Oak Ridge junior Tee Higgins is one of two finalists for Back of the Year in Class 5A in the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards.
Higgins, who has committed to the University of Tennessee, is a wide receiver who has also played at defensive back and punt returner this year. Higgins also plays basketball for Oak Ridge High School.
The other finalist in Division I Class 5A is Nate Johnson of Independence High School.
The Mr. Football Awards will be presented to the top 16 backs and linemen in eight classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association on Monday, November 30, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. The top kicker in the state will be recognized with a Mr. Football Award, regardless of classification.
Four semifinalists for each category and each classification were announced on November 5. There are six classifications in Division I and two in Division II. [Read more…]