January 14, 2011 at 6:26 PM EST - Updated June 23 at 6:04 AM
TriStateFootball.com paid tribute to finest from Cincinnati high school gridiron at the Year In Review Show on Thursday night at Willie's Sports Cafe in Mason.
St. Xavier linebacker Steven Daniels was recognized as our Cincinnati Defensive Player of the Year.
Steven Daniels registered 18 sacks in 12 games. He had seven contests with multiple sacks. That led to Division I First Team All-Ohio and GCL South Athlete of the Year honors for the Boston College-bound senior. "The Juice" finishes his career with 25 sacks and two rushing touchdowns.
The four-star prospect in considered one of the top players in the nation at the position and one of Ohio's top recruits in the Class of 2011 by Rivals.com
Other nominations included Sean Duggan (St. Xavier), Jarrett Grace (Colerain), Ryan Haynes (McNicholas), Joel Heath (Mount Healthy), Antonio Poole (Winton Woods), and Adolphus Washington (Taft).