Name: Derrick Emigh
Athlete of the week achievement: Emigh scored three touchdowns in Tyrone's 28-0 win Friday night over Central Mountain. His first score was on a 47-yard punt return in third quarter. In the fourth, he caught two passing scores one for 20 yards and the other for 90. Emigh finished with three receptions for 122 yards and also had a sack.
Season update: Tyrone is 6-0 and No. 4 in the state.
Coach John Franco's quote: "Derrick has performed well all year for us. He is one of the hardest workers on the team. He has to overcome some things because of his size but he makes up for it with his smartness and quickness. He is a heck of an athlete even though he is small."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Binus
Favorite subject: History
Favorite movie: "Remember the Titans"
Favorite food: Steak
Favorite song: "Cinderella Man" by Eminem
Outside interests: Track, baseball and hanging out with friends
Favorite professional team: New York Yankees
Favorite college team: Michigan
Pro athlete most admired: Derek Jeter
Best athlete I ever played with: Tyrone grad Larry Glace
Best athlete I ever competed against: Central's Lucas Runk
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Rick and Tammy
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning back-to-back district championships in track
How I got my start in football: I started playing pee-wee in fourth grade
Future goal: Go to college and play football or run track.