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Jared Rogers Named TSWA 4A defensive Player of The Year

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BRYAN, Texas (AP) – Cuero’s Jordan Whittington and La Vega linebacker Jared Rogers are the players of the year on the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A Football Team.
    
Whittingon rushed for 846 yards on 59 carries with 14 touchdowns and had 49 receptions for 948 yards with 13 TDs. The University of Texas signee also had 86 tackles and four interceptions on defense, returning two for scores in leading the Gobblers to the Division I state title. Rogers had 194 tackles, four interceptions and two fumble recoveries in leading the Pirates to the Division II state title.
    
FIRST TEAM
    
Offense
    
Tackles – Jaelyn Maladdie, LaVega, 6-1, 240, sr.; Preston Wilson, Argyle, 6-4, 280, sr.
    
Centers – Caden Jander, Cuero, 6-1, 260, sr.
    
Guards – Kevion Booty, Carthage, 6-2, 285, sr.; Brandon Nemec, Cuero, 6-1, 255, sr.
    
Wide receivers – Beau Bedford, Decatur, 6-0, 175, sr.; Keontae Burns, Pittsburg, 6-3, 190, sr.
    
Tight ends – Davis Shackelford, Glen Rose, 6-0, 190, jr.
    
Quarterbacks – Cameron Griffin, Glen Rose, 6-1, 180, sr.
    
Running backs – Daimarqua Foster, Wichita Falls Hirschi, 5-10, 195, sr.; Kyle Harrison, Liberty Hill, 5-8, 165, sr.; (tie) Quintan Jackson, Fort Worth Benbrook, 5-7, 175, sr.; Jay’Veon Sunday, Waco Connally, 6-0, 196, jr.
    
Fullback – James Wiggins, Pleasant Grove, 5-8, 177, sr.
    
Place-kicker – Claudio DeLuna, Hillsboro, 5-11, 165, sr.
    
All-purpose – Jordan Whittington, Cuero, 6-1, 198, sr.
    
Defense
    
Linemen – Trey Moore, Cuero, 6-2, 215, sr.; Grayson Mays, Bellville, 6-3, 220, jr.; DeMarr Hayes, La Vega, 6-4, 190, sr.; (tie) Dalveon Rhodes, Lubbock Estacado, 6-1, 265, sr.; Josh Ellis, Sweeny, 6-0, 210, sr.
    
Linebackers – Daylon Bartosh, Lorena, 6-0, 195, sr.; Cole Daggett, Fort Stockton, 6-0, 227, sr.; Jared Rogers, La Vega, 5-10, 215, sr.; Monte Cluck, Boerne, 6-6, 220, sr.
    
Defensive backs – Jaylon Jimmerson, Pittsburg, 6-0, 190, sr.; Kevin Davis, Brazosport, 5-11, 170, jr.; Johnny Espinosa, San Angelo Lake View, 6-0, 170, jr.; Kamren Woods, Pleasant Grove, 6-3, 187, sr.;
    
Punters – Sevastion DeLeon, Henderson, 5-9, 170, sr.
    
Kick returner – Isaiah Salazar, Levelland, 5-10, 165, soph.
    
Utility – Craig Clemons, Corpus Christi West Oso, 6-0, 180, sr.
    
Offensive Player of the Year – Whittington, Cuero
    
Defensive Player of the Year – Rogers
    
Coach of the Year – Travis Reeve, Cuero
    
SECOND TEAM
    
Offense
    
Tackles – Marcus Alexander, Sunnyvale, 6-4, 300, sr.; Johnny Taylor, Wichita Falls Hirschi, 6-3, 295, jr.
    
Centers – Branson Bragg, Crandall, 6-4, 308, sr.
    
Guards – Bradon Wilkes, Pittsburg, 5-10, 220, sr.; Tanner Wilson, Canyon, 6-5, 315, sr.
    
Wide receivers – Demond Demas, Houston North Forest, 6-4, 210, jr.; Langston Anderson, Midlothian Heritage, 6-2, 196, sr.
    
Tight ends – Matthew Nunez, Ferris, 6-3, 205, jr.
    
Quarterbacks – (tie) Gunner Capps, Carthage, 6-2, 200, sr.; Roman Fuller, Decatur, 6-4, 185, jr.
    
Running backs – Bruce Garrett, Pleasant Grove, 5-10, 188, jr.; Chance Albrecht, Cuero, 6-0, 200, sr.; (tie) Westen Halcom, Glen Rose, 5-8, 175, sr.; Seth Dixon, Hereford, 5-9, 175, sr.
    
Fullback – Nathan Sims, Athens, 5-11, 215, soph.
    
Place-kicker – (tie) Lee Yart, Dumas, 5-8, 140, soph.; Damian Casas, Splendora, 5-9, 175, sr.
    
All-purpose – Kameron Ramson, Fairfield, 5-10, 175, sr.
    
Defense
    
Linemen – Jayden Jacobs, Van, 6-2, 200, jr. Zak Betancourt, Levelland, 5-11, 200, sr.; Ja’Shawn Nickerson, Wharton, 6-3, 190, jr.; (tie) Dalton Bills, Bellville, 5-10, 185, jr.; Tony Espinoza, West Oso, 6-3, 220, sr.
    
Linebackers – Rayvon Ingram, Carthage, 5-10, 205, jr.; Blu Caylor, Stephenville, 6-1, 230, sr.; Chase Petter, Argyle, 5-10, 192, sr.; (tie) Garrett Redden, Sealy, 5-11, 215, jr.; Brady Odom, Henderson, 5-10, 205,  jr.
    
Defensive backs – Julio Riggs, Boerne, 5-8, 140, sr.; Tyler Kelley, Pleasant Grove, 5-6, 155, sr.; Gage Graham, Stephenville, 5-10, 175, sr.; Brenden Dixon, Argyle, 6-2, 195, sr.
    
Punters – (tie) Kobey Emeyabbi, North Lamar, 5-11, 165, jr.; Brendan Hall, Springtown, 6-7, 215, soph.
    
Kick returner – Marquez Hall, Center, 5-7, 150, soph.
    
Utility – Kavian Gaither, Waco Connally, 5-10, 170, soph.
    
THIRD TEAM
    
Offense
    
Tackles – Justin Montgomery, Liberty Hill, 5-10, 260, sr.; Jeremiah Stanley, Iowa Park, 6-2, 260, sr.
    
Centers – (tie) Christian Canchola, Sweeny, 5-11, 240, sr.; Garrison Stovall, Graham, sr.
    
Guards – Scott Gill, Stephenville, 6-2, 250, sr.; Lane York, Stephenville, 6-5, 270, sr.
    
Wide receivers – Kelvontay Dixon, Carthage, 6-1, 180, jr.; Ethan Robinson, Van, 5-11, 150, sr.
    
Tight ends – (tie) Cole McWilliams, Liberty Hill, 6-0, 195, sr.; Adam Lamb, Rockport-Fulton, 6-3, 230, sr.
    
Quarterbacks – (tie) Landon Ledbetter, Midlothian Heritage, 6-0, 170, sr.; Ben Harmon, Pleasant Grove, 6-0, 185, jr.
    
Running backs – Ivan Bolden, Sealy, 6-0, 190, sr.; Cameron Rickett, Springtown, 5-9, 190, jr.; (tie) Jar’Quae Walton, Waco La Vega, 5-8, 175, soph.; Ashton Stredick, Needville, 5-10, 175, jr.
    
Fullback – (tie) Connor Cook, Salado, 5-11, 193, sr.; Kyle Weber, Splendora, 6-0, 250, sr.
    
Place-kicker – (tie) Dillon Williams, Pleasant Grove, 5-6, 150, sr.; Angel Ibarra, West Orange-Stark, 5-8, 150, soph.
    
All-purpose – Nate Downing, Wichita Falls Hirschi, 5-9, 170, sr.
    
Defense
    
Linemen – Collin O’Neal, Melissa, 6-1, 210, sr.; Kory Schmidt, Liberty Hill, 6-4, 201, sr.; Kyle Weber, Splendora, 6-0, 250, sr.; Jar-Mychael Hudson, Fairfield, 6-2, 185, jr.
    
Linebackers – Blaine Waggoner, Hamshire-Fannett, 5-9, 185, sr.; Sederick Colbert, Lubbock Estacado, 6-3, 215, sr.; Bladen Reaves, Pleasant Grove, 5-10, 191, sr.; (tie)  Camryn Edney, Pittsburg, 6-0, 208, sr.; J.T. Esparza, Gonzales, 6-2, 220, sr.
    
Defensive backs – Keiran Grant, Cuero, 5-11, 175, sr.; Cade Michna, Lorena, 5-11, 195, sr.; Donta Stuart, La Vega, 5-10, 165, sr.; (tie) Teshaun Teel, West Orange-Stark, 6-0, 195, sr.; Jacorey Ware, Carthage, 6-0, 170, sr.;
    
Punters – Ridge Preston, Van, 5-11, 140, sr.
    
Kick returner – Jaylon Jimmerson, Pittsburg, 6-0, 190, sr.
    
Utility – Markeese Lawrence, Andrews, 5-9, 145, soph.

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