RICHMOND, VA-The Touchdown Club of Richmond has announced its annual awards and two Tigers were awarded. Senior wide receiver Holton Walker (Lynchburg, VA/Brookville) was named the Co-Wide Receiver of the Year and senior linebacker Josh Doggett (Mechanicsville, VA/Atlee) was named the Linebacker of the Year.
The Touchdown Club of Richmond honors players at seven different positions in two groups across the state of Virginia. Group one consists of players from NCAA Division I (FBS and FCS) schools, while group two is comprised of NCAA Division II, III, NAIA and USCAA programs.
Walker, the 2013 TD Club of Richmond Receiver of the Year and two-time Lanier Award finalist, led the ODAC in receiving yards for the third consecutive season while earning his third first team nod. He caught 61 passes for 1,183 yards and 11 touchdowns. He concluded his career as one of the best receivers in program and ODAC history, holding six school records, including career touchdowns (39), single season touchdowns (16), single season receptions (111), and single season yards (1,723). Additionally, he's second in school history with 4,207 career yards and 250 career receptions. His 39 touchdowns catches are second all-time in the ODAC, while his 4,207 yards rank third.
Doggett, the 2013 TD Club of Richmond Linebacker of the Year, also earned his second All-ODAC First Team honor this season. He led the Tigers and was fourth in the ODAC in total tackles with 94. He also had 7.0 for loss with 0.5 sacks, one interception, and three pass break ups. He recorded at least 10 tackles in four games, including a season-high 14 against Randolph-Macon. His efforts helped lead the Tigers to their second-straight and ninth overall ODAC title.
The Touchdown Club of Richmond Award winners, along with the winners of the Bill Dudley Award and the Willie Lanier Award, will be honored at the annual Dudley/Lanier Award Banquet on Dec. 10. The banquet will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa in Short Pump. Tickets are $40 and may be purchased by contacting Ron Axselle at email@example.com.