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

— 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