Colorado Wild Sports

Posted On: 11/26/20 9:51 PM

Playing on Thanksgiving Day has always been special for teams and players. And while this year’s schedule didn’t have all of the rivalry games or the games we’re used to, a handful of teams kept the tradition of competing on the holiday going. Let’s take a look at the winners from this year’s Thanksgiving Day games.

Devin Lee, Holy Spirit: Lee filled in for a limited Patrick SmithPatrickSmith5'11" | RBHoly Spirit | 2021StateNJ and led third-ranked Holy Spirit to a 39-0 shutout of Atlantic City on Thanksgiving morning. Smith, needing 292 yards to reach the 2,000-yard milestone in this shortened season, only carried twice for 11 yards due to an ankle injury he suffered last week. Lee picked up the slack, and he finished with 258 yards and three touchdown runs on 32 carries, as Holy Spirit finished the season perfect at 8-0. Smith, a Division I prospect that will play at the FBS level, decided it was time for other guys to get the spotlight, and Lee took full advantage. He found the end zone on runs of 2, 7 and 59 yards. Lee, normally in a backup role behind Smith, was coming off a pair of strong showings in Holy Spirit’s

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