Winners of the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors player of the year award:

—2017: Spencer Sanders, QB, Denton Ryan

—2016: Charlie Brewer, QB, Lake Travis

—2015: Sam Ehlinger, QB, Austin Westlake

—2014: Kyler Murray, QB, Allen

—2013: Patrick Mahomes, QB, Whitehouse

—2012: Kenny Hill, QB, Southlake Carroll

—2011: Johnathan Gray, RB, Aledo

—2010: Johnny Manziel, QB, Kerrville Tivy

—2009: Scotty Young, QB, Denton Ryan

—2008: Garrett Gilbert, QB, Lake Travis

—2007: Jacquizz Rodgers, RB, Rosenberg Lamar