Wide receiver Terance Mathis played eight seasons in Atlanta.
Photo: Chip Saye/Prep Zone: High School Sports blog
Photo: Chip Saye/Prep Zone: High School Sports blog

List: Former NFL players who are active GHSA head coaches

Landmark Christian hired a former NFL player, Mike Sherrard, as its head coach this offseason. A former first-round pick out of UCLA, Sherrard played nine seasons as a wide receiver and was a member of the 1989 San Francisco 49ers' Super Bowl championship team. Sherrard adds to the list of active GHSA head coaches who played in the league. Here are nine:

*Robert Edwards, Riverwood (1998, 2002 Patriots, Steelers) 

*Willie Gary, Berkmar (2001 Rams) 

*John Hunt, Woodward Academy (1984, 1987 Cowboys, Buccaneers) 

*Terry Jones, South Cobb (2002-05 Ravens, 49ers) 

*Terance Mathis, Pinecrest Academy (1990-2002 Jets, Falcons, Steelers) 

*Stanley Pritchett, Arabia Mountain (1996-2004 Dolphins, Eagles, Bears, Falcons) 

*Jeff Saturday, Hebron Christian (1999-2012 Colts, Packers) 

*Mike Sherrard, Landmark Christian (1986-96 Cowboys, 49ers, Giants, Broncos) 

*Chris Slade, Pace Academy (1993-2001 Patriots, Panthers) 

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