MaxPreps/USA Football Players of the Week for September 18-24, 2017

Staff Report Thursday, September 28, 2017

Week 5 MaxPreps and USA Football Players of the Week winners have been announced.

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. Each winner receives a certificate and a letterman patch to showcase the honor.



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.

The eight weekly selections for Players of the Week for the week of September 18-24, 2017 are:

Northeast region

Dhyquem Lewinson ('19), Spackenkill (Poughkeepsie, NY); 22 car., 302 yds., 7 TD

Mid-Atlantic region
FB Nick Yannutz (‘20), Solanco (Quarryville, PA); 22 car., 321 yds., 4 TD

Southeast region
S Jordan Fleming (‘19), McAdams (MS); 19 TT, 14 solo, 5 sacks



Midwest region
C Reno Hunt (‘19), Hyannis (NE); 30 TT, 6 solo, 2 sacks

Great Lakes region
WR Ethan Wright (‘20), Manchester (Akron, OH); 1 rec., 14 yds., 17 car., 276 yds., 6 TD

Northwest region
QB Michael Johnson Jr. (‘19), Sheldon (Eugene, OR); 13-21, 199 yds., 3 TD, 28 car., 260 yds., 3 TD

West region
Johnele Sanders (‘19), Cordova (Rancho Cordova, CA); 15-23, 247 yds., 3 TD, 19 car., 218 yds., 5 TD



Southwest region
QB Grant Gunnell (‘19), St. Pius X (Houston, TX); 24-29, 503 yds., 10 TD

View all the Week 5 nominees | Read more about the MaxPreps/USA Football Player of the Week program.

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