McEachern’s Taj Griffin named to GHSA Daily Preseason AAAAAA All-State Team


by Jeff Fisher

On Friday, we announced that McEachern was ranked #24 in our preseason Top 25 national rankings.  Today, you’ll see why so much is expected of the Indians with four players on the Georgia High School Football Daily’s Preseason AAAAAA All-State Team.

McEachern will be led by Oregon-recruit Taj Griffin, who is considered a five-star recruit.  Griffin is ranked the No. 31 overall recruit by 247sports.com.  Also making the preseason team for the Indians – WR,, T.J. Rahming, OL, Chuma Edoga and DL, Julian Rochester.

Edoga, who has given his verbal to USC, is ranked #13 overall by 247sports.com

Offense

QB – Tyler Queen, North Cobb, Sr.

RB – Taj Griffin, McEachern, Sr.

RB – Sihiem King, Colquitt County, Sr.

WR – Matty Biondich, Northview, Sr.

WR – T.J. Rahming, McEachern, Sr.

WR – Preston Williams, Lovejoy, Sr.

TE – Connor Redmond, Archer, Sr.

OL – Chuma Edoga, McEachern, Sr.

OL – Mitch Hyatt, North Gwinnett, Sr.

OL – Kaleb Kim, Mill Creek, Sr.

OL – Randy Robinson, Lovejoy, Sr.

OL – Nick Wilson, Milton, Sr.

PK – Ian Shannon, Marietta, Sr.

Defense

DL – Andrew Butcher, Alpharetta, Sr.

DL – Jonathan Ledbetter, Tucker, Sr.

DL – Julian Rochester, McEachern, Jr.

DL – D’Andre Walker, Hughes, Sr.

LB – Brian Bell, Lowndes, Sr.

LB – Quintin Hampton, Colquitt County, Sr.

LB – Quarte Sapp, Milton, Sr.

LB – Adonis Thomas, Central Gwinnett, Sr.

DB – Montrell Custis, Lovejoy, Sr.

DB – Yaquis “Duke” Shelley, Tucker, Sr.

DB – Dylan Singleton, Archer, Jr.

DB – Antonio Wimbush, Camden County, Sr.

P – Austin McGugan, Grayson, Sr.

About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.