KPGFootball to publish its second Kentucky Middle School All-State Football Team….

Last year KPGFootball undertook what one certain journalist called “A Fool’s Errand.” That guy was right on the money about it being a fool’s errand. However, we selected and published a first ever, Kentucky Middle School All-State football team in spite of the warning against it. Well, we were fool enough for the errand a year ago and we figure we will be fool enough for the errand once more. We are going to do it this time with the

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  1. Hayes Preston
    Garrard County KY
    5’10 – 180 lbs
    O-line/Defensive End

    Had an impressive offensive and defensive year, starting both sides of the ball for the Garrard County 8th grade team,then as a 12 year old 7th grader. Finishing regular season conference play with a single loss to State Champion, Caudill.

    Accolades also include offensive line “player of the game” as a center for the winning Blue team at True Talent All American games in New Orleans June this year. Earning an invitation to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy Summer camp and an invitation to the December True Talent All-American game in New Orleans.

    Hayes was also selected for ,first year, Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy Ky All -Star 7th grade team. Starting O Tackle and Defensive end , but most impressive is after the team lost in the second round of the World Youth Championships in Canton at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Hayes was moved to O Tight End and D middle linebacker for the final game. At LB Hayes had several huge stops, sacks, and stops-in-the-backfield helping lead his team to a win, finishing 3rd in the nation. His efforts Earned him Defensive Back of the game.

    Hayes is a 3 sport athlete, football/basketball /baseball. while maintaining a 4.00 GPA, while currently enrolled in advanced Math and ELA classes. Hayes has been selected to Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) where he will be taking the ACT this February as a 7th grader.

  2. Ethan Phillips
    6’0 230lbs
    O-line (Tackle, Guard and Center)/Nose Guard
    Highlands Middle School

    Decided to skip 8th grade football and played high school ball with the Freshman team. They went 9-1 on the season behind a stellar offense. Keep them on your radar in 2022 as they are talented!

    Ethan is a multi-sport athlete with football, basketball and now wrestling. Wrestling was added to help with explosiveness off the line and quick hands. Weight training is also in the mix with a 300lb Deadlift and 225lb squat.

    He also participates in his district’s Superintendents Student Advisory Council for the 2nd year. He has a 3.2 GPA.

  3. Jonah Adkins
    5’10” 170lbs
    8th Grade
    Belfry Middle
    After missing a handful of games early in season due to injury, he returned to score a total of 9TD from TE & some time at FB. Averaged over 15 yards per catch, but is very known for his blocking. Was also the anchor of the Pirate D from his End position. In an expected down year for Belfry Middle, they won Region 4 of Division 3 to advance to State Semi-Finals and he was a huge part of their success on both sides of the ball.

    Past accolades include the following:
    *7th Grade KY Future Stars (2 receptions for 23 yards in their win vs. Tennessee back in June)
    *7th Grade KY All-Star Classic. Only played defense that game but tallied 8 tackles, 3 sacks, and a safety. Was picked to play in the Classic this year but was unable to.
    *2019 Diamond All-American
    *2019 Diamond Academic All-American
    Has been nominated and chosen to play in several other All-Star and All-American events throughout the east coast.
    Also plays baseball and basketball for Belfry Middle and maintains a 4.0 gpa.

      1. I had a mix up with my email and had to open a new subscription under a different email. Please let me know if this nomination is valid or if I need to submit it under the new email. Thanks

  4. Keith Hadley
    5’6” 110lbs
    7th grader

    4x Diamond All American
    6th grade future stars
    7th grade team Kentucky FBU

  5. Keith Hadley
    5’6” 110 lbs
    Johnson traditional middle school

    *4x Diamond All American
    *6th grade team Kentucky future stars
    *7th grade team Kentucky FBU

  6. Nick Baldwin 6th grade started 8th grade defensive tackle
    tackles per game 4 recovered fumbles , two on kickoff
    54 tackles 4 1/2 sacks
    Spot filled on 8th grade on OL
    Played FB on 7th grade team
    Team KY selection

    Cayden Varney 6th grade starting DB for 8th grade
    Starting DB and rb/wr for 7th grade team
    Team KY selection

    Austin Harlow 7th grade LB/RB on 8th grade team
    Harlow had 673 yards 6 TD
    103 tackles as a 114 pound linebacker (led the team)
    4 Fumble recoveries
    2 Forced fumbles
    all start classic selection with and int and 2 deflections and several assisted tackles in the game

    Max Dotson 7th grade OL for 8th grade team
    Stared every game at center on 8th grade team as a 7th grader OL

    Isaiah Stanley 7th grade started LB/RB for 8th
    Started both side of ball for 8th grade team as 7th grader
    Isaiah had 1548 yards 24 TD
    89 tackles
    1 int
    2 Forced fumble
    1 kickoff return for TD

    McKaden Maynard 6-2 8th grader TE/DE fantastic linemen/TE with great hands
    Caught 4 TD passes for a Running Team
    Had 3 INT and set the edge well for Defense
    Average 1 tackle/3 assisted tackles at DE
    5 sacks at DE
    6 fumble recoveries at DE

    These are Mark Cook’s nominations from the Belfry area. He is a subscriber. I am putting these on here for all to see. HB.

  7. Sarah Friedman has requested we make the following nomination for her. She is an active subscriber…I would like to submit a nomination for the following player:

    Parker Friedman c/o 2025 kicker
    Played for the 10th Street Cardinals this Fall and was 20/22 on regular season PATs. (1 blocked and 1 missed). He was also player of the week for LYFL.
    2018 FBU Team Kentucky 6th and 7th grade kicker
    2019 Kentucky Future Stars 6th and 7th grade kicker
    2019 FBU Team Kentucky 7th grade kicker
    2019 USA Football, USA Middle School National Team
    FBU Top Gun 2019 – Class of 2025 MVP
    Pro Football Hall of Fame 7th Grade All American 1st Team
    Football Hotbed 2019 Middle School All American (invited)
    Parker had a great season with the 10th Street Cardinals. During the regular season, he went 20/22 on PATs (1 miss and 1 blocked). This past summer, Parker won MVP at FBU Top Gun and was named first team all American for 7th Grade by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. While kicking for the US National Team during the Canton Bowl Series, Parker went 4/4 on PATs and 2/2 on field goals for a perfect game. Parker was also the kicker for both 6th and 7th grade KY Future Stars. This past month, Parker was part of the FBU Team Kentucky that went to Naples for the National Championship. He was invited to play. in the Football Hotbed MS All American game in January 2020.

    Parker is in 7th grade at Kentucky Country Day with a 3.8 GPA. He is a member of the KCD Orchestra and Speech team.

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