The 2008 NCPreps 1A Pre-Season All-State Football Team has been selected.
The following were selected as Pre-Season Co-Players of the Year:
MICHAEL DOBSON-Mount Airy (Senior, RB/DB, 6-foot-0, 185) – Dobson was on the 2007 NCPreps final 1A All-State team. He was also selected All-Area, the Northwest Conference Offensive Player of the Year and All-Conference. Dobson ran 153 times for 1,639 yards with 30 TDs and returned six kickoffs for 230 yards with two TDs. On defense, he had 65.5 tackles, nine pass break-ups, five interceptions, and blocked three kicks.
TERRY SHANKLE-South Stanly (Senior, WR/DB, 6-foot-0, 175) – Last season Shankle was selected to the NCPreps final 1A All-State team. He was also named All-Conference. Shankle had 973 receiving yards and collected 15 interceptions on defense.