(Photo courtesy of Navarro sports)
(Photo courtesy of Navarro sports)

CORISCANA – Navarro sophomore running back Ke’Aun Kinner has been named the Southwest Junior College Football Conference’s “Most Valuable Player” as part of the all-league vote by conference coaches.

Kinner rushed for 253-1696-22, caught 17-109-1, led the SWJCFC in per-game rushing (169.6 yards), averaged 180.7 all-purpose yards, and scored 138 points during the Bulldogs’ 7-3 season.

The Little Elm sophomore ranks second in single season carries and yardage at Navarro, and tops the single-season per-game rushing list.

For his career, Kinner finishes with 277-1918-26, and 6.9 yard-per-carry average.  Historically, his two-year career numbers rank third in rushing yardage and ninth in carries. He shares with Tim Wright the career rushing-TD record with 26.

Joining Kinner on the All-Region team were Bulldog teammates — offensive tackle  Maurice Porter and defensive end Quincy Vasser,

Other regional superlative single honors went to Blinn wide receiver Dede Westbrook and Trinity Valley linebacker Cortney Finney.  Westbrook was selected by coaches as the Offensive Player of the Year; Finney, the Defensive Player of the Year.