Gwinnett Scores
Gwinnett Scores
Gwinnett Scores

2016 GGR Award Winners


Player of the Year Matthew Hill, Brookwood c/o 2018 Matthew Hill was the most exciting player on the field in 2016. He played running back, wide receiver, cornerback, kick returner and punt returner. His athletic ability has no ceiling and his 2016 stats speak for themselves. He totaled nearly 2,000 all purpose yards. He caught 41 passes for 849 yards & 8 TD’s, rushing for 625 yds 9 TD’s. He also averaged 26.9 yds per kickoff return for 512 yds. Hill recorded 24 tackles, 3 pbu’s and 1 forced fumble with a TD.

QB of the Year Davis Mills, GAC c/o 2017 Davis Mills led Gwinnett completing nearly 70% of his passes while throwing for 2,732 yards, 34 TD’s and just 1 int. After missing the first 2 games, Mills came back in full stride leading his team to the state championship game. The Stanford commit is a 3 time GGR award winner and back to back GGR QB of the Year.

RB of the Year Anthony Grant, Buford c/0 2018 Anthony Grant had a great sophomore year but had an even better junior season. He averaged 7.6 yards per carry for 1,447 yards with a county leading 24 touchdowns on the season, plus 20 receptions for 222 yards and 3 scores. He is a hard-nosed powerful downhill thumper who can run over tacklers but also has the speed to break off long runs.


LB of the Year Monty Montgomery Norcross c/0 2017 Montgomery had a very impressive senior season leading Gwinnett with 155 tackles. He’s a good athlete with exceptional football instincts. Monty does a great job at timing his blitzes which helped him record 27 TFL’s and 4 sacks. He also had 1 Int, 7 PBU’s and 2 forced fumbles. He definitely has the talent that all college coaches want. I just can’t wait to see where he lands on the next level.   

Newcomer of the Year Kameron Brown c/0 2019 Kameron made his presence known on a stacked Longhorn defense recording 120 tackles and 6 sacks. Kameron had big shoes to fill as the younger brother of 2 time GGR DL of the Year Derrick Brown (Auburn).He exceeded all expectations in 2016 displaying the ability to play both LB and DL

DB of the Year Andrew Booth, Archer c/o 2018 Booth put together an outstanding sophomore season for the Archer Tigers with 46 tackles and a county leading 7 Int’s including 1 pick six. Booth is very confident corner. Andrew is a physical defender who plays with a chip on his shoulder. He never gives up on a play and he has excellent ball skills. 

WR of the Year Malachi Carter, Mountain View c/0 2018 Malachi was the only WR in Gwinnett to surpass 1,000 yards in the regular season with 1,012. He caught 58 passes and scored 11 TD’s. He showed he had game-breaking speed his sophomore season, but he took his all-around game to the next level averaging 17.4 yards per catch in 2016. Carter is a very aggressive blocker and unselfish teammate who is not only a deep threat but also a possession receiver that can make the tough catches. Malachi is the guy you would want to go to battle with week end and week out.

DL of the Year Justin Mascoll, South Gwinnett c/o 2018 Justin Mascoll was a physical force as a pass rusher in 2016 for the South Gwinnett Comets. He recorded 8 sacks, 14 QB hurries, and 68 tackles. Mascoll has the ability and frame to play DE and athleticism and speed to play OLB.

OL of the Year Tyler Fannin, Mill Creek  c/o 2017  Tyler Fannin was the anchor of one of Mill Creek’s most talented offensive line’s ever. Tyler is the younger brother of the 2014 GGR OL of the Year Josh Fannin (MTSU). The University of Virginia commit led the Hawks to a Region Championship and undefeated regular season.

Specialist of the Year Brenton King, Mill Creek c/o 2017 King is the back to back GGR Specialist of the Year. Brenton made 11 of 18 field goals. He broke his previous school record with a 56 yard field goal. The Old Dominion commit was 66 of 68 PAT’s.


Athlete of the Year Malik Washington, Parkview c/o 2019 Washington came into 2016 with big expectations after a great freshman season where he was awarded the GGR Newcomer of the Year. Malik made big plays on both sides of the ball this year. He was the do it all free safety for the Panthers defense recording 47 tackles and 5 int’s. On offense he played WR and QB catching 41 passes for 641 yards & 4 td’s, running for 369 yards & 6 td’s. He completed 13 of 16 passes of which 3 were touchdowns. 


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