You voted, you decided…who had Ohio’s best offensive performance in 2015? Over 309,000 votes were cast and the winner of the 2015 Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio Football Offensive Player of the Year is LaSalle’s Jeremy Larkin and Massillon Perry’s Keishaun Sims. Co-POYs? Yep. Larkin and SIms owned a talented field of nominees.
Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Offensive Player of the Year
This year we’re proud to again present the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio High School Football Offensive Player Of the Year Award.
Over 309,000 votes were cast and the winners are LaSalle’s Jeremy Larkin and Massillon Perry’s Keishaun Sims. Larkin and Sims generated over 300,000 votes themselves.
Larkin and Sims will receive a personalized award from the National Guard and JJHuddle.
Congrats to all nominees.
*Jeremy Larkin, LaSalle, sr., RB
Northwestern commit became the GCL’s all-time leading rusher (5,079 yards) this season and was Mr. Football runner-up after running for 1,891 yards and 28 TDs en route to leading the Lancers to their second straight D-II state title. As a junior, Larkin ran for 2,584 yards and 38 TDs. He is a two-time GCL South Player of the Year and has scored 93 careers TDs (rushing, receiving and returns).
*Keishaun Sims, Massillon Perry, sr., RB
Mr. Football winner set school and Stark County records with 3,225 yards rushing and 43 TDs this season. His single-season yardage mark ranks 6th all-time in state history.
2014: Gus Dimmerling, Perrysburg
2013: Brody Hoying, Coldwater
*Ridge Durbin, Danville, sr., QB
Completed a school record 260-of-356 pass attempts for a school record 3,891 yards and a school record 54 TDs. Completed 73-percent of his passes and had just six INTs. He also ran for 21 TDs.
*Michael Warren, Toledo Central Catholic, jr., RB
Kentucky commit rushed for 2,596 yards and 31 TDs. Ran for 2,426 yards and 28 TDs as a sophomore.
*Michael Johnson, London, sr., RB
Ran for 2,989 yards and 28 TDs in the regular season alone en route to leading London to its first winning season since 2008. The 2,989 ranks 11th all-time in state history for single-season rushing yards.
*Ravieon Hargrove, Trotwood-Madison, soph., RB
Ran for 3,039 yards, which ranks 9th all-time in state history for a single-season, and 39 TDs. Also caught two TD passes. Had nine games over 200 yards rushing and four games over 300.
*Logan Bolin, Grafton Midview, sr., WR
Caught 84 passes for 1,375 yards and 21 TDs. Also ran for 400 yards and six TDs and threw for 693 yards and five TDs. Three more TDs came via return (two punt and one INT).