The 5-foot-11, 190-pound senior running back and linebacker had led the Redmen to a 12-0 record and a berth in the Class M state championship game at the time of his selection. Lockwood rushed for 3,027 yards and 42 touchdowns thru 12 games. Defensively, he recorded 66 tackles and three interceptions entering the state title game. A Class M All-State selection as a junior, Lockwood entered his final high school game ranked fourth in state history with 7,206 career rushing yards.
Lockwood has maintained a weighted 3.41 GPA in the classroom and represents one of the state’s top academic candidates in meeting the Gatorade award’s broad criteria. He remains undecided upon a collegiate destination.
Lockwood has volunteered locally as an at-risk mentor for elementary school students and he has donated his time at a food pantry and as a youth football coach. “Spencer Lockwood has had a tremendous season. Truth be told, everyone knows what Killingly’s going to do, and still they haven’t stopped it. Spencer has the power to get the tough yards and the explosiveness to go the distance.”