Posted On: 11/6/19 11:06 PM

The 2019 State Tournament officially kicks off on Friday night with a hand full of first round matchups, with also some 6A quarterfinals on Thursday. This year's tournament seems to have some of the best talent throughout all six classes of any tournament in recent memory. I will go through what I believe to be the five best players in this year's tournament between all six classes, regardless of position.

 

1. Jalen Suggs, QB/DB, SMB, senior

    • Regular season stats (8 games):
      • Passing: 63/133, 1,176 yds *(T34th in MN), 12 TDs, 2 INTs
      • Rushing: 51 carries, 489 yds, 7 TDs
      • Defense: 4 total tackles, 4 INTs *(T13th in MN), 2 TDs
    • Postseason stats (2 games):
      • Passing: 22/51, 418 yds, 6 TDs, 1 INT
      • Rushing: 24 carries, 298 yds, 2 TDs
      • Defense: 13 total tackles, 3 INTs

 

In last Friday's class 5AAAA section championship game against an undefeated Benilde-St. Margaret's–Jalen Suggs showed the state of Minnesota why he is one of the greatest high school athletes in the history of MN. He had arguably the best

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