2014 Preseason Football Friday Player of the Year Candidates

The ABC 13 staff has compiled a list of candidates that have a shot to win Football Friday's highest honor on December 12th. Altavista's Juan Thornhill won this award in 2013, one day before leading the Colonels to the Division 1 state championship. He now returns for his senior season.2014 Preseason Player of the Year Candidates

Player, School, Position, College commitment (if applicable)Tremaine Edmunds - Dan River LB/WR (VT)Caleb Ashworth - Tunstall DL (Cincinnati)Austin Clark - Rockbridge OL (South Carolina)Chance Hall - Northside OL(Tennessee)Jelani Carter - Northside DB (Old Dominion)Tyriq Harris - Hidden Valley DE (Charlotte)Ryheem Dawson - Parry McCluer RBJuan Thornhill - Altavista QB/DB (UVa)Donnie Morgan - E.C. GlassFrankie Hickson - HeritageAnthony Lovelace - RustburgMatt Smith - LibertyTy Tracy -HeritageWarren Craft - William Fleming WRNate Atkins - Hidden Valley LB (offer from N.C. State)Coleman Fox - Salem RB (offers from ODU, James Madison, Richmond and Lafayette)Shoalin McGuire - Magna Vista QB

Jaquez Hairston - Magna Vista WR/DB