Lincoln East QB named Nebraska’s Gatorade Player of the Year in football

The 6-foot-1, 195-pound senior quarterback passed for 44 touchdowns and a Class A record 3,402 yards this past season, leading the Spartans (6-4) to the Class A state tournament.
Noah Walters Leading East Football To Undefeated Start

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Lincoln East quarterback Noah Walters has been named Nebraska’s Gatorade Player of the Year in football,

The 6-foot-1, 195-pound senior quarterback passed for 44 touchdowns and a Class A record 3,402 yards this past season, leading the Spartans (6-4) to the Class A state tournament. Walters completed 187 of 281 passes with just five interceptions, and his 340.2 passing yards per game is an all-class 11-man state record.

A member of the Lincoln Journal Star Super-State First Team, he was also named captain of the All-City team.

A devoted member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Walters has volunteered locally on behalf of the National Honor Society and the We Are Sparta student-leadership group.

“Noah Walters is absolutely outstanding,” said Dan Martin, head coach at Lincoln Northeast High School, in a press release. “His decision-making process is elite and he always puts the ball in the right place. I think he’s the best quarterback I’ve seen, period.”

Walters has maintained a 4.02 GPA in the classroom. He remains undecided upon a collegiate destination.

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