Each week during the 2015 prep football season the Knights of Columbus Quarterback Club will release its Players of the Week awards. Following are the Week 6 winners for '15.
OFFENSIVE LINE OF THE WEEK
The EA-WR Oilers earn offensive line of the week after protecting for 379 yards of offense in a 42-12 win over Metro East Lutheran in Week 6 action. It was EA-WR's first win of the season. The offensive line is comprised of: Blake Weishaupt, Joey Copeland, Jacob Vassos, Caleb Osborne, Brandon Yarbrough and Lukas Westbrook.
The other nominee was Roxana.
OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
JORDAN HAWKINS — ROXANA
Roxana sophomore Jordan Hawkins hauled the rock 26 times for 179 yards and four touchdowns in Week 6's 38-27 win over Litchfield on the road to earn the offensive back of the week award.
Other nominees were: Jesse Simmons of Marquette, John Whitworth of CM, Chris Hamby of EA-WR and Keenan Stegall of Alton.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
ASA COLLINS — ALTON
Collins, a senior for Alton, earns defensive lineman of the week after compiling 12 total tackles off of seven line tackles, three assists, one tackle for a loss and one sack in Week 6's 34-9 loss at Collinsville.
Other nominees were: Austin Reams of CM, Zach Kincade of EA-WR, Ryan Harris of Roxana and Will Hurst of Marquette.
DEFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
ZACH WELLS — EA-WR
EA-WR's Zach Wells earns defensive back of the week after accumulating two solo tackles, one assist and two interceptions in the 42-12 over Metro East Lutheran in Week 6.
Other nominees were: Rikki Lafferty of CM, Harrison Henderson of Alton, Trey Aguirre of Marquette and Jarod Foiles of Roxana.