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Devontae Jordan Wins Lanier Award as Virginia State Player of the Year

Posted April 01, 2022

Senior running back Devontae Jordan (Bassett, Va.) was named the 2021 recipient of the Lanier Award in December, recognizing him as the top small-college football player in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The award is given annually by the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Jordan set nine school records during the year, rushing for 26 touchdowns and 1,853 yards. He is the second E&H player to win the Lanier Award. Caleb Jennings ’11 took home the honor in 2009. Jordan is the third E&H player to be selected as State Player of the Year by The Richmond Times-Dispatch. Cary Perkins ’93 won the Dudley Award in 1992 prior to the award being named Lanier.

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