|Player Of The Week: Offense |
|Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 7:00 pm |
School: Union City
By The Numbers: With his entire starting backfield absent due to injuries and other circumstances, Rutland put the Golden Tornadoes’ offense on his back and carried it to a thrilling 34-28 overtime over Lake County at Tiptonville. He accounted for 196 yards and three touchdowns. He found Keontre Murrell wide open over the middle for TD passes of 83 and 62 yards and also took off up the middle for a 34-yard touchdown scamper.
Honorable Mention: Keontre Murrell, UC, showed off his speed on a couple of catch-and-run touchdown receptions over the middle, covering 145 total yards. … Ricky Henry, UC, stepping in fulltime at fullback for injured Keylon Hyde, Henry had a solid game with 86 yards on 22 carries, including two touchdowns. His two-yard run in overtime ended the game, giving UC a much-needed win.
Puublished in The Messenger 10.10.12