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John Anderson Award Semi-Finalists

09/22/2022, 10:00am CDT
By Travis Wilson

Homestead linebacker Drew Wilson

The John Anderson Award is given annually to the state's top senior linebacker as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards. The award is named after John Anderson, a former Waukesha South standout who went on to star at the University of Michigan and later with the Green Bay Packers.

The pre-season list has been trimmed down to 25 semi-finalists, with five finalists chosen after Level 1 of the playoffs. Winners are announced the week of the state finals.


First Last Team
Jake Adams Pulaski
Michael Alexander De Pere
Beau Allison Edgerton
Malani Aragon Columbus
Mason Armstrong Verona
Josiah Azure Bay Port
Ramon Campos Marshall
Ethan Doucette Kimberly
Riley Fischer Mukwonago
Blake Fletcher Racine Horlick
Ben Frantal Appleton North
Reid Geiger Marshfield
Mark Haering Edgewood
Nick Hampton Potosi/Cassville
Calvin Hargrove Aquinas
Elijah Krantz Mount Horeb/Barneveld
Jack Madigan Middleton
Paul Morris McFarland
Thomas Raemisch Waunakee
Trey Schinker Reedsburg
Nolan Schopp Kettle Moraine
Cade Stingle Shiocton
Keith Williams Catholic Memorial
Drew Wilson Homestead
Patrick Zimowski Racine Case

To view the Pre-Season Watch List, click here.

Finalists for the award do not have to come from the semi-finalist list. Lists are compiled from statistical information available to WSN, coach nominations, player evaluations, and other resources.

About the Author

Travis Wilson serves as the General Manager, Football Editor, and contributing writer for other parts of the site. Wilson was selected as part of the Sports 40 Under 40 list by Coach & AD Magazine and the National High School Athletic Coaches Association for 2019. The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) named Travis the 2015 recipient of the Dave McClain Distinguished Service Award. He currently serves on the WFCA Executive Board as the Website and Communications Director and is a member of the Executive Board of the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association. A graduate of Richland Center High School and Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Travis was a three-sport athlete in high school (football, baseball, basketball) and currently resides in Reedsburg. You can follow him on Twitter at @travisWSN.

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