The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


December 26, 2012

Four Tanner players highlight ASWA all-state football team


Defensive Back: Austin Dempsey, Hazel Green, Sr.; Tim Graves, Carver-Montgomery, Sr.; Austin Hughes, Decatur, Jr.; Trey Jenkins, Daphne, Sr.

Linebacker: Ted Colburn, Tuscaloosa Co., Sr.; Lamont Crittendon, Austin, Sr.; Brandon Fuller, Clay-Chalkville, Sr.; Rashawn Smith, Florence, Sr.; Cameron Toney, Huntsville, Sr.

Defensive Linemen: Curtis Beamon, Huffman, Fr.; Adam Harvey, Mountain Brook, Sr.; Finesse Middleton, Gadsden City, Sr.; Darius Paige, Foley, Sr.

Punter: P.J. Corlew, Austin, Sr.

Defensive Athlete: Kamryn Melton, Dothan, Sr.; Philbert Martial, McGill-Toolen, Sr.



QB - Joel Poe, Spanish Fort, Sr., 6-1, 200

RB - Tyler Jackson, Muscle Shoals, Sr., 5-10, 150

RB - Jamarcus Nance, Muscle Shoals, Sr., 5-10, 160

RB - Michael Seaton, Chilton Co., Sr., 5-7, 150

WR - Blain Crain, Spanish Fort, Sr., 6-3, 190

WR - Jarren Johnson, Jackson, Sr., 5-11, 190

TE - Wyndell Archie, Saraland, Sr., 6-3, 225

OL - John Casher, St. Paul's, Jr., 6-2, 290

OL - Tyler Carr, Southside-Gadsden, So., 6-6, 295

OL - Dylan Cline, McAdory, Sr., 6-4, 255

OL - Blake Copeland, Muscle Shoals, Sr., 6-4, 240

OL - Jordan Sims, Homewood, Jr., 6-4, 330

K - Logan McPherson, Fort Payne, Sr., 5-11, 165

ATH - A.J. Freeman, Pinson Valley, Sr., 5-5, 145


DB - Johnny Cook, Spanish Fort, Sr., 6-0, 185

DB - Levi Fell, Muscle Shoals, Sr., 5-11, 150

DB - Kenneth Jordan, Wenonah, Sr., 6-0, 175

DB - Damien Whitfield, McAdory, Sr., 6-0, 170

LB - Zach Cunningham, Pinson Valley, Sr., 6-4, 200

LB - DeShaun Davis, Vigor, Jr., 6-0, 225

LB - Ethan Simmons, Briarwood Chr., Sr., 6-0, 190

LB - Tre Williams, St. Paul's, Jr., 6-2, 220

DL - Bo Grant, Valley, Sr., 6-3, 205

DL - Jared Holloway, St. Paul's, Sr., 6-0, 275

DL - Dee Liner, Muscle Shoals, Sr., 6-4, 290

DL - Cory Thomas, McAdory, Jr., 6-5, 265

P - Jay Williams, Homewood, Sr., 6-0, 200

ATH - Siran Neal, Eufaula, Sr., 6-0, 185

Coach of the Year: David Powell, McAdory

Honorable Mention

Quarterback: Deacon Aldridge, Hartselle, Sr.; Zac Crocker, Cullman, Sr.

Running Back: Dantley Coker, Southside-Gadsden, Jr.; Roderick Davis, Demopolis, Jr.; Brandon Peters, Williamson, Sr.

Wide Receiver: Logan Motte, Mortimer Jordan, Sr.; Earnest Robinson, Pinson Valley, Sr.; Houston Turner, Cullman, Sr.; Luke Wall, Hayden, Sr.

Tight End: Austin Rossi, Chilton Co., Sr; Shaquille Ward, Vigor, Sr.

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