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 9 Nominees
*Jared Rettig, Millbury Lake (VOTE)
Senior QB and Findlay recruit become just the ninth player in state history to throw for 100 career TDs when he completed 25-of-29 passes for 340 yards and four TDs in a 56-35 win over Rossford.
*Brandon Dean, Bryan (VOTE)
QB set the state single-game record for consecutive completions when he went 20-of-20 for 292 yards and three TDs in a 41-7 win over Montpelier. Dean also ran for two TDs. This week he’ll look to set the state record for consecutive completions (22) across two games.
*Tom Finnegan, Woodridge (VOTE)
QB completed 23-of-26 passes for 320 yards and six TDs (school record) in a 55-6 win over Rootstown.
*Demario McCall, North Ridgeville (VOTE)
Junior RB ran for a Lorain County single-game rushing record 443 yards and six TDs in a 57-46 loss to Elyria Catholic.
*Brandon Frost, Preble Shawnee (VOTE)
Senior RB carried the ball 30 times for 290 yards and seven TDs in a 56-22 win over Northridge.
*Luke Smith, Orrville (VOTE)
Senior QB completed 27-of-48 passes for 425 yards and five TDs and carried the ball 20 times for 175 yards in a 56-48 loss to Clear Fork.
*Derek Runion, Hopewell-Loudon (VOTE)
QB completed 17-of-26 passes for 296 yards and six TDs and ran for 109 yards and a TD in a 55-21 win over North Baltimore.
*Tyler Anderson, New Richmond (VOTE)
Senior RB broke his own school record for rushing yards in a game (343) with 345 and five TDs on 19 carries in a 38-0 win over Clermont Northeastern. Anderson also tied the SBAAC career record for TDs.
*Colton McKinney, Miami East (VOTE)
RB/DB had a remarkable senior night in a 68-52 win over Dayton Belmont. McKinney returned four kickoffs for 242 yards and two TDs, carried the ball 19 times for 160 yards and three TDs, scored four 2-point conversions, had six tackles and recovered a fumble. His 38 points broke the previous school record of 37.
*Kolton Edmondson, Loudonville (VOTE)
Senior QB accounted for six TDs in the first half of a 53-13 win over Gilmour Academy. He completed 8-of-14 passes for 203 yards and three TDs and ran five times for 115 yards and three TDs. Edmondson has accounted for 38 TDs this season (19 passing, 19 running).
Nick Such, Pymatuning Valley
RB broke his own school record for yards in a game and set school records for carries and TDs in a game when he rushed for 361 yards and seven TDs on 47 carries in a 50-26 win over Grand Valley.
Week 9 Honor Roll
Joe Alessi, South Range
Senior RB went over 2,000 yards for the season when he ran for 259 and four TDs on nine carries (28.7 ypc) in a 55-20 win over Jackson-Milton. Alessi now has 2,250 yards this season.
Jake Weber, Harrison
Senior QB became his school’s career leader in passing yards (4,712) and TDs (46) in a 42-25 loss to Cincinnati Northwest.
Breck Turner, Norwalk
Senior RB ran for 281 yards and three TDs on 26 carries in a 49-12 win over Shelby.
Jason Summers, Vanlue
Senior LB set the school record for career tackles (234) in a 42-14 loss to Leipsic.
Brody Hoying, Coldwater
Senior QB and Eastern Michigan recruit threw for three TDs and ran for two more in a 49-0 win over Delphos St. John’s.
Dre Kendrick, Dublin Coffman
Senior RB carried the ball 30 times for 251 and four TDs in a 52-24 win over Olentangy Liberty.
Jordan Black, Norwood
RB ran for 248 yards and four TDs in a 43-22 win over previously unbeaten Western Brown.
Jeremy Larkin, LaSalle
Junior RB set the program’s single-season rushing record with 88 yards in a 29-6 win over Winton Woods to give him 1,347 for the season.
Aaron Seymour, Clay
RB carried the ball 36 times for 259 yards and three TDs in a 43-42 win over Toledo St. Francis. His additional first quarter 2-point conversion was the difference.
Andy Isabella, Mayfield
Ran for 206 yards and three TDs in the first half of a 42-16 win over Medina. Ended with 223 yards.
Ben Blechschmid, Berkshire
RB ran for 201 yards and three TDs on eight carries in a 41-8 win over Newbury.
Jacob Miller, Pandora-Gilboa
QB threw for four TDs and 155 yards and ran for a TD and 163 yards in a 46-6 win over Arcadia.
Trent Solo and Riley Tercha, Otsego
Soto ran for 249 yards and three TDs and Tercha ran for 88 yards and five TDs in a 56-46 win over Woodmore.
Connor Bringman, Woodmore
QB threw for 364 yards and four TDs and ran for two TDs in a 56-46 loss to Otsego.
Preston McCurdy, Sylvania Northview
RB ran for 233 yards and three TDs in a 50-28 win over Anthony Wayne.
Nate Morrison, Brookfield
RB/DB scored TDs via run and interception and kick off return in a 50-0 win over Youngstown Christian.
Bricker Lori, Caldwell
Junior RB ran for 195 yards and five TDs on 21 carries in a 33-0 win over West Muskingum.