Chanhassen Rb Maxwell Woods Is The Minnesota Ap Player Of The Year For High School Football

Chanhassen running back Maxwell Woods (3) warms up before the Class 5A football state semifinals Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023 at U.S. Bank Stadium. Woods is the Associated Press Player of the Year for Minnesota high school football in 2023. Woods was selected by a panel of statewide media covering the sport. He helped lead Chanhassen to the Class 5A championship, the first state title in the sport for the Storm.  (Nicole Neri/Star Tribune via AP)
Chanhassen running back Maxwell Woods (3) warms up before the Class 5A football state semifinals Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023 at U.S. Bank Stadium. Woods is the Associated Press Player of the Year for Minnesota high school football in 2023. Woods was selected by a panel of statewide media covering the sport. He helped lead Chanhassen to the Class 5A championship, the first state title in the sport for the Storm. (Nicole Neri/Star Tribune via AP)
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The 2023 Minnesota Associated Press All-State football team, as voted on by statewide media:

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Maxwell Woods, RB, Chanhassen

FIRST TEAM

QB — Ayden Helder, Stewartville

RB — Maxwell Woods, Chanhassen

RB — Savion Hart, St. Thomas Academy

RB — Ryan Meagher, Minneota

WR/TE — KhiJohnn Cummings-Coleman, Coon Rapids

WR/TE — Carter Holcomb, Rochester Mayo

WR/TE — Cameron Begalle, Andover

OL — Emerson Mandell, Irondale

OL — Will Sather, Eden Prairie

OL — Anton Kedlec, Hutchinson

OL — Wyatt Bell, Rogers

OL — Hayden Broich, Eden Prairie

DL — Wyatt Gilmore, Rogers

DL — Jide Abisari, Prior Lake

DL — Antonio Menard, Lakeville North

DL — Mo Saine, Eden Prairie

LB — Mark Rendl, Forest Lake

LB — Evan Hatton, Mounds View

LB — Mason Carrier, Detroit Lakes

LB — Sam Macy, Chanhassen

DB — Koi Perich, Esko

DB — Owen Kemper, Edina

DB — Luke Dehnicke, Andover

DB — Zashon Rich, Minneapolis North

Kicker/punter — Luke Ryerse, East Ridge

All-purpose — D’Mario Davenport, Andover

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SECOND TEAM

QB — Tanner Zolnosky, East Ridge

RB — Charles Langama, Maple Grove

RB — Beau Wiersma, Kingsland

RB — John Warpinski, Edina

WR/TE — Tanner Schmidt, Stillwater

WR/TE — Jalen Smith, Mankato West

WR/TE (tie) — Carter Olson, Springfield

WR/TE (tie) — Jake Schultz, Delano

OL — Tait Anderberg, Lakeville North

OL — Aiden Horel, Prior Lake

OL — Joe Duerr, St. Michael-Albertville

OL — Brycen Lotz, Braham

OL — Azrie Yeager, Minneapolis North

DL — Marcus Whiting, Centennial

DL — Howie Johnson, Forest Lake

DL — Max Mogelson, Two Rivers

DL (tie) — Anaise Dotson, Minneapolis North

DL (tie) — Parker Johnson, Kingsland

LB — Dominic Heim, Eden Prairie

LB — Matthew Heinen, Champlin Park

LB — Wyatt Osterbauer, Buffalo

LB — Kaleb Weikel, Andover

DB — Will Steil, Rocori

DB — Terae Dunn, Eden Prairie

DB — Will Peroutka, Rosemount

DB — Simon Seidl, Hill-Murray

Kicker/punter — Daniel Jackson, Alexandria

All-purpose — Ray James, DeLaSalle

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PAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS

2022 — Carson Hansen, RB, Lakeville South

2021 — Emmett Johnson, RB, Holy Angels

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

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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