Solon Football's Chris Humphrey Named Defensive Player of the Year

Humphrey, who will be playing football at Kent State next year, will be honored by the Cleveland Touchdown Club on March 5

It's been a good month for Solon's Chris Humphrey.

First, the Comets' two-way threat to play wide receiver at Kent State University.

Now, Humphrey has been named Cuyahoga County's Defensive Player of the Year by the Cleveland Touchdown Club, according to Solon City Schools.

Humphrey was a jack-of-all-trades on the field this past season for the Comets, excelling on offensive, defense and special teams. He played quarterback on offense, throwing 655 yards and four touchdowns and rushing for 841 yards and 16 touchdowns, according to the school's statistics for the 2010 season.

As a safety, Humphrey recorded 20 tackles, three interceptions and a fumble. He took two of his picks and the fumble recovery back for touchdowns.

Humphrey also netted 326 yards on kickoff and punt returns.

Humphrey has received other honors for his on-field performance in 2010, including Offensive Player of the Year in the Northeast Ohio Conference and first team AP All-Ohio and All-District teams as a defensive back.


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