William Carrico, ’24 WR/DB from Owensboro Catholic High, is the @1776Bank Revolutionary Player of the Week- @minguabeefjerky @evans02_mike @_CoachManning @KyHighFootball @MaxPreps @sfitz_840whas @840WHAS @CarricoTutt

Celebrating the type Revolutionary Performance which has made us the fastest growing bank in the Kentucky financial service's market

There is no better time than the present to anoint another Independence Bank, Revolutionary Player of the Week. Independence Bank is proud to sponsor a weekly article highlighting players in the areas where Independence Bank flourishes who embody the same type of revolutionary service to their respective football teams which has made Independence Bank unique and special in the banking industry.   

Today we honor a ’24 QB many, around the commonwealth, believe to be the very best dual threat in KY. This week’s recipient had an incredibly efficient and effective outing in the Regional Championships against Central High. In fact, this guy has been doing it all year long. Today we honor William “Tutt” Carrico, ’24 WR/DB, from Owensboro, Kentucky’s Catholic High.  

Independence Bank is proud to sponsor a weekly article highlighting players in the areas where Independence Bank flourishes

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Owensboro Catholic High School is located right down the road from 3 Independence Bank branches on 2425 Frederica Street, 2465 W. Parrish Avenue (pictured), and 3228 KY-54, respectively. Get on by and visit the most rapidly growing bank in the commonwealth of Kentucky, Independence Bank. Independence Bank has started a revolution in the banking industry.

William Carrico’s nickname is “Tutt.” The historical significance of that particular nome de guerre is rather obvious, at least to me.

To be fair, the colloquialism, “King Tut,” has fewer “Ts” than “Tutt Carrico;” but the reference brings the Egyptian King from antiquity, Tutankhamun, to mind nevertheless. Our Tutt seems more kingly than history’s Tut anyway.

Our “Tutt” was Catholic’s leading scorer with 176 points or 12.6 per game. Our Tutt was the club’s leading receiver with 84-grabs for 1,587-yards entering today’s game and 27-TDs.

Our Tutt leads the ball club in FFs (4), INTs (6), and IRNYs (75). Our Tutt is tied for the club lead in pick-sixes (1), FRs (2), while being 4th in rushing, 2nd in tackles (98) and 2nd in TFLs (12).

Our “Tutt” was Catholic’s leading scorer with 176 points or 12.6 per game

KHSAA statistical website

History’s “Tut” was king of Egypt for 18 measly years in the B.C. era (1341-1323), was pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of ancient Egypt, whose death marked the cessation of the dynasty’s royal line. Big deal; Whoopity-darn-do; but could he even catch a football? Probably not!

King Tutt

I wouldn’t trade our Tutt for their Tut. Not today anyway; with the championship hanging in the balance of Friday’s game.

Carrico and his teammates vie for a title, Friday, on Kroger Field against the Mighty Mayfield Cardinals. We have picked the Aces to upset the Cardinals, a prediction which has engendered considerable derision aimed at us from a considerably robust, Graves County contingent.

Overcoming Mayfield will be a tough obstacle for Catholic as Mayfield has virtually made a home away from home in Lexington, Kentucky and wherever else the championships have been played over the years. If the Aces are to succeed, they will need to lean of the Atwell to Carrico combination which is only 1-TD away from tying a Kentucky record as the all-time TD combination in KHSAA history.

This one here will be a ton of fun to watch. We will see you there.

CalPreps.com predicts, on a neutral field: Mayfield  35 (53%), Owensboro Catholic (Owensboro, KY) 34 (47%)

Congratulations to William “Tutt” Carrico for his Revolutionary Play which has earned this week’s recognition from the fastest growing bank in the Commonwealth of Kentucky…your friends at Independence Bank.

This is “Friday Night Fletch,” reporting for Kentucky Prep Gridiron reminding you to PLAY THROUGH THE WHISTLE!

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Two-time winner of Kentucky Press Association awards for excellence in writing and reporting news stories while Managing Editor of the Jackson (KY) Times-Voice

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