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Owen King Caledonia football

Caledonia High School senior quarterback Owen King, who has completed 166 of 283 passes for 2,378 yards with 37 TDs and just four interceptions, is a finalist for Minnesota’s Mr. Football award.

Caledonia High School senior quarterback Owen King was named one of 11 finalists for Minnesota's Mr. Football award on Tuesday.

King has completed 166 of 283 passes for 2,378 yards, 37 touchdowns and four interceptions. He has also rushed for 158 yards and scored nine touchdowns for the Warriors (11-0), who play Paynesville (9-2) in an MSHSL Class AA semifinal game at U.S. Bank Stadium on Thursday.

The award is given out by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association and will be presented on Dec. 5.

Since taking over as Caledonia's starting quarterback as a sophomore, King has completed 495 of 798 passes (62 percent) for 7,673 yards, 129 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

Other finalists are Ronald Audette (Elk River), Ty Barron (Minnetonka), Michael Empting (Alexandria), Isaac Hennen (Minneota), Preston Jelen (Prior Lake), Conner Knoepfle (Andover), Carter Kopet (Cleveland), Antonio Montero (Eden Prairie), Spencer Rolland (Apple Valley) and Brevyn Spann-Ford (St. Cloud Tech.).


Photos: 2017 high school football season in the La Crosse area