Mr. Football Award (South Carolina)

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The South Carolina Mr. Football Award is an honor given to the top high school football player in the state of South Carolina. Past winners have often proceeded to have successful college careers and even play in the National Football League (NFL).

Award winners[edit]

Professional teams listed are teams known.

Year Player Position High School College Professional team(s)
1991 Jumpity Springster RB Stratford South Carolina
1992 Stephen Davis RB Spartanburg Auburn Washington Redskins/Carolina Panthers/St. Louis Rams
1993 Jeff Coleman DT Gaffney Tennessee CFL - Montreal Alouettes
1994 Anthony Downs RB Berea Clemson
1995 Jermale Kelley WR Berea South Carolina NFL Europe - Berlin/Rhein
1996 Kyle Young OL Daniel Clemson
1997 Chris Hope DB Rock Hill Florida State Pittsburgh Steelers/Tennessee Titans
1998 Derek Watson RB Palmetto South Carolina Tampa Bay Buccaneers / Calgary Stampeders
1999 Mark Logan QB Greenwood Georgia Tech
2000 Roscoe Crosby WR Union Clemson
2001 Moe Thompson DE Stratford South Carolina
2002 Eric McCollom QB Camden Iowa
2003 Trey Elder QB Byrnes Appalachian State
2004 J.D. Melton QB Myrtle Beach Navy
2005 Prince Miller DB Byrnes Georgia Baltimore Ravens/Detroit Lions/Indianapolis Colts/Cleveland Browns/Saskatchewan Roughriders
2006 Malcolm Long QB Gaffney South Carolina State
2007 Richard Mounce QB Blythewood Clemson**/Charleston Southern
2008 Stephon Gilmore CB South Pointe South Carolina Buffalo Bills
2009 Marcus Lattimore RB Byrnes South Carolina San Francisco 49ers
2010[1] Jadeveon Clowney DE South Pointe South Carolina Houston Texans
2011[2] Shaq Roland WR Lexington South Carolina
2012 [3] Tramel Terry WR Goose Creek Georgia
2013[4] Jacob Park QB Stratford Georgia
2014 Matthew Colburn RB Dutch Fork Wake Forest
2015 Tavien Feaster RB Spartanburg Clemson
2016 Gage Moloney QB Northwestern James Madison

**baseball only. After one season of Tiger baseball, Mounce transferred to Charleston Southern to play football.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Byers, Barry (11 December 2010). "Stallions' Clowney named Mr. Football in S.C.". Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Byers, Barry (10 December 2011). "Roland keeps up USC trend of landing state's Mr. Football". Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Byers, Barry (8 December 2012). "Mr. FOOTBALL: Tramel Terry". Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  4. ^ Leigh, Brian. "4-Star Georgia QB Commit Jacob Park Wins South Carolina's Mr. Football". Bleacher Report. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 

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