2016 Under Armour Quarterback and Receiver of the Year Finalists Named

A pair of quarterbacks who will face off this weekend in the Class 6A, Division II state championship game lead the list of finalists for the 2016 Under Armour Texas High School Quarterback and Receiver of the Year awards. TCU commit Shawn Robinson of DeSoto and Xavier Martin, a Texas Tech recruit from Cibolo Steele, are two of the large classification QB finalists. This year’s awards are presented by Under Armour and The Quarterback Ranch and are based on play during the 2016 regular season. The finalists and winners are selected by a panel of statewide media members and former players 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:

2016 Class 6A-5A Quarterback Finalists

Spencer Sanders – Denton Ryan
Jason Shelley – Frisco Lone Star
Peyton Mansell – Belton
Jalen Mayden – Sachse
Xavier Martin – Cibolo Steele
Clayton Tune – Hebron
Cam Roane – Colleyville Heritage
Shawn Robinson – DeSoto
Chris Robison — Mesquite Horn

2016 Class 4A and below and Private School Quarterback Finalists

JAaron Brown – Gilmer
Grant Gunnell — St. Pius X
Jaylon Mascorro – Refugio
Caleb McDill – Sunnyvale
Nick Gerber – Levelland
Roshaaud Paul — Bremond
Ethan Hartman – Glen Rose

2016 Class 6A-5A Receiver Finalists

Charleston Rambo – Cedar Hill
CeeDee Lamb – Richmond Foster
RJ Sneed – Cypress Ranch
Damion Miller – John Tyler
Gavin Holmes – Northwest
Jalen Reagor – Waxahachie
Erik Ezukanma – Timber Creek
Omar Manning – Lancaster
Sam Crawford – Rockwall

2016 Class 4A and below and Private School Receiver Finalists

Waydale Jones – Beeville Jones
Kerrion Fields – Midlothian Heritage
Braxton Ashcraft – Robinson
Jaylen Waddle – Bellaire Episcopal
Hezekiah Jones – Stafford

The Quarterback Ranch, based in Southlake, TX is a football skills training program that provides individual and group training and partners with school athletic programs to provide on-site 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.