The Alabama Sports Writers Association announced its annual winners for each classification for linemen of the year, and backs of the year for the 2020 high school football season.
The organization also announced that its Mr. Football banquet will not be held this year due to coronavirus issues and concerns.
The remaining football awards will be announced over the next couple of weeks, including the Super All-State selections and the Mr. Football award for player of the year.
The finalists for lineman of the year and back of the year were announced by the ASWA on Dec. 30.
, including second-teams, honorable mentions and the coaches of the year, were released Dec. 23.
Linemen of the Year
7A: Jeremiah Alexander, Thompson
6A: Lee Hunter, Blount
5A: Jeremiah Williams, Ramsay
4A: Deontae Lawson, Mobile Chr.
3A: Jett Smith, Walter Wellborn
2A: Caden Story, Lanett
1A: Carson Jones, Brantley
AISA: Eli Richey, Southern Academy
Backs of the Year
7A: Conner Harrell, Thompson
6A: GaQuincy McKinstry, Pinson Valley
5A: Zyquez Perryman, Pleasant Grove
4A: Kamari Lassiter, American Christian
3A: Ike Rowell, Fyffe
2A: Peyton Higgins, Mars Hill Bible
1A: Brayden Kyle, Decatur Heritage
AISA: Payton Allen, Chambers Academy
The Alabama Sports Writers Association is a professional organization for writers and editors throughout the state.
Its primary aim is to foster and promote the dissemination of information on athletics and sports activities, encourage the highest standards of sports journalism in Alabama and beyond, and to promote better working conditions for state sports writers.