Penn State newcomer picks up National HS Offensive Player of the Year honor
Nick Singleton has enrolled at Penn State, but he’s still picking up national recognition for his stellar final season at Governor Mifflin. On Thursday, the Maxwell Football Club named Singleton its 2021 Offensive National High School Player of the Year.
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Rated 5-stars and the No. 1 running back of 2022 by 247Sports, Singleton ran for 2,059 yards and totaled 44 rushing touchdowns as a senior for Governor Mifflin High School, which went 10-1 this past season. Singleton averaged 13.2 yards per touch, including 12.4 yards per rushing attempt, and scored every 3.89 times he touched the ball. Recruited by Ja’Juan Seider, Singleton signed with Penn State over 33 other offers, including Michigan, Ohio State and Wisconsin.
Singleton, who now holds the Berks County record with 6,326 rushing yards and 116 touchdowns, was previously named the 2021 Gatorade National Player of the Year and selected to the All-American Bowl high school all-star game.