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’24 FB led team to a 9-3 finish & a 1-point loss to Lex. Cath. from a 10-win campaign…

Jacob Fryman was selected, by News Radio 840 WHAS & KPGFootball, the best fullback in the large school classifications (4A, 5A, & 6A) of the KHSAA. He is a thick-framed kid who has plenty of power, strength, explosion, speed, and “quicks.” He was effective carrying the football, swinging out of the backfield in the passing game, and lead blocking on power run sets or pass setting in the air attack. In short, he can do it all.

HB Lyon, Scouting Director, KPGFootball

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We love fullbacks at KPGFootball. When putting together our Large (or Big) School All-State Football Team in a collaboration with News Radio 840 WHAS, we learned the “radio guys” loved fullbacks as much as we.

Naturally, when given the opportunity, we picked fullbacks for both of our teams. Our small school FB was Hopkins County Central’s Calil McNary. For reasons which will soon crystallize, Jacob Fryman was our large-school selection and for many of the same reasons we liked McNary.

Jacob Fryman, Scott County

Fullbacks have to have the prowess of a TE or OL and the nimbleness of a slot WR and/or TE. A good fullback is called upon to gain yardage from scrimmage, swing out of the backfield and be a weapon in the passing game, lead the power run game, and to pass protect when his number isn’t called.

You will find, Fryman checked all the boxes. We feel confident to proclaim Fryman the definitive player at the fullback position in 4A, 5A, & 6A, if not the entire commonwealth.

Fryman gained 836-yards rushing this year in Scott County’s 12-games. He carried the football 137 times, averaging 6.1-yards per rushing attempt, and scoring a TD over the ground every 8th-carry.

Allow us to clue you in on a little something, ordinary FBs don’t peel off over 6-yards a carry and don’t generally score 17-rushing TDs in 12-games. They get the tough yards. The FB’s down and distance is 3rd and one with everybody in the run-box knowing what’s coming.

 The FB’s down and distance is 3rd and one with everybody in the run-box knowing what’s coming

Friday Night Fletch

Fryman is a guy who understands what it takes to succeed. He is fond of pointing out there are three important goals which much be attained for success to be found by any player on any athletic field; confidence, hard work, and determination.

Fryman has clearly embodied these attributes. His production, and the team’s successes, demonstrate his not just striving for but achieving all three of these goals.

Join us next week as we return to honor another weekly prize winner. Until then, pop some Mingua Beef Jerky in your mouth and savor the quality and flavor which sets it apart from the competition. Remember, our product is superior and one of a kind; just like Scott County’s, Jacob Fryman. 

This is Friday Night Fletch reporting for Kentucky Prep Gridiron and reminding you to PLAY THROUGH THE WHISTLE. Don’t forget to SAVOR THE FLAVOR! 

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