Fordyce football coach Tim Rodgers, who led the Redbugs to a State Championship, was named Class 2A Coach of the Year at the 2019 Farm Bureau Awards Banquet.

Rodgers was among 45 finalists and their guests who attended the 2019 Farm Bureau Awards Banquet where the state’s top coaches and players were honored. The winners in each category and classification were:

2A Coach of the Year
Tim Rodgers, Fordyce
2A Offensive Player of the Year
Caleb Jacobs, Parkers Chapel
2A Defensive Player of the Year

Jakiron Cook, Junction City
3A Coach of the Year
Neil Evans, Harding Academy
3A Offensive Player of the Year
M.J. Vance, Osceola
3A Defensive Player of the Year
Daniel Hicks, Camden Harmony Grove
4A Coach of the Year
Todd Eskola, Joe T. Robinson
4A Offensive Player of the Year
Cannon Turner, Arkadelphia
4A Defensive Player of the Year
P.J. Hall, Joe T. Robinson
5A Coach of the Year
Kevin Kelley, Pulaski Academy
5A Offensive Player of the Year
Braden Bratcher, Pulaski Academy
5A Defensive Player of the Year
Brooks Both, Harrison
7A/6A Coach of the Year
Mark Kelley, Searcy
7A/6A Offensive Player of the Year
Brandon Thomas, North Little Rock
7A/6A Defensive Player of the Year
Austin Bailey, Bryant

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