SHS Senior Trey Petty named 2023 MHSAA 7A "Mr. Football"

Trey Petty named 7A Mr Football

Starkville High School Quarterback Trey Petty has been named "Mr. Football" for class 7A by the Missississippi High School Activities Association. The 6'1", 190-pound senior was selected for the annual award by a committee of high school coaches and state-wide media in conjunction with MHSAA and the Mississippi Association of Coaches.

Petty is a University of Illinois commit, and has been starting quarterback for SHS Yellow Jacket football since his sophomore year. During the 2023 regular season, the 3-star recruit completed 128 of 201 passes for a total of 1766 yards, including 16 touchdowns. In addition, Petty rushed for an average of 12.3 yards per carry for a total of 728 rushing yards and seven touchdowns.

An awards ceremony for class 1A-7A Mr. Football recipients will be held on December 5.