2021 GPB All-State Football Team
Travis Hunter, a two-way standout at Collins Hill and the No. 1-rated high school player in the nation, has been named Mr. Georgia Football by GPB Sports.
Hunter, who signed with Jackson State, helped the Eagles to a 15-0 record and the school’s first state championship. Hunter missed five games and still caught 76 passes for 1,128 yards and 10 touchdowns and had 23 tackles, four interceptions, caused two fumbles and recovered a fumble.
The offensive player of the year is quarterback Gunner Stockton of Rabun County. The University of Georgia signee completed 71.3 percent of his passes for 4,134 yards and 55 touchdowns, with only one interception.
The defensive player of the year is defensive lineman Kayden McDonald of North Gwinnett. The University of Georgia signee had 95 tackles, 58 tackles for loss, 19 sacks and 27 hurries.
(College signees noted in parenthesis)
Pro-style quarterbacks – Sam Horn of Collins Hill (Missouri), Holden Geriner of Benedictine (Auburn) and David Dallas of Trinity Christian (Georgia Southern).
Dual-threat quarterbacks – Malachi Singleton of North Cobb (junior), Thomas Castellanos of Ware County (Central Florida) and Jacurri Brown of Lowndes (Miami).
Running backs – Antonio Martin of Hughes (Georgia Tech), Damari Alston of Woodward Academy (Auburn), Rashod Dubinion of Cedar Grove (Arkansas), Kejuan Brown of South Atlanta (junior), Rob Brown of Trion (unsigned) and Jordan McDonald of Milton (Central Florida), Justice Haynes (juniior).
Tight ends – Jake Johnson of Oconee County (Texas A&M), Oscar Delp of West Forsyth (Georgia), Cam Overton of Marietta (unsigned).
Wide receivers – De’Nylon Morrissette of North Cobb (Georgia), Janiran Bonner of Cedar Grove (Georgia Tech), Cole Speer of Calhoun (Georgia), Justin Thomas of Benedictine (Georgia/baseball), Kojo Antwi of Lambert (Ohio State), Jaden Gibson of Rabun County (junior), Daveon Walker of Warner Robins (Vanderbilt), Josh Dallas of Trinity Christian (Georgia Southern).
Offensive linemen – Elijah Pritchett of Carver Columbus (Alabama), Addison Nichols of Greater Atlanta Christian (Tennessee), Qae’shon Sapp of Lee County (Florida State), Bo Hughley of Hughes (junior), Griffin Scroggs of Grayson (Georgia) and Horace Lockett of Westlake (Georgia Tech).
Athletes – Malaki Starks of Jefferson (Georgia), Omari Arnold of Brooks County (Georgia Southern).
Kicker – Brooks Sturgeon of Wesleyan (unsigned).
Linemen – Mykel Williams of Hardaway (Georgia), Christen Miller of Cedar Grove (unsigned), Darris Smith of Appling County (Georgia), L.T. Overton of Milton (junior), Vic Burley of Warner Robins (junior), Asani Redwood of Collins Hill (West Virginia).
Linebackers – C.J. Washington of Cedartown (Georgia), Jaron Willis of Lee County (Ole Miss), Daniel Martin of Marietta (unsigned), Javeon Miller of Creekside (junior), Marquez Harris of Columbia (unsigned), Kyle Efford of Dacula (Georgia Tech) and Jaquez McGowan of Valdosta (unsigned).
Defensive backs – Deyon Bouie of Bainbridge (Texas A&M), Isaiah Bond of Buford (Alabama), JaDerian Ryme of Valdosta (Valdosta), Marcus Allen of Walton (North Carolina), Caleb Downs of Mill Creek (junior), Jake Pope of Buford (Alabama) and Will Hardy of Greater Atlanta Christian (North Carolina).
Punter – Jordan Neang of Riverdale (junior).
Returners – Kaleb Webb of McEachern (Tennessee), Alexander Diggs of Brookwood (unsigned).