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     With football right around the corner 85 South wanted to put out an all time Coweta County football list to stir the pot a little.  We also included a comment section so that you could include your own list or leave a comment.  We ask that you please keep all comments clean.  This should be good.


Top 20 Teams Coweta County (1991-2021)


  1. Trinity - 2021 State Champs 

  2. Newnan - 1992 Region Champs

  3. Newnan - 2008 Final 4 

  4. East Coweta - 1994 Elite 8

  5. Newnan - 2003 Final 4 

  6. Newnan - 2009 Final 4 

  7. Northgate - 2015 Final 4 

  8. East Coweta - 1998 Region Champs

  9. Newnan - 1991 

  10. Northgate - 2000 Elite 8 

  11. East Coweta - 2002 Final 4

  12. Newnan - 2007 Elite 8

  13. East Coweta - 2001 Region Champs 

  14. East Coweta - 2000 Region Champs 

  15. Trinity - 2020 State Runner-Ups

  16. East Coweta - 1993 

  17. East Coweta -2007 Region 

  18. East Coweta - 2020 Region Champs

  19. Northgate - 2011 Region Champs

  20. Newnan - 2020 


Honorable Mention

1993 - Newnan

1995 - East Coweta

2016 - Northgate

2016 - East Coweta


List compiled by a panel of former players and Strength of Schedule was a major factor in the final rankings 


NBA Top Players (Current) according to 85 South

          1.      Giannis Antetokounmpo
          2.      Kevin Durant
          3.      Lebron James
          4.      Joel Embiid
          5.      Steph Curry
          6.      Nickoli Jokic
          7.      Luka Doncic
          8.      Jayson Tatum
          9.      Ja Morant
        10.     Kawhi Leonard
        11.     Donavan Mitchell
        12.     Jimmy Butler
        13.     Trae Young
        14.     Demar Derozen
        15.     Anthony Davis
        16.     Devin Booker
        17.     Dame Lillard
        18.     Kyrie Irving
        19.     Chris Paul
        20.     Klay Thompson
        21.     Paul George
        22.     Jaylon Brown
        23.     Karl Anthony Towns
        24.     Zack Levine
        25.     James Harden

Name: Tripp Slaton

Parents: Donnie and Jessica Slaton


College: Mercer University

Height: 6'1 Weight: 210

Position: Linebacker and Goalie (Newnan High)

GPA: 4.1


Tripp, a two time All-Region Linebacker and outstanding All-Region Lacrosse Goalie, will be taking his talents to Mercer University. Newnan Cougars Head Football Coach shared that he is really going to miss Tripp on the field this year. Tripp represented the Newnan football program the right way and was a leader on and off the field. Jessica Slaton stated she loves that Tripp strives to do all things in the name of Jesus.


Getting to Know Tripp Slaton


Favorite Scripture?

Colossians 3:17: And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.


Describe the recruiting process?

It was a rollercoaster ride but I'm glad it ended with me getting a opportunity to play at Mercer


Why did you choose Mercer?

The family atmosphere and it have always been a dream school with their Med program. Mercer also made me feel like they really wanted me which was very refreshing


What are you going to miss at Newnan High School?

It's not a better place to be than a Friday night at Newnan High School. If I could play at Newnan High School on Friday Nights for the rest of my life I would.

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Ethan McDowell


Name: Ethan McDowell

Parent: Rosetta McDowell


School: Trinity Christian School

Height: 6'3 Weight: 225

Position: Defensive End

GPA: 3.2


Ethan is a highly recruited (17 offers) 3 Star Defensive End who attends the 2021 State Champions Trinity Christian School. Ethan who is a very good basketball player and track star is one of the team captains for the Trinity Lions football team. Rosetta McDowell is a very intuitive, special kid who loves his friends but plays close attention to people as well playing a big brother protector role for his younger brother Trevor. 


Getting to know Ethan


Favorite teams: Lakers and Falcons


Favorite beverage: Body Armor


Favorite bible scripture:

Psalms 23:4: Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me, your rod and your staff, they comfort me.


Best achievement as an athlete: Winning the State Championship


Favorite Motto: Champions are built when no one is looking

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