Lake Stevens (Washington) Jacob Eason has been named the Maxwell Football Club’s National Player of the Year.
This past season, Eason, who is already enrolled at the University of Georgia, completed 70 percent of his passes for 3,585 yards and 43 touchdowns.
Below is the list of former winners of the award, including 2015 Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry, who will also be honored at Maxwell’s 79th annual gala on March 11th in Atlantic City. Henry will be honored this year as the organization’s College Player of the Year.
Past Maxwell Football Club National High School Player of the Year
2014 – Trenton Thompson – Westover HS, Georgia
2013 – Will Grier – Davidson Day School, North Carolina
2012 – Derrick Henry – Yulee HS, Florida
2011 – Noah Spence – Bishop McDevitt HS, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2010 – Jeff Driskel – Hagerty HS, Florida
2009 – Sharif Floyd – George Washington HS, Pennsylvania
2008 – Jamarkus McFarland – Lufkin HS, Texas
2007 – DeVier Posey – La Salle HS, Ohio