East graduate earns honor at HBU
Dec. 14, 2017 at 10:51 p.m.
Updated Dec. 14, 2017 at 10:58 p.m.
Former Victoria East quarterback Bailey Zappe was named the offensive newcomer of the year for his performance this season at Houston Baptist University.
Zappe passed for 1,548 yards in his freshman season, which included five passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns. Zappe was coming off a strong senior season for the Titans, which he passed for 3,770 yards and 37 touchdowns, while rushing for 633 yards and scoring 15 touchdowns on the ground.
He also helped lead the Titans to a 10-4 overall record and advance to the Class 5A, Division II quarterfinal for the first time in history.