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Patience Pays Off For Fayetteville’s McCracken

Posted: November 23, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Heath McCracken, a Fayetteville strong safety, upends Rogers High senior running back Zachary Raphael on Oct. 12 at Mountie Stadium in Rogers. After two seasons as a backup quarterback for the Bulldogs, McCracken has been able to focus on defense during his senior year.

Heath McCracken has paid his dues in the Fayetteville football program. Now it’s the Bulldogs who are reaping the benefits.

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Heath McCracken

SCHOOL: Fayetteville

CLASS: Senior

POSITION: Safety

HEIGHT: 6-1

WEIGHT: 190

NOTABLE: Spent two seasons as a backup quarterback before moving to defense full-time to defense this season. ... Has 74 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions, one tackle for loss and one fumble recovery for a touchdown this year.

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