Join host Hannah Goodin on another exciting episode of Football Fridays in Georgia: Beyond the Lights. In this special edition, we delve into the incredible journey of former Georgia high school football star, Mecole Hardman, who played a pivotal role in Kansas City's Super Bowl victory. However, our focus isn't just on the game-winning touchdown but on the man who guided Hardman during his high school days – Coach Sid Fritts.
There have been changes to the recruitment process for high school football players. Early signing day and the transfer portal have changed the look of National Signing Day and the work it takes to move on to the next level. Jon and Hannah are joined by Colquitt County Head Coach Sean Calhoun, who had 17 players sign on to play in college, to discuss the inner workings of the recruitment process.
Beyond the Lights, hosted by Hannah Goodin, is a special edition of the Football Fridays in Georgia Podcast. Pulling back the curtain and finding out what really goes on into making high school sports in Georgia special. Today's guest is the head coach of the most dominant program in any sport in the state of Georgia, Southeast Bulloch Head Flag Football Coach Marci Cochran.
Here are the 2023 GPB All-State All-Stars, the top collection of senior high school players in Georgia.
The games are finished, but the honors keep rolling in. Here are the top performers from the state football championships.
Only two champions were able to defend their state football titles and two teams won it all for the first time in school history.
Milton's defense caused four turnovers and used them to beat Walton and win its second state championship.
Coffee's defense rises to the occasion and helps bring home the school's first state football championship.
Cedar Grove rides quarterback Elliott Colson to its fifth state title since 2016, beating Savannah Christian in the finale.
A crucial defensive play helped Pope beat Cobb County rival Allatoona and win its first flag football championship.
Thomas County Central completes an unbeaten season and brings home its first state championship since 1997.
Perry comes up big to knock off Stockbridge and win the school's first state championship.
Caden McGatha accounts for 375 total yards to help Pierce County outslug Rockmart in three overtimes.
Greenbrier upends defending champion Lithia Springs to win its first flag football title.
Kyler McGrinn's big night propels Bowdon to its second straight state title over heartsick Manchester.
Quarterback Aaron Philo became Georgia's all-time passing leader and helped Prince Avenue Christian successfully defend its state championship.
Southeast Bulloch won its third straight state championship, with the seniors finishing their careers 62-0.
Walton and Milton, two North Metro teams only 12 miles apart, will meet for the Class 7A championship.
Iconic programs Thomas County Central and Woodward Academy square off for another state championship.
Two powerful offensive attacks will be on display when Creekside and Coffee meet for the state championship.