WICHITA, Kan The 2014 CPIFL individual awards have been announced, with Wild QB Rocky Hinds topping the list as the league’s Most Valuable Player. Wild head coach, Paco Martinez received an honorable mention for coach of the year and LB Jason Catchings also received an honorable mention for Defensive Rookie of the year.
Most Valuable Player: QB Rocky Hinds, Wichita Wild
In his fifth season of indoor football and second with the Wild, it is no surprise that Hinds receives this award. Named Champions Bowl I MVP in 2013 and totaling a record of 22-4 over the last two seasons including a championship win, Hinds has been the heart of the Wild offense. His steady play led Wichita to the best record in the CPIFL this season, as the Wild went 10-1 in his 11 starts. In the regular season, Hinds passed for 1,705 yards and 41 touchdowns, which ranked third in the league. In 261 pass attempts this season, Hinds only threw six interceptions and added 89 rushing yards with eight rushing touchdowns.