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FOOTBALL PREVIEW: 2017 Preseason All-Newton County Team
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Newton senior quarterback, Myron Middlebrooks. - photo by Gabriel Stovall | The Covington News

The sports staff of The Covington News spent several days pouring over film, last year’s stats and performances and observations from offseason progress to pull together our first Preseason All Newton County Football team. Take a look, and let’s see how many of these names garner postseason accolades come December!


QB – Myron Middlebrooks, Sr., Newton 

RB – Taylor Carter, Jr., Eastside 

RB – Nuru Tinch, Sr., Newton 

WR – Tyrese Peacock, Sr., Newton

WR  Darius Bowens, Sr., Alcovy

WR – Jamari Brown, Jr., Eastside

OL - Lamarius Benson, Sr., Eastside 

OL – Lewis Naza, Sr., Newton 

OL – Jaron Autry, Sr., Eastside 

OL – Devin Durden, Jr., Newton

OL — Jordan Reed, Sr., Newton 

ATH – Quendrelin Hammonds, Jr., Alcovy

K/P Jose Ramos, Jr.



DL – Darnell Jefferies, Sr., Newton

DL – Spurgeon Gaither, Jr., Eastside  

DL - Rico Ruffin, Sr., Eastside

DL – Billy Tollison, Sr., Alcovy

LB – Craig Cozbi, Jr., Newton 

LB – Jaylon Lackey, Sr., Eastside

LB – Logan Wyatt, Jr., Alcovy

DB – Jaison Taylor, Sr., Newton 

DB – Elija Godwin, Sr., Newton 

DB – Khalil Wilcox, Sr., Newton

DB – Demetrius Tuggle, Sr. Alcovy