Brendan Langley's senior season has been a star-studded one, and among the first of what figure to be many awards are rolling in.
On Sunday, the Kell High School defensive back was named the Cobb Defensive Player of the Year by The Marietta Daily Journal.
Langley, who had six interceptions on the season, led the Longhorns to a 10-2 record, the Region 7-AAAAA title and a second-round appearance in the Class AAAAA playoffs.
“Defensively, he’s a shutdown corner,” Kell coach Derek Cook told the newspaper. “Any ball that’s thrown his way, 50 percent of them he’s going to catch."
A 6-foot-1 cornerback, Langley also was busy making his college football plans during the season. After initially saying he would attend the University of South Carolina, Langley gave a verbal commitment to the Unversity of Georgia, which made him one of its top recruiting targets.
In February, is expected to sign a formal scholarship offer from UGA along with fellow Longhorn defensive back Quincy Maugher, who committed last summer.