Nice Guy Giddens Gets Physical for Pirates

Posted: November 15, 2012 at 4:45 a.m.

Greenland’s Calvin Giddens, center, runs against Mountain View on Oct. 5 at Greenland.

Calvin Giddens broke tackles, dragged defenders and left Centerpoint football coach Cary Rogers stunned at what he had just seen.


Calvin Giddens

School: Greenland

Height: 5-10

Weight: 210 pounds

Notable: Rushed for 225 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries in Greenland’s 27-20 win over Centerpoint in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs ... His lone touchdown was a 49-yard run that helped him head into halftime with 169 yards on 11 carries ... Took over as the starting running back after playing slot receiver as a sophomore last year.

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