Bo Nix Named 2018 Alabama Mr. Football
AUBURN SIGNEE AND TWO-TIME PINSON VALLEY STATE CHAMPION RECOGNIZED FOR MULTIPLE AWARDS
In Montgomery, Alabama, Auburn University signee and former Pinson Valley quarterback, Bo Nix has been named Alabama’s 2018 Mr. Football.
The award is given to the best player in the state.
He was also awarded the 6A Back of the Year.
Nix won back-to-back state titles for the Indians and enrolled into Auburn earlier this month to play for the Tigers.
“It really is a dream come true and I’ve worked for it for a long time and it just speaks so much for my coaching staff back at home and my teammates that I’ve had for the past few years and they’ve really paved the way for me and have been there every step of the way and then my family and Jesus Christ,” says Nix.
Three local athletes were also present at the awards ceremony.
Up for 1A Back of the Year was Lanett high school quarterback Kristian Story.
A finalist for 7A lineman of the year, Auburn high school’s Mohamoud Diabate.
And as a finalist for AISA Back of the Year was state champion CJ Lyons from Chambers Academy high school.