The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


December 26, 2012

Four Tanner players highlight ASWA all-state football team


DB - Terio Rogers, Vincent, Sr., 5-11, 160

DB - Ariko Stewart, Reeltown, So., 6-0, 170

LB - Julian Hardy, Fultondale, Sr., 5-10, 180

LB - DeMarcus Holcombe, Washington Co., Jr., 6-1, 213

LB - Fred Rich, Tanner, Sr., 6-2, 200

LB - Barry Reach. Red Bay, Jr., 6-1, 210

DL - Tyler Gilliam, Hale Co., Jr., 5-11, 261

DL - Trayun Jones, Sweet Water, Sr., 6-1, 240

DL - Jestavia Norris, Reeltown, Sr., 6-1, 210

DL - Seth Roberts, Ariton, Sr., 6-4, 240

P - Dane Howard, Washington Co., Sr., 5-10, 180

ATH: Kyle Shoulders, Tanner, Sr., 6-2, 240

Coach of the Year: John Ritter, Red Bay

Honorable Mention

Quarterback: Shavar Holliday, Lanett, Sr.; Ty Sparks, Randolph Co., Jr.; Tyler Vann, N. Sand Mountain, Sr.

Running Back: Cory Battle, Horseshoe Bend, Sr.; Rodney Groce, Vincent, Jr.; Chantz Goodman, Walter Wellborn, Jr.

Wide Receiver: Quinton Harris, Oakman, Jr.; JD Smith, Sheffield, Jr.

Offensive Lineman: Jon Ashley Amison, Elba, Sr.; Jaleel Burton, Walter Wellborn, Jr.; Zach Fondren, Oakman, Jr.; Justin Lea, Ider, Sr.

Kicker: Ethan Simmons, Samson, Jr.; Steven Machias, Goshen, Sr.

Offensive Athlete: Jakoby Aldridge, Sweet Water, Jr.

Defensive Back: Jared Stewart, Fultondale, Fr.; Zach Walker, G.W. Long, Sr.

Linebacker: Luke Holt, Horseshoe Bend, Sr.; Don Tyler Jackson, Oakman, Sr.; Nick McCallister, Providence Chr., Jr.; Trent Thrash, Fyffe, Jr.

Defensive Lineman: Chad Bryant, New Brockton, Sr.; Antwan McCary, Fultondale, Jr.; Baltazar Rubio, Tanner, Jr.

Punter: Cole Dean, Samson, Sr.; Clay McNatt, Red Bay, Jr.

Defensive Athlete: Matt Belue, Red Bay, Sr.; Damauntey Johnson, Vincent, Sr.; Landon Machristie, Walter Wellborn, So.



QB - Rodney Camp, Phillips, Sr., 6-2, 175

RB - Jermarcus Brown, Pickens Co., So., 5-10, 175

RB - Aaron Dillard, Hubbertville, Sr., 5-10, 205

RB - George Payne, St. Luke's, Sr., 5-11, 195

WR - Tyler Crumpton, Phillips, So., 6-3, 145

WR - Edgar Padilla, Collinsville, Sr., 6-0, 155

TE - DeAngelo Hardy, Cedar Bluff, Sr., 6-3, 200

OL - Shakeel Abdullah, Notasulga, Jr., 6-2, 230

OL - Taylor Driggers, Brantley, Sr., 6-2, 255

OL - Zev Finch, Pickens Co., Jr., 6-2, 305

OL - Craig Jones, Spring Garden, Sr., 6-1, 240

OL - Taylor Oden, Hubbertville, Sr., 6-1, 225

K - David Hernandez, Collinsville, Sr., 6-0, 180

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