You vote, you decide...who had Ohio’s best player performance this past week? 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 8 Nominees
*Cliff Miller, Tiffin Columbian (VOTE)
Senior RB scored 10 TDs (tied a state record with nine rushing) and 62 total points in an 83-83 OT win over Shelby. Miller scored the game-winning 2-point conversion in OT. His 62 points is tied for third most in Ohio history and is the most by an Ohio player since Howard “Tick” Hamilton scored nine TDs and eight PATs for 62 points against Vandalia Butler on November 10, 1939. Miller’s 10 TDs ranks second all-time behind Erastus “Tunk” Simmons who scored 12 TDs when Medina played Spencer in 1923. Miller ran for 516 yards (16 off the state record) on 25 carries. Miller ran for 516 yards.
*Brennan Armstrong, Shelby (VOTE)
Freshman QB threw for 306 yards and five TDs and ran for 214 yards and four TDs in an 83-82 OT loss to Columbian.
*Luke Dillahunt, Troy Christian (VOTE)
Junior RB set school records for TDs (seven) and rushing yards (338) in a 62-30 win over Fayetteville Perry.
*Scott Seymour, Holland Springfield (VOTE)
Junior QB tied a school record, broke another and accounted for seven TDs (four passing, three rushing) in a 55-52 win over Maumee. Seymour, who already owns the school record for career passing yards, set the record for career TD passes (now has 32) and tied the record for TD passes in a season (18).
*Austin Downs, Trimble (VOTE)
Senior WR caught 10 passes for 116 yards and five TDs in a 65-6 win over Reedsville Eastern.
*Jacob Basinger, Pandora-Gilboa (VOTE)
Senior RB ran for 343 yards on 21 carries and scored seven TDs (six rushing, one receiving) in a 52-13 win over North Baltimore. He also had a fumble recovery on defense.
*Chaitlin Tomlin, Western Brown (VOTE)
QB completed 17-of-23 passes for 450 yards and five TDs in a 48-12 win over Amelia.
*Luke Ogi, West Holmes (VOTE)
RB broke his own school record for rushing yards in a game when he ran for 334 and six TDs in a 49-8 win over Lexington.
*Darius Gordon, Lima Senior (VOTE)
Senior QB threw for a school record seven TDs in a 65-28 win over Oregon Clay. Gordon was 16-of-23 for 358 yards.
*Alex Scheiber, Seneca East (VOTE)
RB ran for six TDs and 316 yards in a 55-14 victory over Crestline.
Brett Freeman, Toledo Christian
QB carried the ball 24 times for 256 yards and four TDs and threw a TD pass in a 50-29 win over Cardinal Stritch.
RJ Jacobs, Garaway
Sophomore QB threw for five TDs and ran for another in a 43-3 win over East Canton.
Week 8 Honor Roll
Trae Williams, Athens
Senior RB scored six TDs (five rushing, one receiving) and ran for 173 yards on 14 carries in an 82-7 win over Wellston.
Joe Alessi, South Range
Senior RB ran for 324 yards and four TDs on 18 carries in a 49-20 win over Columbiana.
Grant Wooddall, Sylvania Southview
WR had seven catches for 234 yards and three TDs in a 42-7 win over Bowling Green.
Warren Bradley, Ravenna
RB ran the ball 32 times for 335 yards and four TDs in a 53-33 win over Coventry.
Gunnar Johnson, Mohawk
Senior RB carried the ball 23 times for 229 yards and four TDs in a 34-0 win over Ridgedale. Also caught a TD pass.
Jacob Harrison, Chaminade Julienne
Junior QB had over 500 yards of offense and accounted for six TDs in a 55-49 los to Hamilton Badin. Harrison threw for 270 yards and three TDs and ran for 232 yards and three TDs.
Kyle Marcinick, Dublin Coffman
Senior WR caught six passes for 209 yards and three TDs in a 48-7 victory over Westland.
Gabe Bose, Kansas Lakota
RB ran for 165 yards and five TDs on 15 carries in a 48-0 win over Hardin Northern.
Cody Farley, Johnstown-Monroe
Senior RB ran for 265 yards and four TDs in a 35-6 win over Utica.
Jacey Goettemoeller, Marion Local
Senior RB ran for 236 yards and three TDs in a 48-19 win over Fort Recovery.
Jeremy Johnson, Centennial
QB completed 15-of-24 passes for 329 yards and five TDs in a 62-24 win over Columbus East.
Josh Pickett, East Palestine
RB carried the ball 29 times for 262 yards and three TDs in a 43-27 win over Jackson-Milton.
Evan Hays, Delphos St. John’s
Ran for 202 yards and four TDs on 16 carries in a 43-12 victory over Parkway.
Brody Hoying, Coldwater
Senior QB threw three TD passes and ran for two TDs in a 35-0 win over Versailles.
Patrick Robinson, Hamilton Township
Completed 15-of-22 passes for 303 yards and four TDs in a 42-7 win over Fairfield Union.
Austin Hathaway, Fredericktown
Senior QB ran for 257 yards and three TDs on 15 carries in a 48-21 win over Sparta Highland.
Jake Wojciechowski, Genoa
RB carried the ball 23 times for 223 yards and four TDs in a 43-0 win over Otsego.