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Galax’s Tyler Houk continued to pick up post-season awards from this past fall’s football season, earning all-Timesland, all-Region C and all-Group A honors.
Houk, a senior quarterback/defensive back/kick returner, was a second-team selection in both all-Group A (Associated Press) and all-Region C as a defensive back. Houk led the Maroon Tide with 88 tackles in 2008, tying for the team lead with two interceptions.
Houk was also a second-team all-Timesland (Roanoke Times) choice as a kick returner. Houk finished the season with 624 yards and one touchdown as the Maroon Tide’s return man.
Houk led the Twin Counties in both rushing and passing this season, racking up 981 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground on 152 attempts, averaging 6.5 yards per carry, and completing 74 of 146 passes for another 806 yards and six touchdowns.