November 23, 2018 - Buford, Ga: Buford running back Derrian Brown (3) runs for a long gain in the first half against Bainbridge at Buford High School Friday, November 23, 2018, in Buford, Ga. This is the quarter finals of the Class 5A state playoffs. (JASON GETZ/SPECIAL TO THE AJC)
Photo: Jason Getz
Photo: Jason Getz

All-region teams: Buford’s Brown named top player in 8-AAAAA

Here is the all-region team for 8-AAAAA, as voted by the league's coaches:

Player of the year: RB Derrian Brown, Buford, Sr. 

Offensive player of the year: RB Osiris Walker, Cedar Shoals, Sr. 

Defensive player of the year: LB Rodrevious Ingram, Cedar Shoals, Sr. 

Coach of the year: John Ford, Buford 

Offense 

QB - Sam Corbett, Johnson, Sr. 

RB - O'Brien Barnett, Clarke Central, Jr. 

RB - Devante Bankston, Cedar Shoals, Sr. 

HB/FB/TE - Rickil Willingham, Cedar Shoals, Jr. 

WR - Nono Mack, Clarke Central, So. 

WR - Jackson Daniel, Loganville, So. 

WR - Xyrie Wilson, Buford, Sr. 

OL - Platinum Thompson, Johnson, Sr. 

OL - Harry Miller, Buford, Sr. 

OL - Riley Simonds, Buford, Sr. 

OL - Reece McIntyre, Buford, Sr. 

OL - Seth McLaughlin, Buford, Jr. 

PK - Hayden Olsen, Buford, Jr. 

Defense 

DL - DaiQuan Brown, Clarke Central, Sr. 

DL - Jalar Holley, Buford, Sr. 

DL - Jackson Powell, Buford, Jr. 

DL - Jalen Jackson, Cedar Shoals, Jr. 

LB - Evan Dimaggio, Buford, Jr. 

LB - Quay Teasley, Clarke Central, Sr. 

LB - Wayne Malcom, Clarke Central, Sr. 

LB - Luke Moorhead, Walnut Grove, Sr. 

DB - Josiah Wright, Loganville, Sr. 

DB - Cam Hudson, Cedar Shoals, Sr. 

DB - Jamal Boyd, Cedar Shoals, Sr. 

DB - Joc Pledger, Walnut Grove, Sr. 

P - Jake Smith, Walnut Grove, Jr. 

SP - D'errius Hart, Loganville, Sr. 

Honorable mention: Buford - Aaron McLaughlin, Austin Turner, Seth Auer, Malone Van Gorder, Ahmad Craig, Zane Harkness, K.J. Johnson, T. Lee, Jamarius Issac, Jalen Huff, Danny Benitez. Cedar Shoals - Blake Gresham, Jahiem Wilson, Jaiden Williams, Kiyonnice Smith. Clarke Central - Isaac Ward, Tavis Elder, Rodney Wright, Casey Cowan, Ayad Lattimore, D.J. White-Champion, Edwin Summerhour. Johnson - Ethan Bruce, Vashon Johnson. Loganville - Tanner Greene, Derek Lort, Max Smith, Sheldon Arnold, Neto Okpala, Trevon Williams. Walnut Grove - Colin Evon, Chandler King, Tyler Lester, Preston Little, Makhail Reed, Dominque Wilson 

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