November 28, 2007 ALMONT — The Almont football team enjoyed a stellar 2007 gridiron campaign and the Raiders were given credit for that when the Associated Press Division 5-6 All-State lineup was released this past week.
Neal Zott, a 6-1 and 175-pound junior receiver, topped the list of Almont honorees by earning All-State first team status.
He made 38 catches for 1,001 yards, an average of 26.3 yards per reception, while hauling in 12 touchdowns during the 2007 campaign.
Zott also returned a punt and a kickoff for a touchdown in this his rookie season at the varsity level.
Steve Brohl, a 6-0 and 205-pound senior quarterback, was named to the Special Mention portion of the team.
He completed 66 of 127 pass plays for 1,411 yards during the 2007 campaign. It was his second season at the varsity level.
Almont Coach Jeremy Ferman also was acknowledged for his team's accomplishments, garnering Special Mention attention. He helped direct the Raiders to a 10-1 overall mark, including a playoff win against Lake Fenton, as well as a 9-0 regular season standing (which featured a pacesetting 5-0 Blue Water Area Conference mark).
Sports Editor, Kevin Kissane has been covering sports for the Tri-City Times for over 20 years and is one of the most recognizable personalities in the area. Kevin when not covering anything from little league baseball to football, or softball to basketball, can be found on the links playing his favorite sport, golf.