5A lineman award goes to Erwin’s Baker
Published 1:40 pm Thursday, December 4, 2008
Erwin defensive end Leland Baker was named the Class 5A Lineman of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. He beat out Briarwood end Walker May and Carver-Montgomery offensive lineman Brandon Moore.
Baker led his team in sacks with 12 on the year and 69 for his career. May finished the season with 13 sacks and 70 tackles.
All 14 winners of the Back of the Year and Lineman of the Year winners are finalist for the Mr. Football award.
Other ASWA award winners are:
Back: QB, Garrett Pinciotti, Bessemer Academy
Lineman: LB, Harris Gaston, Bessemer Academy
Back: RB, Demont, Buice, Gaston
Lineman: LB, Maurice Tate, Linden
Back: QB, Clint Moseley, Leroy
Lineman: DL, Amos Draper, Tanner
Back: RB, Tim Simon, Cordova
Lineman: DL, Randon Carnathan, Leeds
Back: WR, Nolen Smith, Oneonta
Lineman: LB, Tana Patrick, North Jackson
Back: QB, Tyler Caldwell, Cullman
Lineman: DE, Leland Baker, Erwin
Back: DB, Dre Kirkpatrick, Gadsden City
Lineman: DL, Quinton Dial, Clay-Chalkville