Got Game: Chris Perkins

Name: Chris Perkins

School: Carmel

Sport: Football

The Word: It’s not often that you see a freshman contributing at the varsity level for Carmel, let alone becoming an integral part of the offense. But on opening night, freshman running back Chris Perkins rushed for a team-high 119 yards to help the Greyhounds beat Columbus North, 58-17. Perkins, a 5-foot-8, 170-pounder, used his speed and picked up most of his yardage running to the outside. He did his damage in just 10 carries, averaging 11.9 yards every time he touched the ball. Perkins is definitely worth keeping an eye on going forward; Carmel will play Valparaiso on Friday night.

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