LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Highlands quarterback Patrick Towles has
been named Kentucky's Mr. Football 2011 by The Associated Press
after leading the Bluebirds to their fourth state title in a row
and 21st all-time.
Towles threw for 3,820 yards, 42 touchdowns and just one
interception as Highlands finished 15-0, completing his high school
career that started as the Bluebirds' backup freshman team
The verbal commitment to the University of Kentucky also joins
Highlands receiver Austin Sheehan, defensive lineman Devin Bruns
and defensive back Drake Bruns on the Kentucky All-State football
Throughout his high school career, Towles passed for 7,429 yards
and 73 touchdowns. He has also won the Paul Hornung Award and was named the Gatorade Player of the Year in Kentucky.