Clinton, Miss., High School safety Lamarques Thomas and D'Iberville, Miss., safety Jaquelle Green will both be playing football at the University of Louisville next fall. But this offseason both will be on All-Star teams in Mississippi.
Thomas was named as one of 40 players selected to the Mississippi squad for the Alabama-Mississippi game in December, while Green has been named to the South squad for the Bernard Blackwell North/South All-Star game.
The Alabama-Mississippi contest will be played on Dec. 12 in Hattiesburg, Miss., at Southern Mississippi, while the Bernard Blackwell game will be played on Dec. 19 in Gulfport, Miss.
The 6-foot-1, 180-pound Thomas is a three-star prospect who picked the Cardinals over Missouri, Mississippi State, Georgia, Mississippi and Memphis. Thomas has 30 tackles, including 28 solo tackles, two interceptions, two fumble recoveries and two caused fumbles on the season.
Green is a 6-foot, 195-pound safety who had offers from a bunch of schools, including LSU, Alabama, Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Georgia. He plays both sides of the ball in high school and has 828 yards passing, 1,146 yards rushing, 20 total touchdowns, 18 tackles, one interception, one fumble recovery and two caused fumbles as a senior.