Photo Courtesy of Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post
2018 UofL QB Commit Jordan Travis of the Benjamin School, was named the Lou Groza Palm Beach County Player of the Year tonight at the Lou Groza Awards Banquet.
Travis, a dual threat QB, had an excellent year throwing and running the ball. Per Scout.com, he completed 62% of his passes for 2190 yards, 24 Passing TDs, and just 6 interceptions. Travis rushed for 905 yards and 16 TDs while averaging 11.9 yards a carry.
The award has been given annually to the best player in the county of Palm Beach, FL. The winner is selected by a panel of Palm Beach County football coaches and local media.
Past winners include former NFL RB Fred Taylor, former NFL WR Anquan Boldin, NFL S Matt Elam, and UofL’s current Heisman QB Lamar Jackson.
Jordan Travis continues the trend of excellent dual threat QBs to attend UofL and seems to be following in the footsteps of Lamar Jackson. That’s not a bad person to follow. Congrats Jordan Travis on your award.
You can see the video of the announcement of his winning of the award at the awards banquet below, courtesy of Adam Lichtenstein of the Palm Beach Post.
Benjamin quarterback and Louisville Cardinals 2018 commit Jordan Travis (@JTravis10) is named the Groza Award’s High School Player of the Year. pic.twitter.com/ZcEX5CpIIE
— Adam Lichtenstein (@ABLichtenstein) December 5, 2017