ATLANTA - The varsity football teams of the Atlanta Public Schools took over the College Football Hall of Fame on Monday.
Head coaches and key players talked about their chances this season. Many of the players also were excited by the new weight rooms that were installed earlier this month across the district.
APS boasted its most successful season last year with six schools, B.E.S.T. Academy, Carver, Douglass, Maynard Jackson, Mays and South Atlanta, advancing to the state playoffs. Four of those teams survived the second round. Mays advanced to the Class AAAAAA state quarterfinals for the second consecutive season while Carver advanced to the Class AAAAA state semifinals for the first time in 50 years.
The event was a part of the annual SEC Media Days.
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