CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Quarterback Brennan Armstrong was named the Virginia Sports Information Directors Offensive Player of the Year and was among 13 Cavaliers to earn All-State honors. UVA led the state with nine first team selections.

Armstrong led the ACC and ranked fourth in the country with 4,449 passing yards in 2021. He was responsible for 427.3 yards of total offense per game and 22.5 points per game both the second most in the country. He went on to capture third team All-ACC honors and was an honorable mention on the Prof Football Focus and Phill Steel All-America Teams.

A Cavalier has garnered the organization’s offensive player of the year award in three of the last four seasons (Bryce Perkins – 2018 & 2019).

Armstrong was joined on the first team by wide receiver Dontayvion Wicks, tight end Jelani Woods, offensive linemen Chris Glaser and Olu Oluwatimi, linebacker Nick Jackson, cornerback Anthony Johnson, safety Joey Blount and punter Jacob Finn.

Second team honorees included wide receivers Billy Kemp IV and Keytaon Thompson along with offensive lineman Bobby Haskins and cornerback Nick Grant.

2021 VaSID All-State Team

VaSID Offensive Player of the Year – Brennan Armstrong, Virginia
VaSID Defensive Player of the Year – Nate Lynn, William & Mary
VaSID Special Teams Player of the Year – Ethan Ratke, James Madison
VaSID Offensive Rookie of the Year – Antwane Wells Jr.
VaSID Coach of the Year – Curt Cignetti, James Madison

First Team – Offense
QB – Brennan Armstrong, Virginia
RB – J.J. Davis, Norfolk State
RB – Blake Watson, Old Dominion
WR – Kris Thornton, James Madison
WR – Antwane Wells Jr. – James Madison
WR – Dontayvion Wicks, Virginia
TE – Jelani Woods, Virginia
OL – Liam Fornadel, James Madison
OL – Chris Glaser, Virginia
OL – Nick Kidwell, James Madison
OL – Olusegun Oluwatimi, Virginia
OL – Justin Redd, Norfolk State

First Team – Defense
DL – Bryce Carter, James Madison
DL – Mike Greene, James Madison
DL – Nate Lynn, William & Mary
DL – Darius Reynolds, Richmond
LB – Nick Jackson, Virginia
LB – Storey Jackson, Liberty
LB – Stone Snyder, VMI
CB – Anthony Jackson, Virginia
CB – Greg Ross, James Madison
S – Joey Blount, Virginia
S – Gage Herman, William & Mary

First Team – Special Teams
PK – Ethan Ratke, James Madison
P – Jacob Finn, Virginia
RS – LaMareon James, Old Dominion

Second Team – Offense
QB – Cole Johnson, James Madison
RB – Latrele Palmer, James Madison
RB – Bronson Yoder, William & Mary
WR – CJ Daniels, Liberty
WR – Demario Douglas, Liberty
WR – Ali Jennings, Old Dominion
WR – Billy Kemp, Virginia
WR – Keytaon Thompson, Virginia
TE – Zack Kuntz, Old Dominion
OL – Nick Hartnett, VMI
OL – Bobby Haskins, Virginia
OL – Clayton McConnell, Richmond
OL – Thomas Sargeant, Liberty
OL – Andrew Trainer, William & Mary

Second Team – Defense
DL – De’Shaan Dixon, Norfolk State
DL – Will Kiely, William & Mary
DL – Kobie Turner, Richmond
DL – Isaac Ukwu, James Madison
LB – Kelvin Azanama, James Madison
LB – Tyler Dressler, Richmond
LB – Diamonte Tucker-Dorsey, James Madison
LB – Tristan Wheeler, Richmond
CB – Nick Grant, Virginia
CB – Ryan Poole, William & Mary
CB – Brandon Savage, Norfolk State
S – Chris Chukwuneke, James Madison
S – Javon Scruggs, Liberty

Second Team – Special Teams
PK – Jack Culbreath, VMI
P – Jerry Rice, VMI
RS – Aaron Dykes, Richmond