Mount Pleasant High School's Landon Honeycutt named Big 22 Player of the Year

Never underestimate the power of a small town and a grandmother.

Standing in the stadium named for his grandfather, Mount Pleasant High School linebacker/running back Landon Honeycutt thanked his classmates, community and “Grandma Betty” for their support and votes that help him secure the title of Big 22 Player of the Year.

[ SLIDESHOW: Big 22 Player of the Year presentation ]

Lots of friends, family, and even the town’s mayor, Del Eudy, cheered as the high school senior accepted the award.

“It’s amazing what a small town like Mount Pleasant can do,” he said.

Watch the video above to see highlights from the Thursday’s presentation ceremony.

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