All-State Football Teams

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 29, 2008

2008 Mississippi Association of Coaches All-State football teams

The teams were selected Dec. 5 prior to the 1A final by a committee of coaches representing each district from all five classifications. The Clarion-Ledger All-State teams — for which all MHSAA and MPSA players from Mississippi schools are eligible — were announced Sunday, Dec. 21.
Offensive Player of the Year — Chad Bumphis, WR, Tupelo
Defensive Player of the Year — Rod Woodson, LB//S, Olive Branch
Coach of the Year — Larry Weems, Meridian
First-team Offense
QB — Tyler Russell, Meridian
RB — Nicholas Parker, South Panola; Patrick Durr, Brandon
FB — Will Seliby, Harrison Central
WR — Chris Dickerson, Olive Branch; Chris Smith, Meridian
TE — Reuben Corley, South Panola
C — DeMarcus Harris, Olive Branch
OG — Chad Thorne, Petal; Billy Autrey, Columbus
OT — Aubrey Phillips, Olive Branch; Don Blevins, South Panola
K — Travis Bradley, Pascagoula
First-team Defense
DT — Vince Taylor, Oak Grove; Marjarvin Chapman, South Panola
DE — Travis Dickson, Ocean Springs; Kendrick Strong, South Panola
ILB — Marvin Burdette, South Panola; Vernard Rogers, Petal
OLB — Michael Pack, Meridian; David Conner, South Panola
SS — Sterling Thompson, Madison Central
FS — Khairi Usher, Meridian
CB — Keshun Cowan, Olive Branch; Martez Thompson, Pascagoula
KR — Chad Bumphis, Tupelo
P — Dylan Sobiesk, Oak Grove
Second-team Offense
QB — Chris Garrett, Tupelo
RB — Chad Wright, Northwest Rankin; Isaiah Newsome, Petal
FB — Mike Johnson, Madison Central
WR — Tobias Irby, Oak Grove; Rico Richardson, Natchez
TE — Nick Brooks, Natchez
C — DeAuntay Payne, Tupelo
OG — Courtney Easterwood, Olive Branch; Jonathan Hardin, South Panola
OT — Damien Robinson, Olive Branch; Wes Rea, Harrison Central
K — Mitch Huff, Madison Central
Second-team Defense
DT — DeAndre O’Neal, Tupelo; Jacoby Eason, Meridian
DE — Gerard Core, Northwest Rankin; Bryon Bennett, Madison Central
ILB — Kody Johnson, Brandon; Avery Harper, Harrison Central
OLB — Maxie Graham, Provine; Jordan Blankenship, Oak Grove
SS — Billy Shed, Starkville
FS — Tyreke Landers, Northwest Rankin
CB — Ernest Jones, Natchez; J.J. Harbin, Meridian
KR — Rico Richardson, Natchez
P — Chad Bumphis, Tupelo
Offensive Player of the Year — Jamie Collins, QB, Franklin County
Defensive Player of the Year — Brandon Thompson, LB, Tylertown
Coach of the Year — Brad Peterson, Louisville
First-team Offense
QB — Harry Peoples, Winona
RB — Floyd Graves, Newton County; WaJavius Jones, Velma Jackson
FB — Dennis Thames, Louisville
WR — Markeese Triplett, Louisville; Darryl Kinkle, Holly Springs
TE — Sedric Hogan, Lexington McClain
C — Clint Yates, Winona
OG — Fred Smith, Newton County; Kalvin Smith, Newton County
OT — Maurice Brooks, Charleston; Marion Rodriguez, Richland
K — Matt LaRochelle, Winona
First-team Defense
DT — Randy Hornsnberger, Louisville; Bobby O’Quinn, Franklin County
DE — Terrence Jenkins, Tylertown; Mario Owens, Collins
ILB — Brandon Anderson, Amory; Marlon Jones, Magee
OLB — Charles Harris, Charleston; Cornelius Lee, Tylertown
SS — Randy Smith, Velma Jackson
FS — Zerrick Payne, Corinth
CB — Alex Smith, Franklin County; Courtney Vaughn, Tunica Rosa Fort
KR — Michael Granger, Newton County
P — Ryan Knight, Sumrall
Second-team Offense
QB — Quinn Ellis, North Panola
RB — Evan Lackey, Amory; Demmarian Holloway, Magee
FB — Sidney Riley, Columbia
WR — Gabe Loper, Newton County; Diante Curlee, Corinth
TE — Mario Barnes, Collins
C — Bobby Barksdale, Holly Springs
OG — Cole Stanley, Sumrall; Colby O’Neal, Greene County
OT — Tate Rogers, Louisville; Chris Woolman, Greene County
K — Jordan Parker, Corinth
Second-team Defense
DT — Cameron Clark, Senatobia; Zaidel Henry, Carthage
DE — Avery Gates, Houston; Grant Johnson, Morton
ILB — Sherockis Owens, Collins; Xavier Lofton, Lexington McClain
OLB — Nick Griffin, Perry Central; Lionel Galloway, Columbia
SS — T.O. Robertson, Tylertown
FS — Quantarian Murray, Charleston
CB — Jaboyria Badon, Purvis; Ricky Hunt, North Panola
KR — Jerrion Johnson, Perry Central
P — Richie Long, Carthage

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