Centeio, Black earn VaSID awards for JMU football

Centeio, Black earn VaSID awards for JMU football
Centeio, Black earn VaSID awards for JMU football(WHSV)
Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 12:16 PM EST
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Centeio, Black earn VaSID awards for JMU football

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Former James Madison quarterback Todd Centeio was voted the VaSID Offensive Player of the Year and running back Kaelon Black was selected as the Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Centeio helped lead the Dukes to a historic season in their FBS debut that saw JMU go 8-3 and notch its first-ever Top 25 ranking. Centeio completed nearly 64% of his passes, throwing for 2,697 yards and 25 touchdowns with just five interceptions.

Black rushed for 333 yards and three touchdowns. He also recorded 17 catches for 177 yards and two scores.

JMU led the Commonwealth with 11 All-State honorees. The All-State first team featured Centeio, running back Percy Agyei-Obese, wide receiver Kris Thornton, offensive lineman Nick Kidwell and defensive linemen James Carpenter and Isaac Ukwu.