Ty Lindenman, the receiving half of the “Ty to Ty” connection has been named a finalist for consideration to be a recipient for the 2019 Otis Taylor Award, which honors the top tight end/wide receiver in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
Lindenman, one of four finalists, earned the honor with his “Playstation” like numbers in being an integral part of the Cougar offense that helped propel the team to a 7-3 season; best over past 11 years.
Lindenman accounted for 71 catches accumulating 1,423 yards and 20 receiving touchdowns, and a two-point conversion. IN addition he rushed the ball only six times, but for 92 yards, and was involved on 15 kickoff returns for 455 yards and a touchdown.
Other finalists included Luke Grimm, Senior, Ray Pec; Daniel Jackson, Senior, Bishop Miege; and D’Vontae Key, Senior, Raytown.
The other half of the connection, Ty Black, junior quarterback, was earlier named as a semi-fnalist for the Simone Award, honoring the top player in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area large class.