North’s Josh Downs runs the ball during a 2019 game against Mountain View.

Gwinnett high school football players dominated the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-State Teams, released Tuesday by the organization.

A total of 32 locals earned all-state honors in Class AAAAAAA, including top award winners Josh Downs and Jared Ivey of North Gwinnett. Downs was the AAAAAAA North offensive player of the year and Ivey was the AAAAAAA North defensive player of the year. Downs signed with North Carolina, and Ivey signed with Georgia Tech.

In AAAAAA North, Lanier linebacker Phillip Webb was the defensive player of the year. Webb has signed with LSU.

Buford’s Bryant Appling was named the AAAAA North coach of the year after guiding the Wolves to a state championship.

The other all-state selections from Gwinnett are as follows:

Class AAAAAAA North


QB Carter Peevy, Archer

QB J.R. Martin, North Gwinnett

RB Cody Brown, Parkview

RB Lafayette Gurvin, Grayson

OL Tyler Wagner, Parkview

OL Ethan Lane, Archer

OL Cameron Kinnie, Collins Hill

OL Aidan Perkins, Brookwood

OL Garrett Brophy, Grayson

OL Jackson Walls, Parkview

WR Parker Wroble, Mill Creek

WR Daejon Reynolds, Central Gwinnett

WR C.J. Daniels, Parkview

WR Jaden Smith, Grayson

KR D.J. Hart, North Gwinnett


DL Jasheen Davis, Shiloh

DL Kamren Lark, Norcross

DL Myles Jackson, Mill Creek

DL Charles Steele, Collins Hill

DL Chuck Smith, North Gwinnett

LB Kobe Wilson, Parkview

LB Barrett Carter, North Gwinnett

LB Grady Bryant, Grayson

LB Jalen Garner, Norcross

LB Dwayne Johnson, South Gwinnett

LB Isaac Dowling, Shiloh

DB Jordan Hancock, North Gwinnett

DB Quincy Bryant, Parkview

DB Taylor Goodson, North Gwinnett

DB Jibrahn Claude, Grayson

K/P Nolan McCord, Parkview

Class AAAAAA North


QB Jarrett Jenkins, Dacula

OL Riley Adcock, Dacula

WR Chris Scott, Dacula


DL Jalen Cole, Dacula

DL Jamar Rucks, Lanier

LB T.J. Young, Dacula

LB Kyle Efford, Dacula

DB Kaleb Edwards, Dacula

Class AAAAA North


RB Gabe Ervin Jr., Buford

OL Jacob Smith, Buford

OL Seth McLaughlin, Buford

K/P Hayden Olsen, Buford


LB Jackson Powell, Buford

DB T. Lee, Buford

Class AAA North


QB Jackson Hardy, GAC

OL Myles Hinton, GAC

OL Addison Nichols, GAC


DL Spencer Helms, GAC

DL Choe Bryant-Strother, GAC

DB Tyler Bride, GAC

Class A North


QB Colten Gauthier, Hebron

OL Tanner Bivins, Wesleyan

WR Micah Smith, Wesleyan

WR Donnovan Moorer, Hebron


LB Jordan van den Berg, Providence

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