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DAILY CLASS 4A-6A ALL-AREA OFFENSE

QB: Rob Ezell, Sr.,
Athens

Passed for 2,700 yards and 22 touchdowns this season, while rushing for 843 yards and six scores. Finished the season as the stateís all-time leader in total offense. Named MVP of the Class 5A state championship game, which Athens won.

RB: Derrick Green, Jr.,
Ardmore

Consistently ran over opponents this season, totaling 1,629 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns on 210 carries, an average of 7.8 a carry. He also averaged 33 yards on kickoff returns.

RB: Marquez Jones, So.,
Hartselle

Rushing for 1,305 yards for the Tigers and led the team with 14 touchdowns this season and catching 18 passes for 288 yards and two touchdowns.

RB: Jonathan Pinque, Jr.,
E. Limestone

Carried the ball 185 times for the Indians, totaling 1,300 rushing yards and 15 touchdown. Also a linebacker, he recorded 84 tackles, including nine tackles for lost yardage and five sacks.

OL: Caleb Murphy, Sr.,
Hartselle

A two-year starter for the Tigers, he played offensive tackle and proved valuable, grading out as a leader on the Hartselle line.

OL:Correy Boyd, Sr.,
Law. Co.

Playing offensive guard for the Red Devils, he graded out at 90 percent for the season. Had 17 pancake blocks to aide Lawrence County.

OL: Dusty Schofield, Sr.,
Hartselle

Has provided a key to the Hartselle offense for several seasons, including this yearís 11-2 campaign. A three-year starter, the offensive guard was the Tigersí most valuable lineman.

OL: Caleb Thomas, Sr.,
Decatur

A three-year starter, he was a team leader and anchor of the Red Raidersí line. Graded out at 90 percent as an offensive guard.

WR: Vincent Azzarello, Sr.,
Athens

State champion Athens could count on him as a clutch receiver. Made 35 receptions for 448 yards this season with a pair of touchdowns. Was most valuable in keeping drives alive for the state champion Golden Eagles.

WR: Tyler Young, Sr.,
Hartselle

A main target at receiver for the Tigersí passing game, he caught 52 passes for 745 yards and six touchdowns, averaging 14.3 yards a catch. Also averaged 11.4 yards a punt return for the Tigersí special teams.

WR: Jacquez Pride, Sr.,
Athens

Was at the receiving end of 56 catches for 1,247 yards and 13 touchdowns. Also rushed for 353 yards and six scores for the Golden Eagles in their drive to the 5A state championship.

TE: Chris Humphries, Sr.,
Brewer

Had 29 catches for 452 yards and three TDs this season. Also a linebacker, he had 72 tackles for the Patriots.

K: Morgan Hull, Sr.,
Austin

Booted three game-winning field goals this year. Made 14 of 16 field goals with a long of 53 yards. Didnít miss an extra point.

ATH: Wes Chenault, Sr.,
Hartselle

The Tigersí starting quarterback, he passed for 1,915 yards and 21 touchdowns, while rushing for 297 yards and a score. He completed 57 percent of his passes, and opponents intercepted him only four times in 251 passing attempts.

ATH: Chad Dewitt, Jr.,
E. Limestone

In his third year as the Indiansí starting quarterback, he passed for 1,002 yards and 11 touchdowns and rushed for 1,026 yards and 12 touchdowns as East Limestone advanced to the 4A quarterfinals.

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