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The 4th Annual Greater Charlotte Football Awards will be held this Saturday night. This special night of football provides a chance to honor the best and the brightest football players in Mecklenburg and Union Counties. Finalist went through a nomination and then a selection committee to arrive at the finalists stage. In addition to football talent, players are judged on leadership, scholarship and character in the selection of the winner. Past winners have included Student-Athletes now playing at Notre Dame, Stanford, Florida, UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State, Virginia Tech, South Carolina, Florida State and many other top schools.

We salute all finalists for their accomplishments on and off the field of play

Quarterback of the Year

Kelvin Hopkins, Independence
Austin Kendall, Cuthbertson
Daniel Jones, Charlotte Latin
Anthony Ratliff-Williams, Butler

 

Running Back of the Year

Robert Washington, SouthLake Christian
Donovan Spencer, Vance
Benny Lemay, Butler
Bishop Ford, Hough

 

Receiver of the Year

Jonathan Jennings, Charlotte Latin
Brian “BJ” Mucklevene, Cuthbertson
Nate Mullen, Hickory Ridge
Carl Tucker, Hough

 

Offensive Lineman of the Year

Brian Chaffin, Charlotte Christian
Grant Dixon, Providence
Phillip Walton, Charlotte Christian
Mason Veal, Ardrey Kell

 

Defensive Lineman of the Year

Jalen Cousar, Butler
Dru Seabrook, Providence
Twazanga Mugala, Ardrey Kell

 

Linebacker of the Year

Jordan Fehr, Providence
Lance Moore, Weddington
Ryan Gilmartin, Charlotte Christian
Tyler Pistorio, Providence
Christian Young, Hough

 

Defensive Back of the Year

Adonis Alexander, Independence
Corey Bell, Hough
Jaire Alexander, Rocky River
Jaylon McClinton, Charlotte Christian
Clifton Duck, Butler

 

Defensive Leadership Award

Jaylon McClinton, Charlotte Christian
Turner Schwartz, Marvin Ridge
Clifton Duck, Butler

 

Kicker of the Year

Johnny McDaid, Ardrey Kell
Keith Duncan, Weddington
Taylor Baucom, Piedmont
John Biasucci, Providence
Jonathan (JD) Dellinger, Charlotte Country Day

 

Punter of the Year

Bryan Fitzgerald Butler
Jackson VanSickle Charlotte Christian
Marion Watson Marvin Ridge

 

Scholar Athlete of the Year

Carson Song, Charlotte Latin
Brian Chaffin, Charlotte Christian
Chris Trevisan, Weddington
Jared Hunt, Ardrey Kell
Bruce Dixon, Carolina Pride
Zach Carver, Cuthbertson
Toby Okwara, Charlotte Latin

Matt Petersen, Weddington

 

 

Dynamic Scholarship Award

Turner Schwartz, Marvin Ridge
Jaylon McClinton, Charlotte Christian
Adonis Alexander, Independence
Keith Duncan, Weddington
Toby Okwara, Latin

 

Offensive Leadership Award

Brian Chaffin ,Charlotte Christian
Grant Dixon, Providence
Caleb York, Providence
Jaret Anderson, Catholic
Brian Mattar, Providence

 

Comeback Player of the Year

Russell Lombardo, Marvin Ridge
Andy Giarla, Parkwood
Matthew Kowalewski, Catholic

 

Union County Player of the Year

Austin Kendall, Cuthbertson
Lance Moore, Weddington
Chris Trevisan, Weddington

 

Rising Star Award

Melvin Rouse, Charlotte Latin
David Bayha, Weddington
DeMarkes Stradford, Latin
JT Cauthen, Cuthbertson

 

Youth Leadership / Character

Chase Fiedor, Marvin Ridge
James Shipley, Weddington
Will Smith, Marvin Ridge
Matthew Wunder, Metrolina Christian
Brian Jacobs, Holy Trinity

 

Team of the Year Finalists
Holy Trinity Catholic 8th Grade
Carmel Middle School
Weddington Middle 7th Grade
Hammer Down Tar Heels