Posted On: 05/3/21 8:04 AM

While some of the state’s top returning backs play for some of the bigger 7A programs, there’s a region in single-A that may be one of the deepest running back regions across the state.

That would be 1A Region 2. The South Georgia region is home to most heavy-hitting programs and is home to historic Brooks County and Irwin County, two programs that are constantly pushing for state championships. It’s a run-heavy region so they don’t throw it around much, but that helps produce quality running backs who have their sights set on possibly playing at the D1 level down the road.

Here are a few top returning RBs from the region to know for the 2021 season...

 

Omari Arnold Omari Arnold 5'10" | RB Brooks County | 2022 State GA - Brooks County

Arnold is a guy that Prep Redzone has mentioned a lot now and it’s well deserved. He may not get the attention he deserves yet, but the 5-foot-10 190-pounder still holds some smaller offers from Georgia Tech, App State, and East Carolina. The Quitman native is coming off an excellent season in 2020 where he led the region in rushing, carrying the ball 178 times for 1,666 and 26 touchdowns. He beat defenses with

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