NAME: Anthony Maurent
LAST SEASON: 2015
Anthony Maurent was a multiple weapon for the Grenadiers. In fact, he set a Wyoming Valley Conference record with eight touchdowns in one game. At running back, he possessed a combination of speed and power as he rushed for 2,866 yards and 41 touchdowns for his career. He also caught 37 passes for 720 yards and 10 touchdowns. His senior season, he scored rushing, receiving, fumble return, interception return and kickoff returns for touchdowns. On defense, he was the leading tackler in 2015 from the inside linebacker position
Maurent was the 2015 NPF Wyoming Valley Conference Small School Offense Player of the Year. He was a first-team running back and named to the NPF All-District 2 team. Maurent was an honorable mention All-State running back by the Pennsylvania Football News and EasternPAFootball.com. He continued his football career at JUCO Lackawanna College.
Former G.A.R. coach Paul Wiedlich on Maurent: “It truly was a pleasure to coach Anthony. He was a game changer every time he touched the ball. He had a great 1st step and unmatchable speed within the any division of the Wyoming Valley Conference and District 2. For him to have 8 touchdowns in a game is simply amazing. It didn’t matter if he was on offense, defense, or special teams, the opposition had to know where Anthony was at all times.”