Lakeville South RB Carson Hansen is Minn. AP Player of Year

December 8, 2022 GMT
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Lakeville South running back Carson Hansen (28) rushes the ball during the first half of a Class 6A semifinal playoff game, Nov. 17, 2022 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. Hansen has been voted as the Minnesota AP Player of the Year for high school football in 2022. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
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Lakeville South running back Carson Hansen (28) rushes the ball during the first half of a Class 6A semifinal playoff game, Nov. 17, 2022 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. Hansen has been voted as the Minnesota AP Player of the Year for high school football in 2022. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)

The 2022 Minnesota Associated Press All-State football team, as voted on by statewide media:

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Carson Hansen, RB, Lakeville South

FIRST TEAM

QB — Jacob Kilzer, Maple Grove

RB — Carson Hansen, Lakeville South

RB — Maxwell McEnelly, Waconia

RB — Sam Backer, Chatfield

WR/TE — Eli Paulson, Anoka

WR/TE — Carter Holcomb, Rochester Mayo

WR/TE — Brady Anderson, Edina

OL — Reese Tripp, Kasson-Mantorville

OL — Greg Johnson, Prior Lake

OL — Jack Liwienski, Minnetonka

OL — Jerome Williams, Osseo

OL — Noah Lindsay, Rosemount

DL — Jaxon Howard, Cooper

DL — Hayden Bills, Rosemount

DL — Keenan Wilson, Eagan

DL — Chiddi Obiazor, Eden Prairie

LB — Kade Gilbertson, Rosemount

LB — Reese Littlefield, Centennial

LB — Alex Elliott, Hutchinson

LB — Jordan Summers, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton

DB — Devin Jordan, Eden Prairie

DB — Garrison Monroe, Shakopee

DB — Jake Borman, St. Thomas Academy

DB — Ryder Patterson, Lakeville South

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Kicker/punter — Connor Fournier, Maple Grove

All-purpose — Cade Osterman, Elk River

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SECOND TEAM

QB — Max Shikenjanski, Stillwater

RB — Corey Bohmert, Mahtomedi

RB — Caden Spence, Zimmerman

RB — Anthony Powell, Rogers

WR/TE — Andrew Harren, Sauk Rapids-Rice

WR/TE — KhiJohnn Cummings-Coleman, Coon Rapids

WR/TE — Carter Olson, Springfield

WR/TE — Sam Musungu, Andover

OL — Joey Zach, Eden Prairie

OL — Beau Johnson, Spring Lake Park

OL — Magnus Wright, Champlin Park

OL — Jacob Lopau, Rocori

OL — Peyton Byrne, Stewartville

DL — AuVon Sager, Minneapolis North

DL — Charlie Gleason, Stillwater

DL — J.P. Johnson, Mahtomedi

DL — Elinneus Davis, Moorhead

DL — Jack Lachmiller, Elk River

LB — Ty Neils, Mankato West

LB — Tanner Albeck, Maple Grove

LB — Dan Tschida, Roseville

LB — Wes Overton, Rockford

DB — Marques Monroe, Bloomington Kennedy

DB — Jacob Anderson, Maple Grove

DB — Ethan Carrier, Detroit Lakes

DB — Tanner Scheevel, Lester Prairie

Kicker/punter — Caleb McGrath, Eastview

All-purpose — Gavin Nelson, Simley

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PAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS

2021 — Emmett Johnson, RB, Holy Angels

2020 — Trey Feeney, QB, Moorhead

2019 — Jalen Suggs, QB, SMB

2018 — Jason Williamson, RB, Owatonna

2017 — Owen King, QB, Caledonia

2016 — Noah Carlson, RB, Rushford-Peterson

2015 — J.D. Spielman, RB, Eden Prairie

2014 — Ryan Schlichte, QB, Mankato West

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2013 — Jacques Perra, QB, Roseville

2012 — Bridgeport Tusler, RB, Osseo

2011 — Philip Nelson, QB, Mankato West

2010 — Reggie Gandy, RB, DeLaSalle

2009 — Seantrel Henderson, OL, Cretin-Derham Hall

2008 — James Peterson, QB, Blaine

2007 — Michael Floyd, WR, Cretin-Derham Hall

2006 — Michael Floyd, WR, Cretin-Derham Hall

2005 — Jake Machacek, RB, Eastview

2004 — Nick Mertens, QB, East Grand Forks

2003 — Nathan Swift, RB, Hutchinson

2002 — John Majeski, RB, Hastings

2001 — Tyler Evans, RB, McLeod West

2000 — Joe Mauer, QB, Cretin-Derham Hall

1999 — Dominique Sims, DB, DeLaSalle

1998 — Thomas Tapeh, RB, St. Paul Johnson

1997 — Ryan Iversen, LB, Eden Prairie

1996 — Brian Day, RB, Brainerd

1995 — Kirk Midthun, QB, Triton

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