You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best player performance in Week 1? 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 2014-2015 school year.
Each week during the football, boys basketball and girls basketball regular and postseasons, 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 a personalized banner, certificate and bracelet from the National Guard and JJHuddle.
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 2 Nominees
*Michael Davis, Meigs (VOTE)
Senior pulled off an impressive double by becoming just the seventh player in state history to rush for eight TDs or more in a game and the seventh player in state history to score nine TDs or more in a game in a 79-69 win over Fairland. Davis ran for 352 yards and eight TDs on 37 carries. He was also three-of-four passing for 36 yards and had three receptions for 54 yards and a TD.
*Brett Kean, St. Edward (VOTE)
Senior QB and South Florida commit set the school record for career TD passes in a 47-7 win over Glenville. Keen threw three TD passes to give him 35. The old record was 33.
*Chance Short, Fairland (VOTE)
Senior QB became just the sixth player in state history to throw for over 600 yards in a game when he completed 26-of-42 passes for 601 yards and seven TDs in a 79-69 loss to Meigs.
*Brad Smith, Norwalk St. Paul (VOTE)
Sophomore RB ran for 305 yards and five TDs on 30 carries in a 56-20 win over Tiffin Calvert.
*Cliff Miller, Tiffin Columbian (VOTE)
Senior RB scored six TDs and ran for 158 yards in a 48-21 win over Maumee.
*Jason Summers, Vanlue (VOTE)
Senior RB ran for 300 yards and three TDs on 37 carries as the Wildcats snapped a 30-game losing streak with a 34-14 win over Fostoria St. Wendelin.
*Trae Williams, Athens (VOTE)
Senior RB and Ohio University commit ran for 250 yards and five TDs on 16 carries (15.6 average) in a 66-28 win over Zanesville.
*Johnny Noyen, CHCA (VOTE)
Junior QB threw for four TDs and ran for two more in a 44-13 win over Indian Hill.
*Aaron Williams, Hamilton Township (VOTE)
After scoring five TDs last week, the senior RB scored six TDs (five rushing, one receiving) in a 56-22 win over Licking Heights.
*Jacob Harrison, Chaminade Julienne (VOTE)
Junior QB and Akron University commit accounted for 520 yards of offense in a 49-30 loss to Columbus DeSales. He completed 26-of-38 passes for 376 yards and three TDs and ran 12 times for 144 yards.
Week 2 Honor Roll
Tyler Showalter, Wayne Trace
Senior QB and Week 1 National Guard JJHuddle POW threw for 205 yards and four TDs and ran for 179 yards and two TDs in a 50-7 win over Otsego. The game was called at halftime due to weather.
Tyler Edmiston, Plymouth
Senior TE caught seven passes for 90 yards and three TDs in a 46-39 win over Sandusky St, Mary CC.
Austin Hathaway, Fredericktown
Ran for 200 yards and two TDs on 24 carries and passed for 110 yards and two TDs in a 28-21 victory over Danville.
Michael Bekeny, Brunswick
Rushed for 218 yards and four TDs in a 49-21 win over Padua.
T.J. McKiernan, Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin
Threw for 248 yards and four TDs in a 44-10 win over Chagrin Falls.
Jake Kennedy, Bellefontaine
Accounted for five TDs in a 41-7 win over Sidney. Ran for two TDs, threw for two TDs and returned a fumble 45 yards for a TD.
Reid Robinson, Hudson
Senior WR caught six passes for 120 yards and three TDs in a 48-10 in over Uniontown Lake.
Lane Little, Logan
QB threw for 341 yards and four TDs in a 44-40 loss to Teays Valley.
Anthony Jones, Teays Valley
Ran for 255 yards and three TDs – including the game-winner with 1:45 left – in a 44-40 win over Logan.
Lane Bishop, North Baltimore
Scored all four TDs (three rushing, one receiving) and was 14-of-20 passing for 169 yards in a 31-28 OT win over Fairview.
Tristen Rindfleisch, Columbia
Rushed for 213 yards and five TDs in a 50-7 win over South Central.
Joe Burrow, Athens
Senior QB and Ohio State commit completed 15-of-19 passes for 393 yards and five TDs in a 66-28 win over Zanesville.
Jared Rettig, Millbury Lake
Senior QB completed 15-of-20 passes for 393 yards and four TDs in a 50-7 win over Northwood. He also ran for 57 yards and a TD.
Parker Carmichael, Triway
Threw for 293 yards and five TDs in a 47-0 win over Orrville.
D’Lante Smith, Groveport Madison
Ran for five TDs and 140 yards in a 49-0 win over Columbus South.
Michael Gilliland, Napoleon
Caught four TD passes in a 35-12 win over Liberty Center.