NJCAA Football Players of the Week (Week 9)October 23, 2013
East Mississippi quarterback Dontreal Pruitt, Hutchinson (Kan.) cornerback Christian Goodlett and Holmes (Miss.) special teams performer Terrious Triplett have been named NJCAA Football Players of the Week for games Oct. 17-20.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Dontreal Pruitt – East Mississippi
Quarterback – Sophomore
Pruitt posted video game-like numbers in just three quarters of play in the Lions’ 79-7 road win over Northwest Mississippi, accounting for 380 yards of offense.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Christian Goodlett – Hutchinson
Cornerback – Sophomore
With the Blue Dragons clinging to a 49-39 lead late in the fourth quarter, Goodlett stripped the football out of the hands of the hands of a Fort Scott (Kan.) receiver before crossing the goal line and returned the fumble a team-record 99 yards for a touchdown to secure a Hutchinson win.
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Terrious Triplett – Holmes
Special Teams – Sophomore
Triplett’s efforts on special teams kept Holmes’ chances alive in a close loss to Hinds. The Memphis native blocked a punt that was returned for a touchdown and also blocked an extra point attempt. .
Football Players of the Week (Week 2)
OFF: Jovon Robinson (RB) – Georgia Military
DEF: DeMarkus Carey (CB) – Ellsworth
SPT: C.J. Bates (PR) – East Mississippi
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