JSZ Football Plays of the Year Honors

New Jersey’s 2021 football season brought its fair share of excitement to gridiron’s across the state and those players provided some incredible plays from start to finish.

Here, we honor the players who won our “2021 Plays of the Year” awards in numerous categories. Visit back as we recognize those who stepped up big for their teams this past fall.


Nick Iannacone Wins 2021 Play of the Year!

With 2:00 to play in the fourth quarter of the North Group 1 Regional Championship, Cedar Grove sophomore Nick Iannacone hauled in a 30-yard touchdown pass that helped lift his Panthers to a 13-12 win over Park Ridge.

Iannacone was nominated for, and won, JSZ’s 2021 Clutch Play of the Year. He then won a second round of voting to bring in JSZ’s overall Play of the Year for this season.

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JSZ’s Jay Cook presented Iannacone with the final top play belt of the year on Wednesday:


2021 Plays of the Year Winners

Touchdown Pass of the Year

Anthony Patti, Monroe

Touchdown Run of the Year

Ja’Quan Howard, Cedar Creek

Special Teams Touchdown of the Year

Adon Shuler, Irvington

Defensive Touchdown of the Year

Jake Czwakiel, Middletown South

Sack of the Year

Calem Bowman, Millville

Clutch Play of the Year

Nick Iannacone, Cedar Grove