Seven finalists named for Mr. Football in South Carolina for 2022 (UPDATED with Shell Dula interview) (AUDIO)

 

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Wednesday night on SportsTalk, the seven finalists for Mr. Football in South Carolina for this season were revealed by Shell Dula, the Executive Director of the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association. The winner will be announced at halftime of the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl on December 10th at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach. Linebacker Jaylen Sneed of Hilton Head won the award in 2021. (scroll pictures above to the left)

Shell Dula announces the finalists for Mr. Football in SportsTalk

Here’s the full release from the Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina:

The Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl and South Carolina Athletics Coaches Association announce the seven finalists for the Mr. Football award, the top individual honor for high school seniors in the Palmetto State.

  •         Jarvis Green,

            Dutch Fork High School

            Verbally committed to James Madison University

  •         Bryson James,

            Clinton High School

            Currently uncommitted

  •         Raheim Jeter,

        Spartanburg High School

            Verbally committed to East Carolina University

  •         Xzavier McLeod,

            Camden High School

            Verbally committed to the University of South Carolina

  •         Jonah Norris,

            Lexington High School

            Currently uncommitted

  •         LaNorris Sellers,

South Florence High School
Verbally committed to Syracuse University

  •         Tyler Smith,

            Barnwell High School

            Currently uncommitted

The Mr. Football winner will be announced Saturday, December 10 at halftime of the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. The game will kick off at 12:30 p.m.

The S.C. Athletic Coaches Association established the Mr. Football award in 1995. Seven of the award’s first 22 winners made it to the National Football League, with four of the last five winners still playing collegiately in the Southeastern Conference.

SOUTH CAROLINA MR. FOOTBALL, YEAR BY YEAR

YEARPLAYER, PRIMARY POSITIONHIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE
1995Jermale Kelley, WRBereaSouth Carolina
1996Kyle Young, OLDanielClemson
1997Chris Hope, DBRock HillFlorida State
1998Derek Watson, RBPalmettoSouth Carolina
1999Mark Logan, QBGreenwoodGeorgia Tech
2000Roscoe Crosby, WRUnionClemson
2001Moe Thompson, DEStratfordSouth Carolina
2002Eric McCollom, QBCamdenIowa
2003Trey Elder, QBByrnesAppalachian State
2004J.D. Melton, QBMyrtle BeachNavy
2005Prince Miller, DBByrnesGeorgia
2006Malcolm Long, QBGaffneySouth Carolina State
2007Richard Mounce, QBBlythewoodCharleston Southern
2008Stephon Gilmore, DBSouth PointeSouth Carolina
2009Marcus Lattimore, RBByrnesSouth Carolina
2010Jadeveon Clowney, DESouth PointeSouth Carolina
2011Shaq Roland, WRLexingtonSouth Carolina
2012Tramel Terry, WRGoose CreekGeorgia
2013Jacob Park, WRStratfordGeorgia
2014Matthew Colburn, RBDutch ForkWake Forest
2015Tavien Feaster, RBSpartanburgClemson
2016Gage Maloney, QBNorthwesternJames Madison
2017Dakereon Joyner, QBFort DorchesterSouth Carolina
2018Zacch Pickens, DET.L. HannaSouth Carolina
2019Jake Doty, QBMyrtle BeachSouth Carolina
2020Ty’rion Ingram-Dawkins, DTGaffneyGeorgia
2021Jaylen Sneed, LBHilton Head IslandNotre Dame

Editor’s note: South Carolina’s electric cooperatives have been the primary sponsors of the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl since 2013. The South Carolina Athletics Coaches Association organizes the event and is responsible for the selection of the state’s Mr. Football award.

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