Knights’ Huffman Snags Weekly Honor
The Tyler Star News Athlete of the week for September 25, 2019 is Gage Huffman, Tyler Consolidated senior quarterback. Huffman had a career night on Friday against the Calhoun County Red Devils as he single handedly accounted for seven touchdowns and 46 of the Knights 74 points. He scored on runs of 68, 55,3, 35, 77, and 47, while passing for a 50 yard T.D. strike. He also made good on a two point pass conversion , while adding two points on a conversion run.
Huffman got the Knights on the scoreboard on their first play from scrimmage as he faked the handoff and rambled through the visitors defense for a 55 yard T.D. and from there he carried the ball 14 times for 283 yards while passing for 76 more on 5-7 completions. Unstoppable is all that can be said about Huffmans performance during the Silver Knights homecoming game on Friday night before the home crowd. While the Knights picked up their first win of the season Huffman accounted for more points than the entire opposition