Podcast: Arik Gilbert, 2019 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year

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Congratulations to Arik Gilbert of Marietta High School, who on Tuesday was named Gatorade National Football Player of the Year. Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan surprised Gilbert with the award in front of family, friends, teammates and coaches at his school.

Related: Gatorade names 3 POY finalists

Right after the presentation, I spoke with Arik on the High School Football America Podcast. You can listen to the interview below.

Arik Gilbert on High School Football America Podcast

Marietta is currently ranked No. 9 in the High School Football America 100.

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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.