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Player Of The Week: Defense

Player Of The Week: Defense
Player Of The Week: Defense | Player Of The Week: Defense

DEFENSE
Ricky Henry
School: Union City
Pos.: Back
Height: 5-11
Weight: 154
Grade: Sophomore

By The Numbers: The big plays in Friday’s big win were not reserved for the offense as Henry made his share from the other side of the ball. Henry spent most of the night in the Wayne County backfield with three quarterback sacks and another tackle for a loss as part of his five total stops. Henry’s effort was part of an overall strong defensive effort that saw Union City limit Wayne County to 142 total yards. Nine stops were behind the line of scrimmage, and the Golden Tornadoes forced two turnovers.
Honorable Mention: Nathan Spaulding, Obion Central, 8 solo stops and 5 assists, with 2 for a loss. … Willie Kneuppel, South Fulton, 11 total tackles. … J.P. Fowler, SF, 9 total tackles. … Tymaine Strickland, UC, 5.5 total stops, including 1 for a loss and an assist on a sack.

Published in The Messenger 8.29.12

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