Male Athlete of the Year Award - Jakob Loucks (Cornwall, Ontario)
Football Mountie Jakob Loucks from Cornwall, ON was named the male athlete of the year.
Loucks, a first-year quarterback, was named the AUS Football Rookie of the Year and captured the Peter Gorman Trophy for U Sports Football Rookie of the Year this past season. He was consistent at the helm of a young offensive unit and finished second in the Atlantic conference in most passing categories, completing 54.2 per cent of his passes for 1,325 yards, five touchdowns, and only seven interceptions in 225 attempts. He also proved a dual threat for opposing defences as he carried the ball 56 times for 404 yards and one major, finishing second in rushing yards among U Sports pivots behind Alberta’s Ben Kopczynski (443).