Cortes, who committed to Northeastern A&M back in January, rushed for 1,958 yards and a school-record 35 touchdowns to help the undefeated Class 6AI Tigers win their first state title last season.

The Tulsa World also honored Cortes as Bill Knight Ford Volvo Cars of Tulsa Football Offense Player of the Year at last month's All-World Awards banquet.

Each season since 1958, the Tulsa World named its All-State football Player of the Year. Since beginning the All-World Awards banquet after the 2016-17 season, the Tulsa World named our All-State player of the year after the banquet.

Here's a look back at each player honored from the past 61 seasons.