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Cedar Creek High School senior ATH Brooks Auger (Photo provided by Brooks Auger)

Cedar Creek’s Dual Threat Athlete Brooks Auger Does It All

Cedar Creek’s Dual Threat Athlete Brooks Auger Does It All

by Alexis Mason

Cedar Creek High School senior ATH Brooks Auger (Photo provided by Brooks Auger)

Brooks Auger is a senior at Cedar Creek High School in Ruston, LA. Auger is the quarterback of the football team and is recognized for his toughness and speed. When football season is over, Auger is also a baseball player and he explains how he uses baseball to help overcome adversity in football and vice versa. He explains how both sports have allowed him to be accountable for his actions and helped his performance to lead his team succeed. 

“The biggest lesson I’ve learned is that failure is apart of every game you play but you have to strive to be successful because once you get out into the real world with a family of your own and others depending on you, success is necessary,“ Auger said.

Being a quarterback, Auger has a lot of people depending on him and that allows him to develop his leadership skills and focus on areas that need improvement. Another factor that plays a part in leadership is understanding how to control and play under pressure, which is something Auger posses according to his stats. This past season, he ran 95 times for 443 yards and eight touchdowns. 

Auger says the toughest part about being a student athlete is keeping the eye on the prize and continue to focus on grades and completing assignments. He recognizes  his family and friends as being a contribute to staying on track as a student athlete. When he graduates, he plans on going to college to major in engineering or business. He would be excited to play baseball or football at the collegiate level if given the opportunity.

 

To check out Brook’s highlights, click the link below:

Brooks: https://www.hudl.com/video/3/4780423/5c48b5a5da5bd91278ee36b9

 

Alexis Mason is a Maryland native, but went to high school in Atlanta. She is a junior studying Sports Administration at LSU. Her future plan is to own a recruiting program that helps high school athletes receive college scholarships. Her ultimate goal in life is to help others and to make their life just a little easier any way possible. She is a big believer of having faith and knowing that every obstacle that comes in life is there for a reason and can be tackled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About Jace LeJeune

Jace is from Addis, LA but resides in Port Allen, LA. Jace attends Southeastern Louisiana University and is majoring in Journalism. This is Jace's third year as Associate Editor at Louisiana Football Magazine. He is also a graduate from Catholic High School in Baton Rouge where he was the editor of the school newspaper the “Bearly Published.” While at CHS, Jace also announced their football, basketball, and baseball games for the Bruin Broadcast Network which is the Catholic High’s streaming website for their events. On weekends, Jace is the PA announcer for his middle school football games. At home, Jace enjoys time with his family and friends. Besides being a huge football fan, Jace is also an avid NHRA drag racing fan.