“Winning Player of the Week is nice, but I give all the credit to my line,” Ingram said. “If they go, I go. They open the hole and I just have to look for it. That is pretty much what I am doing.”
For the second week in a row, Ingram had a huge game on the ground. In week two, the sophomore rushed for 189 yards and two touchdowns against Winterboro. Last week, Ingram rushed for 194 yards in the Wolves’ 31-27 win over Wadley.
“The line was a big part of it, they opened a lot of holes,” Ingram said.” I hit the holes and I had to break some tackles. Coach called the right plays.”
Ingram is one of the leading rushers in The Daily Home coverage area. He has 445 yards on 55 carries and two touchdowns.
“Dustin is a good kid for us,” Limbaugh said. “He is a sophomore. He is a hard hitter, but he is one of our hardest workers in the weight room. He really hits it hard in there. You can’t keep him out of the weight room, he loves it, he is very serious about it and it is showing up on the field this year. He is our leading ground gainer and doing quite well for us.”
This was the first time in team history that Fayetteville defeated Wadley in 10 tries. Ingram said that was an emotional win for the team as well as the fans.
“It felt really good, because we have never beat them,” Ingram said. “Some of our fans were even crying. Being 3-0 is a big deal for us. Beating Wadley was something special.”
The sophomore believes that the physicality of the Wolves on offense and defense has played a major role in their success.
This season has been full of firsts for the Fayetteville football program. Ingram believes that the Wolves could go undefeated if they continue play their brand of football.
“The season is actually going good,” Ingram said. “We actually want to hit people on defense and we’re actually playing good offense right now. If we can keep doing what we are doing, I see us going 10-0 right now.”
Ingram looks up to Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson. He said he admires the way he plays the game.
“He is pretty built, so I want to get built,” Ingram said. “He breaks tackles and he is fast.”