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 August 28-September 3, 2017 are:
QB Darren Smith (‘19), Sidney (NY); 14-21, 269 yds., 5 TD, 3 car., 12 yds., 1 TD
QB Lane Voytik (‘20), Sharon (PA); 19-22, 309 yds., 5 TD
QB Javeious Purvis (‘19), Pelahatchie (MS); 20 car., 318 yds., 4 TD
QB Easton Francis (‘20), Poteau (OK); 11-20, 270 yds., 4 TD, 18 car., 131 yds., 1 TD
Great Lakes region
RB Caleb Lahey (‘20), Bismarck-Henning (Bismarck, IL); 34 car., 342 yds., 4 TD
RB Shane McGraw (‘20), HEM (Hanna, WY); 9 car., 193 yds., 6 TD
WR Jalen McMillan (‘20), San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, CA); 12 rec., 369 yds., 6 TD
QB Casey Dufner ('19), NYOS Charter (Austin, TX); 23 car., 411 yds., 6 TD
View all the Week 2 nominees | Read more about the MaxPreps/USA Football Player of the Week program.
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