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Wimberley quarterback Cooper McCullom was chosen as the 2020 Most Valuable Player

Numbers never lie in sports but they sometimes don’t tell the whole story. Yes, the stat line for Wimberley Texan senior quarterback Cooper McCollum is as impressive as one will find among any elite signal caller. More than 3,700 yards passing, close to 700 yards rushing and 63 total touchdowns (the fourth most in the entire state) made McCollum one of the more dangerous offensive threats in Texas. However, attributes not tallied in a stat column, such as leadership skills, perseverance and grit, were traits McCollum consistently displayed throughout Wimberley’s dream run to AT&T Stadium and the 4A, Division II state title game. Without those, it’s hard to imagine Wimberley making a similar run as it had this past season. That’s why we at the Hays Free Press and News-Dispatch are proud to name McCollum as our 2019-20 Most Valuable Player. Below you will find our list of first and second team honorees to our list. While not every player who hit the field is on here, we at Barton Publications recognizes the hard work put in by the hundreds of football players across the county this season.

First team offense

Quarterback
Preston Alford, Dripping Springs

Running Back
Xavier Green, Hays
Moses Wray, Wimberley

Wide Receiver/Tight End
Cameron O’Banan, Dripping Springs
Christian Marshall, Wimberley
Jaxson Watts, Wimberley

Offensive Line
Gilbert Partida, Lehman
Jack Masters, Dripping Springs
Jason Iwabuchi, Hays
Collin Kinkaid, Wimberley
Zach Starr, Wimberley

First team defense Defensive Line
Jadon Potts, Wimberley
Brock Bolinger, Dripping Springs
Coleman Johnson, Hays
Colby Collins, Dripping Springs

Linebacker
Jacob Joy, Dripping Springs
Cole Schroeder, Wimberley
McCaleb Biaslesewski, Hays

Defensive Back
Colby Wiegman, Wimberley
Garrett Betts, Dripping Springs
Scotty Crosby, Dripping Springs
Michael Boudin, Hays

Second team offense Quarterback
Durand Hill, Hays

Running Back
Curtis Cox, Dripping Springs
Keyshaun Williams, Lehman

Wide Receiver/Tight End
Alex Harkey, Hays
Logan Neef, Dripping Springs
Juan Olmedo, Wimberley

Offensive Line
Kevin Kelley, Dripping Springs
Cameron Coburn, Wimberley
Josh Gruell, Hays
Ben Chapa, Hays
Adam Ortiz, Lehman

Second team Defense

Defensive Line
Carson Minnix, Wimberley
Damon Allen, Lehman
Nick Romero, Hays
Ethan Lancaster, Wimberley

Linebacker
Hunter Northrup, Dripping Springs
Zach Hobert, Hays
Robert Vasquez, Lehman

Defensive Back
Keon Bailey, Lehman
Michael Boudin, Hays
Christian Marshall, Wimberley
Tanner Johnson, Lehman

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