Briggs named to All-Commonwealth team


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Colt Briggs, 97, was named to the 2016 preseason All-Commonwealth football team as one of the best college football players in the state of Kentucky.


Courtesy Photo | Morehead State University

Wilmington High School graduate Colt Briggs was named to the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame All-Commonwealth team.

A junior at Morehead State University, Briggs led the Eagles with 10.5 tackles for loss and finished with 46 total stops. He had a career-best 3.5 tackles behind the line of scrimmage and 10 total tackles in a shutout against Davidson. Briggs helped the Eagle defense’s points allowed improve by 18 from 2014 to 2015.

Briggs, a 2013 graduate of WHS, was the Wilmington News Journal Clinton County Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2013.

The All-Commonwealth team is a preseason team, sponsored by Community Trust Bank, that recognizes the best players on every collegiate program in the state of Kentucky.

Colt Briggs, 97, was named to the 2016 preseason All-Commonwealth football team as one of the best college football players in the state of Kentucky.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_FB.ColtBriggs.jpgColt Briggs, 97, was named to the 2016 preseason All-Commonwealth football team as one of the best college football players in the state of Kentucky. Courtesy Photo | Morehead State University

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