Ferris is State Player of the Year
XHS senior chosen best player in Wisconsin
TO ALSO RECEIVE DAVE KRIEG AWARD
Xavier senior is unanimous pick ---- Read the story on
& Kinderman of Xavier are HM All-State
Clark is honorable mention defensive back,
Matt Kinderman is honorable mention wide receiver
season for #4
6-foot-5, 175-pound XHS senior
quarterback for the Hawks
led Xavier to 11-2 season, one game from the State Championship
is also chosen 1st Team All-State QB by prep coaches in Wisconsin
STORY -- BY MIKE WOODS OF THE POST-CRESCENT
couldn’t dream this stuff up. At least Matt Ferris
the first-ever State Player of Year honor for a Xavier Football
spasms sidelined the state's top player for most of the Level 4 WIAA
Playoff game at Slinger
HOLDS 3 STATE PASSING RECORDS, ALL SET IN 2013
Yards in a season, Most TD Passes in a season,
Most TD Passes in a game
Keaton Clark of Xavier, in
the white jersey, make a tackle in the Level 4 Playoff game.
Clark was an honorable mention All-State player at defensive back.
Kinderman of Xavier, # 9 in the white jersey, make a catch in the
Level 4 Playoff game.
Kinderman was an honorable mention All-State player at wide
SEASON for Ferris:
Ferris, right, and Jim Zuleger, the offensive coordinator for
Ferris and Jim Zuleger during the historic 2013 season.
Matt Ferris receives a hug
from XHS Head Coach David Hinkens
during the historic 2013 season by Ferris
wearing warm-up #24, and Coach Hinkens
MATT FERRIS OF XAVIER
Matt Ferris had a stellar performance week after
week for the Hawks during 2013, and the football
coaches at Wisconsin high schools selected him as
the Offensive Player of the Year in the state.
finished with 3,949 yards passing this season to
eclipse the previous state record of yards thrown
in one prep football season.
also threw a state record 50 TD passes in 2013,
despite playing only half of the Level 4 Playoff
game at Slinger because of muscle spasms in his
back, which made it hard for him to be mobile.
he threw a state record 8 TDs in one prep game
earlier this season, as the Hawks also set a
school record 64 points in the game.
is the son of Dan and Cindy Ferris of Appleton.
more about Ferris and the 2013 season via the FOOTBALL
page on XavierHawks.com.
Ferris and his family during a fantastic, record-setting
prep football season in Wisconsin.
by Adam De Bruin and Brad Hansen during 2013 Xavier