Northeast Florida Sports Jacksonville

SMALL SCHOOLS: First Team Offense

To say 2016 was a banner year for high school football, is an understatement. A record four area teams made it to Orlando and two brought home state titles.

Trinity Christian won its fourth state title in a row and University Christian won its second in a row (9th overall), while Bolles finished as state runner-up again.

But it was blue collar lunch pail team from Ponte Vedra that shocked many by winning 14 in a row before stumbling in the Class 5A state title game.

Lee brought alumni back and had the whole city supporting its run to the state semi-finals and sent a message to everyone too, “WERE BACK”.

These are just some of the stories of the past football season along with the stories comes great players too.

Here is the inaugural Duval Sports All-Area football team.



QB – Mac Jones (Sr., Bolles)

Stats: 104 of 161 for 1,532 yards, 23 TD, 3 INT

QB – Ivory Durham IV (Jr., Raines)

Stats: 111 of 174 for 1,840 yards, 20 TD, 3 INT

RB – Jaylen McCloud (Sr., Bolles)

Stats: 189 carries for 1,494 yards, 17 TD

RB – Otis Anderson (Sr., University Christian)

Stats: 142 carries for 1,249 yards, 17 TD

RB – Aundre Carter (Jr., Bradford)

Stats: 141 carries for 1,140 yards, 25 TD

WR – Will Mallory (Sr., Providence)

Stats: 46 catches for 900 yards, 12 TD, 19.6 ypc

WR – Amari Terry (Sr., Bolles)

Stats: 41 catches for 800 yards, 9 TD, 20.1 YPC, 62 carries for 553 yards, 13 TD, 1,353 combined yards, 23 TD

WR – Trey Preston (Sr., St. Joseph)

Stats: 34 catches for 821 yards, 16 TD, 24.1 YPC

OL – Adam Boselli (Sr., Episcopal)

Stats: Anchor of line also had 36 catches for 644 yards, 6 TD, 17.9 YPC

OL – Orlando Heggs (Jr., Bolles)

Stats: Anchor of line that helped Bulldogs run for over 3,321 yards

OL – Nick Lewis (Jr., Bolles)

Stats: Part of duo lineman that helped Bulldogs run for over 3,321 yards

OL – Jessie Urbina (Jr., Trinity)

Stats: Left tackle was key blocker for a high powered offense that had over 4000 yards

OL – Jylton Tusha (Sr., University Christian)

Stats: Center and leader of offensive line that sprung Otis Anderson

ATH – DJ Stubbs (Sr., University Christian)

Stats: 55 carries for 474 yards/4 TD, 13 of 31 for 262 yards/4 TD, 23 catches for 307 yards, 25.58 ypc, 4 TD, 12 total touchdowns

ATH – DJ Matthews (Sr., Trinity)

Stats: 40 of 81 for 733 yards, 9 TD, 5 INT, 78 carries for 460 yards, 8 TD, 17 catches for 294 yards, 17.3 ypc, 2 TD

K – Jamie Brophy (Sr., Bolles)

Stats: 58 of 63 PAT, 5 of 8 FG, 46 long