Grace Prep Lions: A TAPPS Division 3 Profile
Grace Prep is undefeated (10-0) and is coming off a 50-0 win over Trinity Christian Willow Park. They advance into the regional round of the division 3 TAPPS playoffs to take on Trinity Christian of Lubbock.
Grace Prep Lions
Through ten games, the Lions have averaged 46 points per game on offense and have allowed just seven points per game on defense.
The Lions Offense
The offense is led by QB Jaylon Talton. Talton has passed for 2374 yards, 37 touchdowns, and 2 INTs. He has completed 68% of his passes.
Last week vs Trinity Christian/Willow Park, Talton passed for 317 yards and 6 touchdowns, and no INTs. He threw TD passes to four different receivers. Caleb Lloyd and Kaleb Mathis caught two touchdowns each.
For the season, Talton has turned in some outstanding performances:
- 3 games over 300 yards passing.
- 4 games over 400 yards passing.
- 3 games with 4 passing touchdowns.
- 1 game with 5 passing touchdowns.
- 1 game with 6 passing touchdowns.
- 4 games with 3 passing touchdowns.
The rushing attack is led by Alex St. Julien, who has rushed for 1170 yards and 11 touchdowns. St. Julien averages 10 yards per rush.
Talton throws to three receivers who have reached gained over 600 yards receiving:
- Bradyn Love: 36 catches, 635 yards, 11 touchdowns.
- Kaden Lehew: 34 catches, 695 yards, 13 touchdowns.
- Kaleb Mathis: 41 catches, 630 yards, 9 touchdowns.
The Lions have gained 4433 yards of total offense, averaging 443 yards per game. They have scored 50+points in three of their last four games.
The Lions Defense-Lights Out!
Grace Prep has allowed a touchdown and an extra point per game. But over their last five games, the Lions have allowed 19 points total. That’s an average of only 3.8 points allowed over that span.
That stingy defensive unit is led by:
- Reid Turner: 79 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 2 sacks.
- Bradyn Love: 35 tackles, 3 INTs.
- Bryce Prince: 43 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 2 sacks.
As a unit, the Lions have racked up 551 tackles, 53 tackles for loss, 16 sacks, 9 INTs, 11 fumble recoveries, and three blocked punts.