2019 AP All-State Football Team

The 2019 Associated Press all-state prep football team for North Carolina, as selected by a panel of 16 sports writers at newspapers across the state. Players at all positions are listed alphabetically with name, school and class. “u-” denotes unanimous selection.


QB_Jefferson Boaz, East Surry, sr.

RB_Quinton Cooley, Southern Nash, sr.

RB_Will Shipley, Weddington, jr.

WR_Stephen Gosnell, East Surry, sr.

WR_Muhsin Muhammad III, Charlotte Myers Park, sr.

WR_Ja’Hari Mitchell, Shelby, sr.

TE_Michael Frogge, Northern Guilford, sr.

OL_Mitchell Mayes, Leesville Road, sr.

OL_Jared Wilson, West Forsyth, jr.

OL_Anthony Carter, Matthews Butler, sr.

OL_Malik McGowan, Charlotte Catholic, sr.

OL_Jaquaez Powell, SouthWest Edgecombe, sr. (tie)

OL_Jaden Lindsay, East Forsyth, jr. (tie)

ATH_Ja’Qurious Conley, Jacksonville Northside, sr.


DL_Desmond Evans, Lee County, sr.

DL_Malaki Hamrick, Shelby, so.

DL_Aeneas Peebles, Knightdale, sr. (tie)

DL_Myles Murphy, Greensboro Dudley, sr. (tie)

DL_Kaveon Freshwater, Elizabeth City Northeastern, so. (tie)

u-LB_Power Echols, Charlotte Vance, jr.

LB_Trenton Simpson, Charlotte Mallard Creek, sr.

LB_Milan Summers, Greensboro Dudley, jr. (tie)

LB_Shane Whitter, Burlington Williams, sr. (tie)

DB_Devan Boykin, Jamestown Ragsdale, sr.

DB_Marqui Lowery, Charlotte Vance, sr.

DB_Adam Akins, Southeast Guilford, sr.

DB_Sam Brady, North Lincoln, sr. (tie)

DB_Malik Mustapha, Weddington, sr. (tie).

Special teams

K_Joshua Karty, Western Alamance, sr.

P_Ian Williams, Weddington, sr.

Returner_Breon Pass, Reidsville, jr.


Coach of the year — Glenwood Ferebee, Charlotte Vance.

Offensive player of the year — Jefferson Boaz, East Surry.

Defensive player of the year — Power Echols, Charlotte Vance.


Voting panel:

Rodd Baxley, The Fayetteville Observer; Paul Durham, Wilson Times; Justin Epley, The News Herald of Morganton; Patrick Ferlise, Winston-Salem Journal; Jackson Fuller, StarNews of Wilmington; Joe Hughes, Gaston Gazette/Shelby Star; David Kehrli, The Times-News of Burlington; Mike London, Salisbury Post; Josh McKinney, Hickory Daily Record; Brian Meadows, Statesville Record & Landmark; Jonas Pope IV, The Herald-Sun of Durham/The News & Observer of Raleigh; Malcolm Shields, The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City; Joe Sirera, The News & Record of Greensboro; David Thompson, The Citizen-Times of Asheville; Langston Wertz Jr, The Charlotte Observer; Brandon White, The Daily Dispatch of Henderson.

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