Fenroy and Johnson Named Co-Athletes of the Month
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Tyrell Fenroy, a senior tailback for the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, and Jarrell Johnson, a senior running back for Archbishop Rummel High School have been named Greater New Orleans Amateur Co-Athletes of the Month for October, the Allstate Sugar Bowl announced on Wednesday.
Fenroy (pictured right), a product of LaPlace and St. Charles Catholic High School, led the Ragin' Cajuns to three October wins. He had 20 carries for 297 yards and three touchdowns in a win over UL-Monroe and posted another 100-yard game with 128 against Arkansas State. He also added 92 yards in a blowout victory against North Texas. A semifinalist for the Doak Walker Award as the top running back in the nation, Fenroy has 1,292 rushing yards this year with 17 touchdowns. For his career, he has 4,563 rushing yards and is just the seventh player in NCAA history to post four 1,000-yard rushing seasons.
Johnson also had a sensational October, rushing for 731 yards and 14 touchdowns. He averaged 9.37 yards-per-carry and currently leads the Metro Area with 1,805 yards and 27 touchdowns. During October, he was selected as the WWL-TV Player of the Week twice, as well as Jefferson Parish Player of the Week and the Clarion Herald Player of the Week. For his career, he has rushed for over 4,000 yards and 50 touchdowns.
Each of the monthly award winners will be honored in the spring at the Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony, hosted by the Allstate Sugar Bowl and the Greater New Orleans Sports Selection Committee.