MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - Former Pinson Valley quarterback Bo Nix won the 2018 ASWA Mr. Football award Tuesday afternoon.
Nix finished the season leading Pinson Valley to a second straight AHSAA Class 6A State Championship while throwing for 3,496 yards and 48 touchdowns, and rushing for six more touchdowns. Nix also took home the Class 6A Back of the Year award.
Nix, who enrolled at Auburn in January, set new AHSAA records for career total offense and career total touchdowns. Nix joins former Auburn football stars Kerryon Johnson, Jeremy Johnson, Roc Thomas, and Clint Moseley to take home the Mr. Football award.
Former Thompson quarterback and Alabama signee Taulia Tagovailoa finished in the top three for the award. Tagovailoa threw for 3,728 yards and 35 touchdowns and led the Warriors to a runner-up finish in Class 7A.
Taulia enrolled at Alabama in January.
Other Award winners:
7A Lineman of the Year: Pierce Quick - Hewitt-Trussville
7A Back of the Year: Taulia Tagovailoa - Thompson
6A Lineman of the Year: Clay Webb - Oxford
6A Back of the Year: Bo Nix - Pinson Valley
5A Lineman of the Year: Fred Austin - Vigor
5A Back of the Year: Javonta Leatherwood - Central- Tuscaloosa
4A Lineman of the Year: Will Breland - UMS- Wright
4A Back of the Year: Lee Witherspoon - North Jackson
3A Lineman of the Year: Ja’Len Sims - Fultondale
3A Back of the Year: Daquan Johnson - Flomaton
2A Lineman of the Year: Arian Gregory - Luverne
2A Back of the Year: Samario Rudolph - Cottage Hill Christian
1A Lineman of the Year: Jah-Marien Latham - Pickens Co.
1A Back of the Year: Jermain Brown - St. Luke’s