Inaugural Under Armour Quarterback and Receiver of the Year Finalists Named

A number of quarterbacks and receivers who had led their teams to state championship games in their respective divisions this weekend at NRG Stadium in Houston have been named finalists for the Under Armour Texas High School Quarterback and Receiver of the Year awards. The inaugural awards are presented by Under Armour and The Quarterback Ranch and are based on play during the 2015 regular season. The finalists and winners are selected by a panel of statewide media members and former play- ers and coaches.They honor the Class 6A-5A Quarterback and Receiver of the Year as well as the Class 4A and below and private schools Quarterback and Receiver of the Year. The winners, chosen from the list of finalists, will be announced following completion of the state championship games. The finalists in each cateogry include:

2015 Class 6A-5A Quarterback Finalists

Sam Ehlinger- Austin Westlake
Jett Duffey – Mansfield Lake Ridge
Jalen Hurts – Channelview
Tyler Herrick – Hutto
Cade Dyal – Kerrville Tivy
Brennen Wooten – San Angelo Central
Shane Buechele – Arlington Lamar

2015 Class 4A and below and Private School Quarterback Finalists

Jaylon Mascorro – Refugio
Zach Smith – Grandview
Ke’Mon Freeman – Liberty-Eylau
Caleb Evans – Bishop Dunne
Ryan Cash – Prestonwood Christian
Derrick Ponder – Bells

2015 Class 6A-5A Receiver Finalists

Zach Farrar – Southlake
Devin Duvernay – Sachse
Tyrie Cleveland – Spring Westfield
TJ Vasher – Wichita Falls Rider
Sam Crawford – Rockwall
Damion Miller – John Tyler

2015 Class 4A and below and Private School Receiver Finalists

Tren’Davian Dickson – Navasota
Steven Gallardo – Burnet
Jakeldric Jackson – Carthage
Cameron Copley – Canadian
Sicory Smith – Cameron Yoe
Lawson Ayo – Sunnyvale

The Quarterback Ranch, based in Southlake, is a football skills training program that provides individual and group training as well as partnering with school athletic programs to provide off-season training. Under Armour, founded in 1996, is the originator of performance apparel – gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game, practice or workout.