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Past Gatorade Minnesota Players of the Year

Here's a sampling of the past recipients of the Gatorade Minnesota Players of the Year:

Football - Michael Floyd, Cretin Derham Hall, 2007-2008 and 2006-2007, now at Notre Dame; Joe Mauer, Cretin-Derham Hall, 2000-2001, No. 1 football recruit in the nation and National Gatorade Player of the Year; Darrell Thompson, Rochester John Marshall, 1985-1986, played for the Green Bay Packers, now a sports announcer for WCCO and the Golden Gophers

Boys' basketball - Cole Aldrich, Bloomington Jefferson, 2006-2007, now at Kansas; Kris Humphries, Hopkins, 2002-2003 and 2001-2002, now with the New Jersey Nets; Joel Pryzbilla, Monticello, 1997-1998, now with the Portland Trailblazers

Girls' basketball - Tayler Hill, Minneapolis South, 2008-2009 and 2007-2008, now at Ohio State

Baseball - Joe Mauer, Cretin-Derham Hall, 2000-2001, now with the Minnesota Twins

Volleyball - Lindsey Spoden, 1999-2000, Alexandria,

Track and Field - Carrie Tollefson, Dawson-Boyd, 1994-1995, 1993-1994, 1992-1993 and 1991-1992, Olympic distance runner