Sykes becomes the first player since Detroit’s Rashad Phillips in 2000-01 to win back-to-back player of the year awards and the fifth player in the league’s history to win player of the year two or more times. Sykes joins Tony Bennett (1990-91, 1991-92) as the only players in Green Bay’s Division 1 history to be named the conference player of the year twice.
For the second straight season, media members, head coaches and sports information directors voted Sykes as the top player in the league. He was also voted All-Horizon League for the third time in his career. [Read more…]