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Offensive player of the week (9/8): Mansfield Lake Ridge's Jett Duffey
What he did: Duffey led Lake Ridge to the first win in school history Friday, accounting for eight touchdowns in a 77-75 triple-overtime victory against Burleson Centennial. It was Duffey’s first game as a varsity quarterback.
Who he is: A 6-0, 170-pound sophomore quarterback
The stats: 12-of-23 passing for 335 yards and five touchdowns; 19 carries for 130 yards and three touchdowns.
He said it: “I just wanted to play well for the team. We had that 0-10 season last year, and we really needed this to start the season off with confidence.”
Coach said it: “He’s a humble kid who plays hard. He’s got great character and a great attitude, and he really has respect for his teammates.” — Kirk Thor
Did you know? Lake Ridge lost to Burleson Centennial, 62-7, in last season’s opener. Duffey was a quarterback on the freshman team at the time. … Duffey’s five passing touchdowns were more than Lake Ridge had all of last season. His 130 rushing yards and three touchdowns are also school records.
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