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Offensive player of the week: Mesquite Horn's Jakeem Grant
What he did: In Mesquite Horn's first playoff victory, a 48-14 shocker against Copperas Cove, Grant scored five touchdowns on only 14 touches.
Who he is: A 5-7, 160-pound senior wide receiver
The stats: 10 carries for 135 yards and three touchdowns, four catches for 62 yards and two touchdowns
He said it: "I just felt I had to come out there and play my hardest for the team. I'm trying to win state."
Coach said it: "It's fun to game-plan with a kid like that. You get real creative in figuring out ways to get him the ball." Rodney Webb
Did you know? Grant is committed to Tulsa. ... He has been playing football since age 5 but first started playing wide receiver as a sophomore. ... He says he can run and catch almost equally well "I feel like I'm good at both. Whatever coach wants me to do, I'll do it."
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