Fromm, Herring headline AJC all-state football selections

Houston County QB Jake Fromm was named the AJC's 6A Player Of The Year. /(Luke Hetrick, WGXA)

The Atlanta Journal Constitution released their all-state football team selections Thursday morning.

Houston County Quarterback and Georgia commit Jake Fromm was tabbed as the 6A Player of the Year. Fromm posted gaudy numbers in 2016, once again throwing for 3,910 yards with 41 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.

Jones County Wide Receiver Nick Singleton found his way onto the 5A all-state team. Singleton became the ninth player in Georgia High School Football history to amass 3,000 career receiving yards.

Another dominant season in Forsyth led Mary Persons Defensive End back onto the 4A all-state team. Herring was a disruptive force once again in 2016, recording 81 tackles with 27 tackles for loss and 9 sacks.

Local talent stacked the all-state teams once again. Here are a list of Middle Georgia players who were selected to the AJC's All-State Teams:


QB Jake Fromm- Houston County (Class Player Of The Year)
WR Amari Colbert- Houston County
OL Caleb Kelly- Northside
ATH Tobias Oliver- Northside
DB Tae Daley- Northside

Honorable Mention: WR Eli Watson- Houston County


WR Nick Singleton- Jones County
OL Tez Raybon- Warner Robins

Honorable Mention: QB Bradley Hunnicutt- Jones Conuty


RB Zach Harvey- Mary Persons
OL Caleb Etheridge- Mary Persons
DE Malik Herring- Mary Persons

Honorable Mention: DL Travon Walker- Upson-Lee, DL Shunderkus Smith- West Laurens, LB Tre Howard- Mary Persons, OL Daniel Clark- Upson-Lee, RB Darius Bradford- West Laurens


WR Kearis Jackson- Peach County
LB Jacquez Jackson- Peach County

Honorable Mention: QB Antonio Gilbert- Peach County, RB Antavius Grier- Jackson


DL BJ Sharpe- Southwest

Honorable Mention: ATH Ramon Pittman- Dublin, DB Dyquan Bloodsaw- Washington County, LB Randy Green- Southwest, LB Austin Hogg- Washington County, OL Theron Cooper- Dodge County

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Coach Of The Year: Dexter Copeland- Macon County

QB K'hari Lane- Macon County (Class Player Of The Year)
RB Lyn-J Dixon- Taylor County
RB Ja'mon Height- Twiggs County
WR Trey Brown- Macon County
OL Christian Meadows- Macon County
ATH Jared Daniels- Macon County

Honorable Mention: LB Kentarius Felton- Macon County, QB Gunnar Watson- Taylor County

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RB Ahmad Barron- Tattnall
OL Thomas McBride- First Presbyterian Day
DL Tobe Umerah- Stratford

Honorable Mention: LB Christian Rogers- Tattnall, OL Coleman Rumney-Tattnall

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