COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) —After making the playoffs for the first time since 2005, the Columbus Falcons made their mark on the Class 6A All-State selections.
Tony Stanford’s Falcons landed three players on the first team: Offensive lineman Jake Thomas, defensive end Ramadus Bailey, and kick returner extraordinaire Jimmy Cockrell.
Tupelo was also a staple on the 6A All-State Team. The Golden Wave earned three All-State honors including 1st Team long-snapper Joel Baldwin.
Here’s the full list of players on the All-State teams:
Class 6A All-State Team
Offensive Player of the Year: Malik Dear, Murrah, So.
Defensive Player of the Year: Antonio Conner, South Panola, Sr.
Coach of the Year: Brad Peterson, Brandon
First Team All-State Offense
QB – Jake Schwartz, Madison Central, Sr.
FB – Daniel Goodspeed, Madison Central, Madison Central, Sr.
RB – Derrian Johnson, Natchez, Sr.; Christian Williams, Gulfport, Sr.
WR – JeMarcus Revies, Petal, Sr.; Keith Williams, Madison Central, Sr.
TE – Hunter Bull, Southaven, Sr.
OT – Jake Thomas, Columbus, Sr.; Javon Patterson, Petal, So.
OG – Deon Mix, South Panola, Sr.; Jimmy Terry, Madison Central, Jr.
C – Terry Boyd, South Panola, Sr.
K – Reece Everett, Sr.
ATH- Ishmel Morrow, Ocean Springs, Sr.
First Team All-State Defense
DE – Ramadus Beasley, Columbus, Sr.; Matt Davis, South Panola, Jr.
DT – Lemetrius Hollins, Madison Central, Sr.; Jamal Posey, Hattiesburg, Sr.
ILB – Tayler Polk, Brandon, Sr.; Genard Avery, Grenada, Jr.
OLB – Craig Murphy, Gulfport, Sr.; Charles Bates, Natchez, Sr.
CB – Tony Bridges, Hattiesburg, Sr.; Tito Windham, Harrison Central, Jr.
SS – C.J. Hampton, Meridian, Jr.
FS – Alfred Dickens, Olive Branch, Jr.
P – Zach Tranum, Madison Central, Sr.
KR – Jimmy Cockrell, Columbus, Sr.
LS – Joel Baldwin, Tupelo, Jr.
Second Team All-State Offense
QB – Wes Windham, Ocean Springs, Sr.
FB – Tyler Beard, South Panola, Sr.
RB – Davien Tillis, Brandon, Sr.; Quantrell Reddix, D’Iberville, Jr.
WR – DeAndrea Harris, South Panola, Sr.; Jessee Jackson, Petal, Jr.
TE – Corey Davis, Meridian, Jr.
OT – JaQarius Scott, Meridian, Sr.; Damien Rayford, South Panola, Sr.
OG – David Mahaffey, Brandon, Sr.; Terrance Malone, South Panola, Jr.
C – Bailey Pepper, Madison Central, Sr.
K – Tristan Reynolds, Petal, Sr.
ATH – Jayylen Woullard, Biloxi, Sr.
Second Team All-State Defense
DE – Grant Harris, Clinton, Jr.; Michael Brooks, Brandon, Jr.
DT – Cory Brown, Columbus, Jr.; Darrell Davis, South Panola, Sr.
ILB – Anthony Jones, Hattiesburg, Sr.; Lakedrick Flowers, South Panola, Sr.
OLB – Shareef White, Grenada, Jr. ; Elijah Parker, Brandon, Sr.
CB – Quin Tiggs, Tupelo, Jr.; Jamil Collins, Olive Branch, Sr.
SS – Jeffery Pate, Madison Central, Jr.
FS – Kris Weatherspoon, Natchez, Sr.
P – Drew White, Tupelo, Sr.
KR – Jevon Floyd, Gulfport, Jr.
LS – Drew Edgar, Madison Central, Jr.