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FIVE FOR FIGHTING: Burney’s top 5 performances from the MHSAA football finals at Ford Field

By: Matthew B. Mowery, November 26, 2018, 4:50 pm

1 Dequan Finn (Detroit King QB)

Stats: Completed 9-of-13 passes for 175 and 4 touchdowns, 75 yards rushing and one touchdown in a 41-25 upset of Muskegon in D3 state finals.

Comment: A Jedi Knight on the gridiron, the consummate competitor, LEGEN … wait for it … DARY!!!


2 Nick Thomas (Jackson Lumen Christi RB/LB)

Stats: 251 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns, 10 tackles on defense in a 42-28 win over Montague in the D6 state finals.

Comment: Cooler than the other side of the pillow.


3 Jacob Dobbs (Warren De La Salle LB/TE)

Stats: 16 tackles and a 44-yard touchdown catch in a 29-16 downing of Muskegon Mona Shores in the D2 state finals.

Comment: Sicko Mode … ’NUFF SAID!!


4 Tommy Schuster (Chippewa Valley QB)

Stats: Completed a state-record 13-of-13 passes for 205 yards for 2 touchdowns in a dramatic 31-30 edging of Clarkston in the D1 state finals.

Comment: Swagger Level reached epic proportions Saturday, has been dripping with finesse all year long.


5 Caden Goggins (Edwardsburg RB)

Stats: Rushed for 130 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 28-7 drubbing of Chelsea in the D4 state finals.

Comment: Total BOSS HOG type of effort taking the rock in between the tackles.