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Aaron Monsivaiz goes out and gets what he wants.
The three-way stud at The Woodlands Christian Academy set out to be the quarterback of the Warriors after the 2018 season. Mission accomplished.
Did we mention that he's also an all-everything linebacker on defense and a talented long-snapper?
"I was rotating with another guy last season at QB, but was mostly playing on defense," the senior said. "I was getting some reps and doing well but I just broke out at linebacker. I was fine with that and just did whatever the team needed.
"After the season, I just had it in my mind that I was going to be the starting QB and linebacker as a senior. I put in the work in the offseason and during 7-on-7 and it paid off."
Monsivaiz has helped lead the Warriors to a 4-0 record entering this weekend's game with Bay Area Christian. He's thrown for 450 yards and nine scores while rushing for 125 yards and another two TDs.
"I'm a pro-style quarterback – my first option is always to throw the ball," he said. "When I'm forced to run, I have more of a linebacker's mentality and run over people instead of making them miss."
This kid literally never leaves the field.
"It's taxing, but I'm going to do what I need to for the team," he said. "It's hard in the moment but I wouldn't want it any other way."
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The Houston Texans needed a huge performance from Nico Collins on Sunday after Tank Dell went down with a season-ending injury, and boy did they get it.
Collins finished the day with just under 200 receiving yards, and helped the team secure a huge victory, pushing the team's record to 7-5.
There's been a lot of discussion about whether Collins is a true No. 1 receiver in the NFL, and his numbers indicate he is. Nico is 9th in receiving yards in the NFL (991) with 6 TDs in 11 games.
Certainly, health will be a big factor in determining just how high his upside is. He only played in 10 games in 2022, and this is his first season with over 500 yards.
Outside of health, how Collins responds to all the extra attention he is about to receive due to the loss of Tank Dell, will tell us a lot about if he can perform like a true No. 1 receiver.
2024 will be the final year of Nico's contract and he'll be looking for a big pay day if he can continue this production. Which makes us wonder, should the Texans pay him like a Top 10 receiver if he continues to put up these numbers?
Plus, the big concern with Tank Dell has always been his size, and if he can hold up in the NFL. Now that he's injured for the second time, and out for the season with his latest injury, should the Texans consider adding another receiver in the draft or free agency?
Don't miss the video above as we break it all down!
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