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The Platinum Star Award is youth Footballs version of the Heisman Trophy award. This honor will be awarded to the nations most outstanding youth football player. There will be a winner from each grade, 6th though 8th and players will be selected based on film, coaches comments, individual stats, G.P.A., and team accomplishments. Players who engage in community service and other productive activities will have a greater shot at the award We believe that there is no age to young to begin the journey towards greatness. NSR wants to help inspire young athletes to get on the road right now. Fill out the form below to be considered for the most prestigious award in youth sports 

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 Click below to see last years (2014/15) winners:

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2015 Winners

The PLATINUM STAR AWARD is youth Footballs version of the Heisman Trophy award. The National Sports Report is proud to present the 2015 Winners

Denzel Blackwell – 8th Grade (RB)

The Imani School Angels – Houston TX

This young player will be a welcome addition to any high school program that is lucky enough to land him.  Blackwell has great size and speed and played a key role in the Angels  District Championship run.  Denzel, earning 1 more first place vote, edged out 2014 7th grade winner Dawson Ellington.  Look forward to seeing more from Denzel Blackwell for years to come.

Season Stats:

90 carries 675 yards 12 touchdowns
25 catches 456 yards 6 touchdowns 5 int
2 ko returns for touchdowns

Other individual awards:

League offensive player of year
Team Most outstanding player
Team Captain 2 years

Academic Awards:

School Deans List
Beta Club member
Science club champion

Travis Boston Jr – 7th Grade (Athlete)

Detroit Spartans – Detroit MI

Boston-JrTravis Boston Jr is a next level athlete that displays leadership and a high football IQ.  His versatility on both sides of the ball helped lead the Spartans to a UYFL National championship and an NSR 5th over all ranking when it was all said and done.  Boston works hard to be great and it shows with the great contribution he makes to his team.

Season Stats:

17tds 800 yards rushing
40 tackles
3 int 6 sacks

Other individual awards:

Team MVP
Nationals MVP

Braxton Todd 6th Grade (RB)

Eastern Panhandle Warriors – Martinsburg WV


There have not been enough superlatives invented to describe young Braxton Todd’s play on the field.  This electrifying runner can do it all.  Equally as impressive is his prowess on defense; Todd has a knack for finding the ball.

Season Stats:

120 carries / 2,337 Yards / 39 TD
92.5 tackles ( 86 solos, 15 assist ) 2 sacks, 3 Forced Fumbles, 1 Fumble Recovery, 2 Kickoff Recoveries, 29 Yard PR TD, 70 Yard Kickoff Return TD, 60 Yard Kickoff Return

Other individual awards: 

*2015 Diamond All American Selection

*2015 All Diamond Team ( 1 of 22 out of 75 )

*2015 Next Generation All American Invitee

*2015 IvStar Showcase Elite Selection ( Academic Achievement Award; Dick Butkus Award )

*2015 ( Loudoun ) N.Virginia Crab Bowl Invitee ( 6th grade )

*2015 JV Tri County Super Bowl Champions

*2015 Super Bowl MVP

*2015 Epyfl Warriors MVP

*2015/2016 Bret Cooper Junior All American Invitee

*2016 Dmaxx All American Invitee

*2015/2016 State of Va Pro Bowl Selection ( Va vs Bmore )

*2015/2016 National Prep Football Association 6th Grade Player of The Year Nominee



2015/16 Platinum Star Award Candidates

8th Grade Candidates



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7th Grade Candidates




6th Grade Candidates




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