MaxPreps/USA Football Players of the Week for October 10-16, 2016

Staff Report | MaxPreps.com Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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:


Northeast region
QB Trey Dawson ('19), Sacred Heart/Kaynor RVT (Waterbury, Conn.); 27-39, 446 yards, 6 TD

Mid-Atlantic region
QB Corey Fields ('18), Baptist Hill (Hollywood, S.C.); 21-29, 335 passing yards, 187 rushing yards, 6 passing TD

Southeast region
DL Taijour Waldon ('18), Tenoroc (Lakeland, Fla.); 24 tackles (13 solo, 11 assists), 5 sacks, 8 TFL, 2 QB hurries

Midwest region
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

Southwest region
ATH Jackie Morgan ('20), Cornerstone Christian Academy (McKinney, Texas); 25 carries, 312 yards, 9 TD; 2 receptions, 74 yards, 1 TD

West region
QB Jeremy Moussa ('18), Roosevelt (Eastvale, Calif.); 26-42, 517 yards, 7 TD

Northwest region
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.