This season, offenses lit up scoreboards like never before but these elite athletes slowed them down, tackling in space, pressuring the QBs, and picking off balls.
Check out the 2020 All-VYPE Defense Teams.
In a year like none other, Houston's best public school players and coaches were honored by the Touchdown Club of Houston during its annual awards night on Wednesday.
The evening was capped with the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year Awards and the coach of the year. Click through the slideshow below to learn more about the winners.