ROTARY PRESENTS FINAL BOB SAWYER AWARDS FOR 2014 SEASON GUILFORD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Greensboro, NC – November 17, 2014 – The Rotary Club of Greensboro has selected the final winner of the 2014 Bob Sawyer Guilford County Football Player of the Week. Both awards will be presented at the Rotary Meeting on Wednesday, November 19 at 12:40 pm. The meeting takes place at the Terrace at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The speaker will be Lynn Black of Family and Children’s Services of the Piedmont. The award will be presented by Bob Sawyer.
Winner: Alec Cobb
Coach: Tommy Norwood
School: Ragsdale High School
Jersey Number: 11
Ragsdale against Southwest Guilford (45-13) 10/17/14
Alec Cobb threw for 2 touchdowns, scored one rushing touchdown and had 219 passing yards in Ragsdale’s victory over Southwest Guilford on October 17, 2014. In the words of his coach, “Alec Cobb is a tremendous young man. He is an excellent student in all honors and AP classes. Alec broke his collarbone in our first game of the year. In our game on Friday, he was 16-26 for 219 yards with two touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown. He also did not throw any interceptions. Alec is involved in several clubs and organizations and is as good a person as you could ever hope to meet.”
Info on Award: The Bob Sawyer Award began in the fall of 2013 for Guilford County High School football players. This award is in honor of long-time coach, athletic director and Greensboro Rotarian, Bob Sawyer, who remains a legend in North Carolina high school athletics. Leading Grimsley High School’s swimming teams to 16 consecutive championships and an unprecedented 15 straight NCHSAA state titles, Sawyer was inducted into the East Carolina University Hall of Fame in 1974, and was enshrined in the NC High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 1995.