Sugar Bowl, NFF honor N.O-area football players

by Ryan whirty

Special to The Advocate

NFF awards

The Allstate Sugar Bowl Chapter of the National Football Foundation-College Football Hall of Fame hold its 2013 awards luncheon Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Among those honored were 34 New Orleans area high school football players for their achievements in the classroom and on the field.

Players honored: Thomas Harrison, Hannan; Nicholas Pounds Hannan; Michael Kennedy, Rummel; Patrick Kliebert, Rummel; Ryan Hoefeld, Brother Martin; Daquan Frazier, Bonnabel; Gabriel Onor, Jr., Ben Franklin; Sean Beckwith, Chalmette; Dylan T. Perez, Covington; Josh Ansardi, Crescent City; Brody Taylor, De La Salle; Sean D. Harry, East Jefferson; Austin J. Poche, East Jefferson; Colinn Early, Edna Karr; Brandon Kent, Fontainebleau; Andrew Rosiere, Grace King; Nicholas Dale, Holy Cross; Jordan Showalter, Holy Cross; Peter Miller, Newman; Mitch Alexander, Jesuit; Zachary Creel, Jesuit; William Wall, Jesuit; Richard J. Allen II, John Curtis; Jude Bontemps, John Ehret; Michael Ball, Lakeshore; Dustynn Smith, Lakeshore; Matthew Nungesser, Mandeville; Alvin Jones, Miller McCoy Academy; Dane Landry, Northlake Christian; Ralph Price, Northshore; Marshall Wadleigh, Northshore; Decatur Durel, Pope John Paul II; Estevan Hilton, Sophie B. Wright Charter; Darrell Johnson Jr., Thomas Jefferson.