Elijah Oakmon recently won the Top VYPE Austin Running Back Recruit Fan Poll. VYPE caught up with Oakmon for the 411 on the star from Pflugerville.
VYPE: Who has been your biggest influence in your sporting life? And Why?
Oakmon: My dad or grandpa is my biggest influence in sports. They showed me the love for the game and the work to put in.
VYPE: Go-to pregame meal? Routine?
Oakmon: A Jason deli sandwich before every game and my routine is check all my gear get my ankles wrapped and listen to my music.
VYPE: Favorite subject in school?
Oakmon: My favorite subject in school is History
VYPE: What's your biggest strength? Or What do You Bring to Your Team?
Oakmon: My biggest strength is that bring a lot of intensity and momentum.
VYPE: Off the field, what is your favorite thing to do?
Oakmon: My favorite thing to do off the field is go ride my horses or fish.
VYPE: What has been your greatest HS memory so far?
Oakmon: My greatest memory was freshman year first game of the season on varsity scoring my first touchdown
VYPE Media releases weekly polls throughout the month and the fans come out in droves to vote for their favorite player! It is always exciting when a poll comes down to the wire.
A new feature on VYPE.com will be at the end of each month we will list all the winners of the polls for that month. So, check out the winners of the polls for the month of April. Check out all the winners below and thanks to the fans who voted!!
Reminder, these are Fan Polls. The VYPE Media Editorial team just selects the athletes for the poll and the winner is determined solely by a fan vote!
VYPE Houston Girls Private School Girls Basketball Player of the Year - Armani Bartlett, Houston Christian (20,048 of 81,001 votes)
VYPE Houston Boys Public School Basketball Player of the Year – Rommell Williams, Mayde Creek (27,025 of 83,669 votes)
VYPE Houston Boys Private School Boys Basketball Player of the Year – Jakoby Flores, St. Thomas Episcopal (26,149 of 61,726 votes)
Unfinished business 🧎🏽♂️ pic.twitter.com/MbVaNxlt8C— Koby (@Kobo1523) February 24, 2020
VYPE DFW Girls Private School Basketball Player of the Year – Jewell Howard, Mesquite Dallas Christian (29,091 votes of 110,500)
VYPE DFW Boys Public School Basketball Player of the Year – Marcell McCreary, O.D. Wyatt (55,587 of 167,148 votes)
VYPE DFW Boys Private School Basketball Player of the Year – Noah Taylor, Flower Mound Coram Deo Academy (19,470 of 57,429 votes)
VYPE West TX/Panhandle Girls Private School Basketball Player of the Year – Abigail Crow, Lubbock Christian School (27,110 of 49,374 votes)
VYPE West TX/Panhandle Boys Public School Basketball Player of the Year – Zaiden LeCroy, Levelland (70,532 of 193,797 votes)
VYPE SETX Boys Basketball Player of the Year – Kenneth Lofton Jr., Port Arthur Memorial (21,026 of 34,841 votes)
VYPE San Antonio Boys Basketball Player of the Year – Tanner Brown, San Antonio Brandeis (34,256 of 71,727 votes)
VYPE San Antonio’s Top Quarterback Recruit – Donovan Davila, Uvalde (19,345 of 49,681 votes)
Donovan Davila Quarterback Uvalde High School Class of 2021 https://t.co/K53S98d23o— Coach C.J. Rivera (@CoachCJRivera) April 14, 2020
VYPE San Antonio’s Top Running Back Recruit – Marques Washington, Seguin (36,738 of 129,442 votes)
VYPE San Antonio’s Top Receiver Recruit – Alan Hernandez, San Antonio Memorial (54,779 of 151,555 votes)
miss it soo much 😣 pic.twitter.com/DS3VaRX72i— alanone4 (@Alanjoh_14) December 26, 2019
VYPE Austin Boys Basketball Player of the Year - Ryan Davis, Fredericksburg (21,838 of 48,461 votes)
Congrats to Fredericksburg Sr guard Ryan Davis as he commits to play hoops at Ripon College in Wisconsin. We are proud of you!! Hard work and passion does pay off in the long run! #billiehoops. #billiepride. pic.twitter.com/oTQEQwJR7k— Coach Tim Kaman (@FBGBasketball) October 29, 2019
VYPE Austin’s Top 2021-2022 Football Recruit – Nate Yarnell, Lake Travis (5,342 of 8,161 votes)
VYPE Austin Top Running Back Recruit – Elijah Oakmon, Pflugerville (14,425 of 27,772 votes)
VYPE Austin’s Top Receiver Recruit – KeSean Raven, Rockdale (17,705 of 63, 974 votes)
VYPE Texas Boys Private School Wrestler of the Year – Sam Shafer, All Saints Episcopal (4,515 of 8,203 votes)
2020 TAPPS State Wrestling Championship, 113 Lbs Weight Class Results:— TAPPS Wrestling (@TAPPSwrestling) February 17, 2020
1st Place - Sam Shafer of All Saints Episcopal School
2nd Place - Brandon Brentham of Texas School for the Deaf
3rd Place - Will Dundee of St. Thomas Catholic pic.twitter.com/b5nM0LVsSw