Tennessee Lottery HOPE Scholar Athlete of the Week

Name: Nick Sexton

Hometown: Seymour

Class: R-Freshman

Sport: Football

Position: QB

Major: Criminal Justice 


Sexton, a 6-foot-3, 192-pound red-shirt freshman quarterback, has played in nine of the 10 games for the Buccaneers this season ... The Seymour native has passed and rushed for at least one touchdown, while totaling 555 yards passing ... Sexton connected on a 20-yard touchdown pass to Dalton Ponchillia against Maryville, while he rushed for a score in the 42-9 win over Warner on Oct. 31.  


About the Tennessee Lottery HOPE Scholarship

Since the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $3.5 Billion for specific education programs in Tennessee, including college scholarships and after-school programs.