Josh Ringer Named Running Back Mr. Football

He is now officially in the running for Indiana Mr. Football.

Josh Ringer. Photo by Travis Thayer, Eagle Country 99.3.

(St. Leon, Ind.) – Josh Ringer is one step away from becoming Indiana Mr. Football.

On Monday, the East Central star was named Running Back Mr. Football by the Indiana Football Coaches Association. As the top player at his position, Ringer is officially on the ballot for overall Mr. Football.

Ringer finished his senior season with 2,880 rushing yards (new school record) and 55 touchdowns. He also caught 13 passes for 278 yards and five scores.

In the state championship game, Ringer carried the ball a season-high 34 times for 251 yards and three touchdowns, capping off a phenomenal career with back-to-back state titles.

He will leave East Central High School with most of the school’s rushing records including career yards (6,640) and touchdowns (110).

The Mr. Football announcement is typically announced in mid-December. Ringer is among 10 candidates that will be voted on by head coaches throughout the state.

Mr. Football Candidates

Donovan Hamilton, WR, Hamilton Southeastern
Aidan Steinfeld, TE, Bloomington North
Ian Moore, OL, New Palestine
Tyler Cherry, QB, Center Grove
Josh Ringer, RB, East Central
Spencer Porath, K, Brownsburg
William Goodvine, DL, Westfield
Will Clark, LB, Crown Point
Jo’Ziah Edmond, DB, NorthWood
Quinn Warren, P, Brebeuf Jesuit

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