Boys Athlete of the Week // Darius Jennings Gilman, football

  • Jennings also plays basketball and runs track while holding an 87 percent average.
Jennings also plays basketball and runs track while holding… (Baltimore Sun photo by Kenneth…)
November 11, 2009

A quarterback known for his slippery moves, Jennings rushed for 252 yards and three touchdowns and had an interception to spark then-No. 5 Gilman to a 34-27 upset over then-No. 2 McDonogh on Saturday for the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference football title. The No. 3 Greyhounds finished 8-3 as the 5-foot-11, 185-pound junior ran 215 times for 2,028 yards and completed 35 of 79 passes for 733 yards. He scored 35 touchdowns: 24 rushing, one returning a kickoff and 10 passing. Jennings also plays basketball and runs track while holding an 87 percent average.

Others considered: Gabriel Ali-El, Poly, football; David Arnold, Mount St. Joseph, soccer; Travis Fonseca, Forest Park, football; Matt Jablonski, Loyola, cross country; Ron VanMeter, Broadneck, football

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