Huntington's Garde gets all conference second team at Taylor

Huntington native Austin Garde, a member of the Taylor University football team, was named to the Mid-States Football Association second team.

A senior left guard for the Trojans, Garde helped anchor an offensive line that yielded only 14 sacks during the regular season, good for 21st in the NAIA. He also helped Taylor gain 109.8 yards on the ground per game.

The award is the first MSFA honor of Garde’s career.

Garde is a 2013 graduate of Huntington North High School.