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2016 Class 4A Defensive Player of the Year

Baron Browning wins 2016 Class 4A Defensive Player of the Year

Kennedale Linebacker, Baron Browning is the winner of the LSG 2016 Class 4A Defensive Player of the Year award.

Browning headed up a Wildcat defense that led his team to the Semifinals. During the season, that defense had five (5) shutouts. Browning was also named the Defensive Player Of The Year by the Associated Press and by the Texas Sports Writers Association. He has signed to play at The Ohio State University.

The 1st and 2nd runners-up for the 2016 award were:

  • 1st Runner Up Garrett Weaver - DB Geronimo Navarro, 1st Team AP 2nd Team TSWA
  • Tied 2nd Runner Up Christopher Bode - DL Port Isabel 1st Team TSWA & AP
  • Tied 2nd Runner Up Wade Miller - DL Gonzales 1st Team TSWA & AP
  • Tied 2nd Runner Up Cooper Bledsoe - DB Van 1st Team TSWA & AP

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