Here is the all-region team for 8-AAAAAAA, as voted by the league’s coaches:
Offensive player of the year: QB D.J. Irons, Grayson, Sr.
Defensive player of the year: DL Darnell Jefferies, Newton, Sr.
Special teams player of the year: KR Elija Godwin, Newton, Sr.
Coach of the year: Andy Dyer, Archer
QB - Carter Peevy, Archer, So.
RB - Nuru Tinch, Newton, Sr.
RB - Semaje Banks, Archer, Jr.
WR - Dakota Thomas, Shiloh, So.
WR - Kenyon Jackson, Grayson, Jr.
TE - Dexter Manior, Rockdale County, Sr.
OL - Hunter Friend, South Gwinnett, Sr.
OL - Wanya Morris, Grayson, Jr.
OL - Lewis Naza, Newton, Sr.
OL - Neontre Asamoah, Rockdale County, Jr.
OL - Jordan Reed, Newton, Sr.
ATH - Jaquavious Lane, Grayson, Sr.
K - Michael Johnson, Archer, Sr.
DL - Ryan Taylor, Grayson, Sr.
DL - Robert Cooper, South Gwinnett, Sr.
DL - Will Choloh Archer, Sr.
DL - Kevin Harris, Grayson, Sr.
DL - Colby Wooden, Archer, Jr.
LB - Justin Mascoll, South Gwinnett, Sr.
LB - Chabarri Thomas, South Gwinnett, Sr.
LB - Herbert Winborne, Grayson, Sr.
DB - Alpha Fofana, South Gwinnett, Sr.
DB - Taiyon Palmer, Archer, Sr.
DB - Andrew Booth, Archer, Jr.
DB - Kenyatta Watson, Grayson, Jr.
DB - Jalen Alexander, Grayson, Jr.
ATH - Terrell Smith, South Gwinnett, Sr.
P - Jonas Woodruff, Rockdale County, Sr.
Honorable mention: Archer - RB Keeyan Strickland, FS Jalyn Phillips, LB Jordan Roman, LB Emmanuel Michel, WR Braylen Weems, TE Brandon Shellnut, OL Josh Ezeudu. Grayson - LB Owen Pappoe, DL Tru Thompson, OLB Darius Martin, WR Mahari Stribling, OL Stephon Jone. Newton - QB Myron Middlebrooks, RB Adarius Thomas, WR Mike Mathison, LB James Hardeman, DL Dre Butler, DB Rod Kirkland. Shiloh - LB Cevon January, LB Issac Dowling, DB Anas Spain. Rockdale County - RB David Baros, WR Reggie Smith, DL Kameron Black, LB Kelston Lackey, DB Lavar Washington, WR Torezz Alexander, DL C.J. Cunningham
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