Photo Courtesy of Richard Graulich/Palm Beach Post
UofL QB Commit Jordan Travis was named the Florida Dairy Farmers Class 3A Player of the Year and is now one of 9 Finalists for Florida’s Mr. Football award. The finalists are chosen from all 8 classes of Florida football and one from an independent school.
According to floridahsfootball.com, a statewide panel of high school football coaches and prep media voted for each finalist. Those that finish with the most votes in each class are that class’ player of the year. There will be another round of voting to determine the winner of Mr. Football award. No specific date was given for the voting or announcement, though it will likely be later this month.
Travis posted excellent numbers this season per floridahsfootball.com. In the passing department, Travis completed 130 of 213 passes for 2190 yards and 24 TDs with only 7 interceptions. When rushing the ball, Travis had 905 yards on 70 carries (11.8 yards per rush) and had 16 rushing TDs.
— FloridaHSFootball.com (@FlaHSFootball) December 13, 2017
According to Sun Sentinel writer David Furones, Travis beat out an Auburn RB commit and an Alabama WR commit for 3A Player of the Year honors. That’s some very exalted company and should show UofL fans just how good Travis is.
— South Florida Sun Sentinel (@SunSentinel) December 14, 2017
Travis was previously named the Lou Groza Awards Palm Beach County Player of the Year. Congrats to Jordan Travis on this great honor and good luck in the next round of voting!