Thursday, June 1, 2023

Marcus QB named Texas 6A Player of the Week

Garrett Nussmeier, Marcus quarterback

Flower Mound Marcus Quarterback Garrett Nussmeier has been named the Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week for Class 6A.

Nussmeier had 26 completions out of 37 attempts, 457 passing yards and five touchdowns in a 48-42 overtime win over rival Lewisville High School in the annual “Battle of the Axe” matchup over the weekend. The winning score was a 23-yard touchdown pass by Nussmeier to Dallas Dudley in overtime.

Marcus will play its first playoff game Friday night against Keller Central.

Ford Motor Company’s Player of the Week program is again honoring six outstanding student-athletes each week of the 2019 regular season, recognizing one player in each of the state’s six athletic classifications, according to a news release.

The winners are chosen for athletic achievements on the field, as well as for outstanding scholarship and community involvement.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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