Weeks, Daniels claim offensive and defensive MVPs, Tannehill named Coach of the Year
Courtesy of the News Star / By Adam Hunsucker
Division IV runner-up St. Frederick and Class 1A runner-up Mangham High claimed top honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 1A All-State football team.
Running back Kemme Weeks, of Mangham, was voted the Outstanding Offensive Player. Weeks, who ran for 1,898 yards and 24 touchdowns, was the engine that powered the Dragons to the 1A state championship game.
St. Frederick advanced to its first-ever state final. Warrior linebacker Will Daniels was named the Outstanding Defensive Player and St. Frederick coach Jeff Tannehill was named Coach of the Year.
Daniels recorded 186 tackles on the season, including 19 tackles for a loss and four forced fumbles. After taking over at St. Frederick, in Monroe, in March, Tannehill had the Warriors in the Mercedez-Benz Superdome for the first time.
- The News Star
Dec. 17, 2013