District champion Longview took home half of the superlative awards with the release of the 12-5A all-district football team as voted by the league's coaches.

Junior quarterback Dezmond Chumley, who threw for 2,241 yards, 33 touchdowns, and five interceptions, shared the overall district Most Valuable Player award with Rockwall junior Xavier Castille.

Longview senior safety Travin Howard was named Defensive MVP following a huge year that included eight interceptions, four returned for touchdowns, and two punt return touchdowns.

John King, who led the Lobos to an 11-2 record and their ninth district title in his 10 years at the helm, received district Coach of the Year recognition.

Tyler Lee sophomore defensive lineman John Samples was named Defensive Newcomer of the Year.

North Mesquite senior running back Ta'varius Luke earned Offensive MVP honors, while Rockwall sophomore Will Reed garnered the Offensive Newcomer of the Year award.

2013 12-5A All-District Football Team

Award-Winners

  • Co-MVP
    • Dezmond Chumley, QB, Jr., Longview
    • Xavier Castille, QB, Jr., Rockwall
  • Offensive MVP -- Ta'Varius Luke, RB, Sr., North Mesquite
  • Defensive MVP -- Travin Howard, S, Sr., Longview
  • Offensive Newcomer of the Year -- Will Reed, Soph., Rockwall
  • Defensive Newcomer of the Year -- John Samples, Soph., Tyler Lee
  • Coach of the Year -- John King, Longview

 

Longview's Jordan Whitaker makes a move during the Lobos' third-round playoff loss to A&M Consolidated in Midlothian. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)

First-Team Offense

  • QB -- Destri White, Sr., Mesquite Horn (unanimous)
  • RB -- Shadavian Reed, Sr., Mesquite (unanimous)
  • RB -- Corey Hunt, Sr., North Mesquite (unanimous)
  • RB -- JaMycal Hasty, Jr., Longview (unanimous)
  • RB -- Tamba Juanah, Soph., Rockwall (unanimous)
  • FB -- Jeremy Powell, Sr., Longview (unanimous)
  • WR -- R.J. Williams, Sr., Rockwall-Heath
  • WR -- Jay Galloway, Jr., Rockwall
  • WR -- Del'Michael High, Sr., Mesquite Horn (unanimous)
  • WR -- Dorian Leonard, Sr., Longview (unanimous)
  • WR -- Octavyvius Miles, Sr., Mesquite
  • TE -- Caleb Moss, Sr., Rockwall-Heath (unanimous)
  • TE -- Jordan Whitaker, Sr., Longview (unanimous)
  • OL -- Aldren Kamara, Sr., North Mesquite (unanimous)
  • OL -- Vernon Hutchinson, Sr., Longview (unanimous)
  • OL -- Conner Dyer, Jr., Mesquite Horn
  • OL -- Dezmand Candelarie, Sr., North Mesquite
  • OL -- Hayden Harper, Sr., Rockwall
  • OL -- Jonathan Alvarez, Sr., Mesquite Horn
  • OL -- Joseph Pena, Sr., Mesquite
  • OL -- Landry Pepper, Sr., Longview
  • OL -- Ryan Rendon, Sr., Tyler Lee
  • OL -- Trevor Elbert, Jr., Rockwall-Heath
  • K -- Taylor Lewis, Sr., Mesquite Horn
  • KR -- Octayvius Miles, Sr., Mesquite

 

A&M Consolidated's Daniel Zivney pulls down Longview's Laurent Johnson (8) after an interception in the Lobos' third-round playoff loss in Midlothian. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)

First-Team Defense

  • DL -- Luke Termin, Soph., Rockwall (unanimous)
  • DL -- Zaycoven Henderson, Sr., Longview (unanimous)
  • DL -- DeRodrick Alexander, Sr., Longview
  • DL -- Jalen Scott, Jr., North Mesquite
  • DL -- Jordan Hill, Sr., Rockwall-Heath
  • DL -- Triston Taylor, Sr., Tyler Lee
  • ILB -- Jalen Montgomery, Sr., Mesquite (unanimous)
  • ILB -- London Spain, Sr., North Mesquite
  • ILB -- Clay Wilkerson, Sr., Rockwall-Heath (unanimous)
  • ILB -- Josh Rippy, Sr., Rockwall
  • ILB -- Jordan Harold, Sr., Mesquite Horn (unanimous)
  • OLB -- Daelin Young, Sr., North Mesquite
  • OLB -- Lauren Johnson, Sr., Longview (unanimous)
  • OLB -- Jacob Grand-Lienard, Sr., Rockwall-Heath
  • OLB -- Ty Thomas, Jr., Rockwall
  • OLB -- Darreon Jackson, Jr., Mesquite Horn (unanimous)
  • S -- Stephan Maxey, Sr., Longview (unanimous)
  • S -- Justin Peters, Sr., Rockwall-Heath
  • S -- Larry Bridges, Sr., Mesquite Horn
  • S -- Charles Grant II, Sr., Mesquite Horn
  • S -- Jordan Hill, Sr., North Mesquite
  • CB -- Nehemiah Wagner, Sr., Mesquite Horn (unanimous)
  • CB -- Tavoris Smith, Sr., North Mesquite
  • CB -- David Richardson, Jr., Rockwall-Heath
  • CB -- Jhavaurian Moore, Sr., Longview
  • P -- Chris Coby, Sr., Longview
  • RS -- Del'Michael High, Sr., Mesquite Horn

 

Tyler Lee receiver Bryce Wilkerson looks for room to run during the Red Raiders' win over Lufkin on Sept. 6 in Tyler. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)

Second-Team Offense

  • QB -- Horace LeBlanc III, Sr., Mesquite
  • RB -- L'darrius Peterson, Sr., Longview
  • RB -- Alex Solis, Sr., Rockwall-Heath
  • RB -- Justyn Oliphant, Sr., Mesquite Horn
  • FB -- Chris Hinckley, Sr., Rockwall
  • WR -- Patrick Mobley, Sr., North Mesquite
  • WR -- Bryce Wilkerson, Sr., Tyler Lee
  • WR -- Jarrison Stewart, Jr., Mesquite Horn
  • WR -- Robert Blythe, Soph., Mesquite
  • WR -- Collin Cook, Sr., North Mesquite
  • WR -- Stephon Anthony, Sr., Longview
  • WR -- Jake Fisher, Sr., Rockwall-Heath
  • OL -- Justiss Hope, Sr., Mesquite
  • OL -- Christian Castleberry, Jr., Mesquite
  • OL -- Mike Nichols, Sr., North Mesquite
  • OL -- Brice Chambers, Sr., North Mesquite
  • OL -- J.J. Nwigwe, Jr., Rockwall-Heath
  • OL -- Austin Hatten, Sr., Rockwall
  • OL -- Bryston Parker, Jr., Tyler Lee
  • OL -- Kenny Andrews, Sr., Longview
  • OL -- Broderick Washington, Jr., Longview
  • K -- Tony Pecora, Jr., Rockwall
  • KR -- Patrick Mobley, Sr., North Mesquite
  • KR -- Bryce Wilkerson, Sr., Tyler Lee

 

Tyler Lee's Greg Lavely (6) stops Mesquite Horn's Jarrison Stewart at the 1-yard line during Lee's Sept. 27 road loss. (Jaime R. Carrero, ETSN.fm)

Second-Team Defense

  • DL -- Dalen Morgan, Jr., Mesquite Horn
  • DL -- Taylor Willingham, Sr., Mesquite
  • DL -- Antron Henry, Sr., Tyler Lee
  • DL -- Jaylen Veasley, Jr., Rockwall
  • DL -- Phillip Thomas, Sr., Mesquite Horn
  • DL -- Omar French, Jr., Longview
  • DL -- Kenneth Louden, Sr., North Mesquite
  • ILB -- Jaylon Jackson, Jr., Longview
  • ILB -- Brandon Deterville, Sr., Mesquite
  • ILB -- Nicholas Marino, Sr., North Mesquite
  • ILB -- Brandon Durman, Jr., Tyler Lee
  • ILB -- Duell Ewing, Sr., Rockwall-Heath
  • ILB -- Ronaldo Blair, Sr., North Mesquite
  • OLB -- Roger Johnson, Jr., North Mesquite
  • OLB -- Desmond Dunn, Sr., Tyler Lee
  • OLB -- DeShon Elliott, Jr., Rockwall-Heath
  • OLB -- Rodney Jackson, Sr., Mesquite
  • OLB -- Decord Flanagan, Sr., Longview
  • S -- J.R. Hall, Jr., Mesquite Horn
  • S -- Da'Trel Davis, Jr., North Mesquite
  • S -- Greg Lavely, Sr., Tyler Lee
  • CB -- Josh Carter, Sr., Mesquite Horn
  • CB -- Chris Coby, Sr., Longview
  • CB -- Alex Montanez, Sr., Rockwall
  • P -- Frankie Alvarado, Sr., North Mesquite
  • RS -- Justin Peters, Sr., Rockwall-Heath

 

Longview's Decord Flanagan celebrates a sack during the Lobos' 63-7 rout of Tyler Lee on Halloween night in Longview. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)