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2014 LSG 2A Defensive Player of the Year

Andrew Ezzell #20 Photo: amarillo.com

2014 Lone Star Gridiron
Class 2A Defensive Player of the Year

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

Winner: LB Andrew Ezzell (Canadian)

Linebacker Andrew Ezzell earns the title of Class 2A Defensive Player of the Year for his outstanding performance in the 2014 season. Ezzell helped his Wildcats take the Class 2A DII State Championship with his 10 tackles in the game. For the season, Ezzell had 186 tackles and 29 tackles for a loss.

  • Lone Star Gridiron Class 2A Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2A Division II State Championship Defensive Player of the Game
  • Texas Sports Writers Association Co-Defensive Player of the Year
  • 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

Runners-up for 2014 Lone Star Gridiron
Class 2A Defensive Player of the Year

2. LB Collin Nail (Mart)

Linebacker Collin Nail was a huge part of the Mart Panther's success in the 2014 season. Nail rose as the leader of the Panthers early on in the season and after going down with a broken heel late had a lot of people suggesting the outcome of the title game would have been different with Nail there at full strength.  For the season, he ended with 116 tackle leaving his high school career total at 616.

  • Lone Star Gridiron Class 2A Defensive Player of the Year Runner Up
  • Texas Sports Writers Association 3rd Team All-State

3. LB Craig Collins (Alto)

Linebacker Craig Collins earns a position as a Defensive Player of the Year Runner-up for the impressive work he did in the 2014 season. Collins stepped-up as the top defender on the Alto Yellowjackets and contributed to the teams achievement of holding seven of their opponents to 15 points or less.

  • Lone Star Gridiron Class 2A Defensive Player of the Year Runner Up
  • Texas Sports Writers Association 1st Team All-State
  • Texas Associated Press Sports Editors 2nd Team All-State

4. DL Hamilton Hull (Bremond)

Defensive Lineman, Hamilton Hull secures a spot as a Defensive Player of the Year Runner-up, for the notable performance he gave in the 2014 season. Hull contributed heavily on the state championship team, the Bremond Tigers, with an impressive 133 tackles, 21 tackles for a loss and nine sacks.

  • Lone Star Gridiron Class 2A Defensive Player of the Year Runner Up
  • Texas Sports Writers Association 1st Team All-State
  • Texas Associated Press Sports Editors 1st Team All-State

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