QUARTERBACK TY THOMPSON NAMED ALL-AMERICAN BOWL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

Quarterback Ty Thompson (Gilbert, AZ/ Mesquite H.S.) has been named the recipient of the All-American Bowl’s Offensive Player of the Year award.
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The All-American Bowl Selection Committee announced the winner for the All-American Bowl Offensive Player of Year Award, given annually to the top offensive player in the country. Quarterback Ty Thompson (Gilbert, AZ/ Mesquite H.S.) has been named the recipient of the All-American Bowl’s Offensive Player of the Year award.

According to 247Sports Thompson is a four-star prospect and the No. 5 pro-style quarterback in the nation. During his senior season he threw for 3,171 yards and 31 touchdowns while adding 232 rushing yards and 8 rushing scores. Thompson helped lead Mesquite High School to their second consecutive state championship title. He will be playing college football at the University of Oregon.

Past winners of the award are Puka Nacua and D.J. Uiagalelei.

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