Jacob Eason named Maxwell National Player of the Year

Jacob EasonJacob Eason is already enrolled at the University of Georgia (Photo: Joe Nicholson, USA TODAY Sports Images)
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by Jeff Fisher

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.

Derrick Henry

High School Football America’s Jeff Fisher and Trish Hoffman present Derrick Henry with its Player of the Year Award in 2012.

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

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.