Normal Community quarterback Daylen Boddie looks for an opening against Peoria High during the Ironmen's 61-14 Big 12 Conference victory over the Lions on Oct. 19 at NCHS.

Normal Community High School senior quarterback Daylen Boddie has been named the Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Year after leading the Ironmen to the league championship.

Boddie was a unanimous first-team all-conference selection for the second year in a row. This season, he rushed for 1,185 yards and 24 touchdowns in addition to passing for 1,326 yards and 13 TDs.

Normal West junior quarterback Carson Camp also was a unanimous pick of league coaches after the Wildcats went 10-2 and reached the Class 6A playoff quarterfinals for the first time.

Other Intercity first-team honorees on offense were linemen Joe Mohr and Holden Smith of Normal West, Ethan Johnson of Normal Community and Mark Marshall of Bloomington; tight end Max Lowery of Normal Community; receivers Armani Forrest and Cole Hernandez of Normal West and Drew Crooks of Bloomington; quarterback Griffin Moore of Bloomington and running back Davion McQuirter of Normal West; and kicker Parker Theobald of Normal West.

Mohr and Forrest joined Boddie as repeaters from last year's first team, with Forrest honored a year ago as a defensive back and kick returner.

The first-team defense included linemen Brock Griffin of Normal Community, Skyler Hufeld of Normal West and Ben Wright of Bloomington; linebackers Levi Smalling of Normal Community and Garrett Rhode and Zack Marcotte of Normal West; and backs Ke'Juan Pleasant of Normal Community, Kaden Hargrove of Normal West and CJ Hyde of Bloomington.

The Defensive Player of the Year was Peoria High junior defensive back Kaevion Mack, who also was a first-team pick at receiver.

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