2020 WVU Football Award Winners – Eastern Kentucky

West Virginia safety Alonzo Addae (4) makes a sensational diving interception

West Virginia announced nine award winners from its 56-10 win over Eastern Kentucky in the 2020 football opener.

Leddie Brown
Leddie Brown

Offense: Leddie Brown
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
RB
JR

The junior running back averaged 12.3 yards per carry on ten attempts to tie for game high rushing honors.

 

Defense: Tony Fields
Las Vegas, Nevada
LB
Senior

In his first WVU game, the senior linebacker led all tacklers with 10, inclduing four solo stops.

 

Michael Brown
Michael Brown

Offensive Line: Mike Brown
Compton California
OL
Redshirt Senior

WVU’s lovable senior guard graded out the highest of all blockers at 87%.

 

Alonzo Addae
Alonzo Addae

Special Teams: Alonzo Addae
Pickerington, Ontario
Safety
Redshirt Senior

Another senior who started off his only Mountaineer career with a bang, the safety had a huge hit on a kickoff return — one of his seven stops on the day.

 

Trent Jackson
Trent Jackson

Scout Offense: Trent Jackson
Stevensville, Maryland
QB
Redshirt Senior

The dedicated scout teamer “Did a good job of getting everyone together” according to head coach Neal Brown in leading up to the Eastern Kentucky game.

Scout Defense: Lanell Carr
St. Louis, Missouri
Bandit
Freshman

Carr also logged game time with a tackle, earning his way onto the field with a good week of practice.

Scout Special Teams: Quamaezius Mosby
Wheeling, West Virginia
Cornerback
Redshirt Junior

The West Liberty transfer practiced but was not eligible to play last year, but continued to uphold the WVU walk-on tradition of solid performance in the program.

 

Jackson Knipper

Blue Collar: Jackson Knipper
Beavercreek, Ohio
Fullback/Tight End
Redshirt Junior

Knipper stepped into the void left by a pair of suspended tight ends and had a big role in blocking for the resurgent Mountaineer running game. He played 31 snaps in his first significant action after seeing a handful of snaps in four games in 2019.

 

Evan Matthes
Evan Matthes

Juice Squad: Evan Matthes
Reston, Virginia
Punter
Redshirt Sophomore

With self-generated enthusiasm even more important without fans in the stands, Matthes got the nod for keeping the hype up on the sidelines.

 

The West Virginia Juice Squad gets fired up for a Mountaineer kickoff

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