Gramm named defensive player of the week
Minnesota State Fergus Falls Spartan football player Tanner Gramm has been named
the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) Southern Division
Defensive Player of the Week. Gramm is a sophomore from Hancock and plays an inside linebacker position for the Spartans.
Gramm received the honors for his efforts in the Spartans' win this past
Saturday over Fond du Lac. The Spartans won the game 36-21 with Gramm
playing a big role in the victory.
For the day he had seven solo tackles, five assisted tackles, one tackle for a
loss, one quarterback sack, and forced a fumble. He also intercepted two
passes, returning the first 50 yards to the opponent's 18-yard line.
The next interception, he returned 50 yards for a touchdown.
Gramm was also selected as a captain for the 2009 Spartan football
squad. The Spartans are 1-1 on the season and travel to Thief River
Falls on Saturday to play Northland Community and Technical College.
Game time is 1:30 p.m. The Spartans return home on Septe. 19 to
play Vermillion in the Homecoming game. Game time is 3:00 p.m.