Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio Player of the Week: Week 10 Finalists…Vote Now!

You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best player performance in Week 10? Find out who the nominees for the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio Football Player of the Week are here and how to pick the winner. The choices are impressive…

JJHuddle is proud to announce that the Ohio National Guard will again sponsor the ONG JJHuddle Player and Team of the Week awards in Football and Basketball during the 2013-2014 school year.

Each week during the football, boys basketball and girls basketball regular seasons, we will hold a fan-generated contest on JJHuddle to tab a weekly Ohio National Guard Ohio Team and Player of the Week. Each weekly winner will receive an award (a banner) from the National Guard.

How it works?
A thread soliciting nominations will be posted in the JJHuddle Football Forums each week. Fans will then nominate top performances. We will announce the 10 weekly finalists on JJHuddle every Monday and voting will be conducted in a special JJHuddle forum. Voting will cease at noon on Friday, after which the winners will be announced.

Winners receive a personalized banner suitable for hanging from the Ohio National Guard.


Ohio National Guard JJH Player of the Week

Week 10 Nominees

Tyler Smith, West Salem Northwestern: Already Wayne County’s all-time leading scorer (434 points) and career TD leader (71), Smith became his school’s all-time leading rusher (3,801 yards) with 155 yards (and two TDs) in a 30-0 win over Norwayne that secured the Wayne County Athletic League title. Smith has three 1,000-yard seasons in his career and 55 rushing TDs.

Connor Hug, Edon: Caught eight passes for 163 yards and three TDs in a 40-21 win over Gibsonburg to set school-single season receiving records for yards (1,024) and TDs (20). The victory also secured a playoff berth.

Jamal Johnson, New Philadelphia: Intercepted a Dover pass in the third OT and then scored his team’s game-winning TD as the Quakers beat the Tornadoes, 34-28, for the first time since 2005. Johnson, who has over 7,000 career rushing yards and ranks sixth all-time in Ohio history, finished with 188 yards and two TDs.

Trent Yeomans, Piqua: Became the first Indians RB to eclipse 2,000 yards in a season since Brandon Saine in 2006. Saine ran for 2,261 yards and needed 14 games to reach 2,000 yards. Yeomans did it in 10, finishing with 2,013 yards and 25 TDs. He also ran for over 200-yards in each of the last six games of the season, including 210 and three TDs on 28 carries in Friday’s 33-27 win over arch-rival Troy.

Joe Burrow, Athens: Accounted for six TDs (three ways) in 56-20 win over Nelsonville-York. Burrows completed 12-of-14 passes for 237 yards and four TDs, ran for 58 yards and a TD and caught a 64-yard TD pass. In 23 career games, Burrows has accounted for 104 TDs.

Austin Downs, Trimble: Became first player in program history to have a 1,000-yards receiving in a season thanks to seven catches for 138 yards and three TDs in 59-0 win over Federal Hocking.

Kenton Dickison, Milton-Union: Broke his school’s single-game rushing record (had stood for 60 years) with 354 yards and four TDs on 40 carries in 37-12 win over Dayton Northridge.

Jeremy Holley, Elyria Catholic: Threw for 312 yards and five TDs and ran for a TD in 53-28 win over Rocky River.

Ricky Worship, Valley Forge: Ran for 250 yards and six TDs in 47-14 win over Normandy.

D.D. Clark, Hilliard Davidson: Ran for 300 yards and four TDs on 20 carries in 42-7 win over Marysville.



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