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By NFFMN, 09/06/22, 9:00AM CDT



MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Sept. 6, 2022 – The Minnesota Football Honors show will air Friday, September 9 at 8 p.m. CT on Bally Sports North. The hour-long broadcast honors this year’s high school, college and Minnesota Vikings award winners.

If you are unable to watch Minnesota Football Honors during the first broadcast date, it is currently scheduled to re-air on Bally Sports Sports North at the following dates and times: 

Saturday, Sept. 10: 1 a.m. and 3 p.m. CT

Monday, Sept. 12: Noon and 6 p.m. CT

Tuesday, Sept. 13: 9:00 a.m. CT 

In addition, a YouTube link of the full show will be sent to each award winner after the broadcast airs. The following athletes, coaches and Minnesota football figures are set to be honored during the broadcast: 

Minnesota Football Honors Scholar-Athletes: 

Colten Berkner - Maple River High School

Steven Brinkerhoff - Sartell High School

Logan King - Litchfield High School

Sivert Klefsaas - Staples-Motley High School

Drew Lundeen - Redwood Valley High School

Clay Nielsen - Randolph High School

Seth Semmen - Lanesboro High School

Carson Thompson - Rushford-Peterson High School


Stacy Robinson Leadership Award Winners: 

Mason Wilson - Stillwater High School

Remi Pye - Cretin-Derham Hall


Minnesota Football Honors Courage Award - Trevor Solem - Minnewaska

Bud Grant Distinguished Minnesotan Award - Paul Wiggin - Minnesota Vikings

Fred Zamberletti Award - Scott Bierscheid - Saint John’s 

Division I Bobby Bell College Impact Player of the Year - Boye Mafe - Minnesota 

Division II Bobby Bell College Impact Player of the Year - Brandon Alt - Bemidji State

Division II Bobby Bell College Impact Player of the Year - Nate Farm - Bethel 

Sid Hartman Media Award - Larry Knutson - Moorhead 

Stein-Fallon College Scholar Athlete Award - Blaise Andries - Minnesota

John Gagliardi Legacy Award - Gerry Brown - Saint Thomas Academy 


Minnesota Vikings Award Winners 

Justin Jefferson 

Harrison Smith

Kene Nwangwu 

Christian Darrisaw 

Anthony Barr 


Minnesota Football Honors Super 6 Team 

OT Lucas Heyer - Hill-Murray High School - College: Stanford

DE Trey Bixby - Eden Prairie High School - College: Minnesota

WR Kristen Hoskins - Alexandria High School - College: Minnesota 

DE Chase Carter - Minnehaha Academy - College: Michigan State

TE Chase Androff - Lakeville South High School - College: Nebraska

OT Tony Nelson - Tracy High School - College: Minnesota


Honorable Mention Scholar-Athlete Award Winners:

Tait Kongsjord - Deer River High School

Cole Brisbois - Forest Lake High School

Tiegen Drontle - Rocori High School

Matt Schell - Lewiston-Altura High School

Adam Dunagan - Wabasha High School

Lance Liu - Centennial High School

Cole Paulson - Pipestone High School

Nathaniel Weniger - Spring Lake Park High School

Michael Krueger - Delano High School

Dawson Krahling - Adrian High School

Eion Ness - Sebeka High School 

Chris Pieper - Caledonia High School

Max Moors - Barnum High School

Trent Steffensmeier - St. Mary's High School (Sleepy Eye)

Patrick Hoernemann - Yellow Medicine East High School (Granite Falls)

Titus Fuller - Brandon High School

Owen Barthel - St. Michael-Albertville High School

Camden Dean - Lakeville South High School

Elijah Enna - Robbinsdale Cooper High School

Matt Donovan - Kasson-Mantorville High School


About the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation:

The Minnesota Chapter of The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame is a local nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote amateur football’s ability to develop leadership, sportsmanship, competitive spirit and academic excellence in Minnesota’s young people. The Minnesota Chapter recognizes legendary football icons, college football Hall of Famers and Minnesota’s top high school and college football scholar athletes. For more information, visit, or Facebook (@MNFootballHonors) and Twitter (@NFFMN).


Todd Fultz, President - MN Chapter of the National Football Foundation             

Phone: (612)-325-5500

Media Contact: 

Daniel House, Director of Media Relations and Content 

MN Chapter of The National Football Foundation