October 17, 2007

Trotter exceeding high expectations as senior

Birmingham (Ala.) Briarwood Christian coach Fred Yancey expected his senior quarterback to have a big season in 2007.

There was no reason not to; Barrett Trotter had thrown for more than 4,400 yards and 41 touchdowns as a sophomore and junior.

But seven games into the '07 campaign, Yancey admits, Trotter hasn't just met those expectations.

"He's really done more," Yancey said. "He's been even better than I thought."

The 6-foot-2, 195-pound Trotter has led Briarwood Christian to a perfect 7-0 mark and a No. 1 ranking in Class 5A. He's already amassed nearly 2,000 yards of total offense and 26 touchdowns.

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