Lone Star Gridiron

2014 LSG 6A Defensive Player of the Year

2014 Lone Star Gridiron
Class 6A Defensive Player of the Year

Lone Star Gridiron 2014 Texas high school football players of the year

Winner:  LB Richard Moore (Cedar Hill Texas A&M)

The Senior linebacker recorded 175 total tackles, including 31 tackles-for-loss,  15 sacks and 18 hurries and lead the Longhorns defense that held Katy to 20 points enroute to their 3rd state championship win.  This victory was very first Class 6A State Championship.

  • Lone Star Gridiron Defensive Player of the Year
  • Texas Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Year
  • Texas Sports Writers Association 1st Team All-State
  • Texas Associated Press Sports Editors 1st Team All-State

Runners-up for 2014 Lone Star Gridiron
Class 6A Defensive Player of the Year

2. LB Paddy Fisher (Katy)

This linebacker from Katy is only a Junior and was a key player on the Tiger defense that only gave up 155 points in 16 games.  Katy finished with a 14-2 record and a trip to their 3rd consecutive state championship game.  Paddy Fisher was a big part in that trip with 122 tackles, 22 TFL, 6 sacks, 4 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery.

  • Lone Star Gridiron Defensive Player of the Year Runner-up
  • Texas Sports Writers Association 2nd Team All-State
  • Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Honorable Mention All-State

3. LB Anthony Wheeler (Dallas Skyline)

The third straight linebacker in the running for D-POY, Wheeler led a unit that only gave up 273 yards total per game.  The Senior anchored a defense that led the Raiders to a 14-1 record and a semifinals appearance.  Wheeler signed with the University of Texas.

  • Texas Sports Writers Association 1st Team All-State
  • Texas Associated Press Sports Editors 2nd Team All-State

4. DB Niko Small (Arlington Bowie)

Niko Small signed with TCU and they have a good one in this cornerback.  He notched 128 total tackles, 6 INTs, 9 PD's and 4 blocked FG's.  He was all over the field and making an impact everywhere he went.

  • Lone Star Gridiron Defensive Player of the Year Runner-up
  • Texas Sports Writers Association 1st Team All-State
  • Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Defensive Player of the Year
  • Texas Associated Press Sports Editors 1st Team All-State

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