Eight Atlanta Public Schools high school student athletes earned All-State honors in football from the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) recently, while seven were named to the AJC’s All-City/South Fulton team.
All-State teams reflect the top players in each one of the state’s six classifications, which are based on student population, while the All-City/South Fulton team is made up of the top players in the Atlanta and South Fulton County area, regardless of classification.
Benjamin E. Mays High School has four players on the Class AAAAA All
-State team and three on the All-City/South Fulton team. Seniors Randrecous Davis (receiver) and Marquez Daniel (defensive lineman) were named to both squads.
Senior Monquavion Brinson (defensive back) and junior B.J. Phillips (quarterback) were named to the Class AAAAA All-State team, while senior Myles
Reid (linebacker) made the All-City/South Fulton team.
George Washington Carver had two players named to the Class AAAAA All-State team, and three on the All-City/South Fulton team.
Senior defensive linemen Jeremiah Abby and Jacoby Hill earned All-State and All-City/South Fulton honors, while senior Gregory Payton (running back) made the
All-City/South Fulton squad.
Henry W. Grady senior defensive back Marlon Character was named to the Class AAAA All-State team and the All-City/South Fulton squad, while B.E.S.T. Academy senior tight end Robert Tucker was named to the Class AA All-State team.