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WSN Senior Football Award Semi-Finalists

09/22/2022, 3:00pm CDT
By Travis Wilson

River Ridge receiver Braden Crubel

Semi-Finalists have been announced for the 2022 WSN Senior Football Awards.

These awards are presented annually to deserving senior student-athletes selected to represent one of eight positions: quarterback, running back, wide receiver/tight end, offensive line, defensive line, linebacker, defensive back, and kicker/punter.

Pre-season watch lists were created from a combination of coach input and nominations, returning all-conference lists, WSN player rankings, and player evaluation. The pre-season watch lists consist of between 50-100 players.

Those lists will be trimmed to 15-30 semi-finalists for each position halfway through the year, with five finalists to be selected after Level 1 of the playoffs. A panel of WSN staff along with several veteran prep sports journalists throughout the state will review the finalists and select a winner for each award, with a Fan Vote also part of the selection formula. An announcement of the winners will be made the week of the state football finals.

Similar to awards in college football, the WSN Awards will be named after a player with strong ties to the state that positively exemplifies what Wisconsin high school football is all about. With the support and cooperation of these namesake partners, we look forward to providing exposure and recognition to outstanding football players across the state.

Further information including watch lists, updates, player stats, and articles will be published on throughout the year, so be sure to visit often. 

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.

For the latest and most up to date football news and recruiting information, follow Travis on Twitter @travisWSN. Email story ideas, recruiting info, etc. to Travis at travis(at)

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