Name: Nick Patton
Athlete of the week achievement: Patton had six catches for 168 yards and four touchdowns including a 87-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the District 6 class AA championship against Richland
Season update: Patton has caught 54 passes for 1,063 yards, averaging 19.7 yards per catch, and has scored 13 touchdowns.
Coach John Franco's quote: "Nick has been our playmaker all year and has worked so hard. He made it a point to put in a lot of work with Steve [Franco] to get on the same page and to make sure the timing was as good as it gets. Nick has gotten better each game and has some type of big play. He has been a clutch performer. He was up to that moniker as a playmaker."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Binus
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: "Transformers"
Favorite food: Buttered noodles
Favorite song: Headlines" by Drake
Outside interests: Track
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Notre Dame
Pro athlete most admired: Usain Bolt
Best athlete I ever played with: Steve Franco
Best athlete I ever competed against: Darren Elvey
Most influential person on my athletic career: My family
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning District 6
How I got my start in football: I asked my parents to sign up for pee wee football
Future goal: Play football in college