The St. James Wildcats claimed their second-straight Warrick Dunn Award in Sai’vion Jones but there’s another Wildcat and 2019 state champion who’s been in his shadow and he is the winner of the 2020 Warrick Dunn Courage Award.
In this year’s class of finalist for Sportsline Player of the Year, we had three guys who played defense exclusively. On the other hand Zachary wide receiver Chris Hilton was the only Warrick Dunn Finalist who played only offense.
Catholic Pointe Coupee’s Matthew Langlois, an LSU signee recruited as a safety, rushed for more than 1,000 yards and 16 touchdowns in an abbreviated senior year, averaging more than nine yards per carry.
Warrick Dunn finalist Sam Kenerson has spent his Central career as one of the smallest guys on the field but the doubters, like those who predicted a 3-7 season for the Wildcats, can’t underestimate a quarterback who produced seven straight wins and an 8-3 season.
Our fourth Warrick Dunn Award finalist, U-High defensive tackle Jaquelin Roy, signed with LSU on Wednesday, Dec. 18, following in the footsteps of former Cubs like Nick Brossette and Garrett Brumfield.
The second finalist for Sportsline Player of the Year and the Warrick Dunn Award is Catholic High quarterback Jackson Thomas, whose Bears were just four points shy of a state championship and perfect season this year.
In one of the closest races in the 12-year history of the award, U-High running back Mike Hollins has edged out a star-studded cast of finalists to win the 2018 Warrick Dunn Award as WAFB’s Sportsline Player of the Year.