Several area football players named to preseason watchlist


Several local area football players have been named to a preseason watchlist for the upcoming season.

The list was compiled by Brandon Shileds from Mississippi Gridiron/Capital Sports.

Leake Academy leads the way with four players on the list.

Rebel players earning honors are QB Rhett Atkison, wide receiver/free safety Riley Myers, offensive lineman Jarod Sims, and tight end Aiden Watkins.

Leake Academy returns a number of its offensive starters from a team that finished 10-2 in 2021.

Additional area players named to the list include:

  • Javieon Butler – Scott Central (WR)
  • Caleb Cunningham – Choctaw County (WR)
  • Demar Gardener – Leake Central (WR)
  • Quez Goss – Scott Central (QB)
  • Chance Greer – Philadelphia (RB)
  • Ky’Yon Harris – Union (ATH)
  • Dkari Hudson – Leake County (WR/DB)
  • Antonio Kennedy – Choctaw County (LB)
  • Gabe Moore – Louisville (OL)
  • Zechariah Parodi – Scott Central (DE)
  • Omar Scott – Winston Academy (RB/LB)
  • Tyreke Sno – Netwon (ATH)
  • Kezarian Wash – Newton (ATH)
  • David Williams – Sebastopol (RB)
  • Luke Winstead – Sebastopol (OL)

The complete list can be seen here.