ROTARY PRESENTS FOURTH BOB SAWYER AWARD FOR 2016 SEASON GUILFORD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Greensboro, NC – The Rotary Club of Greensboro has selected the fourth winner of the 2016 Greensboro Rotary / Sawyer Guilford County Football Player of the Week. The award will be presented at the Rotary Meeting on Wednesday, September 28 at 12:40 pm. The meeting takes place at the Terrace at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The award will be presented by Bob Sawyer.
Winner: Ford Moser
Coach: Erik Westberg
School: Northern Guilford High School
Jersey Number: 8
Record-setting performance vs. Reidsville Senior High
In a school rich in football tradition, Ford set two school records (previously held by Northern Guilford alumni currently in the NFL). One record was a 95-yard TD which broke Keenan Allen and Maurice Harris. Additionally, he broke the single-game receiving yards in a game with 170 yards. .
In the words of his coach, “Ford has worked very hard this year to get back on the football field after a very serious injury last year. He is a very good student, and he exhibits excellent sportsmanship.”
+++++Info on Award: The Greensboro Rotary / 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.+++++
*****The Rotary Club of Greensboro is one of the earliest Rotary clubs, founded in January 1917, twelve years after the founding of the first Rotary club. From the first 42 members, our club has grown to its present size of approximately 275 members. Our membership includes a broad cross-section of our community and spans a range of ages, backgrounds, interests, and occupations.*****