Here are the nominees for the top running back in Hillsborough County in Classes 4-3A. Voting lasts until 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Emmanuel Arango, So., Gaither: The Jesuit transfer will have a chance to be the Cowboys featured back this season.
Alex Daley, Jr., Durant: Ran for 595 yards and four touchdowns in a limited role last season.
Stacy Gage, Jr., Wharton: The nation’s No. 2 back in the 2024 class made headlines this summer by transferring from IMG.
Rod Gainey, Jr., Tampa Bay Tech: The coveted prospect returns to the Titans after spending the past two seasons at IMG.
Jacquez Gibson, Jr., Hillsborough: Poised to have even bigger numbers after rushing for 493 yards and nine touchdowns last season.
Vincent Ketchup, Sr., East Bay: Versatile athlete who had a combined 949 yards and nine touchdowns rushing and receiving last season.
J.C. Roque, Sr., Newsome: Takes on a more prominent role after rushing for 760 yards and eight touchdowns last season.
Rico Shoats, Jr., Riverview: Ended up with 938 yards rushing and three touchdowns last season.
Joquez Smith, Sr., Jesuit: The Temple commit finished last season with 1,976 yards rushing and 29 touchdowns.
Jaelin Sneed, Jr., East Bay: Ran for 807 yards and 16 touchdowns last season.
Kirby Vorhees, Sr., Steinbrenner: Finished last season with 1,913 all-purpose yards and 18 touchdowns.