Johnson named 3A back of year finalist
Flomaton’s Daquan Johnson was selected as a Class 3A back of the year finalist by the Alabama Sports Writers Association.
Johnson joins Jackson Billings of Westminster Christian and Jack Hayes of Piedmont as finalists. The back of the year will be announced at the 2019 ASWA Mr. Football Banquet on Wed., Jan. 15 at the Renaissance in Montgomery.
Johnson, a senior, tallied 2,261 rushing yards on 232 carries and scored 27 touchdowns on the ground, and threw for 266 yards on 14 completions and four touchdowns in the air.
Johnson won the back of the year award for his efforts during the 2018 season.
The full list of back and lineman of the year finalists is below by classification:
Dee Beckwith, Florence
Sawyer Pate, Thompson
Damien Taylor, Tuscaloosa Co.
Jeremiah Alexander, Thompson
Javion Cohen, Central-Phenix City
Demouy Kennedy, Theodore
Kris Abrams-Draine, Spanish Fort
Trey Higgins, Oxford
Roydell Williams, Hueytown
Jackson Bratton, Muscle Shoals
Khurtiss Perry, Park Crossing
Jaylen Swain, Oxford
Caullin Lacy, Faith Academy
Kourtlan Marsh, Mortimer Jordan
Zyquez Perryman, Pleasant Grove
Rodney Groce, Pleasant Grove
Trent Howard, Briarwood
Joshua Myrick, Corner
Seth Brown, St. John Paul II
Jerry Burton, Priceville
Rontarius Wiggins, Jacksonville
Will Breland, UMS-Wright
Chase Little, Catholic-Montgomery
Cam Riley, Hillcrest-Evergreen
Jackson Billings, Westminster Chr.
Jack Hayes, Piedmont
Daquan Johnson, Flomaton
Deontae Lawson, Mobile Christian
Jett Smith, Walter Wellborn
Sean Smith, Piedmont
Kaleb Jones, Collinsville
Domonique Thomas, Ohatchee
Jalen White, Daleville
Arian Gregory, Luverne
Caleb Lyles, Fyffe
Eric Shaw, Reeltown
Tucker Kilcrease, Brantley
Kristian Story, Lanett
Tate Warr, Millry
Michael Allen Cole, Sweet Water
Jah-Marien Latham, Pickens Co.
Mack McCluskey, Mars Hill Bible
Cephus Cleveland, Macon-East
Jarvis Dancy, Bessemer Academy
Tyreshon Freeman, Autauga Academy
Reid Compton, Crenshaw Christian
L.T. Overton, Bessemer Academy
Eli Richey, Southern Academy