Mr. Football

2020 Mr. Football Winners Announced

Six players — one from each MHSAA classification — were selected Wednesday, November 11th as Mississippi Mr. Football recipients for the 2020 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 …

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Mississippi Mr. Football Awards announced for 2019

Six players — one from from each MHSAA classification — were selected Tuesday, November 12th as Mississippi Mr. Football recipients for the 2019 season in a partnership with the New Orleans Saints, Mississippi High School Activities Association and the Mississippi Association of Coaches. The winners were selected by a statewide …

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Mississippi Mr. Football Awards announced for 2018

Six players — one from from each MHSAA classification — were selected Wednesday, November 7th as Mississippi Mr. Footballs for the 2018 season in a 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 …

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2017 Class 6A Mr. Football: Jett Johnson

Class 6A Mr. Football: Jett Johnson School: Tupelo High School Position: Middle Linebacker Height: 6-3 Weight: 230 Class: Senior Led the Golden Wave to an 11-1 record and a second straight unbeaten regular season … Keyed defense in 2017 with 146 tackles, 9 tackles for loss, 3 interceptions and 3 …

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2017 Class 5A Mr. Football: Marcus Murphy

Class 5A Mr. Football: Marcus Murphy School: West Point High School Position: Quarterback Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Class: Senior Has directed Green Wave to 14-0 record and return trip to the Gridiron Classic … Has carried 172 times for 1,630 yards and 27 touchdowns and completed 48 of 83 passes for …

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2017 Class 4A Mr. Football: Cole Smith

Class 4A Mr. Football: Cole Smith School: Pontotoc High School Position: Offensive Tackle/Defensive End Height: 6-4 Weight: 275 Class: Senior Powered the Warriors to an 11-2 record, the Region 2-4A title and the second round of the Class 4A playoffs … A three-year starter at left tackle, he lined up occasionally …

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2017 Class 3A Mr. Football: Kenneth Gainwell

Class 3A Mr. Football: Kenneth Gainwell School: Yazoo County High School Positions: Quarterback Height: 5-10 Weight: 185 Class: Senior Has led Panthers to 14-0 record and Class 3A Finals …. Has rushed for 1,791 yards and scored 29 touchdowns and completed 66 of 121 passes for 1,108 yards with 10 TDs …

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2017 Class 2A Mr. Football: Don Ragsdale

Class 2A Mr. Football: Don Ragsdale School: Pisgah High School Position: Running Back/Quarterback/Linebacker Height: 5-11 Weight: 200 Class: Senior Selected Mr. Football in Class 2A for the second consecutive year … Led the Dragons to 9-4 record and second round of the 2A playoffs … Carried 257 times for 3,132 yards …

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2017 Class 1A Mr. Football: Marquez Pam

Class 1A Mr. Football: Marquez Pam School: Simmons High School Positions: Tailback Height: 5-11 Weight: 225 Class: Senior Has led two-time defending Class 1A champions to a 14-0 record and third straight trip to the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Gridiron Classic … Carried 198 times for 1,929 yards …

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Mr. Football selections to be honored Thursday

Mississippi’s Mr. Football recipients will be honored Thursday night in Oxford in conjunction with the MHSAA’s Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Gridiron Classic State Football Championships at the University of Mississippi. The second annual Mr. Football awards are a partnership between the New Orleans Saints, the Mississippi Association …

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2016 Class 1A Mr. Football: Chris Smith

Class 1A Mr. Football: Chris Smith School: Nanih Waiya Positions: Running Back/Receiver/Cornerback Height: 5-10 Weight: 180 Class: Junior Keyed Warriors to 13-2 record and Class 1A semifinal, narrowly missing Nanih Waiya’s first trip to the championship game since 1991… for the season, carried 112 times for 1,221 yards and accounted …

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2016 Class 3A Mr. Football: D.D. Bowie

Class 3A Mr. Football: D.D. Bowie School: Morton Positions: Quarterback/Wide Receiver Height: 6-1 Weight: 197 Class: Senior Keyed the Panthers to an 8-4 record and the first round of the Class 3A playoffs… Accounted for 2,761 total yards, including 222 carries for 2,239 yards. Scored 38 TDs, highlighted by two …

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2016 Class 4A Mr. Football: Myles Brennan

Class 4A Mr. Football: Myles Brennan School: St. Stanislaus Position: Quarterback Height: 6-4 Weight: 187 Class: Senior Led the Rock-A-Chaws to a 10-2 record and the second round of the Class 4A playoffs… Completed 275 of 399 passes for 3,982 yards with 48 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. Also rushed for …

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2016 Class 5A Mr. Football: Jordan Murphy

Class 5A Mr. Football: Jordan Murphy School: Hattiesburg Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-1 Weight: 175 Class: Senior Sparked the Tigers to a 10-4 record and the Class 5A quarterfinals… Three-year letterman and two-year starter at receiver who also made an impact in 2016 as a free safety in key situations… …

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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 …

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Mr. Football winners for 2016

STARKVILLE — Mississippi’s first Mr. Football awards presented by the New Orleans were handed out Thursday night at The Mill Conference Center. New Orleans broadcaster, former Pro Bowl running back and Morton High School alumnus Deuce McAllister was on hand to represent the Saints. The six recipients homored included: Class …

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