A runner-up for Mr. Ohio Football, La Salle running back Jeremy Larkin helped lead the Lancers to a 13-2 over all record and a second straight Div. II Ohio state championship.
On the season, Larkin rushed for 1,829 yards with 28 touchdowns. He had 639 reception yards and eight touchdowns. For his three-year varsity career, Larkin accounted for 8,326 all-purpose yards with 95 touchdowns. His 5,165 career rushing yards and 76 rushing touchdowns are among the 18 school records he holds in Lancer football.
His numerous football honors this past season included being named Ohio Div. II Co-Offensive Player of the Year, Southwest Ohio District Div. II Player of the Year, Cincinnati Div. II Player of the Year and GCL South Co-Player of the Year. He was also was named by American Family Insurance as the All USA Player of the Year for Ohio.
Larkin also was a four-year starter in basketball for the Lancers. This past season, he averaged 11 points-4.3 rebounds a game. He finished as La Salle's and the GCL-South's all-time steals leader. He was the GCL-South Defensive Player of the Year three straight times and this past season was a 1st team all-city and second team All-Southwest Ohio selection.
Also one of the six finalists last season for the LaRosa's Male MVP of the Year award, Larkin will play football in the fall at Northwestern University.
MVP of the Week - Sep. 22, 2015