Player of the Week


Welcome to Mr. PA Football’s 2018 Player of the Week presented by Sports Recruiters

The nominees will be selected each week by our staff and will be listed by classification. There will be four nominees in both the Small School (1A-3A) and the Big School (4A-6A) classifications.

Fans are encouraged to vote for the player with the most outstanding performance from the list of statewide nominees. The fans will be voting for the nominees via Twitter polling to determine the winner. The Twitter polls are embedded on the website below.

Nominees are listed in alphabetical order. The voting will open on Monday, and the poll will remain open until Wednesday at 11 p.m. The eventual winners will be announced on Thursday. This process will run for a series of ten weeks (Week 1-10).

Week 1 Player of the Week

Small School (Class 1A-3A)

Rahmon Hart, WR, Imani Christian Academy, Sr.: View the Class 1A-3A Week 1 Nominees List

Big School (Class 4A-6A)

Jamie Diven, QB, South Fayette, Sr.: View the Class 4A-6A Week 1 Nominees List

Week 2 Player of the Week

Small School (Class 1A-3A)

Kyle Silk, QB, United, Jr.: View the Class 1A-3A Week 2 Nominees List

Big School (Class 4A-6A)

Christian Cole, RB, Oil City, Sr.: View the Class 4A-6A Week 2 Nominees List

Week 3 Player of the Week

Small School (Class 1A-3A)

Michael Daure, RB, Keystone Oaks, Sr.: View the Class 1A-3A Week 3 Nominees List

Big School (Class 4A-6A)

Caleb Rockey, DE, Bellefonte, Sr.: View the Class 4A-6A Week 3 Nominees List 

Week 4 Player of the Week

Small School (Class 1A-3A)

John Ayres, RB, Mount Carmel, Sr.: View the Class 1A-3A Week 4 Nominees List

Big School (Class 4A-6A)

Keaton Ellis, WR-DB, State College, Sr.: View the Class 4A-6A Week 4 Nominees List

Vote for the Week 5 Player of the Week

Small School (Class 1A-3A)

Kobe Brish, Schuylkill Haven, RB, Jr.: Kobe had a tremendous game, rushing 17 times for 259 yards and four touchdowns. Brish helped lead Schuylkill Haven to a big victory over Marian Catholic 60-14 Friday night.

Rahmon Hart, WR, Imani Christian Academy, Sr.: Hart reeled in 6 receptions for 156 receiving yards and two touchdowns.  Rahmon helped Imani Christian rally from behind to beat Greensburg Central Catholic 36-21 Friday night.

Christian Lewis, RB-CB, Farrell, Sr.: Christian led Farrell’s the ground attack, toting the rock 11 times for 213 yards and three touchdowns.  Lewis logged 57-, 59- and 37-yard touchdown runs in a  63-0 rout over Cambridge Springs Friday night.

Avante McKenzie, Aliquippa, RB, Sr.: Avante rushed for 224 yards and three touchdowns in a 39-0 victory over rival Beaver Falls Friday night.  McKenzie had only nine carries but scored on first-half runs of 27, 79 and 82 yards. 

 

 

Big School (Class 4A-6A)

Christian Cole, RB, Oil City, Sr.: Christian rushed for 339 yards and four touchdowns on just 16 carries while also returning an interception for a touchdown in a 55-12 victory over DuBois on Friday night.

Hollis Mathis, QB, Penn Hills, Sr.: Hollis passed for 332 yards and three touchdowns and added a 30-yard rushing touchdown in helping Penn Hills on its way to a 64-28 victory over Kiski Area.  Mathis connected on 12 of 17 passes on Friday night.

Nyzair Smith, RB, Dallastown, Sr.: Nyzair rambled for 321 yards and four touchdowns in a 41-25 win over Northeastern.  Smith scampered for over three hundred yards on 34 carries.

Isaiah Taylor, RB, Pottsgrove, Jr.: Isaiah sprinted for 215 yards and two touchdowns on only 12 carries.  Taylor’s enormous night propelled Pottsgrove to a 45-6 victory over Pottstown on Friday night.

 

 

***Note: The Players of the Week are not connected with the 2018 Mr. PA Football nomination process.