The 2013 High School Football Season has been an incredible one for placekickers.  The 2013 Herbalife Chris Sailer Award Semi-Finalists have been announced.  The 15 Semi-Finalists represent the states of TX, IL, MI, MN, AL, UT, FL, CA, SC, NJ, MO, and GA! The committee is now voting on the 3 Finalists.  The Finalists will be announced on December 13, 2013!

2013 Herbalife 24 Chris Sailer Award Semi-Finalists:
Cole Hedlund (TX, SR) 22-28 FG’s (Long 57, 52, 50), 87-87 PAT’s
John Duvic (IL, SR) 17-21 FG’s (Long 54, 53, 50), 25-27 PAT’s
Jason Alessi (MI, SR) 16-18 FG’s (Long 43) 59-59 PAT’s
Brendan Boche (MN, SR) 16-21 FG’s (Long 55, 52) 15-15 PAT’s
Sage Ledbetter (AL, SO) 16-21 (Long 46) 47-47 PAT’s
Alex Cody (UT, SR) 16-23 FG’s (Long 50) 19-19 PAT’s
Filander Barahona (FL, SR) 16-24 FG’s (Long 49), 43-44 PAT’s
Jagger Lieb (FL, SR) 15-19 FG’s (Long 52), 19-20 PAT’s
Derek Brush (CA, SR) 15-19 FG’s (Long 46), 32-37 PAT’s
Alex Spence (SC, SR) 15-20 FG’s (Long 47) 34-35 PAT’s
Daniel McManus (CA, SR) 14 -18 FG’s (Long 55), 29-30 PAT’s
Ryan Rodriguez (TX, JR) 14-18 FG’s (Long 54) 29-30 PAT’s
Mike Creamer (NJ, SR) 14-18 FG’s (Long 46) 20-20 PAT’s
David Williams (MO, JR) 14-18 FG’s 49-50 PAT’s
Adam Abdellaoui (GA, SR) 13-14 FG’s (Long 49) 17-18 PAT’s

Three Finalists for each award will be invited to the Award Banquet Ceremony that will take place at the JW Marriott Valencia Room in Las Vegas, NV on Friday January 17, 2013. The winner of both the Chris Sailer Award and the Chris Rubio Award will be announced that evening. The Event will also feature the announcement of the Chris Sailer Kicking & Rubio Long Snapping 1st, 2nd & 3rd Team All-Americans.  THIS EVENT WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE 1ST TIME EVER IN 2013!!!!

JW Marriott Hotel
Valencia Room
221 N. Rampart Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89145
*Event open to the public
*Casual dress okay for viewing public

What happens that weekend?
The three finalists will be flown into Las Vegas, NV the morning of Friday January 17th. Each finalist will be put up at the JW Marriott in Las Vegas. That evening the Event will take place. Each athlete and one family member are invited as guests of Herbalife to the Event. Each athlete can then choose to participate in the 12th Annual National Kicking & Snapping Event in Las Vegas put on by Chris Sailer Kicking & Rubio Long Snapping (No Charge). Each athlete will then be flown back home on Sunday evening.

What does the winner receive?
The winners will receive the Chris Sailer Award. The winner gets to take the trophy home. The winner’s name and year will also be etched into history on the Chris Sailer Award that will stay with Herbalife.