Southern wide receiver/return specialist Willie Quinn won two major national awards Tuesday.
The junior from Miami was named a Football Championship Subdivision first-team All-American as well as the Special Teams Player of the Year from programs representing historically black colleges and u.
Quinn returned four kickoffs and one punt for touchdowns this season. He led the SWAC and is sixth in the FCS in kickoff return average (28.8 yards). He is the Jaguars’ first FCS All-American since wide receiver Lee Doss in 2013.
Several others representing Louisiana colleges and high schools were honored on the STATS FCS All-America team and the BoxToRow HBCU annual awards.
Prairie View and former Glen Oaks High School all-purpose back Johntá Hebert was also named first-team FCS All-American after finishing second in the country with an average of 201 all-purpose yards per game.
McNeese State defensive back Wallace Scott, who played at West Feliciana High School, and Southeastern Louisiana defensive back Harlan Miller, a Kentwood High graduate, were named to the second team.
Northwestern State kicker Chris Moore and McNeese offensive lineman Quinton Marsh were named to the third team.
Grambling quarterback Johnathan Williams was named HBCU Offensive Player of the Year, and the Tigers’ Broderick Fobbs was named Coach of the Year.
Williams led the the Southwestern Athletic Conference in passing yards (2,910) and total offense (296.8 per game).
Fobbs led Grambling to a 9-3 record and a SWAC West Division title in his second season as head coach.