CHS's Dye Learns Because Of Versatility

By David Robinett |

Published 09/26 2013 08:48PM

Updated 09/27 2013 11:18AM

Cooper running back Trey Dye is having a great season so far for the Cougars.

He entered the season in the shadow of quarterback Lorenzo Joe, but the future B-Y-U Cougars is quickly getting out of that shadow.

As a running back, Dye has 7 touchdowns and he's averaging over 6 yards a carry, and as a receiver, he has 11 receptions for an average of 21 yards per catch and a score.

He is a real weapon.

Dye said, "Being able to play running back and receiver and really understand both positions, it really helps me understand our offense a lot better. (I) understand it from a lineman's point of view from the backfield and really understand what we are trying to do, and why we do call certain plays, and why certain players are running certain routes or doing certain blocking schemes. It helps me understand certain things, and it can help me get into the best position to make a play, just to get open and get the ball."

Dye tries to stay in the mix this week in Odessa. The Cougars continue district play against the Bronchos at Ratliff Stadium.

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