NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
NATE GRIMM, CEDAR PARK,JUNIOR, QUARTERBACK
Go figure: 132 of 195 for 1,895 yards, 23 TDs; 134 rushes for 824 yards, 2 TDs
The case for Grimm: In addition to 23 touchdown passes, Grimm also led Cedar Park’s run-favoring offense in rushing. The Grimm era opened with losses to Westlake and Abilene Cooper but Cedar Park’s new quarterback led the Timberwolves to 14 straight wins and the Class 4A, Division II championship.
Also in the mix: St. Michael’s RB Scotland Butler, Lake Travis DL Zach Davies, Marble Falls WR Garrett Gray
Coach Joshua Mann led Rouse High to a 10-5 record and the school’s first playoff berth.