Bailey played 15 seasons in the NFL and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2019.
Hines Ward (1993) was an all-state quarterback at Forest Park High School and had nearly 4,000 yards rushing, passing and receiving in four seasons at Georgia. A third-round pick by Pittsburgh in the 1998 NFL draft, Ward finished his 13-year career as the franchise leader in receptions and yards receiving and was named MVP of the Steelers’ 21-10 victory over Seattle that capped the 2005 season.
Jamal Lewis (1996) had a school-record 4,879 rushing yards in three seasons at Frederick Douglass High School in Atlanta. Lewis added 2,677 yards in three seasons at Tennessee, including the Volunteers’ championship season of 1998.
Selected fifth overall in the 2000 NFL draft, Lewis rushed for 2,066 yards in 2003 (currently the third most in a season in league history) and 10,607 yards in nine NFL seasons.
Here’s the complete list of the players selected on the AJC Super 11 team of the 1990s.