Holy Angels RB Emmett Johnson is Minnesota AP Player of Year

December 17, 2021 GMT
Holy Angels running back Emmett Johnson Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, Minn. Johnson is the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for prep football in 2021. Johnson rushed for 2,484 yards and 41 touchdowns in 11 games for the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
Holy Angels running back Emmett Johnson Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, Minn. Johnson is the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for prep football in 2021. Johnson rushed for 2,484 yards and 41 touchdowns in 11 games for the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
Holy Angels running back Emmett Johnson Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, Minn. Johnson is the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for prep football in 2021. Johnson rushed for 2,484 yards and 41 touchdowns in 11 games for the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
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Holy Angels running back Emmett Johnson Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, Minn. Johnson is the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for prep football in 2021. Johnson rushed for 2,484 yards and 41 touchdowns in 11 games for the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
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Holy Angels running back Emmett Johnson Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, Minn. Johnson is the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for prep football in 2021. Johnson rushed for 2,484 yards and 41 touchdowns in 11 games for the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The 2021 Minnesota Associated Press All-State football team, as voted on by statewide media:

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Emmett Johnson, RB, Holy Angels

FIRST TEAM

QB -- Connor Develice, Andover

RB -- Emmett Johnson, Holy Angels

RB -- Eli Gillman, Dassel-Cokato

RB -- Carson Hansen, Lakeville South

OL -- Lucas Heyer, Hill-Murray

OL -- Martin Koivisto, Shakopee

OL -- Zach Cochnauer, Farmington

OL -- Brett Kelzenberg, Wayzata

OL -- Tony Nelson, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton

WR/TE — Mekhi Collins, Mankato West

WR/TE -- Kristen Hoskins, Alexandria

WR/TE -- David Connors, Robbinsdale Cooper

DL -- Chase Carter, SMB

DL -- Logan Larson, East Ridge

DL -- Mason Wilson, Stillwater

DL -- Mason South, Maple Grove

LB -- Ryan Haley, Mankato West

LB -- Zach Juckel, Lakeville South

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LB -- Charlie Boucher, Minneapolis Southwest

LB — Bennett Larson, Eden Prairie

DB -- Joey Gerlach, Woodbury

DB -- Antonio Bluiett, Buffalo

DB -- Evan Swenson, Minnetonka

DB -- Drew Kittelson, Blooming Prairie

Kicker/punter -- Cole Nelson, Eden Prairie

All-purpose -- Grady O’Neill, St. Thomas Academy

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SECOND TEAM

QB -- Brandon Buerkle, Springfield

RB — Derrick Jameson, Maple Grove

RB -- Jack Boyle, Chaska

RB -- T.J. Chiabotti, North Woods

OL -- Leo Bluhm, St. Thomas Academy

OL -- Deylin Hasert, Marshall

OL -- Xavier Peltoma, St. Michael-Albertville

OL — Reiken Downs, Rogers

OL -- Jerome Williams, Osseo

OL — Grant Chapman, Anoka

WR/TE — Chase Androff, Lakeville South

WR/TE — Cayden Holcomb, Rochester Mayo

WR/TE -- Drew Berkland, Wayzata

WR/TE — Teigan Martin, Mayer Lutheran

DL — Chase Granzow, Centennial

DL -- Gannon Rosenfeld, Mankato West

DL -- Jaxon Howard, Robbinsdale Cooper

DL -- Jack Teiken, Moorhead

DL — Jacob Meissner, Providence Academy

LB -- Colton Gregersen, Burnsville

LB -- Tommy Hamann, Wayzata

LB -- Sam Angell, Andover

LB — Carter Callahan, Becker

DB -- Jarrett Bennett, St. Michael-Albertville

DB -- Jordan McClom, Robbinsdale Armstrong

DB -- Peyton Schumacher, Plainview/Elgin-Millville

DB — Rod Finley, Farmington

Kicker/punter -- Drew Henson, Owatonna

All-purpose -- Mario Sanders, Minneapolis North

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PAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS

2020 — Trey Feeney, QB, Moorhead

2019 — Jalen Suggs, QB, SMB

2018 — Jason Williamson, RB, Owatonna

2017 — Owen King, QB, Caledonia

2016 — Noah Carlson, RB, Rushford-Peterson

2015 — J.D. Spielman, RB, Eden Prairie

2014 — Ryan Schlichte, QB, Mankato West

2013 — Jacques Perra, QB, Roseville

2012 — Bridgeport Tusler, RB, Osseo

2011 — Philip Nelson, QB, Mankato West

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2010 — Reggie Gandy, RB, DeLaSalle

2009 — Seantrel Henderson, OL, Cretin-Derham Hall

2008 — James Peterson, QB, Blaine

2007 — Michael Floyd, WR, Cretin-Derham Hall

2006 — Michael Floyd, WR, Cretin-Derham Hall

2005 — Jake Machacek, RB, Eastview

2004 — Nick Mertens, QB, East Grand Forks

2003 — Nathan Swift, RB, Hutchinson

2002 — John Majeski, RB, Hastings

2001 — Tyler Evans, RB, McLeod West

2000 — Joe Mauer, QB, Cretin-Derham Hall

1999 — Dominique Sims, DB, DeLaSalle

1998 — Thomas Tapeh, RB, St. Paul Johnson

1997 — Ryan Iversen, LB, Eden Prairie

1996 — Brian Day, RB, Brainerd

1995 — Kirk Midthun, QB, Triton

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