Brossette named Defensive MVP, five other Jackets earn All-City honors

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Meet the Shreveport Times All-City high school football team for the 2022 season

Jimmy Watson

Shreveport Times

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The 2022 Shreveport Times All-City football team encompasses the 19 football schools within Caddo and Bossier parishes. The Times All-Area football includes schools in Bienville, Claiborne, DeSoto, Jackson, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, and Webster parishes.

2022 Shreveport Times All-City Football Team

Offensive Player of the Year

Pearce Russell

Benton, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot Wt: 185 pounds

Why selected: It’s rare for a wide receiver to impact a team as consistently as Russell did with the Tigers in 2022. He hauled in 89 passes for 1,566 yards and 19 TDs, while adding another 334 yards on 10 kick returns.

Defensive Player of the Year

Brooks Brossette

Byrd, Sr.

Ht: 6-0 Wt: 195

Why selected: This linebacker wasn’t huge in size, but he had a knack for being near the ball at all times. The District 1-5A defensive MVP led a solid Jacket defense with 115 tackles, including 88 solos, with a sack and an interception.

Athlete of the Year

Jaylan White

Parkway, Sr.

Ht: 5-9 Wt: 180

Why selected: The Panthers went offensively as this crafty running back went and the District 1-5A offensive MVP was consistently good. He had 1,519 rushing yards with 14 TDs, while adding 36 receptions for 493 yards and six more scores. He has offers from Mississippi State, Louisiana Tech and ULM among others.


Coach of the Year

Justin Scogin, Airline

Why selected: The first-year coach came in with a bang, turning a 1-9 team from 2021 into District 1-5A champions after a 7-0 run through the league. The Vikings (9-4) were eliminated by district foe Haughton in the opening round of the LHSAA Non-Select Division I playoffs, but it didn’t diminish the finish.

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Times All-City First Team Offense

Offensive linemen

Reid Hawsey

Airline, Sr.

Ht: 5-foot-10 Wt: 225-pounds

Why selected: The unquestioned leader of the Vikings’ line, Hawsey has a Centenary football offer.

Jamarion Kennedy

Northwood, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-4 Wt: 310-pounds

Why selected: The prototypical collegiate lineman, Kennedy has offers from La. Tech, ULL and Memphis.


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Kam Robinson

Captain Shreve, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 275-pounds

Why selected: Graded out at 94% on the season; Anchored the OL for a team that averaged 215 rushing yards a game and 5.4 yards a rush without allowing a sack.

Kyle Sprague

Byrd, Sr.

Ht: 5-foot-10 Wt: 205-pounds

Why selected: Although he wasn’t the biggest lineman in the area, Sprague helped Byrd rush for almost 3,400 yards.

Chandler Davis

Parkway, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 300-pounds

Why selected: The ETBU commitment and 3-year starter cleared the way for Jaylan White to be one of the top rushers in the state.

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Wide receivers

Daxton Chavez

Airline, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-4 Wt: 195-pounds

Why selected: Chavez was almost unstoppable as a deep threat finishing with 55 catches for 1,146 yards and 19 TDs.

Omarion Miller

North Caddo, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 190-pounds

Why selected: The former LSU and Nebraska commitment hauled in 55 throws for 1,232 yards and 16 TDs, while scoring three rushing TDs, one on a kickoff and another on an interception.

Parker Fulghum

Evangel, Jr.

Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 190-pounds

Why selected: The speedster totaled 89 catches for 1,245 yards, 14 TDs to become a collegiate prospect for next season.

Running backs

Greg Manning

Benton, Sr.

Ht: 5-foot-8 Wt: 160-pounds

Why selected: One of the area’s best ball carriers, Manning 1,452 rushing yards with 26 TDs while adding 30 receptions for 425 yards an 7 more scores.

Quintavion White

Northwood, Sr.

Ht: 5-foot-8 Wt: 160-pounds

Why selected: One of the main offensive stars for the Falcons, White picked up 1,066 yards on 178 carries with 20 TDs.

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Kamron Evans

Huntington, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-3 Wt: 200-pounds

Why selected: Although this recognition could have gone to a number of area quarterbacks, the Texas Southern signee’s passing yardage was projected to be 3,143 yards, most in the area, if he had been able to play the final three games of the season.


Colin Rains

Haughton, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 205-pounds

Why selected: This multi-sport standout passed for 1,877 yards and 19 TDs, rushed for 778 yards and 9 TDs and signed with NSU for baseball.


Aeron Burrell

Parkway, Jr.

Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 165 pounds

Why selected: Nationally rated as the No. 1 kicker on some services, Burrell landed 51 of 52 kickoffs as touchbacks, while drilling 8-of-10 field goals including a 50 and 52-yarder. He has offers from North Carolina, Houston and Grambling.

First team defense

Defensive linemen

Isaiah Ford

Byrd, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-4 Wt: 201-pounds

Why selected: Ford was the emotional leader of the Byrd defense and finished with 63 tackles.

Terrence Greene

Captain Shreve, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-1 Wt: 210-pounds

Why selected: Few folks could control Green’s attack as the senior totaled 60 tackles with five sacks, nine tackles for a loss and four pressures.

Gabriel Reliford

Evangel, Jr.

Ht: 6-foot-3 Wt: 240-pounds

Why selected: One of the area’s best at stopping the run, Reliford had 114 tackles and was one of the best at tackling for a loss.

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Ta’Derious Collins

Northwood, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-5 Wt: 235-pounds

Why selected: It’s hard to argue with a guy sought by Missouri, Baylor and Auburn after registering 68 tackles and 13 sacks.


Connor Blank

Haughton, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-1 Wt: 210-pounds

Why selected: The Southern Arkansas commitment came close to claiming the Buccaneers single-season tackle record with 113 stops.

Barrett Newman

Parkway, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 215-pounds

Why selected: Committed to Liberty, this 3-year starter rang up 115 tackles with 10 TFLs and two interceptions.

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Cade Bedgood

Calvary, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot Wt: 200-pounds

Why selected: The co-Defensive MVP of District 1-2A had 110 tackles in his final campaign.

Jamal Jordan

Evangel, Jr.

Ht: 6-foot-3 Wt: 225-pounds

Why selected: Rarely did Jordan miss a tackle when he had the opportunity to make one. That’s why he finished with a whopping 135 tackles.

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Defensive backs

Mar’Jayvious Moss

Northwood, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot Wt: 180-pounds

Why selected: After a five-interception game in 2021, Moss had three picks this season along with 85 tackles. He had more that 15 college offers.

Camaro Mayo

Parkway, So.

Ht: 5-foot-10 Wt: 160-pounds

Why selected: Already attracting the attention of Nebraska, La. Tech and Miss. State, Mayo had 25 tackles and 18 breakups on the season.


Christian Jones

Byrd, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot Wt: 180-pounds

Why selected: The talented Jones had 75 tackles, three interceptions and averaged 25.8 yards on 15 kickoff returns,

Hutch Grace

Calvary, Jr.

Ht: 6-foot-1 Wt: 215-pounds

Why selected: This hybrid defensive back was The Times Fan’s Choice Preseason Player of the Year. He backed it up with 100 tackles and an All-District Co-MVP selection.


Jackson Dufrene

Byrd, Sr.

Ht: 6-foot-4 Wt: 180-pounds

Why selected: Dufrene was a threat to go the difference every time he touched the ball as a returner or receiver.


Abram Murray

Byrd, Jr.

Ht: 6-foot Wt: 203-pounds

Why selected: Murray averaged 41.6 yards with a long of 49 yards on 24 kicks for the Jackets. Rated as one of the top kickers in the country, Murray holds a Miami offer.

Second team offense

OL: Kaleb Tree, Benton, Jr.

OL: Quantravious Bradford, Huntington, Jr.

OL: Jacob Carpenter, Evangel, Sr.

OL: Jimmy Wright, Calvary, Jr.

OL: Alex Horton, Loyola, Jr.

WR: Demarion “Tre” Carter, Huntington, Sr.

WR: Aubrey Hermes, Calvary, Jr.

WR: Marc Denison, Northwood, Sr.

RB: Tre Jackson, Airline, Jr.

RB:James Simon, Calvary, So.

QB: Gray Walters, Benton, Sr.

Ath: Delarrious Marshall, Green Oaks, Jr.

K: Garrett Little, Calvary, Sr.

Second team defense

DL: Carter Tate, Airline, Sr.

DL: Jaylon Buckner, Huntington, Sr.

DL: Ray Mayweather, Parkway, Sr.

DL: Rashid Matthews, North Caddo, Sr.

LB: Christian Johnson, Bossier, Sr.

LB: Zach Halbert, Benton, Sr.

LB: Gray Deason, Loyola, Sr.

LB: Landen Lee, Captain Shreve, Jr.

DB: Sawyer Simmons, Benton, Sr.

DB: Braden Linton, Airline, Jr.

DB: Jeremiah Reed, Northwood, Jr.

DB: Landon Sylvie, Calvary, Jr.

Ret: KJ Black, North Caddo, Sr.

P: John Chance, Captain Shreve, Jr.

Jimmy Watson covers Shreveport-Bossier area sports. Email him at and follow him on Twitter @JimmyWatson6.

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