The Winterboro Bulldogs had a historic season on the girdiron. The Bulldogs went 10-2 and earned a berth into the second round of the Alabama Sports Writer Association Class 1A playoffs.
Their efforts didn’t go unnoticed in the county or statewide. The Bulldogs landed 13 players on the All-County Football team. For the third year in a row Winterboro head coach Adam Fossett earned Class 1A-3A Coach of the Year honors.
Josh Taylor and Curtavious Gray earned First Team All-State honors to go along with earning First Team All-Talladega County honors in two positions.
Taylor earned First Team honors as running back and strong safety. On offense Taylor was nearly unstoppable.
Taylor lived up to his nickname ‘Prime Time’ on the field as he rushed for 1,927 yards and scored 23 of his 32 touchdowns out of the backfield. On defense, Taylor recorded 68 tackles, six pass deflections, three interceptions and three caused fumbles.
Gray recorded 105 tackles, 8.8 for a loss, 7.5 sacks and an interception. The ASWA recognized Gray’s stellar season with a nomination for Class 1A Lineman of the Year as well as the Mr. Football award.
The 6-foot-2, 260-pound fullback/defensive end also posted outstanding numbers on offense. Gray recorded 139 carries for 1,073 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Taylor Garrett earned First Team honors at quarterback. Garrett passed for 738 yards with seven touchdowns and five interceptions.
Anthony Ashley, Jake Chandler and Blake Chandler also earned All-County honors as offensive linemen.
Jake McCoy, Mario Hester, and Justin McMeans earned First Team All-County honors on defense.
Casey Twymon, Jalen Whetstone, Cody Rhodes and Nick Parnell earned positions on the Honorable Mention team.
B.B. Comer didn’t have the season that they wanted in 2011. The Tigers went 2-8, but they were still able to place 10 players on the All County Team.
Senior Owen Wallace earned First Team honors at receiver. Wallace earned The Daily Home Player of the Week honors for his Week 9 performance against Beulah. Wallace had six catches for 177 yards and three touchdowns.
Offensive lineman William Holmes also earned First Team honors. Linemen Brandon Knox and Isaiah Caldwell First Team honors on defense, Eric Williamson earned First Team honors as linebacker.
The Silent Warriors of ASD finished the season with an 8-2 record. ASD had seven players named to the All County team.
The Silent Warrior backfield duo of Kadarius Slaughter and Demtric Snider earned First Team honors. Lorenzon Burrow earned First Team honors as linebacker and Anthony Jones Robinson earned First Team honors as a defensive lineman.
Kenneth Talley, Joshua Eatmon and William Johnson were named Honorable Mention Team.
The Fayetteville Wolves went 2-8 for the second time in three seasons in 2011. The Wolves made strides in the right direction, but it didn’t show in the win column.
The Wolves had six players to earn a spot on the All–County Team. Charles Oden earned First Team honors as running back. Zach McGrady earned First team honors as safety on defense. Fayetteville had three players to earn a spot on the Honorable Mention Team: Jarrod Williamson, Courtney Rowe and Zack Robinson.
The TC Central Fighting Tigers struggled, but came on late as they won three straight games to give them a chance to get in the playoffs going into Week 9. The Fighting Tigers had three players to earn All-County honors.
Kendarious Swain earned First Team honors as receiver. The senior played a few games early in the season as receiver before moving to quarterback.
Taderious Wright earned a spot on the First Team as an offensive lineman. Ramone Russell earned First Team honors as a linebacker on defense.
Read more:The Daily Home - Bulldogs lead list of small school All County Team