U-High's Nick Brossette wins 8th annual Warrick Dunn Award - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

U-High's Nick Brossette wins 8th annual Warrick Dunn Award

Nick Brossette runs for a touchdown against Parkview Baptist. (Source: WAFB) Nick Brossette runs for a touchdown against Parkview Baptist. (Source: WAFB)
Nick Brossette and his family enjoy a good laugh together. (Source: WAFB) Nick Brossette and his family enjoy a good laugh together. (Source: WAFB)
Nick Brossette receiving the 2014 Warrick Dunn Award from Warrick Dunn at the banquet. (Source: WAFB) Nick Brossette receiving the 2014 Warrick Dunn Award from Warrick Dunn at the banquet. (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

After a season full of outstanding performances, Nick Brossette of University High School earned the 2014 Warrick Dunn Award and Sportsline Player of the Year Monday night at the Atrium Cafe.

The senior running back beat out eight other finalists for the award that has been presented since 2007. Previous winners include Russell Farris (2013) of Louisiana Tech, Landon Collins (2011) of Alabama, Blaine Gautier (2007) of UL-Lafayette, Kendell Beckwith (2012) and Terrence Magee (2010) from LSU.

Brossette was honored along with fellow U-High cub Manny Miles (QB), Oak Forest Academy's Tyler Hasson (QB/DB), Catholic High's Derrius Guice (RB), Livonia's Malcolm Dedrick (RB), Riverside Academy'S Von Julien (WR), Plaquemine D'Morea Wicks (QB), West Feliciana's Jazz Ferguson (WR) and Ryan Reed (QB/DB) at the award ceremony with Warrick Dunn, the former Catholic High and NFL star.

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