2021 Mr. Football Winners Announced

Six players — one from each MHSAA classification — were selected Monday, November 15th as Mississippi Mr. Football recipients for the 2021 season in partnership with the New Orleans Saints, Mississippi High School Activities Association and the Mississippi Association of Coaches.

The winners were selected by a statewide committee of high school coaches and media who cover high school football:

Class 1A: Vontrez Rush, Senior RB, Simmons, Coach Tavares Johnson

  • 116 Rushes for 1,615 yards and 26 Rushing TD’s
  • 27 Receptions for 331 yards and 4 Receiving TD’s
  • 1 KOR for TD
  • 4 Pass Breakups
  • 2 INT’s

Class 2A: Zy Ford, Senior LB, East Webster, Coach Ron Price

  • 132 Tackles, 72 Solo’s, 60 Asst
  • 20 Tackles for loss
  • 7 Sacks
  • 2 Caused Fumbles
  • 106 Rushes for 790 yards and 10 TD’s
  • 2 Receptions for 26 yards

Class 3A: Malcolm Hartzog, Senior RB, Jefferson Davis County, Coach Lance Mancuso

  • 71 Carries for 1,231 yards and 28 Rushing TD’s
  • 7 Two-Point conversion rushes
  • 7 Receptions for 163 yards and 3 TD’s
  • 5 Punt Returns for TD’s
  • 6 KOR’s for TD’s
  • 11 Kick returns for 403 yards
  • 23 Tackles,
  • 7 Tackles for Loss
  • 3 INT’s
  • 7 Pass Breakups
  • 1 Fumble return for TD

Class 4A: Jaheim Oatis, Senior DL, Columbia, Coach Chip Bilderback

  • 55 Tackles
  • 22 Tackles for loss
  • 5 sacks

Class 5A: Derrick Burgess, Senior LB, Lafayette, Coach Michael Fair

  • 108 Tackles
  • 80 Solo Tackles
  • 28 Assists
  • 38 Tackles for loss,
  • 16 Sacks
  • 1 INT
  • 1 Fumble Recovery
  • 1 Blocked Punt

Class 6A: Bray Hubbard, Junior QB, Ocean Springs, Coach Blake Pennock

  • 148 Completions, 215 Attempts, 2,007 yards
  • 30 TD Passes, 3 INT’s
  • 141 Rushes, 1,071 yards
  • 20 Rushing TD’s

Presentation dates and locations for the Mr. Football awards will be announced at a later date.

The Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Gridiron Classic is scheduled for Friday, December 3 and Saturday, December 4 at M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg.
Past Mr. Football Winners

2020 Mr. Football Winners

2019 Mr. Football Winners

2018 Mr. Football Winners

2017 Mr. Football Winners

2016 Mr. Football Winners

 

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