Each week during the 2016 prep football season the Knights of Columbus Quarterback Club will release its Players of the Week awards. Following are the Week 3 winners for '16.
OFFENSIVE LINE OF THE WEEK
Marquette garners O-line of the Week honors for Week 3 after blocking for 443 total yards of offense in a 44-15 win over Nokomis to open Prairie State Conference play. The Explorer O-line is made up of: Marshall Youngblood, Samuel Stemm, Andrew Angleton, Konnor Morrissey, Adam Strezewski and Tyler Menke.
OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
TREVEN SWINGLER — MARQUETTE EXPLORERS
Swingler earns Offensive Back of the Week honors for the second consecutive week, rushing for 214 yards on 15 carries and 2 touchdowns in a 44-15 win over Nokomis.
Other nominees were: Johnathan Bumpers of Alton, Zach Womack of EA-WR, Michael Cherry of Roxana and Camryn Gerhardt of CM.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
ZACH WILLIAMS — CM EAGLES
CM's Williams is the Defensive Lineman of the Week after picking up 7 solo tackles, 4 assists, 2 tackles for loss, 1 sack and 1 interception in a 40-6 loss to Mount Zion on the road.
Other nominees were: Ryan Kane of Alton, Lukas Westbrook of EA-WR, Jordan Hawkins of Roxana and Alex Roberts of Marquette.
DEFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
AHMAD SANDERS — ALTON REDBIRDS
Sanders compiled 6 solo tackles, a fumble recovery and an interception in a 58-13 loss to East St. Louis on the road to garner Defensive Back of the Week honors.
Other nominees were: Brian Nagy of Marquette, Wyatt Kirkpatrick of Roxana, Zach Wells of EA-WR and Brayden Pierce of CM.