Team of the Week
Games of Nov. 9, 2013
QB Max Reber, Jr., Methodist
Reber was 20-for-28 passing for 292 yards and five touchdowns and ran for 126 yards on 18 carries as well. Reber averaged 10.4 yards per passing attempt and 7.0 yards per carry in a 52-41 win that eliminated Huntingdon from the USA South conference title race.
OL A.J. Short (T), Alex Manos (G),
Breen Cullivan (C), Anthony Latina (G), Jack Corrigan (T), John
John Carroll has not allowed a sack in seven consecutive games covering 234 passing attempts. Against the OAC's leader in sacks, the Blue Streaks attempted 45 passes, completing 31, in handing Heidelberg its worst loss in since Oct. 15, 2011. In all, JCU racked up 475 yards and possessed the ball for more than 36 minutes.
RB Sean Dunning, Jr.,
Dunning had touchdowns of 70 and 94 yards in Millikin's 35-32 loss to North Park. He ran for 278 yards on 30 carries, taking him over 1,000 yards on the season. He also had two catches for 27 yards and scored on a two-point conversion.
RB Jeffrey Dubose, Sr., Gustavus
Dubose set three school records in a 34-19 win over Carleton. His 264 yards rushing broke Gustavus's single game and season rushing marks, while his four touchdowns gave him the school record in that category as well. In addition to rushing 32 times for 264 yards, he also caught four passes for 80 yards.
WR Jason Henningsen, So., Buena
Henningsen hauled in a career-high seven catches and finished with a game and career-high 193 yards and two touchdowns to help BVU defeat Simpson as time expired 34-32. His two touchdown catches were for 26 and 78 yards. His 78-yard TD catch in the third quarter gave BVU its first lead of the game, 21-17. He was instrumental on BVU's game-winning drive which began from its own 20-yard line with only 41 seconds left. He hauled in passes for 21 yards and a big 33-yard catch down to the Simpson 5 with five seconds left which set up the game-winning TD as time expired. The win was the team's first in Indianola since 1987.
WR John Babin, Jr., Cortland
Babin caught 15 passes, one shy of tying the school single-game record, for 160 yards and two TDs in Cortland's 62-49 win vs. Morrisville. He caught a 2-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter and a 33-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter. Babin has caught at least one TD pass in seven straight games and 16 of his last 17 games.
TE Kyle George, So.,
George had eight catches for 143 yards and a touchdown in Wesley's 35-28 win at Division I FCS UNC-Charlotte. That included a key 39 yard reception on the game winning drive where the 6-4, 250-pound sophomore carried several 49ers into the red zone.
DE Cortland Haines, Fr., Brockport
Haines had nine tackles, six and a half tackles for loss and four sacks as the Golden Eagles shut out Montclair State 24-0. He also forced a fumble.
DT Dwight Hentz, Sr.,
Hentz recorded eight tackles, five solo, in a 55-12 win vs. FDU-Florham. He forced a fumble, broke up a pass, had two and a half tackles for loss and a sack and a half.
DT Alex Stewart, Sr.,
Stewart led the charge that stopped Centre's Harry Meisner on the potential game-winning two-point conversion, blowing the play up in the backfield and preserving the comeback win. Stewart also had a sack and a half on the day, and two tackles for loss.
DE Peter Latham, Sr., St.
Latham helped lead the Green Knights to their first shutout in 26 games, registering four tackles, two solo and breaking up a pass. He had three sacks for a loss of 27 yards.
LB Dominic Graham, Sr., Louisiana
Graham racked up 18 tackles in a 42-28 win over Mississippi College, including half a tackle for loss. Graham has 35 tackles over the past two games.
LB Matt Feeney, Jr., John
After missing the last two games due to injury, Feeney came back this week and led the Blue Streaks with 11 tackles; had two and a half tackles for loss of 12 yards, including a sack and a half for minus-11 yards.
LB Melvin Booker, Sr.,
Booker recorded 18 tackles, nine solo, and 4.5 sacks in a 20-3 win over Castleton State. He had five tackles for loss.
LB Nick Slezak, Sr., North Central
Slezak led North Central in tackles and tied a career high with three of the Cardinals' 10 tackles for loss in their 35-16 win at No. 19 Wheaton. Led a defense which limited the Thunder to 63 yards and one third down conversion in the second half as North Central clinched at least a share of its eighth straight CCIW title.
CB Phil Terio, Jr., Salve
Terio recorded a career-high 13 tackles, including nine solo and a tackle for loss. He also broke up three passes in a 25-14 win against Coast Guard.
S Alec French, Sr., St.
French led the Saints with 14 tackles in Saturday's winner-take-all game at Greenville. French led a CSS defense that held Greenville to 208 yards rushing. The Panthers had been averaging a Division III-best 366.2 yards per game.
CB Derek Williamson, Sr., Mary
Williamson intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown for the second consecutive game, becoming the third player in school history to return picks for scores in back-to-back games. He added four total tackles and a tackle for loss.
K Beau Brady, Jr.,
Brady was perfect on the day, hitting both field goal attempts including a 39-yard try with a minute left to tie the Majors at 21 with Centre. He also executed an onside kick that the Majors recovered to make the ensuing field goal and comeback possible.
P Brenton Dudley, Fr.,
Dudley was pivotal in a game where field position played a huge role. Dudley averaged 37 yards on seven punts but landed four inside the 20- and two inside the 5-yard line. Three of his kicks resulted in fair catches and Centre had zero punt return yards on the afternoon.
ST Ka'Desh Edwards, Fr.,
Edwards blocked a school-record three kicks in Guilford's 38-29 loss to Catholic. He blocked two point-after attempts and a 25-yard field goal.
RET Justin Howard, Jr.,
Howard provided the go-ahead touchdown on a 99-yard kick return in the second quarter of UW-Whitewater’s 17-7 win over UW-Stevens Point to secure the program’s 33rd WIAC title. His 99-yard return is the longest in program history. Howard was vital in the Warhawks first score of the game, returning a punt 45 yards to the Stevens Point 4-yard line.