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Rockdale County's Connor Mack was named this week's Courtesy Ford Athlete of the Week. 

There is only one running back in the Rockdale, Newton area that has three consecutive 100-yard rushing performances to begin the season. His name is Connor Mack and he totes the ball for Rockdale County. Mack has carried the ball 49 times for 342 yards, an average of 6.9 yards per carry.

Mack rushed for a season-high 138 yards on 22 carries in Week 2 against Alcovy including 117 in the second half. Against Discovery in Week 3, Mack rushed for 103 yards on 16 carries.

Sports Editor

A 2017 graduate of the University of North Georgia, Colin joined the Rockdale/Newton Citizen in March of 2018 as the papers' full-time sports editor. A 2013 graduate of Jackson County High School, Colin received a golf scholarship to Andrew College.