VYPE OK Announces 10 Finalists for Mr. Football Oklahoma
December 27, 2012By VYPE Oklahoma of VYPE MAGAZINE - Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK—December 27th, 2012- From the VYPE Top 100, we have whittled down the list and announce the finalists for the State Farm Mr. Football Award. The ten finalists have showed extraordinary talents on and off the field. Polls from across the state, as well as media and coaching votes have given us the final 10. Mr. Football Oklahoma will be announced in January.
OL – 6-4, 300, Sr.
During the 2012 season Boyd solidified himself as one of just a few top D1 lineman prospects in the state. With his size and maneuverability Boyd helped his team to an appearance in the state semifinals. Boyd was also tasked during the season to play noseguard. Boyd has committed to the University of Tulsa.
RB – 5-9, 200, Jr.
Nault had an amazing season rushing for 1,924 yards and 30 touchdowns. Nault, only a junior, has amassed enough yards in his high school career to give him a legitimate shot at the states All-Time leading rusher his senior season. Nault also averaged 12.1 yards per kick return on special teams.
RB/QB – 6-1, 180, Sr.
A two-way starter, Torres helped the Tigers to their third state title in school history. Torres rushed for 1,458 yards and 27 touchdowns this season. Torres was not only named to the VYPE Top 100 for football, but made the Top 50 boys basketball list as well.
DE – 6-6, 280, Sr.
The Tulsa commit dominated opponents from his defensive end position and recorded nine sacks this season. Rodriguez gave opposing offensive coordinators headaches with his relentless pursuit of the ball.
QB/S – 6-0, 185, SR.
Lowe may have been the most underrated player coming into the season, but his 2,332 yards through the air and his 28 touchdowns only proves he belongs in the conversation for the best player in the state.
RB – 5-10, 195, Sr.
Moore got off to a great start this season before being sidelined late, but his 1,599 yards rushing and 25 touchdowns stands out as a great accomplishment. Moore was the top vote getter giving him the “People’s Choice” title.
RB/CB – 5-8, 180, Sr.
Barre’ helped the Trojans to their 13th state title in school history after his record setting season at tailback. Barre’ rushed for 1,941 yards and 27 touchdowns making him the All-Time leading rusher. Barre’also played defense and returned kickoffs
RB/WR/S – 5-9, 170, Sr.
FORT GIBSON TIGERS
The main ingredient to a team that was a contender this season, Gandara rushed for 2,253 yards and 33 touchdowns. Gandara had an amazing 2,777 all-purpose yards this season and when needed he played defensive back.
OL/DL – 6-2, 275, Sr.
This solid offensive tackle had a great season for the Lions. Seeley is considered one of the top prospects for guard at the next level. Seeley was second in voting for the State Farm Mr. Football Award
CB/WR – 6-0, 185, Sr.
EAST CENTRAL CARDINALS
One of the best players to ever wear the black and red, Taylor accounted for 1,107 yards receiving and scored 15 touchdowns. He averaged 16.5 yards per catch. On defense Taylor has four interceptions, one returned for a touchdown. Taylor has committed to the University of Oklahoma.