“The injuries really killed us,” Yost said. “We had a really good start but then we had about seven kids go down and all of them were starters. I wouldn't say the morale was down, but it wasn't the same once the season started. I'd say that's a big part of how our season ended.”
But his presence along with sophomore Jalin Barnett, who is nearly 6-foot-4 and 292 pounds, at right tackle and Ben Scott at right guard, allowed the Wolverines to continue to run the ball.
“I don't know in Elk City if he consistently went against people his size or not,” Breeze said. “I wouldn't think so because he's a pretty good size kid. I'm real proud of the way he held his own against some very good defensive tackles around the state.”