Harber said he would miss his players, three of whom signed with Power 5 Conference teams – Sirad Bryant with Georgia Tech, Christopher Paul Jr. with Arkansas and Preston Lavant with Pittsburgh. Another top player, Nick Mercer, signed with Georgia Southern. All were prominent on Crisp County’s defense, which allowed the fewest points in Class 3A.
’'I loved those guys,’' Harber said. “I didn’t understand their music, and they didn’t understand mine, but it was like a granddaddy situation. Hopefully I touched their lives.’'