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Offensive player of the week: Wylie's Nico Ramirez
What he did: In Wylie's 38-30, third-round playoff victory against West Mesquite, Ramirez helped close out the game with his passing.
Who he is: A 5-9 ½ , 155-pound senior quarterback
The stats: 17-for-24 for 239 passing yards and three touchdowns, 70 rushing yards
He said it: "I feel like I've been playing to the best of my ability, and I've been able to do some special things for the team."
Coach said it: "He's not real big and he's not real fast. He just gets the job done." - Bill Howard
Did you know? Ramirez has played quarterback since pee wee football. ... Troy Aikman was his favorite quarterback growing up. He is now a fan of Drew Brees. ... When Wylie gathers as a team before and after games or practices they often say "one heartbeat."
Honorable mention Player School Yr. Pos. Notable Austin Aune Argyle Jr. QB 304 passing yards, 2 TDs Connor Crane Denton Guyer Jr. WR 108 receiving yards, 2 TDs Jordan Cross Coll. Covenant Sr. WR 102 receiving yards, TD Steven Hicks Mesquite Poteet Jr. RB 191 rushing yards, 2 TDs Sabian Holmes Southlake Carroll Jr. WR 149 receiving yards, 2 TDs Tyler Landis Coppell Sr. WR 161 yards, 3 TDs Jermaine Merdock Wylie Sr. WR 147 total yards, 3 TDs Zach Shelley Parish Episcopal So. RB 204 rushing yards, 3 TDs Chase Stewart Coll. Covenant Sr. QB 269 total yards, 4 TDs Collin Strahan Mesquite Horn Sr. QB 357 total yards, 3 TDs