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We will start counting down the Top 100 players to watch in NwGa for the 2021 season.

(Note: Not ranked just a Watch List)

2022 Class

  1. CJ Washington (Cedartown): 4 Star RB/LB UGA Commit (Twitter)
  2. Cole Speer WR/DB (Calhoun): 1st Team All State; POY; UGA Commit (Twitter)
  3. Blake Matthews WR/DB (Bremen): 6’3 190 1st Team All Region over 100TT as Junior. Troy Commit (Twitter)
  4. Clay Hyatt QB (Haralson Co): Region 5AA OPY in 2020. Led Ga in QB rushing yards in ’19 (Twitter)
  5. Kendrick Kirby OL (Calhoun): 6’3 265 AAAAA All Region/All State Army Commit (Twitter)
  6. Gage Leonard RB/LB (Calhoun) 5’8 190 1st Team All Region Commit: Navy(Twitter)
  7. Tokyo Gordon LB (Adairsville): 6’3 190 Led NWGA in Tackles per game ’20 Offer: MTSU,UNCC,Tenn Tech (Twitter)
  8. Shadre Hurst DE/OT (Cartersville): 6’2 250 Offer: UTC, Washington St.,SEMO (Twitter)
  9. Karim Page WR (Dalton) 6’0 170 Offers: UTC (Twitter)
  10. Avery Hill OL (Bremen): 6’6 280 1st Team All Region (5AA) Offers: Stetson,Samford (Twitter)
  11. Garrett Gordon OL (Mt. Zion): 6’3.5 288 1st Team All Region 2-sport 4.26 gpa Charleston Southern Commit (Twitter)
  12. Lashaun Lester RB (Chattooga):5’10 210 All Region (7AA) 3x 1000yd rusher Offer: UAB, Youngstown St (Twitter)
  13. Gage Stephens RB (Bowdon) 5’10 170 1st Team All Region x2 Offer: Army,UNA,Richmond,Notre Dame College, Mercer, Lenoir Rhyne,EKU (Twitter)
  14. Seth Reece ATH (Fannin Co): 6’3 205 WR/RB/LB/QB 1st Team All Region Offer: Morehead St (Twitter)
  15. Quin Smith DB/WR (Calhoun): 6’2 185 1st Team All Region (AAAAA) Commit: Air Force (Twitter)
  16. Demond McCombs (Rome): 6’4 300 RG Offer: Tennessee Tech (Twitter)
  17. Jacob Klein OL (Ridgeland): 6’7 310 2nd Team All Region (AAAA) Offer: Bethany,UPike, Culver Stockton,Shorter (Twitter)
  18. Riley Bell DL (Haralson Co): 6’4 255: All Region/Area 10 TFL 5 Sacks 2 FF 16 QBP (Twitter)
  19. Jakari Clark WR/CB (Rockmart): 6’0 ’21 MVPCamp WR MVP Offers: Navy (Twitter)
  20. Christopher Lewis LB/RB (Calhoun): 5’10 190 All Region;Chattanooga;State Offer: Reinhardt (Twitter)
  21. Ray Morrison WR (NW Whitfield) 6’3 180 Top 2 in receiving yds ’20 (Twitter)
  22. Deidric Gibson DB (Rockmart): 5’10 170 1st Team All Region (AAA)Offers: Notre Dame College, Shorter (Twitter)
  23. Daquan Banks MLB (Rockmart) 5’9 185 1st Team All Region (6AAA) in ’20 (Twitter)
  24. Kaleb Park OL (Trion) 6’3 255 2nd Team All Region (A) Commit: Cumberland U (Twitter)
  25. Kyle White FS (Ringgold): 5’9 180 3x All Region 4.0GPA (Twitter)
  26. Terrion Webb LB (Rockmart): 6’1 176 1st Team All Region (6AAA) Offers: Nichols College (Twitter)
  27. Christian Lewis QB (Calhoun): 5’9 180 All Region; AJC All State (Twitter)
  28. Christian Thomas QB (Christian Heritage): Region OPY;HM All State (Twitter)
  29. Brantley Willbanks LB (Trion): 5’10 210 All Area/Region HM All State Offers: Cumberland (Twitter)
  30. DJ Johnson OL/DL (Darlington): 6’5 295 2nd Team All Region in ’20 (Twitter)
  31. Demarieo Sims TE/DE (Cedartown) 6’2 215 1st Team All Region (Twitter)
  32. Patrick Shelley QB (Darlington): 6’4 180 1st Team All Region; Bball All Region Offer: Morehead St. (Twitter)
  33. Tyler Martin OL (Cass): 6’4 220 2nd Team All Region (AAAAA) (Twitter)
  34. Jarvis Hicks OL (Woodland) 6’7 265 ; Multisport with 3.75 Offer: UPike, Shorter (Twitter)
  35. Cole Cavin TE (Trion) 6’6 230 Offer: Culver Stockton,UNA (Twitter)
  36. Jai Barnes OL (Cedartown): 6’1 260 1st Team All Region (AAAA) Offer: Coffee CC(Twitter)
  37. Cody Williams LB (Dade Co): 6’2 195 All Region/HM All State Wrestling Champ (Twitter)
  38. Charlie Patrick OL (Dalton): 6’5 280 (Twitter)
  39. Ian Lowe LB (Cass): 5’10 210 All Region (AAAAA) (Twitter)
  40. Tanner Langley LB/DL (Bowdon) 6’2 200 1st Team All 6A Offers: Stetson(Twitter)
  41. Solomon Locke RB (Christian Heritage) 5’10 180 1st Team All Region Offer: Culver Stockton (Twitter)
  42. Rowan Burdick DB (Chattooga) 6’0 175 1st Team All 7AA Offers: Arizona Christian, Lewis & Clark (Twitter)
  43. Jake Thompson DL/LB (Bremen) 6’0 209 1st Team All 5AA Offers: LaGrange (Twitter)
  44. Bailey Mohler ATH (Unity) 6’0 200 Offers: LaGrange (Twitter)
  45. Austin Johnson C 6’3 285 (North Murray) Offers: Sterling (Twitter)
  46. Christian Burks QB (Bremen) 6’0 183 (Twitter)
  47. Phillip Mason RB/LB (Ridgeland) 6’1 210 (Twitter)
  48. Cason Owensby LB (Fannin Co) 6’1 190 1st Team All Region (AA) (Twitter)
  49. Eli Salmon OL (Haralson Co) 6’3 280 1st Team All Region (AAA) (Twitter)
  50. Rob Brown RB (Trion) 6’0 205 1st Team All Region (A) (Twitter)
  51. Todric Walters DB (Villa Rica) 6’0 175 DB 1st Team All Region (AAAAA) (Twitter)
  52. Jake Parker QB (Cartersville) 6’2 180 (Twitter)
  53. Jacob Ray WR (Cartersville) 6’0 180 (Twitter)
  54. Brodie Swader WR (Dade Co) 6’3 175 WR 1st Team All Region (AA) (Twitter)
  55. Caden Mathis DL (Christian Heritage) 6’4 240 (Twitter)
  56. Deolis Milsap DL (Coosa) 6’2 270 1st Team All 7AA (Twitter)
  57. Eli Agnew RB/LB (Adairsville) 5’9 190 1st Team All 6AAA (Twitter)
  58. Shemar Wicker DB (Temple) 6’1 170 1st Team All 5AA (Twitter)
  59. Bryson Hill DB (Rome) 5’8 175 1st Team All Region (Twitter)
  60. Michael McDade WR (North Murray) 6’4 185 2nd Team All 6AAA (Twitter)
  61. Kori Dumas RB (Ringgold): RB/LB 1st Team All 6AAA (Twitter)
  62. Nasir Grandberry TE/DL (Cartersville): 6’0 220 2nd Team All Region (Twitter)
  63. Kameron Parker ATH (Armuchee): 5’10 175 3.6 GPA (Twitter)
  64. Mason Parker QB (Ringgold) 5’10 175 1st Team 6AAA 24 ACT (Twitter)
  65. Colton Sanders LS (Haralson Co) 6’3 220 1st Team 6AAA 1100 SAT (Twitter)
  66. Jaylon Ramsey QB (LaFayette): (Twitter)
  67. Sean Gray ATH (Gordon Central): 1st Team 7AA DB (Twitter)
  68. Kolby Davis LB (Pepperell) 1st Team All 7AA (Twitter)
  69. JJ House WR (Armuchee) 1st Team All 6A (Twitter)
  70. Coy Pendergrass OL 6’3 285 (LaFayette) (Twitter)
  71. Caleb Thompson S/WR (Darlington) (Twitter)
  72. Sam Mumpower WR/CB (Darlington) 5’10 175 (Twitter)
  73. Jake Payne QB (Darlington) (Twitter)
  74. Zander Cook DE 6’3 235 (Chattooga) Offer: Bethany,MMA (Twitter)
  75. Andrew Nguyen DB 5’9 160 (Cass) (Twitter)
  76. Devin Coggins DB 6’1 175 (Bremen) (Twitter)
  77. JR Early LB 6’3 190 (Armuchee) (Twitter)
  78. Tayvon Freeman 6’0 260 OL/DL (Temple) (Twitter)
  79. Sean Montgomery 5’7 160 RB/DB (Model) (Twitter)
  80. Cayden Cooper RB (Dade)

2023 Class

  1. Stephiylan Green DL (Rome): 6’3 240 1st Team All Region Offer: UGA (Twitter)
  2. Johnathan Cline OL (Cartersville) 6’5 275 Offer: UCF,Memphis, UNCC (Twitter)
  3. DJ Rogers RB (Pepperell): 2000 yards and 28 TDs in his 1st 2 yrs with the Dragons. Already getting D1 interest. (Twitter)
  4. TJ Harvison RB/LB (Villa Rica): 6’2 200 1st Team All Region as Soph. Offer from UK (Twitter)
  5. Kameron Edge WR (Central): 6’2 190 WR/LB 1st Team All Region Offers: Georgia Tech (Twitter)
  6. Seth Griffin QB (North Murray): 6’4 195 2300 yds with 33 TDs. 1st Team All Region/2nd Team All Chattanooga Area (Twitter)
  7. Robert McNeal QB (Bowdon): 5’11 150 2600 yds 28 TDS 6A OPY; HM Class A All State (Twitter)
  8. Martel Hight WR/DB (Rome): 6’1 165 2nd Team All Region (AAAAAA) Offer: UF,Vandy (Twitter)
  9. Cayden Sweatt OL (Bremen): 6’4 260 2nd Team All 5AA Offers: WKU (Twitter)
  10. Malachi Ackles WR/DB (Temple): 5’11 160 1st Team All Region (5AA) Ball hawk (Twitter)
  11. Cam Vaughn QB (Temple): 6’3 175 Coming off 1000yd Soph YR HM 5AA Offers: Gardner Webb (Twitter)
  12. Jorian Haynes DB (Rockmart): 5’9 165 4.4 40; Offer: Ole Miss (Twitter)
  13. Bryce Travillian LB (Heritage): 6’2 175 1st Team All Region (AAAA) as soph (Twitter)
  14. Chris Roper RB/LB (Adairsville): 5’11 180 All Region on both sides of the ball in ’20 (Twitter)
  15. Harlem Diamond RB/DB (Cedartown): 5/8 160 All Region/Area/GACA All State (Twitter)
  16. Dilon McCoy RB/DB (Bremen) 5’11 160 2nd Team All Region (5AA) (Twitter)
  17. Jatavius Shivers OL (Villa Rica) 6’6 265 Offer: Austin Peay (Twitter)
  18. Dennis Sims WR/DB (Rockmart) 5’11 160 1st Team All Region (6AAA) (Twitter)
  19. Eli Barrow LB/FB (Cedartown): 6’0 200 All Region All State; Ga Elite Classic (Twitter)
  20. Owen Brooker QB (NW Whitfield) 1st Team All Region as Soph (Twitter)
  21. Kaden Swope DB (Heritage) 2nd Team All Region (AAAA) (Twitter)
  22. Seth Childers WR (Bremen): 6’2 160 WR 1st Team All Region; 3 sports (Twitter)
  23. Gatlin Hancock OL (Darlington) 6’3 240 HM All Region as Soph (Twitter)
  24. Vicari Swain WR/DB (Central): 1st Team All Region (AAAA) (Twitter)
  25. David Cole WR (Dade Co): 6’3 175 1st Team All Region (AA) (Twitter)
  26. Christiaan Vera DB (Woodland) 5’11 160 2nd Team All Region (AAAAA) (Twitter)
  27. Darius Smith LB/RB (Darlington) 5’10 205 1st Team All Region (A) (Twitter)
  28. Brant Bryant WR/DB (Sonoraville) 6’0 170 All Region on both sides of the ball (Twitter)
  29. Lanear McCrary RB/DB (Rockmart) 5’10 170 2nd Team All 6AAA (Twitter)
  30. Thomas Bethel ATH (Darlington) 5’10 168 1st Team All Region (A) (Twitter)
  31. Matthew Waddell QB (Pepperell) Wrestling State Champ (Twitter)
  32. Tray Hodges OL/DL (Central) 6’5 315 Multisport 3.6 GPA (Twitter)
  33. Anthony Ndiaye LB (Villa Rica) 6’2 190 (Twitter)
  34. Dawson Young DL (Sonoraville) 6’0 230 1st Team All 6AAA (Twitter)
  35. Logan Long DL (Fannin Co): 6’2 285 2nd Team All 7AA (Twitter)
  36. Kaydn Hampton LB (Pickens) (Twitter)
  37. Bo Rhudy RB (Gordon Lee) 6’3 200 avg close to 10 ypc (Twitter)
  38. Zach Lyles RB (Sonoraville) 5’10 170 2nd All 6AAA (Twitter)
  39. Daniel Long TE (Temple) 6’4 215 (Twitter)
  40. Eli Thompson ATH (Darlington) 5’11 165 (Twitter)
  41. Trevon Gott ATH (LFO) 6’0 170 (Twitter)
  42. Carson Collis DB (Fannin Co) (Instagram)
  43. Corbin Davenport DB (Fannin Co) (Instagram)
  44. Quay Calloway DL (Bowdon) (Twitter)
  45. Aiden Nunn OL (Bowdon) 6’2 285 (Twitter)
  46. Collin Fletcher WR/DB (Cartersville) 5’10 170 (Twitter)
  47. Dylan Hodges OL (Heritage) 6’8 300 (Twitter)
  48. Ridge Redd WR (Sonoraville) 6’4 215 (Twitter)
  49. Daniel Jolly DE/WR (Model) 6’0 185 (Twitter)
  50. Gus Gammage OL/DL (Darlington) 6’4 290 (Twitter)
  51. Daniel Geil DE (Christian Heritage)
  52. Peyton Williams RB (Ringgold)

2024 Class

  1. Reece Fountain QB (Rome):6’0 171 Took over midway thru ’20. Threw for over 1100 yds and 8 TDs with 0 ints. (Twitter)
  2. Martavious Collins TE (Rome): 6’3 207 2nd Team All Region as freshman. GaEliteClassic freshman team Offers:Va Tech, South Car, UGA, Western Ky,(Twitter)
  3. Jonathan Echols WR (Heard Co): 6’6 225: Offers: Ole Miss, UCF, Ga Tech (Twitter)
  4. Devin Henderson QB (Cass): 5’10 165 Lead Cass to best season in a decade as a Freshman. Threw for over 100 yds in GaElite Classic Allstar game. (Twitter)
  5. Sacovie White WR/DB (Cass): 5’10 165 HM All Region Offer: Maryland (AAAAA) (Twitter)
  6. Caleb Odom WR (Villa Rica) 6’6 190 WR ; Multi Sport; 4.0 GPA Offers: Ole Miss (Twitter)
  7. Ty Brewer RB/LB (Central): 6’0 205 All Area/Region as a Freshman. Offer: Presbyterian (Twitter)
  8. Christian Wood LB (Cartersville): FBU Fresh All American SQ 450 B 275 (Twitter)
  9. Bobby Campbell OL (Adairsville): 2nd Team All Region Fresh Starter (Twitter)
  10. Nic Hester WR/DB (Chattooga): Led NwGA Freshman in receiving yds in 20 (Twitter)
  11. Richard Houston ATH (Cartersville): A lot of buzz around this Purple Hurricane (Twitter)
  12. Shaun Nelson RB (Rome): HM All Region (AAAAAA) as a freshman (Twitter)
  13. Caden Williams RB (Calhoun): 5’11 190 Saw Playing time as Freshman (Twitter)
  14. Vaidyn Payne WR/FS (Adairsville):6’2 180 ’21 will be a big season (Twitter)
  15. Chris Wyatt DB (Bowdon): 6’1 175 2nd Team All Region as Freshman (Twitter)
  16. Judd Anderson QB (Ridgeland) 6’6 200 HM All Region as Freshman (Twitter)
  17. Brent Washington LB/RB (Rockmart) 6’0 225 (Twitter)
  18. Sam Streicher QB (Pickens) 5’11 150 HM All Region (AAAA) (Twitter)
  19. Ryland Steen TE/LB (Armuchee) 6’1 190 Multi Sport;Freshman Starter (Twitter)
  20. Toby Maddox LB (Trion): 5’10 155 2nd Team All Region (A) (Twitter)
  21. Judson Petty ATH (North Murray) 5’10 165 HM All Region (AAA) (Twitter)
  22. Christian Bell OL/LB/DE (Calhoun): 6’2 215 3.8 GPA (Twitter)
  23. Alto Moore MLB (Rome): 6’1 201 (Twitter)
  24. Sherrod Montgomery DB (Mt. Zion): 2nd Team All 6A (Twitter)
  25. Keylan McCarty DL (Cartersville): 5’8 225 (Twitter)
  26. Zyion McCrary TE/LB (Rockmart): 5’9 175 (Twitter)
  27. Isaiah Williams TE (Pickens): 6’3 210 (Twitter)
  28. Hudson Gray (NW Whitfield) 5’11 170 (Twitter)
  29. Jaxson Pate QB (Sonoraville)

2025 Class

  1. Luke Windom RB (Bowdon): Great showing in GaEliteClassic 8th grade game in Dec. (Twitter)
  2. Eli Summerville C (Bremen): 6’0.5 253 UA All American. GaEliteClassic. Plays lacrosse also (Twitter)
  3. Jacob Levy RB/LB (Carrollton): 6’0 210 Played on 9th grade team in 2020 (Twitter)
  4. CJ Kelly LB (Carrollton): 5’11 201 ’20 FutureStar Game: UA Invite (Twitter)
  5. CJ Gray RB (Temple): 5’9 171 future star for the Tigers (Twitter)
  6. Mason Mims QB (Bremen): Under Armour Camp Invite (Twitter)
  7. Nick Richardson WR/DB (Bremen): Elite 7 on 7, GaEliteClassic, 2 Sport Ath: (Twitter)
  8. Cameron Bolton RB/DB (Central): 5’7 147 explosive speed: (Twitter)
  9. Trey Clark TE/LB (Temple) 5’6 154 Another Tiger with a lot of potential (Twitter)
  10. Dylan Huey WR/LB (Bremen) 5’9 155 Elite 7on7; sport baseball (Twitter)
  11. Manny Watkins LB (Temple) 5’10 150 another future Tiger star (Twitter)
  12. Trent McPherson RB (Bremen): Top 5 RB at DexPrep Camp (Twitter)
  13. Evan Koger RB/LB (Dade Co)
  14. Demetrius Walker RB/DB (Dade Co)
  15. Gabriel Yarbrough OL/DL (Dade Co)
  16. Nate Horsley LS/ILB (Central Lions) (Twitter)
  17. Jackson Edwards LB/DE/G (Bowdon) 5’7 175 GaEliteClassic (Twitter)
  18. Kade Smith QB (Trion) (Twitter)
  19. Kaden Ellis DT (Cass) 6’0 255 (Twitter)
  20. Dylan Akins LB (Bowdon) 5’11 180 (Twitter)