Sawyer Robertson-Texas Gatorade Player of the Year
He is a 4-star quarterback from Coronado High School in Lubbock, TX. After receiving 16 scholarship offers, he signed with Mike Leach and Mississippi State in December. He is Sawyer Robertson, the newly anointed Texas Gatorade of the Player.
Sawyer Robertson-What is Mississippi State Getting
The Bulldogs get a 6-3, 200-pound quarterback that ran an offense at Coronado similar to the Air Raid scheme perfected by Leach.
A Newcomer in 2018
Robertson burst onto the scene as a sophomore and did not disappoint as the Mustangs went 10-3:
- 3564 yards
- 43 TDs
- 7 INTs
- 6 games over 300+ yard passing.
- 1 game over 400 yards passing.
- 1 game with 7 passing TDs.
- 4 games with 4 passing TDs.
- 3 games with 3 TDs.
He didn’t throw an interception until Week 6.
1st Team All-District in 2019
As a junior, Robertson threw for 3914 yards, 44 TDs, and 8 INTs.
- 6 games of over 200 yards passing.
- 3 games of over 300 yards passing.
- 1 game with 453 yards passing.
- 1 game with 509 yards passing.
- 4 games with 3 passing TDs.
- 2 games with 6 passing TDs.
- 3 games with 5 passing TDs.
Sawyer Roberston-Player of the Year in 2020
Robertson was a 2nd Team All-State selection in 2020. He was named the 5A Built Ford Tough Player of the Year, along with the aforementioned Gatorade honor.
He threw for 4509 yards, 58 TDs, and 7 INTs as a senior. His record as a starter was 29-9.
For his career, Robertson passed for 12,148 yards, 46 TDs, 22 INTs.
The Pirate Strikes Again
Coach Leach went into his old stomping grounds of Lubbock, where he coached for 10 years with Texas Tech, and stole a good one from the Lonestar State.
Roberston will be part of a Bulldog quarterback room that also includes sophomore Will Rogers and Southern Miss transfer Jack Abraham.
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Material for this article sourced from:
highschoolfootballamerica.com, playeroftheyear.gatorade.com, 247sports.com, maxpreps.com.