Player of the year -- Jahmyr Gibbs, senior, Dalton (running back) -- 233 carries for 2,554 yards and 40 touchdowns; 15 catches for 138 yards; one punt return for 26 yards; four kickoff returns for 172 yards with one returned for a touchdown. Region 6-6A offensive player of the year.

First team

Offense

Quarterback -- Adam Sowder, senior, Southeast Whitfield (quarterback) -- 135-for-245 passing for 1,773 yards and 15 touchdowns; 83 carries for 273 yards and four touchdowns. Region 6-4A second-team member.

Running back -- Gage Leonard, sophomore, Christian Heritage (athlete/running back/linebacker) -- 131 carries for 857 yards and 10 touchdowns; 27 catches for 329 yards and three touchdowns; 112 tackles; two interceptions; three blocked kicks. Region 6-A athlete of the year.

Running back -- D'Ante Tidwell, junior, North Murray (running back/defensive back) -- 162 carries for 1,091 yards and six touchdowns; 25 catches for 265 yards and four touchdowns; 41 tackles; one tackle for loss; one sack; one forced fumble; four interceptions; six pass deflections. Region 6-3A first-team member.

Receiver -- Evan Lester, junior, Christian Heritage (wide receiver/free safety) -- 40 catches for 785 yards and 13 touchdowns; 52 tackles; two interceptions. Region 6-A first-team member.

Receiver -- Landon Burrell, senior, North Murray (receiver/defensive back) -- 47 catches for 870 yards and seven touchdowns; 18 tackles; one forced fumble; two fumble recoveries; four interceptions; eight pass deflections. Region 6-3A first-team member.

Receiver -- Colter Long, senior, Southeast Whitfield (wide receiver) -- 35 catches for 455 yards and five touchdowns. Region 6-4A first-team member.

Tight end -- Bryson Lofton, junior, Southeast Whitfield (tight end) -- 28 catches for 401 yards and four touchdowns. Region 6-4A first-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Osbaldo Beltran, senior, Dalton (offensive lineman) -- Region 6-6A first-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Brant Bagley, senior, Dalton (offensive lineman) -- Region 6-6A second-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Christian Morgan, senior, Dalton (offensive lineman) -- Region 6-6A second-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Aaron McCurdy, senior, North Murray (offensive lineman/defensive lineman) -- 55 tackles; five tackles for loss. Region 6-3A first-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Jeb Brooker, senior, Northwest Whitfield (offensive lineman/defensive lineman) -- 25 tackles; four tackles for loss. Region 6-4A second-team member.

Athlete -- Ladd McConkey, senior, North Murray (athlete/quarterback/defensive back/punter) -- 143 carries for 924 yards and 10 touchdowns; 124-for-209 passing for 1,771 yards and 20 touchdowns; three kickoff returns for 160 yards and one touchdown; four punt returns for 196 yards and two touchdowns; 22 punts for an average of 35.2 yards; 17 tackles; four interceptions with three returned for touchdowns; seven pass deflections. Region 6-3A offensive player of the year and Region 6-3A first-team member.

Kicker -- Joe Dixon, senior, Christian Heritage (kicker/punter) -- 38-for-39 on point after attempts; 7-for-9 on field goals with long of 47 yards; 28 punts for an average of 40.1 yards with 12 downed inside the 10-yard line. Region 6-A first-team member.

Kicker -- Owen Hannah, sophomore, North Murray (kicker) -- 54-for-54 on extra point attempts; 8-for-10 on field goals with long of 34 yards; 10 punts for an average of 35.3 yards. Region 6-3A first-team member.

Defense

Defensive lineman -- Zach Costlow, senior, Northwest Whitfield (defensive lineman) -- 88 tackles; 13 tackles for loss; one sack; one forced fumble. Region 6-4A first-team member.

Defensive lineman -- John Ross, senior, Dalton (defensive end) -- 72 tackles; three sacks; three forced fumbles. Region 6-6A honorable mention.

Defensive lineman -- Cristian Lama, senior, Dalton (offensive lineman/defensive lineman) -- 73 tackles; one sack; two fumble recoveries.

Defensive lineman -- Chase Humble, senior, Northwest Whitfield (defensive lineman) -- 66 tackles; 14 tackles for loss; three sacks; one forced fumble; one fumble recovery. Region 6-4A honorable mention.

Linebacker -- Dylan Flood, senior, North Murray (linebacker/fullback) -- 158 tackles; 16 tackles for loss; five sacks; one interception; one forced fumble; two fumble recoveries with one returned for a touchdown; two pass deflections; 32 carries for 177 yards and one touchdown; four catches for 70 yards and one touchdown. Region 6-3A defensive player of the year.

Linebacker -- Chaisen Buckner, senior, North Murray (linebacker/tight end) -- 147 tackles; 17 tackles for loss; eight sacks; three interceptions; one blocked kick; eight catches for 137 yards and two touchdowns. Region 6-3A first-team member.

Linebacker -- Henry Vassel, senior, Southeast Whitfield (linebacker, running back) -- 114 tackles; seven tackles for loss; two sacks; three forced fumbles; 49 carries for 169 yards and one touchdown. Region 6-4A first-team member.

Linebacker -- Lane Cox, senior, Dalton (linebacker) -- 113 tackles; one sack; two forced fumbles; one fumble recovery. Region 6-6A second-team member.

Defensive back -- Matthew Redmond, junior, Northwest Whitfield (athlete/defensive back/wide receiver) -- 54 catches for 606 yards and five touchdowns; six carries for 14 yards; 41 tackles; four pass deflections; two interceptions; 39 punts for an average of 33.8 yards. Region 6-4A first-team member.

Defensive back -- Hayden Hulett, senior, North Murray (safety/receiver) -- 96 tackles; nine tackles for loss; one sack; one fumble recovery; one interception; two pass deflections; 36 catches for 485 yards and five touchdowns. Region 6-3A first-team member.

Defensive back -- Mauricio Quintero, junior, Dalton (defensive back) -- 82 tackles; two sacks; three pass deflections; two forced fumbles; one fumble recovery. Region 6-6A second-team member.

Defensive back -- Malachi Gregory, senior, Dalton (defensive back) -- 36 tackles; one interception; seven pass deflections; one forced fumble. Region 6-6A second-team member.

Punter -- Gauge Stanley, senior, Murray County (inside linebacker/punter) -- 117 tackles; 16.5 tackles for loss; 4.5 sacks; one forced fumble; 35 punts for an average of 35.5 yards. Region 6-3A first-team member.

Second team

Offense

Quarterback -- Christian Thomas, sophomore, Christian Heritage (quarterback) -- 89-for-143 passing for 1,505 yards and 16 touchdowns; 74 carries for 571 yards rushing and six touchdowns. Region 6-A first-team member.

Running back -- Gavin Ellis, senior, Northwest Whitfield (running back) -- 173 carries for 908 yards and nine touchdowns; three catches for 15 yards. Region 6-4A honorable mention.

Running back -- Austin Hernandez, senior, Coahulla Creek (running back) -- 153 carries for 770 yards and five touchdowns; four catches for 34 yards. Region 6-3A second-team member.

Receiver -- Ethan Hill, junior, Southeast Whitfield (wide receiver) -- 32 catches for 398 yards and five touchdowns. Region 6-4A second-team member.

Receiver -- Preston Nealey, junior, Northwest Whitfield, (wide receiver) -- 29 catches for 246 yards. Region 6-4A honorable mention.

Receiver -- Cade Petty, junior, Murray County (athlete/running back/quarterback/wide receiver) -- 97 carries for 567 yards and four touchdowns; six catches for 77 yards and one touchdown; 11-for-23 passing for 190 yards and three touchdowns; 214 combined yards on punt returns and kickoff returns. Region 6-3A second-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Will Mitchell, senior, North Murray (offensive lineman/defensive lineman) -- 72 tackles; 10 tackles for loss; four sacks; one forced fumble; one fumble recovery; two pass deflections. Region 6-3A first-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Nathan Davis, senior, Christian Heritage (offensive lineman) -- Region 6-A first-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Manny Vega, senior, Dalton (offensive lineman) -- Region 6-6A honorable mention.

Offensive lineman -- Gonzolo Mena, junior, Murray County (offensive lineman) -- Region 6-3A second-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Dagoberto Hernandez, senior, North Murray (offensive lineman/defensive lineman) -- 29 tackles; three forced fumbles. Region 6-3A honorable mention.

Athlete -- Ethan Smith, senior, Christian Heritage (athlete/running back) -- 98 carries for 695 yards and two touchdowns; 10 catches for 141 yards and one touchdown; 232 yards on kickoff returns; 21 tackles; three tackles for loss; three fumble recoveries with two returned for touchdowns. Region 6-A second-team member.

Kicker -- Luis Laguna, senior, Southeast Whitfield (kicker/offensive lineman) -- 20-for-20 on point after attempts; one field goal for 37 yards; 29 punts for average of 28 yards.

Kicker -- Yahir Zapata, junior, Northwest Whitfield (kicker) -- 23-for-26 on extra point attempts; 5-for-8 field goals with long of 40 yards. Region 6-4A honorable mention.

Defense

Defensive lineman -- Jose Herrera, sophomore, Southeast Whitfield (defensive lineman) -- 72 tackles; eight tackles for loss; one fumble recovery.

Defensive lineman -- Dakota Hickman, senior, Northwest Whitfield (defensive lineman) -- 63 tackles; 16 tackles for loss; one sack; two fumble recoveries. Region 6-4A second-team member.

Defensive lineman -- Matt Wocjik, senior, Southeast Whitfield (defensive end) -- 65 tackles; 10 tackles for loss; two sacks; four fumble recoveries; two forced fumbles; one pass deflection.

Defensive lineman -- Lane Massengale, junior, Christian Heritage (defensive lineman) -- 52.5 tackles; seven tackles for loss; four sacks; 11 quarterback pressures; one forced fumble; one fumble recovery. Region 6-A second-team member.

Linebacker -- Ben Hermann, junior, Christian Heritage (linebacker) -- 118 tackles; four tackles for loss; one sack; three pass deflections; one forced fumble; one blocked kick. Region 6-A first-team member.

Linebacker -- Ben Williamson, junior, Christian Heritage (linebacker) -- 106 tackles; 10 tackles for loss; two sacks; two forced fumbles; four fumble recoveries; 10 quarterback pressures. Region 6-A first-team member.

Linebacker -- Jordan McCamish, junior, Northwest Whitfield (linebacker) -- 165 tackles; 18 tackles for loss; one sack; two forced fumbles; one fumble recovery returned for a touchdown. Region 6-4A first-team member.

Linebacker -- Gabe Hill, senior, Dalton (linebacker) -- 82 tackles; two sacks; three pass deflections; four forced fumbles; one fumble recovery. Region 6-6A honorable mention.

Defensive back -- Jacob Sanders, senior, Northwest Whitfield (defensive back) -- 64 tackles; two interceptions; three fumble recoveries. Region 6-4A second-team member.

Defensive back -- Parker Adams, junior, Dalton (defensive back) -- 44 tackles; six pass deflections; two fumble recoveries. Region 6-6A second-team member.

Defensive back -- Alex Pulido, senior, North Murray (defensive back) -- 66 tackles; five tackles for loss; two sacks; two fumble recoveries; 12 carries for 62 yards for one touchdown. Region 6-3A first-team member.

Third team

Offense

Quarterback -- Owen Brooker, freshman, Northwest Whitfield (quarterback) -- 157-for-279 passing for 1,561 yards and 14 touchdowns; 58 carries for 179 yards and four touchdowns. Region 6-4A second-team member.

Running back -- Noah Lunsford, junior, North Murray (running back) -- 52 carries for 376 yards and eight touchdowns. Region 6-3A honorable mention.

Running back -- Solomon Locke, sophomore, Christian Heritage (defensive back/running back) -- 72 tackles; five tackles for loss; three fumble recoveries; 22 carries for 305 yards and three touchdowns. Region 6-A first-team member.

Receiver -- Brannon Nuckolls, junior, Murray County (wide receiver) -- 12 catches for 192 yards and two touchdowns.

Receiver -- Hunter Noland, senior, Dalton (wide receiver) -- 18 catches for 348 yards and two touchdowns. Region 6-6A second-team member.

Receiver -- Kade Greeson, senior, North Murray (receiver) -- 11 catches for 132 yards and one touchdown. Region 6-3A honorable mention.

Offensive lineman -- Kameron Shook, senior, North Murray (offensive lineman/defensive lineman) -- Region 6-3A first-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Hayden Jones, senior, North Murray (offensive lineman/defensive lineman) -- 17 tackles; one sack. Region 6-3A second-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Carter Reynolds, junior, North Murray (offensive lineman/defensive lineman) -- Region 6-3A second-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Alex Dixon, senior, North Murray (offensive lineman/defensive lineman) -- Region 6-3A second-team member.

Offensive lineman -- Isaac Wiley, senior, Coahulla Creek (offensive lineman) -- Region 6-3A honorable mention.

Athlete -- Davis Redwine, junior, Murray County (athlete) -- 47 carries for 297 yards and two touchdowns; 12 catches for 222 yards and two touchdowns; 250 combined yards on punt returns and kickoff returns. Region 6-3A honorable mention.

Kicker -- Elber Romero, junior, Murray County (kicker) -- 15-for-17 on extra point attempts; 6-for-9 on field goals. Tied a school record for longest field goal at 50 yards. Region 6-3A honorable mention.

Defense

Defensive lineman -- Tyson Swope, senior, Dalton (defensive end) -- 51 tackles; two sacks; one forced fumble; one fumble recovery. Region 6-6A second-team member.

Defensive lineman -- Kaleb Shultz, senior, Christian Heritage (defensive lineman) -- 34 tackles; five tackles for loss; two sacks; one forced fumble; one fumble recovery; five quarterback pressures. Region 6-A second-team member.

Defensive lineman -- Hunter Lanier, senior, Coahulla Creek (defensive end) -- 61 tackles; three tackles for loss; eight sacks; one forced fumble. Region 6-3A second-team member.

Defensive lineman -- Carson Voiles, junior, Murray County (defensive end/running back) -- 69 tackles; eight tackles for loss; four sacks; two forced fumbles; one fumble recovery; one rushing touchdown. Region 6-3A honorable mention.

Linebacker -- Colby Ramsey, senior, Northwest Whitfield (linebacker) -- 88 tackles; 16 tackles for loss; one sack; two forced fumbles; two fumble recoveries. Region 6-4A second-team member.

Linebacker -- Logan Akins, senior, Northwest Whitfield (linebacker) -- 64 tackles; four tackles for loss; one interception. Region 6-4A honorable mention.

Linebacker -- Mason Milstead, junior, Coahulla Creek (outside linebacker) -- 61 tackles; five tackles for loss; five sacks; three forced fumbles; two pass deflections. Region 6-3A honorable mention.

Linebacker -- Bailey McQuaig, senior, Northwest Whitfield (linebacker) -- 58 tackles; four tackles for loss; one forced fumble; two fumble recoveries. Region 6-4A honorable mention.

Defensive back -- Will Brumlow, senior, Christian Heritage (defensive back) -- 31 tackles; eight pass deflections; one interception; two fumble recoveries; two block kicks. Region 6-A second-team member.

Defensive back -- Griffin Ingram, senior, North Murray (defensive back) -- 64 tackles; four tackles for loss; four sacks; two forced fumbles. Region 6-3A honorable mention.

Defensive back -- Tyler Hayes, senior, Murray County (defensive back) -- 72 tackles; one tackle for loss; one forced fumble; two fumble recoveries. Region 6-3A honorable mention.

Defensive back -- Kooper Pardee, senior, (defensive back/wide receiver) -- 18 tackles; one interception; nine catches for 112 yards and one touchdown; average of 16 yards on punt returns; average of 29 yards on kickoff returns. Region 6-4A honorable mention.

Honorable mention

Christian Heritage -- Mitchell Herndon

Coahulla Creek -- Daniel Smith, Boone Creswell, Jake Young, Wade Wiggins

Dalton -- Landon Allen, Josh Moore

Northwest Whitfield -- Reade Chadwick, Kason Kittle

Southeast Whitfield -- AJ Miller, Bryson Waters, Jeric Gann

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