MaxPreps/USA Football Players of the Week Nominees for October 30-November 5, 2017

Staff Report | MaxPreps.com Wednesday, November 8, 2017

MaxPreps and USA Football will team up each week throughout the season to select Players of the Week.

The MaxPreps/USA Football Players of the Week honors eight top high school football performers each week throughout the United States.

Selected by USA Football, players are chosen based upon statistics that are submitted to MaxPreps.com. Each winner receives a certificate and a letterman patch to showcase the honor.

To nominate players, coaches or team administrators must enter the athlete's game stats by Monday evening of each week.

The top nominees for Player of the Week for October 30-November 5, 2017 are:

Northeast

QB Patrick Holly (’18), Hun (Princeton, NJ); 19-22, 481 yds., 6 TD

QB Johnny Langan (’18) Bergen Catholic (Oradell, NJ); 17-26, 252 yds., 2 TD, 113 rush yds., 2 TD

RB Jeremy Whitherspoon (‘18) Bloomfield (NJ); 15 rushes, 279 yds., 5 TD

WR Elijah Jones (’18) Cardinal Hayes (Bronx, NY); 6 rec., 244 yds., 3 TD, 2 rushes, 75 yds., 2 TD

LB Grant Papa (’18) Montgomery (Skillman, NJ); 17 tackles (15 solo), 2 assists, 3 TFL

 

Mid-Atlantic

QB Robert Crates (’18) Coastal Christian Prep (Mt. Pleasant, SC); 21-31, 283 yds., 3 TD, 198 rush yds., 2 TD

QB Kyle Holcomb (’18) Mountain Island Charter (Mt. Holly, NC); 14-16, 418 yds., 5 TD

RB Kobe Brish (’20) Schuylkill Haven (PA); 25 rushes, 363 yds., 6 TD

DE Davit Stennett (’19) Eastern Wayne (Goldsboro, NC); 20 tackles (19 solo), 1 assist, 2 TFL, 1 FF

MLB Connor Shugart (’18) Spartanburg (SC); 22 tackles (14 solo), 8 assists, 7 TFL, 5 sacks

 

Southeast

QB Derek Jenkins (’18) Countryside (Clearwater, FL); 22-25, 472 yds., 5 TD, 78 rush yds.

QB Wyatt Rector (’18) Leesburg (FL); 17-41, 319 yds., 5 TD, 152 rush yds., 1 TD

RB Wade Watkins (’19) Prentiss Christian (Prentiss, MS) 5 rushes, 320 yds., 5 TD.

LB Brian Smith (’18) South Pike (Magnolia, MS) 19 tackles (19 solo), 3 tackles for loss

DE T-Jay Mitchell (’19) Space Coast (Cocoa, FL) 19 tackles (10 solo), 9 assists, 5 TFL, 3 sacks, 5 hurries

 

Midwest

QB Tucker Kimball (’18) Osage City (KS); 21-38, 455 yds., 4 TD, 249 rush yds., 5 rush TD

RB Gabe Huskey (’20) Harrison (AR); 35 rushes, 341 yds., 4 TD, 1 rec., 26 yds., 1 TD

MLB Mycah Ritchie (’19) Osage City (KS); 25 tackles (16 solo), 9 assists, 5 TFL, 2 sacks, 1 FF, 1 FR

QB Collin Breckenridge (’19) King City (King City, MO); 13-22, 256 yds., 5 TD, 142 rush yds., 3 TD

DE Devin Fulgham (’18) Chisholm (Enid, OK); 23 tackles (15 solo), 8 assists, 2 TFL, 2 sacks

 

Great Lakes

QB Zackery Pickens (’18) Watervliet (MI); 16-17, 399 yds., 6 TD, 106 rush yds.

QB Mark Waid (’19) Girard (OH); 27-42, 384 yds., 3 TD, 112 rush yds., 2 rush TD

WR Johnny O'Shea (’18) Palatine (IL); 18 rec., 249 yds., 5 TD

DE Shae Carwile (’18) Daviess County (Owensboro, KY); 21 tackles (15 solo), 4 sacks, 6 TFL, 7 hurries

DB Cortez Moore (’18) East St. Louis (IL); 16 tackles (11 solo), 5 assists, 2 INT

 

Northwest

QB Zach Cozzolino ('18) Pueblo South (Pueblo, CO); 21-32, 462 yds., 6 TD, 17 rush yds., 2 rush TD

QB Ethan Long (’19) West Linn (OR); 16-21, 335 yds., 5 TD, 15 rush yds., 2 TD

WR Marcell Barbee (’18) Pueblo South (Pueblo, CO); 9 rec., 226 yds., 3 TD

RB Noah Steinbach (’18) Horizon (Thornton, CO); 25 rushes, 247 yds., 5 TD, 2 rec., 42 yds., 1 TD

DEFENSE Quade Pelton (’20) Cheyenne Wells (CO); 20 tackles (15 solo), 5 assists, 4 sacks, 2 FF, 1 FR

 

West

QB Jalen L. Jefferson (’19) Hillcrest (Riverside, CA); 27-40, 490 yds., 4 TD, 22 rush yds., 2 rush TD

QB Jaedyn Pineda (’19) Mt. Whitney (Visalia, CA); 29-42, 397 yds., 2 TD, 88 rush yds., 5 TD

RB/WR Kazmeir Allen (’18) Tulare Union (CA); 28 rushes, 310 yds., 5 TD, 7 rec., 246 yds., 2 TD

RB Abel Carter (’18) Carson (Carson City, NV); 19 rushes, 421 yds., 5 TD

ILB Dylan Sundahl (’19) West Shores (Salton City, CA); 25 tackles (12 solo), 13 assists, 5 TFL, 1 sack, 2 INT

 

Southwest

QB Dylan Davidson (’19) Bay City (TX); 29-47, 337 yds., 4 TD, 233 rush yds., 1 rush TD

QB Jake Smith (’19) Bishop Gorman (Tyler, TX); 16-29 491 yds., 6 TD

RB Kaden Herbert (’18) Vanguard College Prep (Waco, TX); 14 rushes, 338 yds., 5 TD

RB Dylan Alford (’18) Marshall Christian Academy (TX); 20 rushes, 309 yds., 5 TD, 2 rec., 22 yds.

OLB Will Broussard (’18) Livingston, (TX); 21 tackles (21 solo), 2 TFL, 1 sack



The MaxPreps/USA Football Players of the Week winners will be announced on Thursday, November 9. Read more about the MaxPreps/USA Football Player of the Week program.

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