Football Player of the Year Watch List

There are many standout players that return to the gridiron in 2020. Here are the players, based off last year’s success AND players who coaches have confirmed with us that will play a big role this season.

The Front-Runners

Tyleon Brock (Commerce SR RB/DB #31)
590 rush yds, 7 TD // 93 rec yds, 1 TD // 1 PR TD // 1 INT

Jackson Clouatre (Habersham SR RB #5)
1,099 rush yds, 6 TD // 124 rec yds // 9 TKL, 1 TFL, 1 INT, 1 PBU, 2 PD

Jonah Daniel (Union SR RB #24)
1,470 rush yds, 15 TD // 218 rec yds, 2 TD

J Ben Haynes (White SR QB #8)
2,148 pass yds, 13 TD // 981 rush yds, 17 TD

Zach Holtzclaw (Dawson JR QB #10)
2,366 pass yds, 23 TD // 106 rush yds, 3 TD

Joshua Pickett (Habersham SR WR/CB #1)
750 rec yds, 7 TD // 23 rush yds // 66 pass yds, 1 TD // 555 K/P ret yds, 1 TD // 61 TKL, 2.5 TFL, 5 PBU, 5 PD, 2 FumRec

Dakohta Sonnichsen (Dawson SR WR #1)
843 rec yds, 8 TD // 549 rush yds, 5 TD

Gunner Stockton (Rabun JR QB #14)
3,473 pass yds, 43 TD // 1,126 rush yds, 19 TD

Malaki Starks (Jefferson JR RB/DB #24)
537 rush yds, 5 TD // 136 rec yds, 2 TD // 63 KR yds // 24 TKL, 1.5 TFL, 5 INT (1 TD), 3 PD, 1 FumRec

Cooper Turner (White SR WR #5)
901 rec yds, 6 TD, 60 rec

On the Cusp

Drew Allison (Lumpkin SR RB #17)
210 rush yds // 16 rec yds

Caleb Bonesteel (Dawson SR K #99)
12/15 FG (Long 52), 49/50 PAT, 43 Touchbacks, 85 Pts (1st in GHSA)

Gamarion Carter (Stephens SR WR #6)
421 rec yds, 4 TD, 27 rec

Kenny Colwell (Stephens SR QB #14)
638 pass yds, 6 TD // 1 rush TD

Josh Frates (Commerce SR FB #22)
328 rush yds, 7 TD // 62 rec yds, 1 TD

Jaden Gibson (Dawson SO WR #6)
329 rec yds, 3 TD

Isaiah Grindle (Dawson SR RB #15)
393 rush yds, 7 TD // 97 rec yds, 2 TD // 315 K/P ret yds

Roman Haynes (Banks JR RB #48)
363 rush yds, 6 TD

Kolton Jones (Jefferson SR #1)
411 rush yds, 5 TD // 45 rec yds, 1 TD

Sutton Jones (Rabun SR WR #20)
504 yds, 6 TD, 43 rec // 154 K/P ret yds

Cory Keller (Rabun SO RB #42)
698 rush yds, 6 TD // 136 rec yds, 3 TD

Mason McCombs (Union SR WR #5)
420 rec yds, 6 TD // 4/4 FG (Long 48), 42/45 PAT

Zion McMullen (White JR RB #1)
72 TKL, 3 TFL, 2 FFum // 308 rush yds, 4 TD // 39 rec yds

Jordan Perry (Jefferson JR #43)
389 rush yds, 4 TD // 85 rec yds, 1 TD // 25 TKL, 0.5 TFL, 1 FFum

Tate Ramey (Rabun JR TE #34)
345 yds, 5 TD, 28 rec

Riley Stancil (White SR RB #10)
276 rush yds, 2 TD // 36 rec yds, 1 TD

Grayson Taylor (Habersham SR WR/LB #23)
495 rec yds, 3 TD // 44 TKL, 5 TFL, 1 Sack, 1 INT, 2 PBU, 3 PD, 1 FumRec

Hogan Woodard (Rabun JR WR #5)
404 rec yds, 3 TD, 30 rec // 139 K/P ret yds

Defensive Specialists

Dylan Archer (White SR LB #33)
54 TKL, 2 FFum

Jace Bennett (Banks SR LB #26)
105 TKL, 6 TFL, 4 Sacks

Elijah Burns (Commerce SR LB #34)
31 TKL, 4 Sacks, 2 FumRec, 1 INT

Kelton Cade (Stephens JR DB #10)
39 TKL, 2 TFL, 2 Sacks, 1 FFum

Tripp Caine (Dawson SR CB #20)
28 TKL, 2 INT

Darius Cannon (White SO S #35)
51 TKL, 1 TFL, 2 INT

Reece Dockery (White SR WR #32)
40 TKL, 1 Sack, 3 TFL, 1 INT // 126 rec yds, 1 TD

Jaylon Harralson (Commerce SR WR/LB #6)
46 TKL, 1 Sack, 2 FumRec // PR TD // 57 rec yds, 1 TD

Garrett Heaton (Habersham JR LB #25)
68 TKL, 4.5 TFL, 1 PBU, 1 PD, 1 QBH, 1 FumRec

Kaston Hemphill (Union SR CB #3)
78 TKL, 3 TFL, 3 INT, 1 PD

Cade Herrin (Banks JR S #10)
37 TKL, 1 INT

Grey Holbrook (Commerce SR LB #45)
65 TKL

Trey Huff (Commerce SO DB #10)
69 TKL, 2 INT // 125 rush yds, 1 TD

Brody Jarrard (Rabun SR RB/LB #13)
360 rush yds, 3 TD // 43 rec yds, 1 TD // 75 TKL, 11 TFL, 3.5 Sacks, 2 INT, 2 FumRec

Clayton Lester (Union SR DE #52)
69 TKL, 1 Sack, 2 INT, 1 FumRec

Rem Maxwell (Jefferson SR #21)
64 TKL, 8 TFL, 1.5 Sacks, 3 INT, 2 PD

Will McCraw (Rabun JR LB #6)
67 TKL, 13 TFL, 5 Sacks, 2 INT, 2 PD

Silas Mulligan (White JR #6)
68 TKL, 2 TFL, 1 INT, 1 FFum // 84 rush yds // 15 rec yds

Hunter Nunn (Commerce SR LB #3)
74 TKL

Kam Robinson (Jefferson SR #7)
33 TKL, 1 TFL, 1 INT, 7 PD, 2 FumRec

Carter Stroud (Banks SR CB #16)
43 TKL, 3 INT

Patrick Tedder (Habersham SR WR/S #15)
133 rec yds, 1 TD // 73 TKL, 1.5 TFL, 2 INT, 5 PBU, 7 PD, 2 FFum, 1 FumRec

Noah Underwood (Union SR LB #16)
80 TKL, 4 TFL, 4 Sacks, 1 INT, 1 FFum, 2 FumRec

Tanner Wade (Habersham SR DE #50)
68 TKL, 6.5 TFL, 3 Sacks, 1 FumRec

Jaquez Williams (White SR DE #52)
55 TKL, 6 TFL, 1 FFum

Hoff Windham (Rabun SR LB #30)
89 TKL, 16 TFL, 4 Sacks, 2 INT, 2 FFum, 1 FumRec, 1 Blk

Austin Wood (Habersham SR S/WR #21)
46 TKL, 0.5 TFL, 2 INT, 2 PD, 1 FumRec, 1 Blk // 215 rec yds, 1 TD

New-Comers and/or Big Role Players

Cade Adams (Dawson)
JoJo Allison (Lumpkin)
Adriel Clark (Rabun)
Isaiah Copeland (Jefferson)
Bryson Cronic (White)
Colin Crowder (Towns)
Cesar Cruz (Rabun)
Shawn Cunningham (Commerce)
Elijah DeWitt (Jefferson)
Creed Dunbar (Commerce)
Conley Dyer (Dawson)
Alex Garcia (Towns)
Jarret Giles (Rabun)
Reece Hampton (Towns)
Kevin Haymond (Dawson)
Logan Helcher (Union)
Ricky Hicks (Lumpkin)
Jared Hoch (Lumpkin)
Bowman Horn (Jefferson)
Braedon Hubbard (Dawson)
Cam’ron Lacy (Stephens)
Dreylan Martin (Commerce)
Kade Moledor (Dawson)
Jonathan Moon (Banks)
Spencer Neese (Jefferson)
Garrett Oakes (Towns)
Kyle Oakes (Towns)
Ethan Owens (Rabun)
Tre Reese (Jefferson)
Bowen Roberts (Banks)
Cooper Scott (Lumpkin)
Josh Stapleton (Banks)
Ben Stowe (Stephens)
Mason Thomas (Towns)
J.D. Trowell (White)
Kincaid Weaver (Dawson)
Lang Windham (Rabun)

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