BECKLEY, W.Va. — Bluefield running back Mookie Collier on Tuesday night was presented with the MetroNews High School Football Player of the Year trophy prior to the Beavers’ game in the Big Atlantic Classic.

Collier won multiple accolades overall after helping lead Bluefield to a perfect season and 11th football state championship.

The senior speedster averaged an incredible 14 yards per carry on the year, rushing for 2,237 yards and 33 touchdowns on 162 carries. He also caught eight passes for 191 yards, finishing with 39 total scores on the season.

Collier follows Mingo Central’s Jeremy Dillon who took the honor in 2016. Point Pleasant’s Cody Mitchell won the award in 2015, South Charleston’s Kentre Grier in 2014 and Madonna’s Ross Comis in 2013.

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