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2012: A Stellar Year for Blue Devil Football Team

Check out the collection of awards and recognitions given to the Norcross high school team.

The Norcross High football team has had a pretty successful season. From their undefeated season to their first state championship win in the school's 57-year run, the Blue Devils deserve some credit.

And they have. The team received special recognition at a Gwinnett Board of Commissioners meeting in January, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution named running back Alvin Kamara its All-Class Player of the Year, and the Blue Devils were named the High 5 Sports Team of the Year, to name just a few.

The Blue Devils also has an entire list of players to honor in its end of the season awards. Here are some of the noteworthy categories and recognitions given to the team and team members:

2012 Players of the Year:

OFFENSE
1. Myles Autry
2. Clinton Lynch
3. Alvin Kamara
4. Joseph Ledford
5. Joseph Wilber

DEFENSE
1. Shon Akins
2. Lorenzo Carter
3. Michael Marshall
4. Kevin Mouhon
5. Tommy Tate

TEAM CAPTAINS
1. Shon Akins
2. Alvin Kamara
3. Tommy Tate
4. Joseph Wilber

2012 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Coaches’ Choice All State Players of the Year, AAAAAA:

Keith Maloof – Head Coach of the Year
Joseph Wilber – All State Quarterback
Alvin Kamara – All State Running Back
Tommy Tate – All State Linebacker
Joseph Wilber – All State Quarterback
Myles Autry – All State Specialist

AJC All-State Football Team 2012 Recognitions:

Keith Maloof – Coach of the Year
Alvin Kamara – All-Classification Player of the Year

OFFENSE
Alvin Kamara – Running Back

DEFENSE
Lorenzo Carter – Defensive Line

HONORABLE MENTION
Myles Autry – Wide Receiver
Tommy Tate – Linebacker
Shon Akins – Defensive Back

Norcross National Rankings:

IBN Sports, No. 2
Max Preps, No. 3
Prep Nation, No. 5
Rivals, No. 6
CNN/SI, No. 9
Fox, No. 9
ESPN, No. 10
iHigh, No. 11
CalPreps, No. 16
USA Today, No. 16

Norcross State Rankings:

Georgia High School Football Daily, No. 1
Atlanta Journal Constitution, No. 1
Georgia Sports Writers/Associated Press, No. 1
Maxpreps, No. 1
Maxwell Rankings, No. 1

See also:

  • Alvin Kamara Named AJC All-Class Player of the Year
  • Blue Devils Sign Letters of Intent
  • Video: Watch NHS Running Back Kamara Commit to Alabama
  • Norcross Star Alvin Kamara Picks Alabama
  • NHS Football Receives Special Recognition From Gwinnett BOC

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