National Honor For Cuero Football Player
Another major national honor for a Cuero football player.
Jordan Whittington, named second team high school pre-season All-America by Max Preps. Whittington, who is committed to sign with Texas, is listed as an all-purpose offensive player. Whittington. a Max Preps first team junior All-America, had nearly 2,000 yards of total offense to go with 21 touchdowns in his junior season, as the Mean Green made it to the 4A Division II State quarterfinals. Whittington added nearly 50 tackles and three interceptions. Max Preps says of Whittington, “The 2019 Texas commit is one of the most special players in the country. Anytime he gets his hands on the ball there’s a good chance it results in six points. ” Whittington was a first team All-State 4A pick as a junior wide receiver by the Texas Sports Writers Association, and he was picked for two spots on the Texas AP Sports Editors All-State 4A team. Whitting made second team wide receiver after leading the Mean Green with 73 catches for 1457 yards and 16 touchdowns. Whittington also got honorable mention at defensive back after tying for the team lead with three interceptions.
Clemson is once again the favorite to win another Atlantic Coast Conference title.
In voting results released Monday, the Tigers were the pick to win the league and the Atlantic Division, while Miami was selected as the favorite to win the Coastal Division. Clemson won its third straight league title last year by beating the Hurricanes in the championship game.
Clemson was picked to win the overall league title by 139 of the 148 voting media members last week during the league’s media days. The Tigers received all but three votes in a separate vote for the division race, with the others going to second-place Florida State (one) and third-place North Carolina State (two).
Miami received 122 first-place votes in its division race, far ahead of Virginia Tech (16).
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