Lawrence Taylor

All about team for Lafayette star receiver Grimsley

All about team for Lafayette star receiver Grimsley

To understand why Andy Linn loves coaching Lafayette's Hezekiah Grimsley so much, look no further than the Rams' 27-21 win over Grafton last Friday in the second round of the Group 4A East Region playoffs.

Grimsley, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound senior, had only two receptions for 18 yards — minuscule numbers for a guy who netted 724 yards receiving and had nine touchdown catches during the regular season. But his determination never wavered, and he made big contributions in helping the Rams (12-0) advance to a state quarterfinal game against Eastern View (12-0) at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wanner Stadium.

"I know they were trying to keep the ball out of my hands, so I focused on...

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