Foothill outside linebacker Keegan Buck has been named the Gatorade Nevada Player of the Year.
Buck recorded 125 tackles, including an area-best 21½ sacks this season to help the Falcons to a 10-2 record.
The Gatorade award recognizes high academic standards and exemplary character as well as athletic achievement.
Buck maintains a 3.64 GPA. He also was named the Southeast League Defensive MVP by league coaches.