Selby was a starter for the Wildcat football team as a sophomore but flourished under the offense of first-year head coach Joe Jaggers in 1971. Grubbs rushed for a school-record 1,714 yards as the Wildcats surprised many by defeating Lynch for the school’s first state title.
In 1972, Grubbs followed that up by rushing for 2,242 yards which still stands as the single season school rushing record. He rushed for 30 touchdowns and ran for 175 yards in Trigg County’s shutout win over Pikeville in the 1972 state title game.
His senior season totals of 30 rushing touchdowns, 212 points, and 16 two-point conversion runs remain school records as do his 58 career touchdowns and 376 career points.
Grubbs signed to play football at Western Kentucky University. He still lives in Cadiz and has served on the Trigg County Board of Education.
Selby was unable to attend the banquet due to hip replacement surgery last week. His son Rodney accepted his award on his behalf.