Two Southeast Arkansas high school football players are among the 45 finalists for the annual Farm Bureau awards.

Jecari Lee, of Warren, is a finalist for the 4A Defensive Player of the Year and Jody Easter, of McGehee, is a finalist for the 3A Defensive Player of the Year.

Fordyce Coach Tim Rodgers, a Monticello native, is one of the three finalists for 2A Coach of the Year.

The Farm Bureau Insurance Awards honor Arkansas’ top offensive player, defensive player and coach of the year for each classification. Hootens staff selected three finalists in each category and each classification, and those 45 finalists and their families will be invited to attend the Farm Bureau Awards on Monday, December 13.

The finalists for each classification are:

7A/6A Coach of the Year
Casey Dick, Fayetteville
Buck James, Bryant
Steven Jones, El Dorado

7A/6A Offensive Player of the Year
Braden Jay, Cabot
Isaiah Satenga, Fayetteville
Sharmon Rester, El Dorado

7A/6A Deffensive Player of the Year
Braxton Johnson, North Little Rock
Cain Simmons, Benton
Kaiden Turner, Fayetteville

5A Coach of the Year
Anthony Lucas, Pulaski Academy
Bobby Bolding, White Hall
Jake Monden, Camden Fairview

5A Offensive Player of the Year
Austin Myers, Vilonia
Cameron Scarlett, Nettleton
Joe Himon, Pulaski Academy

5A Defensive Player of the Year
Nick Huett, Greenbrier
Tirrell Johnson, Wynne
Steven Weston, White Hall

4A Coach of the Year
Jeff Conaway, Shiloh Christian
Todd Eskola, Joe T Robinson
Trey Schucker, Arkadelphia

4A Offensive Player of the Year
Cooper Hutchinson, Shiloh Christian
Jack Cleveland, Joe T Robinson
Jaishon Davis, Arkadelphia

4A Defensive Player of the Year
Jecari Lee, Warren
Kaden Henley, Shiloh Christian
Tymir Coppins, Stuttgart

3A Coach of the Year
Brian Glass, Prescott
Cain White, Manila
Neil Evans, Harding Academy

3A Offensive Player of the Year
Andrew Miller, Harding Academy
Jaylen Hopson, Prescott
Randon Ray, Booneville

3A Defensive Player of the Year
Jody Easter, McGehee
Jace Benesch, Hoxie
Darryl Kattich, Cedarville

2A Coach of the Year
Tim Rodgers, Fordyce
Chris Kennon, McCrory
Vick Barrett, Poyen

2A Offensive Player of the Year
Colton Lowe, Poyen
Hunter Alexander, Bigelow
Quincey McAdoo, Clarendon

2A Defensive Player of the Year
Kaden Terrell, Bigelow
Reid Kennon, McCrory
Will Litton, Quitman