In its 36th year of honouring the nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade announced Jackson Nabors of Indian Springs School as its 2020-21 Gatorade Alabama Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Nabors plays his club soccer for Hoover- Vestavia Soccer.
The award, which recognises not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Nabors as Alabama’s best high school boys soccer player.
The 6-foot-7, 180-pound junior forward scored a state-best 52 goals and passed for 23 assists this past season, leading Indian Springs (24-2-1) to the Class 4A-5A state championship. Nabors was a First Team Super All-State and First Team All-Metro selection. He was also named MVP of the Class 4A-5A state tournament.
Nabors has maintained a 3.69 GPA in the classroom. He will begin his senior year of high school this fall., and will play for the HVS 03-04’s! Way to go Jackson!