Todd Williams named to All-State team
Wakulla football player Todd Williams, who recently signed a scholarship to play at Delaware, was named to the All-State team on first team defense, according to floridahsfootball.com.
Williams led the War Eagles in sacks this year with 13. He had received attention from other Division 1 schools and had initially committed to Tulane before decommitting and going with Delaware.
Three other War Eagles made the All-State list:
• Wide receiver Samron Brinson, a junior, was named to second team offense. He led the team in touchdowns this year with 14.
• Deondre Strong, a senior, was named to second team offense as an offensive lineman. He has signed to play at St. Thomas University.
• Kicker Chase Linville was named as an honorable mention. He was named All-Big Bend Special Teams Player of the Year. Linville kicked 30 extra points this year, and ranked 13th in Division 2S this year.
Wakulla assistant coach John Cooper is named head coach in Franklin County
John Cooper, center, with some of his War Eagle offensive line from last season. He has been named head football coach at Franklin County.
Wakulla Assistant Coach John Cooper has been named head football coach in Franklin County.
Cooper has been offensive line coach for the War Eagles since 2017. Before that, he was an assistant coach at Franklin County under then-head coach Tony Yeomans for five years.
When contacted by The Sun, Cooper had just held his first meet-and-greet with his new players, and said he was looking forward to the experience.
He praised Wakulla Head Coach Scott Klees and his time coaching under Klees.
Klees said he was excited for Cooper to have the opportunity.