Player Of The Week: Defense

Player Of The Week: Defense

DEFENSE
Walker Barnes
School: Union City
Pos.: Lineman
Height: 6-1
Weight: 255
Grade: Senior

By The Numbers: Barnes played a big role in a solid defensive effort for the Golden Tornadoes against South Fulton with six tackles, including one in the Red Devils’ backfield. He was part of a defensive effort that limited the Redmen to just 145 total yards and totaled six tackles for lost yards. The 12 points allowed marked the third-lowest total of the season for UC, which shut out Halls (42-0) and gave up just six points to Wayne County and Greenfield (both 56-6 wins).
Honorable Mention: Willie Kneuppel, SF, had another big night with 17 tackles. … Joseph Shanks, UC, counted a stop in the  backfield among his six tackles. … Trent Mann, OC, Paced the Rebels with 12 total stops and a fumble recovery  … Landon Nevil, SF, continued a late-season surge with 11 stops … J.P. Fowler, SF, pitched in 10 tackles.

Published in The Messenger 10.24.12

Leave a Comment