(12-9-21) The2021 Ohio Mr. Football is Medina QB Drew Allar, he was also named the Ohio DI Co-Offensive Player of the Year.

Allar completed 305-of-509 passes (.599) for 4,444 yards, 48 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He added 128 carries for 382 yards and nine TDs as Medina finished 13-1 while advancing to the Division I, Region 1 final, where it lost to eventual state champion St. Edward. The Bees broke the 1922 and 1923 program record for victories in a season (10) and won the Greater Cleveland Conference for their first league title since 1973.

Smoot and Gresock

Springfield quarterback Te’Sean Smoot was runner-up to Allar in Mr. Football voting, while Upper Arlington running back Carson Gresock came in third. Other finalists were Marysville linebacker Gabe Powers, St. Clairsville offensive lineman Avery Henry, West Lafayette Ridgewood quarterback Gabe Tingle, Archbold quarterback D.J. Newman, Mount Orab Western Brown quarterback Drew Novack and LaGrange Keystone running back/linebacker Gideon Lampron.

Past Mr. Football Winners

Year   Player                                    Position        School

  • 1987  Buster Howe                       RB-DB-K-P    Zanesville
  • 1988    Robert Smith                     RB                   Euclid
  • 1989 Robert Smith                       RB                   Euclid
  • 1990  Bobby Hoying                      QB                  St. Henry
  • 1991  Derek Kidwell                      QB-DE            Fostoria
  • 1992  Marc Edwards                     RB-LB             Norwood
  • 1993  Curtis Enis                             RB-LB             Mississinawa Valley
  • 1994  Charles Woodson               DB-RB            Fremont Ross
  • 1995  Andy Katzenmoyer            LB                    Westerville South
  • 1996  Derek Combs                       RB-DB-KR      Grove City
  • 1997  Tony Fisher                          RB                   Euclid
  • 1998  Ryan Brewer                        RB                   Troy
  • 1999  Bam Childress                      DB-WR-KR    St. Peter Chanel
  • 2000  Jeff Backes                           RB-DB            Upper Arlington
  • 2001  Maurice Clarett                   RB                   Warren G. Harding
  • 2002  Ben Mauk                             QB                  Kenton
  • 2003  Ray Williams                        RB                   Cleveland Benedictine
  • 2004  Tyrell Sutton                        RB                   Archbishop Hoban
  • 2005  Delone Carter                      RB                   Copley
  • 2006  Brandon Saine                     RB                   Piqua
  • 2007  Bart Tanski                           QB                  Mentor
  • 2008  Erick Howard                       RB                   Hoover
  • 2009  Erick Howard                       RB                   Hoover                     
  • 2010  Akise Teague                       RB-DB-KR      Youngstown Ursuline
  • 2011  Matty Mauk                         QB                  Kenton
  • 2012  Mitchell Trubisky                QB                  Mentor
  • 2013  Dante Booker Jr.                 LB                    St. Vincent – St. Mary
  • 2014  Joe Burrow                          QB                  Athens
  • 2015  Keishaun Sims                     RB-DB            Perry
  • 2016  Michael Warren II             RB                   Toledo Central Catholic
  • 2017  Joey Baughman                  QB                  Wadsworth
  • 2018  Cade Stover                         SS-RB             Lexington
  • 2019  Evan Prater                          QB                  Wyoming
  • 2020  Corey Kiner                          RB                   Roger Bacon
  • 2021 Drew Allar                             QB                  Medina