Christian Bass, Player of the Week

by Eric Perdew, contributor

Greensboro Rotary / Sawyer Guilford County Football Player of the Week

Christian Bass, Linebacker, #12, Northern Guilford High School

In a stunning victory over powerhouse rival NW Guilford (38-28), Christian had 9 total tackles and 5 tackles for a loss.

Additionally, he is the all-time leading tackler at Northern with 410 (in a proud football history of a school which has been in existence for 12 years and boasts three current NFL players ( TJ Logan, Arizona Cardinals; Maurice Harris, Washington Redskins; and Pro Bowler Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers).  Christian has 155 solo, 35 for a loss, 10 sacks, 5 INT, and 4 caused fumbles  for his career.

Christian is the fourth winner of the 2018 Greensboro Rotary Bob Sawyer Award.  Head Coach Erik Westberg said the following about Christian:  “He is having a awesome season. He is not only leading with his play but he is also very vocal while leading his teammates. He played a huge part in our win over Northwest.”

The Greensboro Rotary / Bob Sawyer Award began in the fall of 2013 for Guilford County High School football players. This award is in honor of long-time coach, athletic director and Greensboro Rotarian, Bob Sawyer, who remains a legend in North Carolina high school athletics.