Week 9 MaxPreps and USA Football Players of the Week winners have been announced.
The USA Football/MaxPreps Regional High School 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. Each winner receives a certificate and a letterman patch to showcase the honor.
The USA Football/MaxPreps Regional High School Football Players of the Week honors eight top high school football performers each week throughout the United States. Every Tuesday during the football season, 5 nominees from each region will be announced and on Wednesday's the 8 region Player of the Week winners will be selected. To nominate players, coaches or team administrators must enter the athlete's game stats by Monday evening of each week. High school coaches can obtain an access code for their teams by visiting: www.maxpreps.com/cl.
The eight weekly selections for Players of the Week for the week of October 10-16, 2016 are:
QB Trey Dawson ('19), Sacred Heart/Kaynor RVT (Waterbury, Conn.); 27-39, 446 yards, 6 TD
QB Corey Fields ('18), Baptist Hill (Hollywood, S.C.); 21-29, 335 passing yards, 187 rushing yards, 6 passing TD
DL Taijour Waldon ('18), Tenoroc (Lakeland, Fla.); 24 tackles (13 solo, 11 assists), 5 sacks, 8 TFL, 2 QB hurries
QB Joshua Garza ('18), Cyril (Cyril, Okla.); 25-48, 434 yards, 5 TD
Great Lakes region
WR Eliseus Young ('18), Muncie Central (Muncie, Ind.); 10 carries, 206 yards, 4 TD; 5 receptions, 113 yards, 2 TD
ATH Jackie Morgan ('20), Cornerstone Christian Academy (McKinney, Texas); 25 carries, 312 yards, 9 TD; 2 receptions, 74 yards, 1 TD
QB Jeremy Moussa ('18), Roosevelt (Eastvale, Calif.); 26-42, 517 yards, 7 TD
LB Shane Mcgraw ('20), HEM (Hanna, Wyo.); 20 carries, 254 yards, 6 TD; 3 receptions, 43 yards, 1 TD
To view all the Week 9 nominees, please click here. And to read more about the MaxPreps/USA Football Player of the Week program, click here.