Posted On: 09/18/19 5:12 PM

First presented in 2004, the Mr. Football Award is an annual award recognizing Minnesota’s best high school football player. By the point of week three, there usually starts to become separation between the good players, and serious contenders. There have been some terrific players so far this season, but their are five players that have seriously separated from the pack.


Serious Contenders:

Similarly to any MVP or player of the year award, they have never stated the team record is a criteria for Mr. Football, but almost always- the winner is on a team that appeared in the State Tournament or got very close. So I decided to put team record into my criteria.


  1. Russell Corrigan, QB/TE/P/KR/LB, Hutchinson

Photo by Ryan Kastenschmidt (crowrivermedia)

Corrigan came into the season well-known having already committed to Boise State as a tight end. But what many people didn't was that he would be Hutchinson's starting QB in his senior season. He has tremendously excelled with the opportunity. Corrigan is currently leading the sate in rushing touchdowns with 10. He also is averaging 5.8

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