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Players of the week – Defense

Players of the week – Defense
Players of the week - Defense | Players of the week - Defense
Jake Garrigan
    School:    Obion Central   
    Grade:    Junior
    Height:    5-11
    Weight:    183
    Pos.:  Linebacker

By the numbers: Making a move closer to the line of scrimmage in Central’s jumbled defensive set, Garrigan posted nine total tackles, including three solo stops. He also recovered a fumble that led to a Rebel touchdown.
Sound bite: “Jake has started every game for us, and he had a broken hand in the preseason, so we really didn’t know how well he would play,” Jackson said. “But, he did good against Henry County in the scrimmage and has played well every week since. He’s just been able to get it done every week. Last week, we moved him because of (Dyersburg’s) run strength, and there were times when he just threw himself in there and made a football play. He’s just a football player.”
HONORABLE MENTION: Trent Mann, OC junior linebacker, had 12 total tackles, including one for a loss; Josh Quinton, OC senior linebacker, had 13 total tackles; Skylar Hopkins, OC senior lineman, had 11 total stops, including two in the backfield; Keylon Hyde, UC junior linebacker led the Golden Tornadoes with seven tackles; Michael Dysart, UC senior lineman; had six total tackles; Tymaine Strickland, UC sophomore linebacker, also put up six stops for the Twisters; Ricky Henry, UC freshman linebacker, contributed six tackles as well. Published in The Messenger 11.2.11

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