Hallsville’s Huskey Seizes An Opportunity In The Truman State Backfield

Hallsville High School graduate Mason Huskey is the leading rusher for the undefeated Truman State football team with 430 yards. The top returning running back from last season, Denim Cook, suffered a hand injury on the first carry of the season, opening the door for Huskey, who is humble in describing how he seized the opportunity….

Huskey played each phase of special teams last year, which opened the eyes of the coaches….

Huskey describes the toughest transition from high school to Division 2 football….

Another Hallsville running back, Harrison Fowler, is a freshman on this Bulldog team. Huskey hopes he’s a mentor….

Huskey was the week four GLVC Offensive Player of the Week, when he scored three touchdowns and rushed for a career-high 115 yards at Wayne State. Huskey notched his third 100-yard rushing game of the season last Saturday at McKendree, with 112 yards, including a 60-yard touchdown. He’s averaging 6.2 yards per carry.