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Trivia: Former Georgia high school players ranked among top 50 in CFL

Four former Georgia high school players made The Sports Network's preseason list of the best 50 players in the Canadian Football League, which is eight weeks into its season. The four are No. 16 Larry Dean, a linebacker with the Edmonton Eskimos; No. 25 Ted Laurent, a defensive lineman for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats; No. 38 Darvin Adams, a wide receiver for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers; and No. 42 Nick Marshall, a defensive back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. For which Georgia high schools did the four play and make first-team all-state? (Answer Thursday)

Answer to Tuesday's question: The former Georgia high school players who have led major college teams to national titles as their quarterback are Valdosta's Buck Belue of 1980 Georgia, Cedar Shoals' Homer Jordan of 1981 Clemson, Thomasville's Shawn Jones of 1990 Georgia Tech, Thomas County Central's Charlie Ward of 1992 Florida State, Westlake's Cam Newton of 2011 Auburn, Gainesville's Deshaun Watson of 2016 Clemson and Cartersville's Trevor Lawrence of 2018 Clemson. 

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