The Jim Leonhard Award is given to the top senior defensive back as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards. The award is named after former Flambeau High School and University of Wisconsin athlete Jim Leonhard, who has gone on to great success in the NFL with the Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets, and Denver Broncos.
The pre-season list has been trimmed down to 19 semi-finalists, with five finalists chosen after the Level 1 playoffs. Winners are announced the week of the state finals.
|First Name||Last Name||Team|
|Braden||Jorenby||Madison La Follette|
|Matthew||Kind||La Crosse Logan|
|Jake||Walgenbach||Fond du Lac|
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.