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    It's rare for an underclassman to be considered Player of the Year. Perhaps it's an outlier when a sophomore performs well enough to win it. With 150 tackles, 8 pass breakups and 4 INTs on the season, Legacy defensive back Jalen Catalon is the Star-Telegram Super Team Defensive Player of the Year. Catalon had 9 total INTs for the season, including game-changing picks against Wakeland and Highland Park in the playoffs.

It's rare for an underclassman to be considered Player of the Year. Perhaps it's an outlier when a sophomore performs well enough to win it. With 150 tackles, 8 pass breakups and 4 INTs on the season, Legacy defensive back Jalen Catalon is the Star-Telegram Super Team Defensive Player of the Year. Catalon had 9 total INTs for the season, including game-changing picks against Wakeland and Highland Park in the playoffs. kcasas@star-telegram.com
It's rare for an underclassman to be considered Player of the Year. Perhaps it's an outlier when a sophomore performs well enough to win it. With 150 tackles, 8 pass breakups and 4 INTs on the season, Legacy defensive back Jalen Catalon is the Star-Telegram Super Team Defensive Player of the Year. Catalon had 9 total INTs for the season, including game-changing picks against Wakeland and Highland Park in the playoffs. kcasas@star-telegram.com

Mansfield Legacy sophomore’s sudden impact earns Super Team top defensive honor

December 22, 2016 10:39 AM

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