By VYPE Media's Olivia Jones.
After Lake Travis senior quarterback and University of Texas at Austin commit Hudson Card suffered a foot injury that cost him most of the 2019 Texas high school football season, junior quarterback Nate Yarnell was ready to step in. With Card's injury coming in October, Yarnell had just a few weeks to prepare for the playoffs. When asked about "the transition", Yarnell credits the veteran quarterback by saying "Hudson made [it] easy."
The playoffs bring a lot of pressure, but Yarnell is ready and confident in his team.
Four Austin/San Antonio area football teams (Converse Judson, Lake Travis, San Antonio Brandeis and Westlake) will play for a UIL 6A regional championship and three area programs (Boerne Champion, Manor and San Antonio Wagner) are battling for a UIL 5A regional title this week. Check out the latest VYPE Central Texas and VYPE South Texas regional final previews and stay tuned for more postseason coverage in the days and weeks to come.