By Kris Freeman, Sports Information Director, White House High School
White House senior defensive end Tyler McMurtry was named the Player of the Week for the Blue Devils in week seven after a 6-0 win over Portland. McMurtry made 10 tackles with a sack, two tackles for losses and three quarterback hurries with a pass broken up. Tyler flushed out Portland’s quarterback on the final Panthers offensive play to force an incomplete pass.
For the season, McMurtry is the second leading tackler on the team with 50 tackles. He leads the Blue Devils with 4.5 sacks and 18 tackles for losses and 11 quarterback hurries. He has three passes broken up, one fumble recovery, one fumble caused and one special teams block.
Tyler is pictured receiving his game ball with our Player of the Week sponsor, Tal Plumlee of Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee in White House. Tal’s office is located at 133 Edenway Dr. and you can reach him at 615-672-7171 or visit online at https://www.fbitn.com/tn/robertson-county/white-house/robertson-white-house-agency/tal-plumlee.