2017 Preseason All-Midlands Team

2017 will bring some exciting football to the entire state of South Carolina and we will release our
all-area teams this week. The first release is the All-Midlands
Preseason team.

These are extremely difficult teams to select because the volume of
outstanding players in the area. Keep in mind that we are  not
selecting an “all-prospect” team. This team is selected as if we were
coaching a team playing at the high school level and could select the
starters we wanted for that team. This has nothing to do with their
collegiate prospect ability.

That said, there are more than a dozen players on this list who will be
taking their game to the next level. There are, in face, a handful of
players such as Bryce Thompson (Dutch Fork), Hank Manos (Chapin), Wyatt
Campbell (Lugoff-Elgin), Damian Daley (RVHS), Channing Tindall (Spring
Valley), and Keylin Roach (Brookland-Cayce) who all have committed or
have offers on the table from Division I schools.

You will notice there are two sophomores on this year’s team. Both of
these young men are going to be stellar players. David Cromer
(Lexington) has proven to be a strong player at the linebacker spot for
the Wildcats, who will rely on their defense greatly this year. The
two-sport standout will be a major prospect in both baseball and
football. Ke”Shaun Williams (Batesburg-Leesville) is, in my opinion,
the top defensive back prospect in the Midlands right now as a
sophomore.

 

 

OFFENSE
POSITION YEAR PLAYER SCHOOL
QB JR REED
CHARPIA
BROOKLAND-CAYCE
HS
RB SR BRYCE
THOMPSON
DUTCH
FORK HS
RB SR AMIR
ABRHAMS
NEWBERRY
HS
WR SR DAYRUN KEITH PELION HS
WR SR CHYLON
THOMPAS
GRAY
COLLEGIATE
WR SR XZAVIAN
GORDON
CHAPIN
HS
WR SR DEAMONDRE GOODWIN LOWER RICHLAND HS
OL SR HANK
MANOS
CHAPIN
HS
OL SO ALEX
HUNTLEY
HAMMOND
OL SR COLLYN
RICHARDSON
AIRPORT
HS
OL SR WYATT
CAMPBELL
LUGOFF-ELGIN
HS
OL SR BLAKE
HARRIS
BEN
LIPPEN

 

DEFENSE
POSITION YEAR PLAYER SCHOOL
DL SR DAMIAN
DALEY
RIDGE
VIEW HS
DL SR KELIJHI
BROWN
SALUDA
HS
DE SR DARIUS
BELL
GILBERT
HS
DE SR TRAJAN
JEFFCOAT
IRMO HS
LB SR CHANNING
TINDELL
SPRING
VALLEY HS
LB SR ALEX
SMITH
DUTCH
FORK HS
LB SO DAVID
CROMER
LEXINGTON
HS
DB SO KE’SHAUN
WILLIAMS
BATESBURG-LEESVILLE
HS
DB SR KEYLIN
ROACH
BROOKLAND-CAYCE
HS
DB SR JAYDON
BRUNSON
BLYTHEWOOD
HS
P/K SR PAXTON
BROOKS
AIRPORT
HS

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