Cast your vote for the 2020 M7 Sports Gridiron Player of the Year!

Click here to vote for the 2020 M7 Sports Gridiron Player of the Year Award!

Voting is now open for the 2020 M7 Sports Gridiron Player of the Year Award! Click on the link above to access the poll to cast your vote. One player from each Muskegon area school has been nominated by their coach for the award, each voter may only cast one vote. The top five players from the fan vote will be announced on November 24th and will move on to a media/coaches poll to determine the winner. The winner will be announced on the week of the state finals. If you are unsure who to vote for, check out some info on each candidate below!

-Player Nominated: Gavin Reames
-Class: Junior
-Position: Quarterback
-Passing Stats: 55/108, 1001 Yards, 11 Touchdowns, 5 Interceptions
-Rushing Stats: 47 Carries, 224 Yards, 4.8 Yards Per Carry, 3 Touchdowns
-Coach Quote: “Gavin is a competitor and great leader. He is a student of the game and loves to watch film. He empowers his teammates and pushes them to be better.”

-Player Nominated: Owen Worthington
-Class: Junior
-Position: Quarterback
-Passing Stats: 57/110, 640 Yards, 6 Touchdowns, 10 Interceptions
-Rushing Stats: 79 Carries, 211 Yards, 2.7 Yards Per Carry, 3 Touchdowns
-Coach Quote: None Provided

-Player Nominated: Braeden Carskadon
-Class: Senior
-Position: Quarterback/Linebacker
-Passing Stats: 28/90, 448 Yards, 3 Touchdowns, 8 Interceptions
-Rushing Stats: 781 Yards, 6 Touchdowns
-Coach Quote: “Extremely durable and talented football player able to play multiple positions at a high level. Extremely coachable, always willing to put in whatever work was necessary and his greatest strength was he was a great leader with his peers.”

-Player Nominated: Gabe Prado
-Class: Senior
-Position: Tight End/Defensive Lineman
-Defensive Stats: 43 Tackles, 2 Sacks
-Coach Quote:  “Gabe is the heart and soul of our team! Tremendous work ethic and has a team first mentality!”

-Player Nominated: Andon Grigg
-Class: Senior
-Position: Wide Receiver
-Receiving Stats: 28 Receptions, 501 Yards, 6 Touchdowns
-Coach Quote:  “Andon is a young man who is very athletic and continues to grow each day. He hasn’t played football in many years but works hard in everything that he does.”

-Player Nominated: Ben Nelson
-Class: Senior
-Position: Tight End/Defensive Lineman
-Coach Quote: “Ben was our all around best player. He dominated on the offensive and defensive lines. Combines size, athleticism and intelligence and is a great teammate.”

-Player Nominated: Austin Hawkins
-Class: Senior
-Position: Slot Receiver/Cornerback
-Rushing Stats: 26 Carries, 127 Yards, 4.9 Yards Per Carry
-Receiving Stats: 24 Receptions, 417 Yards, 4 Touchdowns
-Defensive Stats: 51 Tackles, 1 Interception
-Coach Quote: “Austin is a great kid and a player that can change the outlook and momentum of a game anytime he touches the ball. Truly a great kid to coach!”

-Player Nominated: Brady Rose
-Class: Senior
-Position: Quarterback/Safety
-Passing Stats: 42/64, 800 Yards, 9 Touchdowns, 1 Interception
-Rushing Stats: 99 Carries, 804 Yards, 8.1 Yards Per Carry, 15 Touchdowns
-Defensive Stats: 38 Tackles, 4 Interceptions, 2 Touchdowns
-Coach Quote: “Great leadership and plays every play hard, never complains and always gives his best not only on Friday’s but also in the classroom and in practice.”

-Player Nominated: Drew Collins
-Class: Senior
-Position: Quarterback/Linebacker
-Passing Stats: 95/137, 1223 Yards, 15 Touchdowns, 2 Interceptions
-Rushing Stats: 80 Carries, 489 Yards, 6.1 Yards Per Carry, 9 Touchdowns
-Defensive Stats: 16 Tackles
-Coach Quote: None Provided

-Player Nominated: Tyreese Oakes
-Class: Senior
-Position: Slot Receiver/Safety
-Rushing Stats: 9 Carries, 97 Yards, 10.8 Yards Per Carry, 1 Touchdown
-Receiving Stats: 9 Receptions, 89 Yards, 1 Touchdown
-Defensive Stats: 42 Tackles, 2 Interceptions
-Coach Quote: “He has the ability to lead and inspire his teammates. He has an amazing athletic ability and is an extremely high character young man.”

-Player Nominated: Tommy Kartes
-Class: Senior
-Position: Running Back/Safety
-Rushing Stats: 72 Attempts, 441 Yards, 6.1 Yards Per Carry, 9 Touchdowns
-Receiving Stats: 9 Receptions 119 Yards
-Defensive Stats: 27 Tackles, 1 Interception
-Coach Quote: “Tommy is an outstanding two way player. He is a tough RB and solid pass catcher along with being a standout safety.”

-Player Nominated: Brennan Pannucci
-Class: Senior
-Position: Quarterback/Linebacker
-Passing Stats: 56/114, 597 Yards, 7 Touchdowns, 4 Interceptions
-Rushing Stats: 73 Carries, 261 Yards, 3.6 Yards Per Carry, 4 Touchdowns
-Defensive Stats: 40 Tackles, 1 Sack
-Coach Quote: ““A leader both on and off the field.  Makes everyone around him better.  Will do anything for the betterment of his team. Voted Team Captain by his peers.”

-Player Nominated: Gage Lamadline
-Class: Senior
-Position: Wide Receiver/Linebacker
-Rushing Stats: 18 Carries, 132 Yards, 7.3 Yards Per Carry, 2 Touchdowns
-Receiving Stats: 6 Receptions, 119 Yards, 1 Touchdown
-Defensive Stats: 33 Tackles, 2 Sacks
-Coach Quote: “Gage is not a high profile kind of player. He is a tough, physical, and tenacious player. He gives us everything he has packed into his 5’11” 165 pound body!  He plays a variety of positions on both sides of the ball and would play others if we asked him to.  He is a quiet, unassuming player that plays with a disregard for his own body.  He will hit you with everything he has, but not in a dirty player way. He will make sure you see him coming.”

-Player Nominated: Darius Williams
-Class: Junior
-Position: Running Back/Cornerback
-Rushing Stats: 35 Carries, 400 Yards, 11.4 Yards Per Carry, 4 Touchdowns
-Defensive Stats: 8 Tackles
-Coach Quote: “Explosive. A threat to score a touchdown every time he touches the ball.”

-Player Nominated: Joel Emery
-Class: Senior
-Position: Wide Receiver/Cornerback
-Receiving Stats: 12 Receptions, 158 Yards, 4 Touchdowns
-Defensive Stats: 27 Tackles, 3 Interceptions
-Coach Quote: “Joel is not just a great football player but a great young man. He is always willing to do whatever it takes for the team to be successful.”

-Player Nominated: Marco Fields
-Class: Junior
-Position: Offensive/Defensive Lineman
-Coach Quote: “Marco has had tremendous growth and impacted both sides of the football.  As a defensive tackle and Offensive Lineman, he was a force to be reckoned with and embraced each opportunity.  He led the team in tackles for loss and was All-League OK Green.”

-Player Nominated: Isaac Aebig
-Class: Senior
-Position: Offensive/Defensive Lineman
-Defensive Stats: 21 Tackles
-Coach Quote: “Great work ethic played to whistle every play also was the leader of our offensive line.”

-Player Nominated: Steve Ready
-Class: Senior
-Position: Running Back/Linebacker
-Rushing Stats: 110 Carries, 802 Yards, 7.3 Yards Per Carry, 7 Touchdowns
-Receiving Stats: 2 Receptions, 31 Yards, 1 Touchdown
-Defensive Stats: 32 Tackles
-Coach Quote: “Steve is the leader of our team and the most dymoc athlete we have had in years. His hard work in the weight room and his relentless work ethic have made him a dominant athlete on both offense and defense as a 3 year starter.”

-Player Nominated: Blake Bosma
-Class: Senior
-Position: Wide Receiver
-Receiving Stats: 79 Receptions, 959 Yards, 8 Touchdowns
-Coach Quote: “Blake is a talented young man who has really fined tuned his route running and was able to make big plays in every football game. Many defensive looks gave us press man coverage with a safety shaded his way, and Blake was still able to find a way to catch footballs every game.”

-Player Nominated: Jacob Haynes
-Class: Senior
-Position: Linebacker
-Defensive Stats: 56 Tackles, 7 Sacks, 1 Interception
-Coach Quote:  “Jacob Haynes has been playing at a high level all season.  Over the last few weeks he has taken over games with either back to back TFL’s, sacks, interceptions.  Jacob Haynes is the kid coaches refer to when we use the cliché if I had 11 of this 1 guy we would win a state championship every year.”

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