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Posted On: 07/27/20 1:47 PM

River Ridge boasted the best offensive freshman in Cherokee County last season and the player who racked up the most total yards in the county. A sophomore defensive lineman made a name for himself as well and the Knights were only a few plays away from adding multiple wins on the back half of last year’s schedule.

A move from the former Region 6-6A to the newly created Region 7 could bode well for River Ridge. Gone from the schedule are last year’s state title contenders (Harrison and Allatoona) and there should be optimism surrounding the development of a few key playmakers.

I expect big years from these three along with increased attention from college recruiters.

Jackson Head - TE/WR/ATH - Class of 2023

Jackson Head, TE/ATH, 2023

As a freshman in 2019, Head was close to being the best receiving option for River Ridge. He finished the year with 23 reception for 246 (10.6 average) but most of that production came in the first half of the season. A highlight film one-handed catch made the rounds in recruiting circles last fall and at

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