Oklahoma State 2018 quarterback commit Spencer Sanders was named the 2017-18 Gatorade Texas Football Player of the Year, The Gatorade Company announced on Monday.
The 6-foot-2 Sanders, a 4-star prospect from Denton, Texas, has passed for 3,319 yards and 47 touchdowns, completing 209-of-313 attempts, this season. The dual-threat senior has also rushed for 1,037 yards and 11 touchdowns on 127 carries, and has helped his team to a 13-0 record and a spot in the Texas high school Class 5A Division I quarterfinals.
Sanders joins the likes of Mitchell Trubisky, Greg Olsen, Matthew Stafford, Brock Osweiler and Leonard Fournette to win the award.
Sanders committed to Oklahoma State as a junior on Oct. 1, 2016, turning down offers from TCU, Texas A&M, Penn State, South Carolina and Colorado.
He ranks as the state’s 36th-best prospect by Rivals.com and the No. 13-ranked quarterback in his class.
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