The Valdosta football Blazers have finally found a savior. Kellen Lewis showed everyone why it was a big deal for him to come to VSU and it couldn’t have come at a more desperate and necessary time.
The Blazer where defending the home turf with a 2-3 record and no shot at the playoffs when Lewis decided to shred the Reddies for 426 total yards and four touchdowns. That is an impressive day by any standards and it has given the Blazers something to look forward.
A little optimism is a good thing with the much anticipated, and as of late much dreaded, showdown with UNA. Even with the playoffs out of reach, a win over that team up north would be worth all of the heartache this season.
Lewis’ performance didn’t go unnoticed as he won his first GSC offensive player of the week. He is the first Blazer to
claim that honor since two years ago, when Michael Terry was recognized. The point is that Lewis will not likely surprise anybody so it will really be up to him to lift the entire team to a high level of play.
Overall, Lewis’ performance gives a little hope to several weary Blazers’ fans, especially when UNA arrives in Titletown for a national televised Thursday night game. If Lewis can take over the game next Thursday and take down the mighty Lions, it would be just a shocking as the Lowndes rout of Valdosta High.
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