Tyler Buchner wins the Platinum Star
The PLATINUM STAR AWARD is youth Football’s version of the Heisman Trophy award. This honor was awarded to Tyler Buchner as the nation’s most outstanding 8th grad, youth football player. There will be a winner from each grade, 6th through 8th and players will be selected based on film, coach’s comments, individual stats, G.P.A., and team and community accomplishments. Players who engage in community service and other productive activities will have a greater chance at winning the award. We believe that there is no age too young to begin the journey towards greatness.
Tyler Buchner of the Rancho Penasquitos Wolverines is the definition of a five-tool quarterback. Buchner carried his team to a SDYFC championship by throwing for just under 1500 yards and 19 touchdowns to go along with close to 1500 yards rushing and a whopping 29 touchdowns on the ground; Impressive considering he sat a good majority of second half’s, due to blowouts. Tyler is a great athlete who brings a versatility and added two touchdowns via the return game. Buchner is well deserving of Platinum Star consideration.
as the 2016/17 winner, Tyler has displayed the qualities on and off the playing field that makes him eligible for the award. The National Sports Report is proud to recognize Tyler as our 8th grade player of the year and want to honor his accomplishments with our Platinum Star Award.