Central Running Back Selects Missouri Western

Published 12/11 2013 11:02PM

Updated 12/11 2013 11:21PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Central High School senior running back Derek Gray wrapped up a stellar career with all-conference first team honors. Once he heads to college, Gray will be able to round up more accolades for another St. Joseph school.

Gray verbally committed to play football for Missouri Western next season.

He finished his senior year at Central with 1,309 yards and 14 touchdowns on 209 carries -- an average of 119 yards per game.

The Indians finished 2013 with a 6-5 record for the school's third consecutive winning season.

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