Who was the most dominant Mr. Football player in Kentucky high school history?

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  • 1986 - Frank Jacobs

    3 2.59%
  • 1987 - Kurt Barber

    2 1.72%
  • 1988 - Jeff Brohm

    1 0.86%
  • 1989 - Pookie Jones

    2 1.72%
  • 1990 - Damon Hood

    0 0%
  • 1991 - Scott Russell

    2 1.72%
  • 1992 - Billy Jack Haskins

    1 0.86%
  • 1993 - Jeremy Simpson

    1 0.86%
  • 1994 - Shaun Alexander

    28 24.14%
  • 1995 - Tim Couch

    18 15.52%
  • 1996 - Derek Homer

    2 1.72%
  • 1997 - Dennis Johnson

    2 1.72%
  • 1998 - Jared Lorenzen

    15 12.93%
  • 1999 - Travis Atwell

    0 0%
  • 2000 - Montrell Jones

    0 0%
  • 2002 - Michael Bush

    21 18.10%
  • 2003 - Brian Brohm

    11 9.48%
  • 2004 - Curtis Pulley

    2 1.72%
  • 2005 - Micah Johnson

    2 1.72%
  • 2006 - Douglas Beaumont

    0 0%
  • 2001 Jeff Duggins

    3 2.59%
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    Who was the most dominant Mr. Football player in Kentucky high school history?

    Who was the most dominant Mr. Football in Kentucky high school history? For the purposes of this thread dominant is defined as how much better than the average player that year that particular Mr. Football was.
    As an aid, I have listed, by year, each Mr. Football, his college, and his pro career, if any. (Source-Wikipedia).

    1986 Frank Jacobs Newport Central Catholic Notre Dame
    1987 Kurt Barber Paducah Tilghman Southern California New York Jets (NFL)
    Denver Broncos (NFL) Chicago Bears (NFL)
    1988 Jeff Brohm Trinity (Louisville) Louisville San Francisco 49ers (NFL) 1996-97
    1989 Pookie Jones Calloway County Kentucky British Columbia Lions (CFL) 1997-? Louisville Fire (af2) 2003-?
    1990 Damon Hood Warren Central Kentucky
    1991 Scott Russell Evarts Lees-McRae/Union
    1992 Billy Jack Haskins Paducah Tilghman Kentucky/Rhode Island
    1993 Jeremy Simpson Lincoln County Cumberland (KY)
    1994 Shaun Alexander Boone County Alabama Seattle Seahawks (NFL) 2000-
    1995 Tim Couch Leslie County Kentucky Cleveland Browns (NFL) 1999-2003
    1996 Derek Homer Fort Knox Kentucky Baltimore Ravens (NFL) 2001
    Barcelona Dragons (NFL Europe) 2001-2002Lexington Horsemen (UIF) 2003-
    1997 Dennis Johnson Harrodsburg Kentucky Arizona Cardinals (NFL) 2003-04
    San Francisco 49ers (NFL) 2004 Lexington Horsemen (UIF) 2005-
    1998 Jared Lorenzen Ft. Thomas Highlands Kentucky New York Giants (NFL) 2004-
    1999 Travis Atwell Hancock County Toledo/Kentucky
    2000 Montrell Jones Male Tennessee/Louisville
    2001 Jeff Duggins Boyle County Alfred State
    2002 Michael Bush Male Louisville Oakland Raiders (NFL) 2007-
    2003 Brian Brohm Trinity (Louisville) Louisville
    2004 Curtis Pulley Hopkinsville Kentucky
    2005 Micah Johnson Fort Campbell Kentucky
    2006 Douglas Beaumont Male Louisville
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    It has to be a toss up between Brian Brohm and Michael Bush, both state champions, great collegians and future pros. Brian for his passing, obviously, and his leadership on the field, understanding of the game. Bush for his power and versatility as an offensive back, QB, receiver and defender.

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    I added a Poll but we are limited to 20 slots. I deleted 2001 - Jeff Duggins and left the remaining. I can correct/replace, if you prefer another name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by STRIKE3
    I added a Poll but we are limited to 20 slots. I deleted 2001 - Jeff Duggins and left the remaining. I can correct/replace, if you prefer another name.
    No, Duggins is fine. Jeff's fans can write in on the thread. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diogenes
    No, Duggins is fine. Jeff's fans can write in on the thread. Thanks.
    You're very welcome and I just don't want anyone to think, Jeff Duggins is being slighted, as we are limited to 20 options.

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    Have to be Tim Couch, could've have been mr. football more than once.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tenaciousD
    Have to be Tim Couch, could've have been mr. football more than once.
    Over Alexander???

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    Brian Brohm could play a little football.

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    I was torn between Bush and Brohm. Two great athletes, I went with Bush because of his versitility. But Brohm is right behind him.

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    I am not even 20 years old yet, so I don't remember many of these but I remember Sean Alexander in the NFL as a PRO-BOWLER, but I don't know about how he was in high-school. I can look back at their stats but stats don't ALWAYS tell the story. I will just sit back and see what you guys have to say.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swforever
    I was torn between Bush and Brohm. Two great athletes, I went with Bush because of his versitility. But Brohm is right behind him.
    I went with Brohm. He did something Bush never even came close to doing. Three state titles. That's what seperates them, and Bush played on some very good Male teams.

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    Shaun Alexander takes this victory.
    SuperBowl appereance, MVP if not mistaking, on the front cover of Madden

    Second, I would name Brian Brohm for the fact that he has three state titles, Tim Couch, eh nice performer, but where's he at now?

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    Are we basing it on high school only?

    If so, its a tossup between Alexander, Couch, and Brohm.

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    Shaun Alexander was a great high school running back, maybe the best. I gave the nod to Bush because he could beat you on both sides of the ball, by land or air.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHAMROCK69
    I went with Brohm. He did something Bush never even came close to doing. Three state titles. That's what seperates them, and Bush played on some very good Male teams.
    Bush won one as a freshman and lost in the State Finals twice. I'm not trying to be a Male apologist, but I believe that qualifies for coming close to winning three titles.

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