Farm Bureau Insurance Awards names 15 winners

Farm Bureau Insurance Awards names 15 winners

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK - Farm Bureau Insurance is pleased to announce the 15 winners of the 2016 Farm Bureau Insurance Awards.

The Farm Bureau Insurance Awards honor Arkansas' top offensive player, defensive player and coach of the year for each classification. The veteran staff at Hooten's Arkansas Football selected three finalists for each category, and those 45 finalists and their families attended the Farm Bureau Awards Monday night (Dec. 12) in North Little Rock.

Farm Bureau Insurance Executive Vice President and General Manager David L. Moore said, "We congratulate our 15 winners. All 45 finalists represent some of the best coaches and student-athletes in our state. Farm Bureau is proud to honor excellence as the title sponsor of this outstanding event."

Farm Bureau Insurance has supported education and community involvement in Arkansas for more than 60 years.

2016 FINALISTS (winners in CAPS)
CLASS 7A/6A OFFENSE
TAYLOR POWELL, FAYETTEVILLE

Jarrod Barnes, Cabot
Alex Day, North LR

CLASS 7A/6A DEFENSE
TRE NORWOOD, FS NORTHSIDE

Akial Byers, Fayetteville
Marvin Moody, Bryant

CLASS 7A/6A COACHES
BILLY DAWSON, RUSSELLVILLE

Buck James, Bryant
Bryan Pratt, Bentonville West

CLASS 5A OFFENSE
PIERRE STRONG, LR MCCLELLAN

Jaren Watkins, Pulaski Academy
Jordan Washington,  Sylvan Hills

CLASS 5A DEFENSE
HAYDEN HENRY, PULASKI ACADEMY

Lane Granberry, Morrilton
Devontai Pounds, Wynne

CLASS 5A COACHES
KEVIN KELLEY, PULASKI ACADEMY

Jared Dutton, Watson Chapel
Chris Hill, Wynne

CLASS 4A OFFENSE
DARIUS HOPKINS, NASHVILLE

Koilan Jackson, Joe T. Robinson
Connor Reece, Shiloh Christian

CLASS 4A DEFENSE
HAYDEN LASSITER, WARREN

Isaac Disney, Prairie Grove
Myles Fells, Joe T. Robinson

CLASS 4A COACHES
BO HEMBREE, WARREN

Danny Abshier, Prairie Grove
Stephen Neal, Pea Ridge

CLASS 3A OFFENSE
DERRICK FLYNN, PRESCOTT

DeShawn Gulledge, Bald Knob
Jackson Rowland, Charleston

CLASS 3A DEFENSE
LUKE HARPER, WALNUT RIDGE

Jay Marks, Prescott
Drew Young, Charleston

CLASS 3A COACHES
TOMMY POOLE, PRESCOTT

Michael Harrell, Piggott
Greg Kendrick, Charleston

CLASS 2A OFFENSE
MONTA' THOMAS, HAMPTON

Brayden Brazeal, England
Tanner Gaines, Hector

CLASS 2A DEFENSE
ISAIAH WILLIAMS, DES ARC

Jake Madding, Danville
B.J. Thompson, England

CLASS 2A COACHES

MICHAEL WHITE, MOUNT IDA
Tony Chambers, Camden H. Grove
Terry Farmer, England

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