The Jackson County Times collected stats from the four head football coaches and submitted those stats with no names to three out of area present or retired football coaches. Below you will find those chosen as the Offensive MVPs for Jackson County.
The Jackson County Friday Night Lights’ Offensive Player of the Year goes to Cottondale’s Ja’Vontai Hall. Hall is a senior who had 209 rushing attempts, 2360 rushing yards 29 touchdowns, (33 total touchdowns) 13 two-point conversions on the ground, one reception, two passing. Hall averaged 11.3 yards per carry, 214.5 yards per game, nine receptions from running back, 157 receiving yards, one passing, stats from running back in wildcat he was 1-for-2 for 25 yards and one touchdown, and 231.1 total yards per game.
Marianna’s Anton Williams- senior quarterback (also played outside linebacker and Punter)- Passing: 66-101 (65%) 1,111 yards, 13 touchdowns, four interceptions, 57 carries rushing, 322 yards (5.65 yards per carry), four touchdowns, zero fumbles. On the defensive side of the ball Anton had 43 tackles, 20 solo tackles, two sacks, one interception, and one touchdown. Williams averaged 43.7, net 38.9, eight punt inside 20, and four inside the 10 punting for the Bulldogs.
Marianna’s Werlean Pollock- senior running back- Rushing: 156 carries for 876 yards (5.62 yards per carry), 11 touchdowns, zero fumbles. Receiving: 19 catches for 422 yards (22.2 yards per carry) and five touchdowns.
Mariana’s Jaeden Harley- senior wide receiver (also played safety, cornerback, and was the punt returner)- Receiving: 35 reception for 514 yards (14.7 yards per carry), and six touchdowns. Defensively he had 34 tackles, 19 solo, two interceptions, and two fumbles. As a returner Harley had one touchdown and averaged 14.2 yards per
Graceville’s Cameron McClain- junior wide receiver- second team All-State, 45 rushes for 280 yards, seven touchdowns, 61 receptions for 855 yards, and six touchdowns.
Marianna’s Jonathan Lombardo- junior center, held solid under quarterback all year.
Cottondale’s Tyrus Dudley- sophomore offensive tackle (also played defensive tackle)- Tackles: 43, tackles for loss: four, forced fumbles: one, fumble recoveries: one, and pass break-ups; four.
Sneads High School’s Ryan Cloud -sophomore center- eight games and highest offensive line grade for my team.
Graceville’s Eric Peterson- senior offensive tackle- senior who led the way for one of the top offenses in the state. Only four guys averaged more than seven yards a rush.
Marianna’s James Reiff- senior wide receiver and offensive linebacker- 22 receptions for 240 yards (10.9 yards per carry), two touchdowns. Reiff also had 19 tackles, seven solo tackles, two interceptions, and one fumble recovery.
Cottondale’s Cameron Brooks- junior quarterback- Passing yards: 1,101, pass attempts: 87 pass completions: 52, passing touchdowns: 14, interceptions: five, rushing yards: 604, rushing touchdowns: three, and 2-point conversions: six pass, three rushing, and