Caledonia Quarterback Noah King was named a finalist by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association this week for the state's top honor for a football player, Mr. Football.

King is joined by nine other players throughout the state to be named a finalist for the award.

The Mr. Football award is sponsored by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association and the Minnesota Vikings. The award originated in 2004 and last year award winner was Jason Williamson of Owatonna.

King has had an exceptional career for the Warriors. He has been the starting QB the past two seasons with some great numbers. King is 274-of-486 for 4,167 yards and 54 touchdowns in just 36 games played, which is over 15 yards per completion. He has also tacked on 1,130 yards at 6.2 yards per carry and 26 rushing touchdowns.

King has also been great on the defensive side of the ball, tallying up 53 tackles and seven interceptions, two of which went back for touchdowns.

The Senior has been exceptional for the Warriors this season, and throughout his career. King also signed earlier this month to play DI basketball at South Dakota State University.

Here is the full list of finalist from

NameSchoolPositionSub-District                     Class
Aidan BoumanBuffaloQBNorth Central-Blue6A
Jonathan KierenSt. Anthony VillageRB/LBTwin City-Suburban-Gold 4A
Noah KingCaledoniaQB/SSoutheast-White2A
TK MarshallMinneapolis SouthwestRB/OLBTwin City-City-Blue5A
RaJa NelsonLakeville NorthQB/RB/R/DBMetro-South6A
Jordan SagedahlB O L DQB/SSMid State-Sub District 21A
Abraham StoeszMountain Lake AreaWR/DB/K/P9 – South-West9-Man
Jalen SuggsSMB WolfpackQBTwin City-Suburban-Maroon 4A
Aaron WittWinonaDE/TEBig Southeast-Blue4A
Hunter ZenzenBarnesvilleDE/LB/TEMidwest-White2A

The Mr. Football banquet will take place December 8, 2019 @ 8:30 AM at the Doubletree Hilton Park Place Hotel in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

The Warriors go for this fifth straight state championship on Friday, November 29th at 1 pm vs. Minneapolis North. The game will be broadcasted on 103.1 KFIL.


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