2022 Football Offense Finalists
Alday led the Bearcats’ offense in Dexter’s first winning season (6-5) since 2001. The senior quarterback earned All-Conference honors in the SEMO Central and Class 3 All-Region honors in addition to being named Dexter’s team MVP and Most Valuable Back.
Burnett was Trayvon Thomas’ main target in the Indians’ potent offense. The junior wideout was named to the Class 1 All-State first team as a receiver and kick returner. He also earned SEMO South All-Conference honors and was named to the Class 1 All-Region team.
Thomas was named the Class 1 Offensive Player of the Year after recording more than 4,000 total yards and 60 total touchdowns. The Indians’ quarterback won the coveted Carr Trophy for his performance as a senior and was a first-team All-State selectio
Bruns — a Southeast Missouri State commit — broke the state record for most made extra points in a career during his senior campaign, recording 219. The senior was a first-team All-State selection as a kicker, and received SEMO North All-Conference and Class 5 All-Region honors.
Flinn — a Murray State commit — was a key cog in an Indians’ offense that averaged 46.7 points per game. The senior earned first-team All-State honors in Class 5 and was named to the All-Region and SEMO North All-Conference teams.
After sitting behind his cousin Cael Welker for three seasons, Marchi was able to shine in the Indians’ offense. The senior quarterback was named to the Class 5 All-State second team and received Class 5 All-Region honors.
Jarrett was named to the Class 3 All-State third team and was the SEMO Central Conference scoring champion. The senior running back was also named to the Class 3 All-Region team and SEMO Central All-Conference offensive team.
New Madrid County Central
Williams, who helped lead NMCC to an 8-2 record and a second-place finish in Class 2 District 1, was a Class 2 All-Region running back for the Eagles and earned SEMO Central All-Conference honors for his performance in 2021.
The Mules quarterback received SEMO North All-Conference honors after leading Poplar Bluff to a 7-4 record. The senior was also named a finalist for the Carr Trophy and earned Class 5 All-Region honors.
Panagos, who typically plays running back, filled in at quarterback for injured teammate Devin Keller for most of the 2021 season and earned third-team All-State honors as an athlete. He was selected to the SEMO South All-Conference team and earned Class 1 All-Region honors.