Past Players of the Year, how the team was selected

  • Updated: November 12, 2012 - 10:12 PM

PAST PLAYERS OF THE YEAR

The Star Tribune's Metro Players of the Year in football since the award began. All were seniors except for Cretin-Derham Hall's Carl McCullough, who was a junior in 1991.

Year Player School Position

2011 Trey Heid Lakeville North QB

2010 Eric Kline Blaine QB

2009 A.J. Tarpley Wayzata LB

2008 Anders Lee Edina QB

2007 Michael Floyd Cretin-DH WR

2006 Blake Sorensen Eden Prairie LB

2005 Jake Machacek Eastview RB

2004 Walker Ashley Eden Prairie DL

2003 Nathan Swift Hutchinson RB

2002 John Majeski Hastings RB/DB

2001 Kim Sarin Cretin-DH RB/KR

2000 Joe Mauer Cretin-DH QB

1999 Dominique Sims DeLaSalle QB/DB

1998 Thomas Tapeh SP Johnson RB

1997 Marvin Spencer Blaine RB

1996 Aaron Runk Stillwater DB/WR

1995 Adam Runk Stillwater RB

1994 LeRoy McFadden Eden Prairie RB

1993 Tommy Reynolds SP Johnson RB

1992 Marcus Harris Brooklyn Ctr RB

1991 Carl McCullough Cretin-DH RB

1990 Bryce Darnell Brooklyn Ctr QB

1989 Joe Dziedzic Mpls. Edison RB/LB

1988 Paul Meyer Mpls. Henry RB/LB

1987 Rod Smith Roseville RB

1986 Kurt Gunning Stillwater RB

1985 Bob Coughlin Osseo NG

Ron Goetz Waconia RB/LB

1984 Steve Walsh Cretin-DH QB

PICKING THE TEAMS

The Star Tribune All- Metro teams and Player of the Year were chosen based on nominations from various area coaches, conversations with representatives from each conference and staff observations.

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Buffalo 12/28/14 12:00 PM
New England
Cleveland 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Baltimore
Dallas 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Washington
Indianapolis 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Tennessee
Jacksonville 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Houston
San Diego 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Kansas City
NY Jets 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Miami
Chicago 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Minnesota
Philadelphia 12/28/14 12:00 PM
NY Giants
New Orleans 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Tampa Bay
Carolina 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Atlanta
Detroit 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Green Bay
Oakland 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Denver
Arizona 12/28/14 3:25 PM
San Francisco
St. Louis 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Seattle
Cincinnati 12/28/14 7:30 PM
Pittsburgh
Brooklyn 109 FINAL
Boston 107
Cleveland 98 FINAL
Orlando 89
Indiana 109 FINAL
Detroit 119
Milwaukee 107 FINAL
Atlanta 77
Houston 117 FINAL
Memphis 111
San Antonio 90 FINAL
New Orleans 97
Charlotte 75 FINAL
Oklahoma City 98
LA Lakers 98 FINAL
Dallas 102
Minnesota 102 FINAL
Denver 106
Philadelphia 93 FINAL
Portland 114
Phoenix 115 FINAL
Sacramento 106
Illinois 18 FINAL
Louisiana Tech 35
Rutgers 40 FINAL
North Carolina 21
NC State 34 FINAL
UCF 27
Cincinnati 12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
(15) Arizona State 1:10 PM
Duke
Miami-Florida 2:30 PM
So Carolina
Boston College 3:30 PM
Penn State
(25) Nebraska 7:00 PM
(24) USC
Texas A&M 12/29/14 1:00 PM
West Virginia
Oklahoma 12/29/14 4:30 PM
(18) Clemson
Arkansas 12/29/14 8:00 PM
Texas
Notre Dame 12/30/14 2:00 PM
(22) LSU
(13) Georgia 12/30/14 5:45 PM
(20) Louisville
Maryland 12/30/14 9:00 PM
Stanford
(9) Ole Miss 12/31/14 11:30 AM
(6) TCU
(21) Boise State 12/31/14 3:00 PM
(12) Arizona
(8) Miss State 12/31/14 7:00 PM
(10) Georgia Tech
(19) Auburn 1/1/15 11:00 AM
(17) Wisconsin
(7) Michigan State 1/1/15 11:30 AM
(4) Baylor
(16) Missouri 1/1/15 12:00 PM
Minnesota
(2) Florida State 1/1/15 4:00 PM
(3) Oregon
(5) Ohio State 1/1/15 7:30 PM
(1) Alabama
Houston 1/2/15 11:00 AM
Pittsburgh
Iowa 1/2/15 2:20 PM
Tennessee
(11) Kansas State 1/2/15 5:45 PM
(14) UCLA
Washington 1/2/15 9:15 PM
Oklahoma State

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