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Posted On: 04/4/21 5:54 PM

If there’s one up-and-coming region that’s full of talent in north Georgia, it’s Cherokee County. Located just northwest of Fulton County, Cherokee County is a fast-growing part of north Georgia that’s producing more and more D1 talent each year. From Woodstock to Canton and all in-between, Cherokee County proved last season that the teams that play there can play with just about anyone in the state, and they have some of the best running backs in all of Georgia returning for the 2021 season.

Here are a few standout running backs from Cherokee County to know about this fall...


Amehre Morrison Amehre Morrison 5'8" | RB River Ridge | 2022 State GA - River Ridge

It might sound crazy, but as the state’s leading rusher from last season, Morrison still might be the most underrated running back in the entire state. He may not be the biggest guy at 5-foot-8 and 165-pounds, but Morrison was the most productive back across the state last year as a junior. He torched defenses all season with his speed, vision, and ability to break tackles as he rushed for 1,958 total yards and 29 touchdowns. His size is the only reason why he doesn’t have a long offer sheet because his play

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