Spain Park QB Named Gatorade Alabama Player Of The Year

Spain Park quarterback Nick Mullens (No. 12) won the Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year. (

Spain Park's Nick Mullens has{}been named the Gatorade Alabama Football Player of the Year.

The award honors the Jaguars quarterback for his work on and off the field.

"It is a tremendous honor growing up you really dream and hope to win awards like this," Mullens told

Mullens was a nightmare for opposing defenses this season. He threw for over 36 hundred yards and 40 touchdowns.

Spain Park won 10 games this season and the first region title in school history. The Jags were beat by Carver-Montgomery in the quarterfinals of the Class 6A playoffs.

The Gatorade National Football Player of the Year will be announced in December.