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Record Season Leaves Wallace, Tigers Smiling

Posted: December 23, 2012 at 4:49 a.m.

The smile Tearris Wallace provided each day at practice was something Bentonville football coach Barry Lunney became accustomed to seeing the past three years.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Tearris Wallace

SCHOOL: Bentonville

CLASS: Senior

HEIGHT: 5-10

WEIGHT: 211

POSITION: Tailback

NOTABLE: Finished the season with 297 carries for 1,777 yards and 26 touchdowns and earned all-state honors. ... Set the conference career rushing record with 4,689 yards, and tied the career rushing touchdown record among the state’s larger schools with 66. ... Also caught 17 passes for 133 yards and served as the Tigers’ punter. ... Verbally committed to Memphis earlier this week.

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