Eight APS Football Players Named to All-State Team

January 6, 2016 at 6:25 pm Leave a comment

Randrecous Davis (Mays football)

Benjamin E. Mays senior receiver Randrecous Davis is one of eight Atlanta Public Schools high school student athletes named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s All-State and/or All-City/South Fulton County football teams.

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.

Marquez Daniel (Mays football)

Marquez Daniel (Mays)

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.

Monquavion Brinson (Mays football)

Monquavion Brinson (Mays)

Senior Monquavion Brinson (defensive back) and junior B.J. Phillips (quarterback) were named to the Class AAAAA All-State team, while senior Myles

B.J. Phillips (Mays football)

BJ Phillips (Mays)

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.

Myles Reid (Mays football)

Myles Reid (Mays)

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


Jeremiah Abby (Carver football)

Jeremiah Abby (Carver)

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.


Jacoby Hill (Carver football)

Jacoby Hill (Carver)

Greg Payton 2 (Carver football)

Gregory Payton (Carver)

Marlon Character (Grady football)

Marlon Character (Grady)

Robert Tucker (BEST Academy football)

Robert Tucker (B.E.S.T. Academy)






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