WOAY Sports is pleased to announce Independence senior Atticus Goodson is the 2021 WOAY Football Player of the Year!
Goodson is the first two-time recipient of the award since it began in 2015. He led the Patriots with 1,896 rushing yards and 29 touchdowns this season, and was the offensive captain on the All-State First Team. He was one of the key contributors in the Patriots’ playoff run to the Super Six, including standout performances against Roane County in the quarterfinals and Bluefield in the semifinals.
Watch Goodson’s full interview here with WOAY Sports Director Matt Digby.
WOAY Football Player of the Year History
2015 – Zayvion Lawson, Greenbrier East
2016 – Will Fenton, Fayetteville
2017 – Mookie Collier, Bluefield
2018 – Austin Isaacs, Midland Trail
2019 – Noah Brown, Greenbrier West
2020 – Atticus Goodson, Independence