It is awards season here at VYPE!
We welcome you to the Countdown to the 2021 VYPE Awards presented by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Over the next two weeks, we will be unveiling the finalists for the player of the year awards. Team and Coach of the Year awards will be announced LIVE during the Fourth Annual VYPE Awards.
The winners will be honored in a one-hour virtual show on Sunday, June 27 at 6 p.m. on VYPE Houston's website, Twitter account and on the VYPE Texas Facebook page and YouTube Channel! It will be an event to get dressed up for and to tune in to as it will be an evening full of special moments!
Let us get it started! Here are the finalists for Private School Football Player of the Year powered by Academy Sports + Outdoors.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR FINALIST: Bryce Ganious, Second Baptist School
Bryce Ganious was the Big Man on Campus at Second Baptist School. The defensive stalwart is off to Villanova after putting some bite in the Eagles' defense. He doubled as an offensive lineman as well and was the TD Club of Houston Iron Man of the year. He also won the TAPPS state in the Shot Put.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR FINALIST: Donovan Jackson, Episcopal
The PRESIDENT. Donovan Jackson is impressive on the football field, but the dude is so polished off the field he could be the president of something when his college career is over. The OL is off to The Ohio State as he continues to build his football resume. He was named the Anthony Munoz Lineman of the Year by the All-American Bowl.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR FINALIST: Maddox Kopp, St. Thomas
Maddox Kopp comes from an athletic family with three older brothers in DI sports. Well, he kept up his end of the bargain as he signed with the University of Houston after St. Thomas. The 6-foot-5 QB was the TD Club Private School Player of the Year after leading the Eagles the past three seasons.
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