Originally created 09/22/99

Georgia player of the week



The Performance:

LeZotte passed for two touchdowns, rushed for two touchdowns and kicked a 27-yard field goal Saturday night to help the Patriots clobber Richmond Academy 31-14. The senior tossed two touchdown passes to Matt Nixon, a 4-yarder and a 29-yard pass to highlight his 10-of-14 passing performance. LeZottefinished the night with 265 all-purpose yards, including 186 yards passing.

Profile:

LeZotte, a 6-foot-2, 180-pounder, plays both ways for the Patriots. He has passed for 413 yards and five touchdowns in three games this season in addition to recording 15 tackles on defense.

Westside coach Gerald Barnes on LeZotte:

"Hehada really good game last week. He's a very good athlete and he certainly did his job. The guys up front (offensive line) did a good job giving him time to throw. I feel good about him and the rest of our players too."