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Campbell County football players named All-District

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By Chris Cannon

ccannon@lafollettepress.com

     Eight Campbell County players were named to the 2012 All-District list for their efforts in the 2012 football season.
Brandon Long, Bo Farris, Trey Torres, Nick Bailey, Andrew Evans, Jordan Kindred and Corey Phillips were all honored by District 3-AAA.
     Sophomore Ethan Jeffers, however, took top honors as he was named Newcomer of the Year. Jeffers broke nearly every passing record at Campbell County High School in his first season.
     He threw 187-of-342 for a 55 percent clip, while gaining 2,203 yards. He tossed 20 touchdowns and 15 interceptions during his first year.
     Jeffers also added a touchdown on the ground.
     Long had a strong showing as he took home Academic All-District. Long currently has a 3.85 GPA during his senior season at Campbell County High School.
     Long also had a good season on the field, however. He caught 33 passes on the season for a team leading 483 yards receiving, averaging 14.6 yards per catch.
     He added two touchdowns to his credentials, while breaking the school record for most yardage in a game with 198 yards against Hardin Valley.
     Farris received the All-District honor for his play at wide receiver. The senior brought down a team-leading 34 passes, while gaining 461 yards.
     Farris also had a team leading seven touchdowns, as he holds the school record of five touchdown catches in a game against Halls. He also managed 34 tackles and a two-point conversion pass on the season.
     Sophomore Torres was honored for his role at defensive back. He had 39 tackles and an incredible four interceptions on the season, while adding a fumble recovery.
     Torres also finished with 348 yards and three touchdowns on 34 receptions.
     Bailey had an outstanding year at linebacker. The junior finished the season with 85 tackles. He totaled three sacks and two fumble recoveries in the 2012 campaign.
     Evans also shined as a defensive lineman. On the year, he totaled 57 tackles. Five of those accounted for sacks on the quarterback, as Evans found his way to the backfield.
     Kindred was impressive at outside linebacker.
     The senior missed most of the season with an ankle injury, but in four games, he managed 35 tackles. Add in a team leading six sacks, an interception, and a touchdown reception, the senior was missed all season.
     Phillips received All-District for his duties at wide-receiver. The junior finished the season pulling down 32 receptions for 478 yards and six touchdowns. He also added 24 tackles and an interception in 2012.