MINT HILL, NC – With the 2021 high school football season coming to an end locally the All-Conference Team selections were announced for the Southwestern 4A Conference, newly named 4A West Conference 59.
The Offensive Player of the Year was announced, Butler Bulldogs top rated area QB Xavion Brower was selected by the committee and earned the recognition he well deserved.
Brower a senior had a solid final season helping to lead the Bulldogs to a 6-0 record in the conference, 7-3 overall, earning a spot in the state playoffs to compete for another state championship. The Bulldogs were defeated by Mallard Creek, but they continue to be a powerful force in local football in our area.
The Bulldog QB in 9 games of stats provided, accumulated 78 pass completions on 126 attempts for a completion rate of .619%. His total passing yardage was 1,233 yards, an average of 15.8 yards per completion, and 137.0 yards per game. He connected for 12 touchdowns, while allowing only 2 interceptions all season. His longest completion was for 80 yards, and has a QB rating of 119.6.
He is a dual threat offensively and gained another 334 yards rushing on 55 carries for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. He contributed 37.1 yards per game on the ground, he had one game for over 100 yards, with his longest run being a 37 yard burst to daylight. Brower added 3 touchdowns rushing giving him a total of 15 TD’s for the season. Combined he contributed 1,567 yards of explosive offense.
The Mint Hill Times sports writers want to congratulate Xavion Brower for being selected this weeks Player of the Week. Also, for his selection to the All-Conference Team, and being chosen as the 2021 Offensive Player of the Year.