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Offensive player of the week (12/3): Mesquite Poteet's Tanner Ramsey
What he did: Ramsey led Poteet on a drive in the final three minutes for the go-ahead field goal in a 52-49 victory against Wylie East. He passed for 219 yards, ran for 111 more and accounted for six touchdowns.
Who he is: A 6-2, 225-pound senior quarterback.
The stats: 10-of-19 passing for 219 yards and four touchdowns; 19 carries for 111 yards and two touchdowns.
He said it: “This was probably the most memorable game of my life. We’ve had a lot of one-point and close losses over the years, but we really pulled through and played together. It was great.”
Coach said it: “He’s like the fullback of our offense. He’s big and tough, and I think he came up big when we needed him the most.” — Randy Jackson
Did you know? Ramsey’s 111 rushing yards were a season high. … Ramsey also plays soccer. He was a center midfielder for Poteet last year and may play again after the football season. … Ramsey hopes to continue his football career in college. He has a scholarship offer from NCAA Division II Lindenwood.
36 carries, 314 yards, 4 TDs
122 pass yards, TD; 155 rush yards, 2 TDs
22 carries, 162 yards, 3 TDs
24 carries, 196 yards, TD
17 carries, 195 yards, 4 TDs