries in a 34-20 victory over Charleston.

Jeff Pinkston
Running Back, 5-9, 170 lbs.
Malvern-Magnet Cove

Pinkston had six carries for 151 yards and three touchdowns and the junior also forced and recovered a fumble for a score in a 42-0 win over Two City.

Tate Stokes
Quarterback, 5-10, 155 lbs.

Stokes (junior) had 202 yards passing and 92 yards rushing and accounted for two touchdowns in a 34-12 whipping of Huntsville.

Fredi Knighten
Quarterback, 5-10, 160 lbs.
Pulaski Academy

Knight passed for 365 yards, and the junior tossed five touchdowns in a 35-13 over Ashdown.

Raphael Caldwell
Running Back, 5-10, 165 lbs.

Rock Caldwell's four-yard touchdown run late capped a 30-carry, 228-yard rushing night for the senior as Rison rallied from a 17-point deficit to nip Fordyce 30-27.

D.J. Miller
Tailback, 5-5, 130 lbs.

The smallish (senior) back rushed 14 times for 151 yards and three scores, had two catches for 51 yards and another score and picked off a pass as Carlisle blanked Hazen 32-0.

Michael Reynolds
Quarterback, 5-9, 155 lbs.

Reynolds passed for two touchdowns, and the junior rushed for a pair while leading Newport to a 49-20 win over Batesville Southside and into the state playoffs for a 24 consecutive season.


Tre Mason
Running Back, 5-9, 185 lbs.
Lake Worth-Park Vista

Mason rushed for 143 yards on 18 carries in the 32-21 loss to Boca Raton. The senior scored three touchdowns.

Tavon Jenkins
Running Back, 5-7, 165 lbs.
Boca Raton-Olympic Heights

Jenkins rushed for 248 yards on 15 carries in the 48-6 win over Fort Lauderdale. The senior scored on touchdown runs of 96, 61 and 13 yards in the win.

Kelvin Taylor
Running Back, 5-9, 200 lbs.
Belle Glade-Glades Day

Taylor rushed for 160 yards on eight carries. The sophomore, and son of former University of Florida standout Fred Taylor, put the ball in the end zone six times in the 59-20 win over Zion Lutheran.

Jacoby Brissett
Quarterback, 6-4, 225 lbs.
Palm Beach Gardens-Dwyer

The senior quarterback is having an outstanding season. Brissett completed 14-of-18 pass attempts for 238 yards with four touchdown tosses of 65, 16, 15, and 22 yards in the 49-7 win over West Boca.

Nick O'Leary
Tight End, 6-4, 230 lbs.
Palm Beach Gardens-Dwyer

O'Leary is Brissett's favorite target. The senior caught six passes for 127 yards and three touchdowns of 64, 16, and 15 yards in the win. Brissett and O'Leary have a plethora of scholarship offers.

Jeremy Donaldson
Running Back, 5-11, 175 lbs.
Hollywood-Hollywood Hills

Donaldson rushed for 187 yards on 23 carries in the 28-7 win over Forest Hill. The junior was part of a two-pronged attack with senior Cody Hartwell. Donaldson scored two touchdowns in the win.

Cody Hartwell
Running Back, 5-9, 165 lbs.
Hollywood-Hollywood Hills

Hartwell, the elder of the school's two running backs, rushed for 202 yards on 11 carries. The senior scored two touchdowns.

Josh Foster
Running Back
Merritt Island

Foster rushed for 240 yards on 27 carries. The senior scored touchdown runs of 11, 14 and 70 yards. He also returned a kickoff 80 yards for his fourth touchdown in the 33-29 win over Jensen Beach.

A.J. Turman
Running Back, 5-11, 195 lbs.

Turman rushed for 201 yards on 15 carries. He scored three touchdowns (2, 18, 6 yards) in the first half. The sophomore holds the school's single-season rushing record. They defeated Cypress Creek 35-7.

Dee Hart
Running Back, 5-9, 190 lbs.
Orlando-Dr. Phillips

The senior University of Michigan commitment rushed for 232 yards scoring three touchdowns of 12, 10, and 5 yards in the 56-13 win over Freedom.

Pop Saunders
Running Back, 5-11, 170 lbs.

Saunders (senior) rushed for 116 yards on 22 carries scoring a 12-yard touchdown in the 17-10 win that clinched the district championship for Deland. The University of Florida commitment also picked off a pass late in the game.

Andre Allen
Running Back, 5-9, 175 lbs.
Panama City Beach-Arnold

Allen rushed for 383 yards on 35 carries in the 42-14 win over Pensacola Washington. The junior scored four touchdowns of 4, 67, 1, and 42 yards.


Cain Campbell
Dallas-North Paulding

Campbell (senior) had five scores on 330 yards going 18-of-26 in teh 59-49 win against Lithia Springs.

Josh Clemons
Running Back, 5-1-, 205 lbs.

Clemons (senior) had four scores on 10 carries and 195 yards rushing before intermission to help defeat Union Grove, 41-6.

Imani Cross
Running Back, 6-0, 220 lbs.
Gainesville-North Hall

Cross (junior) dominated in the contest with 190 yards on the ground with five touchdowns in the 52-28 win against Oconee County.

Jonquel Dawson
Quarterback, 5-10, 185 lbs.
Lithonia-M.L. King

Dawson (junior) had three scores with his 252 yards passing in the 26-24 win against Stephenson going 18-of-23. His season totals are impressive with 154-of-251 for 2,787 yards passing with 34 touchdowns.

Eric Dodson
Thomasville-Thomas County Central

Dodson (senior) had 177 yards rushing and three scores on 22 carries in the 41-34 win against Bainbridge. He has more than 1,000 yards rushing in 10 games, 600 passing with 19 touchdowns.

Janier Ferguson
Running Back, 5-9, 185 lbs.

Ferguson (sophomore) had 30 touches for 265 yards and four scores in the 41-12 win against Chattooga.

Keyante Green
Running Back/Linebacker, 5-8, 185 lbs.
McDonough-Eagle's Landing Christian Academy

Green (sophomore) had 18 carries for 185 yards (10.3 yards per carry) and two touchdowns on the 35-28 win against Wesleyan. He had 11 tackles on defense. Green rushed for 1,433 yards as a freshman (2009) with 19 touchdowns and returned three punts for touchdowns giving him a total of 22 scores. He had five receptions for 105 yards and 101 tackles on defense.

Eddie Johnson
Outside Linebacker, 6-1, 224 lbs.
North Atlanta

Johnson (senior) had a dozen tackles in the 41-29 win against Arabia Mountain. The Louisville commitment added 165 yards rushing on six carries.

Zach Laskey
Fullback, 6-2.5, 205 lbs.
Fayetteville-Starr's Mill

Laskey (senior) elevated his play to make the unranked player demonstrate flaws in the system as he dominated against an undefeated team with Griffin on the losing end, 24-7. Laskey made huge plays all night especially at key times including two scores in the fourth quarter.

Nick Marshall
Quarterback, 6-2, 186 lbs.
Rochelle-Wilcox County

Marshall (senior) set a state record for touchdowns passes in the 48-20 win against Irwin County. His brother, Quez Mahoganey, was on the receiving end of the record catch. The UGA verbal finished the night going four-of-8 for 192 yards and one more touchdown than the record.

Sawyer Pettit
Linebacker, 6-1, 210 lbs.
Lucas Bryant

Pettit (senior) had a monster night with 17 tackles in the win against Dalton, 15-14. Bryant (freshman) nailed field goals of 38, 29 ans 26 yards.

Brandon Robinson
Running Back, 5-9.5, 176 lbs.

Robinson (senior) had two scores on 28 touches with 239 yards in the 17-6 win against North Cobb.

Kamani Thomas
Running Back, 5-10, 180 lbs.
Dallas-East Paulding

Thomas (sophomore) had four scores on the 30 carries for 206 yards rushing in the 26-7 win against Douglas County. The underclassman has 189 carries for the season for 1,525 yards and 20 touchdowns.

Justin Walker
Quarterback, 6-3, 180 lbs.
Leesburg-Lee County

Walker (senior) had a big record-breaking performance (single game passing) to come up on the losing end against Warner Robins, 48-35. The stats show five scores going 42-of-70 for 590 yards. Walker had 2,100 yards passing during his junior campaign.

Deshaun Watson
Quarterback, 6-2, 170 lbs.

Watson (freshman) passed for 240 yards and three scores in the 21-7 win against White County. He added another touchdown rushing.

Daron Wright
Defensive Tackle, 6-2, 255 lbs.

Wright (senior) had double-digit tackles in the 17-6 win against Cedar Grove.


Cameron Thomas
Running Back, 6-1, 173 lbs.
Nicholasville-East Jessamine

Junior running back Cameron Thomas led East Jessamine to a big win in the first round of the playoffs last Friday night. Thomas rushed for 360 yards on 24 carries and two touchdowns in the victory.

Zack Templin
Lineman, 6-5, 300 lbs.
Nicholasville-East Jessamine

Zack Templin (senior) was effective on both sides of the ball in East Jessamines 37-14 victory over Franklin County Friday. Zack was the anchor for the offensive line which opened holes for 667 yards rushing in the contest. Templin also lined up on defense, making 11 tackles, three for loss and one sack.

Darrell Cross
Running Back, 5-8, 180 lbs.
Morehead-Rowan County

Darrell Cross is finishing his high school career on a high note. Cross rushed for 280 yards in their 63-21 win over Madison Southern. Cross also caught passes for 93 more yards. He had a total of three touchdowns last Friday night.

Derek Bishop
Running Back, 5-8, 185 lbs.

Derek Bishop (senior) helped Trinity polish off Pleasure Ridge Park last Friday night in a 55-6 victory. Bishop rushed for 215 yards on 15 carries. Bishop also accounted for three touchdowns in the win.

James Quick
Wide Receiver, 6-1, 175 lbs.

Trinity has a powerful running game led by senior Derek Bishop, but the passing game is sound with sophomore receiver James Quick leading the way. Quick had 3 catches for 130 yards and two touchdowns in Trinity's Friday nignt win.

Anthony Wales
Running Back, 5-9, 170 lbs.

One of the state's leading rushers didn't let the playoffs stop his run on Friday night. Central defeated Spencer County 38-10. Ace Wales (junior) rushed 13 times for 256 yards and scored on runs of 64, 52, 14 and 44 yards in the win.

DarMontre Warr
Running Back, 5-9, 175 lbs.
Louisville-DuPont Manual

DarMontre Warr (junior) carried Manual to a 40-14 win over Eastern Friday night. Warr scored four touchdowns in the win. He carried the ball 10 times in the contest, racking up 222 yards.

DeVante Parker
Wide Receiver, 6-3, 190 lbs.

Ballard came away with a 42-14 win in their first playoff game of the year. Receiver DeVante Parker, senior and Louisville commitment, caught four passes for 109 yards and two touchdowns - one an 80-yard scamper.

Adam Wing
Quarterback, 6-4, 190 lbs.
Morehead-Rowan County

Adam Wing (junior) started his playoff run off with a good effort. He had 211 yards and three touchdowns in the game on 12 of 18 throwing the ball. Wing also used his legs and rushed for another three touchdowns in the win.

DaMarcus Smith
Quarterback, 6-1, 190 lbs.

In his last high school game, DaMarcus Smith (senior) had a strong showing. Smith threw for 448 yards in their 48-33 loss to St. Xavier. In those 448 yards there were four touchdown passes. Smith also rushed for another touchdown.

LaMont McMurry
Running Back, 5-9, 175 lbs.
Louisville-St. Xavier

Senior running back LaMont McMurry was very productive in St. Xavier's win over Seneca. McMurry carried the ball 30 times in the game racking up 222 yards and three touchdowns.

Zach Eastham
Pulaski County

Junior quarterback Zach Eastham led Pulaski County to a victory over Perry County 37-6. Eastham was 19-of-32 passes for 322 yards and three touchdowns. He also had eight carries for 49 yards.

Michael Fluellen
Wide Receiver, 6-5, 200 lbs.

Michael Fluellen (senior) finished his high school career on a high note, individually as he score four touchdowns in their loss to St. Xavier. Fluellen caught seven passes for 170 yards.


Dante Butler
Running Back, 5-10, 206 lbs.
New Orleans-Brother Martin

Butler carried the ball 34 times for 267 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-27 District 10-5A victory against Jesuit. Butler, who has offers from the likes of Southern Miss, Tulane and Northwestern, completed the regular season by extending his own single-season school records to 2,122 yards and 25 touchdowns. He was also the top rusher in the state. He remains undecided on a college choice.

Darnell Rachal
Quarterback, 5-9, 180 lbs.
Reserve-Riverside Academy

Rachal dominated the headlines in small school ball during the final week of the regular season, accounting for 265 yards in a 44-37 win over Newman – a school that features Odell Beckham, one of the best two-way players in the South. The senior quarterback finished the game with five touchdowns and 187 yards on 33 carries and completed 5-of-8 passes for 78 yards.

Daniel Sams
Quarterback, 6-2, 185 lbs.

The Kansas State commitment bounced back from a scary moment after he was carried away in an ambulance from their bout with Franklinton, catching two passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns and running for a 61-yard score in a 60-0 win over Pearl River. He also completed two passes for 70 yards and one touchdown.

Shawn Hoye Jr.
Quarterback, 5-10, 175 lbs.
Harvey-West Jefferson

It wasn't his biggest night on the stat sheet, but it is one Hoye will remember for a long time. In a game where West Jefferson topped Chalmette 47-13, Hoye was 12-of-16 for 152 yards and a touchdown en route to becoming the school's all-time leading passer. He also finished the season as the leading passer in the state with 2,302 yards.

Ron Pennington
Running Back, 5-7, 175 lbs.

On a night where Zachary had to choose to ride Ron Pennington or Ladarrius Vessell, and head coach Neil Weiner went with the former. Pennington rushed for 107 yards on 15 carries and scored four touchdowns in a 41-27 win over Catholic that gave the Broncos a share of the 5-5A title.

Terrance Magee
Running Back, 5-10, 205 lbs.

Senior quarterback and LSU commitment Terrence Magee threw for 144 yards and two touchdowns to lead Franklinton to a 53-7 win over Walker. Magee also scored on a 41-yard touchdown run in the first half to push the Demons out to a 53-0 halftime advantage. His night was complete by the middle of the third quarter, spending the rest of the night resting on the sidelines with the starters.

Ronald Martin
Defensive Back, 6-2, 180 lbs.
White Castle

As he had all year, Ronald Martin carried White Castle through their final regular season game, a 53-6 win over East Iberville. The LSU commitment, who joined the class as a defensive back, ran for a touchdown and passed for two more.

Darian Thomas
Running Back, 5-10, 180 lbs.
Breaux Bridge

Thomas led Breaux Bridge to a 37-14 win over Beau Chene, carrying the ball 25 times for 219 yards and a pair of scores – both of which came on punch ins from inside the 10-yard line. Thomas, a junior, is the younger brother of LSU commitment Quentin Thomas.


Guy Billups
Quarterback, 6-1, 170 lbs.

Billups (senior) had three touchdowns in the 315 yards passing going 21-of-24 in the 40-21 win against Saltillo.

Todd Mays
Quarterback, 6-1, 200 lbs.
Olive Branch

Mays (junior) punished Tupelo in the 43-17 victory with 285 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns.

Jared Smith
Linebacker, 6-0, 195 lbs.

Smith (junior) had a monster night with 18 tackles in the 21-13 win against Pascagoula.

Javon Washington
Quarterback, 5-10, 180 lbs.

Washington (senior) used his arm and legs to collect three scores on the 344 yards in the 33-25 victory against Hattiesburg.

North Carolina

Dillon Burdette
Linebacker, 6-1, 212 lbs.
Harrisburg-Hickory Ridge

Burdette (senior) led the team with 12 tackles, five tackles for a loss, one sack, one blocked punt, and one pass break-up in the first three quarters of the final game of the regular season defeating JM Robinson 48-27.

Nigel Carlton
Quarterback/Defensive Back, 5-8, 165 lbs.
Elon-Western Alamance

Carlton (sophomore) had three scores in the 35-28 overtime win against Northern Guilford going 18-of-24 with 278 yards. He added one of the scores in overtime.

Garrett Crowe
Quarterback, 5-11, 165 lbs.

Crowe (junior) came up big in the 42-14 win against West Craven going 16-of-25 with 200 yards and four scores.

Dominique Dismuke
Running Back, 5-9, 180 lbs.
Romar Morris
Running Back, 5-10, 171 lbs.

Dismuke (junior) scored five times with 169 yards and set a new school record with his performance in the 42-14 win against East Davidson. Morris (senior) had more than 100 yards rushing of his own with the North Carolina commitment also providing his blocking skills for the underclassman.

Jahwan Edwards
Running Back, 5-10, 244 lbs.

Edwards (senior) had half a dozen touchdowns (five rushing) with 19 touches and a 92-yard reception for a score in the 61-6 win against Independence.

Tysean Holloway
Running Back, Cornerback 5-11.5, 175 lbs.

Holloway (junior) had 250 yards rushing in the 48-27 win against Erwin.

Marcus Jones
Cornerback, 5-8, 168 lbs.
Wake Forest-Rolesville

Jones (senior) had grit and determination in the 20-14 win to lead his team in many areas including a blocked field goal attempt, he deflected a pass on fourth down in the end zone, and the Northern Illinois commitment had a touchdown run in overtime from the five which sealed the win.

Vad Lee
Quarterback, 6-2, 210 lbs.

Lee (senior) had a total of four scores in the 38-6 win against Northern leading his team to an undefeated season. The Georgia Tech commitment had two passing touchdowns on 160 yards and two more scores with his 138 yards rushing.

Karsten Miller
Quarterback, 6-3, 195 lbs.
Lexington-North Davidson

Miller (junior) produced with his arm and legs in the 51-28 win against Davie going 13-of-22 for 231 yards and scrambled for 61 yards on the ground.

Anthony Riggin
Quarterback, 6-2, 180 lbs.
Fayetteville-Jack Britt

Riggin (senior) had 193 yards passing going 11-of-18 and three scores in the 21-0 win against Terry Sanford.

Travis Riley
Running Back, 6-1, 200 lbs.
Annapolis-A.L. Brown

Riley (senior) had a big night with 19 touches for 155 yards to help defeat Concord 28-21. The North Carolina commitment has missed most of the season with an injury.

Deonta Vinson
Running Back/Defensive Back
Marshville-Forest Hills

Vinson (senior) touched the ball 21 times and churned 206 yards and a score in the 30-26 win against Monroe.


Mark Dodson
Running Back/Defensive Back, 5-9, 175 lbs.

Dodson (sophomore) had four scores on the 294 yards rushing in the 28-14 win against White Station.

Cedric Edwards
Running Back, 6-0, 175 lbs.
Soddy Daisy

Edwards (junior) carried the ball 34 times for 195 yards and one score in the 26-17 win against Lincoln County.

Demarion Graham
Quarterback, 5-10, 170 lbs.
Jovon Robinson
Running Back, 6-0, 215 lbs.

Graham (senior) had 235 yards going nine-of-13 and one score in the 41-29 win against Arlington. Robinson (junior) set the tone early with a touchdown run of more than 90 yards on the first play. He gained 243 yards rushing with two additional touchdowns (3, 52 yards).

Stanley Hagan
Running Back, 6-1, 175 lbs.

Hagan (senior) had a huge night in the 35-2 win against Marshall County with four touchdowns on 335 yards rushing.

Andy Hibbett
Running Back

Hibbett (junior) was big in the 28-6 play-off win with 24 touches for 198 yards and a score.

Myron Horne
Wide Receiver, 6-4, 190 lbs.

Horne (senior) had eight receptions for 93 yards and two scores in the 16-12 win against Dickson County.

Shatavius Lowe
Running Back, 5-11, 175 lbs.
Ryan Hanisco
Kicker, 6-0, 190 lbs.

Lowe (junior) added his part with 148 yards on 25 touches and four scores. Hanisco (senior) booted a 34-yard field goal in the closing seconds to defeat Brighton, 36-34.

I'tavius Mathers
Running Back, 6-0, 182 lbs.

Mathers (junior) had three touchdowns on the 21 touches and collected 219 yards in the 35-14 win against Overton. Mathers rushed for 2,070 yards on 187 carries in the regular season. He has rushed for 2,289 yards in 11 games on 207 carries and 27 touchdowns.

Garrett Miller
Quarterback/Safety, 5-11, 180 lbs.
Jordan Romero
Running Back, 6-0, 190 lbs.
Oliver Springs

Miller (junior) was eight-of-14 for 167 yards and two scores and rushed for 155 yards and two additional scores in the 26-14 defeat of Rockwood. Romero (junior) rushed for more than 100 yards on his 20 touches.

Gage Scurlock
Quarterback, 5-10, 175 lbs.
Carthage-Smith County

Scurlock (junior) had a big night in the 29-27 win against East Literature passing for 354 yards and four scores.

Chad Voytik
Quarterback, 6-0, 185 lbs.

Voytik (junior) was 23-of-33 for 250 yards and two touchdowns in teh 41-34 loss to Lawrence County. He added two scores on the ground.

Jaylen Walton
Running Back, 5-11, 175 lbs.
Jamil Golden
Quarterback, 6-3, 185 lbs.

Walton (junior) had 33 touches and earned 215 yards scoring twice in the 33-6 win against East. Golden (junior) added two touchdown passes going 13-of-24 with 153 yards.

Tanner Williams
Quarterback, 6-2, 190 lbs.
Clinton-Anderson County

Williams (senior) went 18-of-34 for 285 yards and two touchdowns in the win against Morristown West. This brings the season total to 248-of-381 for 3,581 yards, 29 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

Devrin Young
Athlete, 5-9, 165 lbs.

Young (senior) had five touchdowns on his 22 carries for 260 yards in teh 42-7 win against Hardin Valley. The Tennessee commitment eclipsed the 2,000 yard mark for the season.

Key contributors to this report include Rebecca Johnston, Dudley Dawson, Shea Dixon and Brian Eldridge.

High school coaches may submit nominations each week for 'Stars of the South' to


Scout Football Top Stories