Fisk passed for 2,256 yards and 22 touchdowns and ran for 983 yards and 14 TDs in guiding the Titans’ offense.
Hopkins darted for 1,722 yards and 14 TDs for the District 20-4A champion Bulldogs while Roberts shredded opponents for 2,140 yards and 35 TDs on the ground for the Bucs.
Smith began his coaching career at Dunbar High School in Lufkin. After coaching for four years, Smith came to Orange where he led Wallace High School. Smith then had a long coaching stint at Beaumont Charlton-Pollard High School.
Joining Lynch and Quirante on defense will be Newton linebacker Corey Jenkins and Nederland linebacker Korbin Stampley.
Jenkins helped lead the Eagles to the Class 2A Division I state semifinals, posting 160 tackles, 28 of them for losses, including six sacks. Stampley, meanwhile, notched 158 tackles and six interceptions for the Bulldogs.
Smith captureda ton of victories in his career, accomplishing amazing feats with stern discipline. He took over ill-equipped programs and turned each one of them into consistent winners.
Smith’s sons, Tody and Bubba, who both starred in the National Football League, are among more than a dozen players he helped send on to pro football.
Here are the past Willie Ray Smith Award winners:
1993: Dexter Hebert, Kelly
1994: Jay McGuire, Silsbee
1995: Jeffery Spikes, Burkeville
1996: Elihah Burkins, Thomas Jefferson
1997: Bryan Bock, Bridge City
1998: Offense: Chip Ambres, West Brook; Defense: Charles Sias, WO-S
1999: Offense: Beaux Daville, Orangefield; Defense: Rod Gulley, Newton
2000: Offense: Dustin Long, PN-G; Defense: Gayron Allen, WO-S
2001: Offense: Sean Yoder, Nederland; Defense: Jermaine Hope, WO-S
2002: Offense: Tony Eckert, Lumberton; Defense: Ricky Wilson, Lincoln
2003: Offense: Matt Peebles, Bridge City; Defense: William Bryant, Jasper
2004: Offense: Jamaal Charles, P.A. Memorial; Defense: William Morrissey, Silsbee
2005: Offense: Jamaal Charles, P.A. Memorial; Defense: Brian West, Ozen
2006: Offense: Kenneth Beasley, WO-S; Defense: Sean Weatherspoon, Jasper
2007: Offense: Micah Mosley, Nederland; Defense: Earl Thomas, WO-S
2008: Offense: Cody Hussey, Lumberton; Defense: Tramain Thomas, East Chambers
2009: Offense: Christian Micheal, West Brook Defense: Kevin Robinson, WO-S
2010: Offense: Jeremy Johnson, Silsbee; Defense: Jacoby Hale, Central
2011: Offense: Fred Ford, Kirbyville; Defense: Colin Garrett, West Brook
2012: Offense: Terrence Singleton, P.A. Memorial; Defense: Corbin Carr, Nederland