Council Rock North's Brandon McIlwain, a senior dual-threat quarterback and defensive back, has been selected as Gatorade football player of the year for Pennsylvania.

McIlwain completed 147 of 252 passes for 1,720 yards and 17 touchdowns while leading the Indians to a 7-4 record and the Suburban One League Continental Conference title.

The 6-foot-1, 195-pounder, who has committed to play at South Carolina, also carried 227 times for 1,545 yards and 30 TDs.

On defense, McIlwain made 62 tackles and had two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown.