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2016 Class 6A Mr. Football: Cam Akers

2016 Class 6A Mr. Football: Cam Akers
School: Clinton
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6-0
Weight: 215
Class: Senior

Has led the Arrows, 13-1, to the Class 6A State Championship game, Clinton’s first trip to the finals since 2000… Has completed 157 of 255 passes for 2,900 yards with 29 touchdowns and 6 interceptions, carried 212 times for 1,888 yards and scored 30 TDs in 2016… Passed for 5,012 yards with 47 TDs and 20 interceptions, rushed for 2,998 yards and scored 37 TDs from 2013-2015… Selected for Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Classic and U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Clinton coach Judd Boswell says:
“You’re not going to arm tackle Cam. He has great power and great vision and the burst to get past people who have the angle on him. Then you throw in the element of being able to throw accurately. He is close to 60 percent for his career. But it’s Cam’s desire and competitive nature on every single play that sets him apart from anybody else I’ve ever seen or been around. You see a lot of high-profile guys who don’t go hard every play, but I can honestly say this kid gives it his all and leaves nothing in the tank on every single snap. That’s very special.”

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