Outstanding Defensive Player
Malcolm Roach/Madison Prep
6-4, 245, So. Linebacker
A two-time All-State selection — this year in Class 2A — Roach took his game to another level and helped Madison Prep to an undefeated regular season, District 7-2A title and Division III state quarterfinal appearance. Totaled 142.5 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, 20 quarterback hurries, five pass breakups and two interceptions for a defense that allowed 10 points per game and limited the opposition to a touchdown or less five times.
DL Troy James/Madison Prep
6-4, 250, Jr.
Earned All-District 6-2A honors with 63 tackles, 12.5 sacks, 10 tackles for loss, 20 QB hurries and five forced fumbles.
DL Leroy Roddy/Northeast
6-1, 320, Sr.
Two-time Class 2A all-stater and All-Metro choice. Had 99 tackles, 17 stops for losses and 13 sacks
DL Travontae Booker/East Feliciana
6-4, 230, Sr.
A two-way All-District 6-2A performer rolled up 76 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, 8 sacks and 2 forced fumbles.
DL Jarid Sturgeon/West Feliciana
6-4, 260, Sr.
Enjoyed a breakthrough season for 3A semifinalists with 70 tackles, 13 hurries, 13 sacks and forcing 2 fumbles.
LB Hunter Smith/West Feliciana
5-11, 190, Jr.
Another key player for 3A semifinalists with 137 tackles, 15 hurries, 15 sacks and five fumble recoveries.
LB Dylan Moses/University
6-3, 225, Jr.
Injuries sidelined the 6-3A Defensive MVP for two games, but he had 104 tackles, 8 TFLs and 2 forced fumbles.
LB Chris Allen/Southern Lab
6-5, 230, Jr.
Dominant All-District 6-1A selection was a force for Division IV champions with 108.5 tackles and 14 sacks.
LB Matthew Murla/Parkview
6-1, 220, Jr.
Played a key role in PBS’ Division II state title, leading team with 130.5 tackles, 3.5 sacks and an interception.
DB Jonard Robinson/Southern Lab
6-2, 185. Sr.
His big-play ability resulted in 10 interceptions, including three in state semifinal. Also had 31 tackles.
DB Malik Antoine/University
5-11, 180, Sr.
Took on additional WR duties but was still a force in the secondary with 37 tackles, 7 breakups and 2 interceptions.
DB Trent Kavanaugh/Parkview
6-0, 200, Sr.
Had an incredible nose for the ball; wound up with 87 tackles, 2 tackles for loss and 2 fumble recoveries.
KR Curtlan Williams/Southern Lab
5-8, 175, Sr.
Earned a second All-Metro spot with superb return skills, averaging 30 yards on 16 punt returns with 7 TDs.
P Brady Richardson/Brusly
6-0, 180, Sr.
One of the Baton Rouge area’s top punters averaged 38.6 yards per punt for the Panthers of District 6-3A.
Outstanding OffensIVe Player
Reggie Hayes Jr./Parkview Baptist
5-7, 175, Sr. Quarterback
Hayes did the bulk of his damage with his shifty feet, but when it was needed, Hayes — his team’s Most Outstanding Player in the Division II title game — led his team to a fifth state crown with his arm in the final minutes. He wound up with 172 carries for 1,486 yards (8.6 per carry) and 21 TDs. The District 6-3A Offensive MVP also passed for 483 yards and four touchdowns and averaged 31 yards per kickoff return.
WR Stephen Sullivan/Donaldsonville
6-6, 225, Sr.
Matchup nightmare for most defensive backs caught 57 passes for 1,158 yards (20.3 per catch) and 10 TDs.
WR Brian Savoie/Madison Prep
5-9, 170, Jr.
Was among the state’s top receivers early in the season, wound up with 35 receptions for 826 yards and 10 TDs.
WR Curtlan Williams/Southern Lab
5-8, 175, Sr.
A receiver who stretched the field, finishing with 43 catches for 686 yards and 5 TDs for Division IV champion.
OL Trent Harrington/Parkview
5-8, 255, Sr.
All-District 6-3A selection for second straight season, leading the way for an offense that averaged 40.3 points.
OL Sam Wharton/University
6-2, 290, Sr.
A two-way starter who emerged as a team captain for an offense that averaged nearly 40 points per game.
OL Adrian Ealy/University
6-6, 275, Jr.
All-District 6-3A selection has all the tools to be a top-flight lineman. Played tackle for a high-powered offense.
OL Cedrick Banks/Southern Lab
6-3, 295, Sr.
Key member of Division IV champions’ offensive line, helping a balanced offense average 352 yards per game.
OL Eddarrius Anderson/Madison Prep
6-5, 310, Jr.
The Chargers were able to throw or power-run, and the All-District 7-2A selection was a big reason why.
RB T.J. Wisham/Episcopal
5-11, 210, Sr.
The Class 2A all-stater and 6-2A MVP rushed for 1,886 yards and 23 TDs. Also had 257 yards receiving and 3 TDs.
RB Darbbeon Profit/Southern Lab
5-10, 193, Sr.
The District 6-1A selection gave the Kittens a physical presence with 141 carries for 1,387 yards and 16 TDs.
RB Ken Broussard/Port Allen
6-1, 210, Jr.
Provided a steady backfield presence for the Pelicans, running for 1,121 yards on 89 carries with 13 TDs.
ATH Derek Turner/West Feliciana
5-10, 180, Jr.
Threw for 1,711 yards and 25 TDs; had 30 tackles with three interceptions, a sack and fumble recovery as a DB.
PK Trevor Bisson/Episcopal
6-1, 160, Jr.
All-District 6-2A pick was 4 of 8 on field goals with a long of 46 yards and placed most kickoffs in the end zone.
Coach of the Year
JAY MAYET/Parkview Baptist
For the second straight season, Mayet brought Parkview to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and added to the school’s trophy case with a fifth state title. Mayet kept a veteran-laden team steady after a 1-2 start and several key injuries. The fourth-seeded Eagles avenged a midseason loss to rival University in the Division II semifinals, then went on to knock off St. Thomas More — a Class 4A school — in a dramatic final.