Warren, Mead highlight offensive seasons

The Oklahoma high school football season was full of great offensive performances. Here's a glimpse at some that stood out the most.

The awards recognizing the best of the best in Oklahoma high school football continues at Sooners Illustrated.

Earlier it was Oklahoma City Millwood's Cameron Batson (a Texas Tech commit) being named the Offensive MVP of the season.

But he had some stiff competition. Here is a look at five other recruits who had banner seasons on the offensive side of the ball.


Broken Arrow quarterback Coleman Key

A lot was expected of Key as a junior. Maybe too much in an uneven season. The hype wasn't nearly as severe heading into this season, but Key delivered monster numbers. He was 207-of-336 passing for 2,621 yards with 29 touchdowns and eight interceptions. That's twice the amount of yards and touchdowns than last season. He matured as a passer and completed nearly 62 percent of his passes. Key is committed to Colorado State and loved his visit earlier this month.


Lawton running back Michael Warren

He gets talked about a lot now so sometimes it's tough to remember he was the fourth-string running back last season that wasn't on the radar for anybody. That's what setting the single season rushing record at Lawton can do for you. Warren rushed for 2,512 yards on 269 carries with 26 touchdowns. He averaged more than nine yards per carry against the best competition in the state. Everybody knows his name now with offers from Washington State and Toledo, while Oklahoma is keeping close tabs on his academic progress.


Seminole running back Papi White

Like Warren, nobody talked about White going into the season. So what do you do when you're in that position? Just put your head down and go to work. That's what White did in a ridiculous senior season that has put him on the map for several schools now. White rushed for 3,133 yards on 224 carries with 41 touchdowns. He averaged an incredible 14 yards per game. Several top schools are flocking their way to Seminole now to get to know this kid and hope it's not too late to get the under the radar prospect.


Guthrie running back Kai Callins

Sometimes all you got to do is give one piece of film and let it speak for itself. For Callins that film is his state championship-winning performance two weeks ago. He rushed for 244 yards and four touchdowns in a performance he'll never forget. Callins rushed for 1,736 yards on 209 attempts with 31 touchdowns this season. Some schools see him as slot receiver, but Callins believes in his heart he is a running back at the next level. His recruitment should pick up in the next six weeks.


Tulsa Union wide receiver Jeffery Mead

He was known more as a project as a junior. No doubt he was tall, but could he become an elite wide receiver after being a quarterback for so long? Mead answered that question with an emphatic yes this season. He caught nearly 50 percent of all Tulsa Union completions this season with 61 receptions for 1,105 yards and 14 touchdowns, averaging nearly 17 yards per catch. Mead became a leader for the Redskins this season in helping them to a state final appearance. Firmly committed to Oklahoma since June, nothing has changed at all with Mead and the Sooners since then.

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