It's time once again for a look at some of the top single-game performances of the week in D3 football – the nominees for HERO of the Week!
The only way to vote is in the poll at the bottom of the page. Once you’ve made your voice heard, share with friends so they can vote as well, and check back next week to see who won. Polls close Friday at 10 AM Pacific, so be sure to get your vote in on time!
If you know of a player you think we should include next week, let us know! Nominate a player by sending an email with "D3FB HERO” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org, or tweet us your nomination @HEROSportsD3FB with the hashtag #D3FBHERO. Let's get to it!
On the flip side, you chose Billy Lewis of BR-46 Stevenson as the Defensive/Special Teams HERO of the Week. Lewis picked off three passes and took one back for a touchdown in a victory over BR-131 NC Wesleyan.
Congrats Conor and Billy!
Now on to this week's list…
BR-41 Guilford: Bell ran wild, gaining 295 yards on 29 carries and scoring four touchdowns in a 47-32 win over BR-177 Methodist. [divider]
BR-173 Occidental: In a shootout residents of Tombstone could love, Scott was 37-50 passing for 459 yards and four touchdowns in a 49-42 loss to BR-121 Puget Sound. [divider]
BR-121 Puget Sound: Fortune outdid Scott on the way to a 49-42 win by putting up Madden-like numbers. He was 43-62 passing for 587 yards and seven touchdowns. That's correct, 587 yards and seven touchdowns. [divider]
BR-48 East Texas Baptist: A wide receiver, Sojka hauled in eight receptions for 184 yards and two touchdowns in an 85-23 victory over BR- Southwestern Assemblies. [divider]
BR-20 Washington and Jefferson: Coughlin made the most of his 16 pass attempts. He threw for 337 yards and seven touchdowns in a 65-13 win over BR-195 Grove City.
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BR-231 Minnesota-Morris: Douvier – a linebacker – collected 18 tackles in a 33-28 victory over BR-233 Greenville. [divider]
BR-26 Ohio Northern: French stayed busy in the kicking game last weekend during a 34-30 loss to BR-45 Utica. He was a perfect 3 of 3 kicking, with a long of 42 yards. [divider]
BR-66 Rose-Hulman: Murray gave a Rose-Hulman a leg up, literally, in the field position battle during a 26-14 victory over BR-159 Millikin. He averaged 48 yards per punt on five punts, with a long of 64 yards. [divider]
BR-71 Monmouth: Barnes was a tackling machine for Monmouth, collecting 19 in a 29-22 win over BR-33 Wartburg. [divider]
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BR-14 Cortland State: Wasserman – a running back – made a huge play on special teams by returning a kickoff 90 yards for a TD in a 49-21 win over BR-68 Framingham State. He also blocked a punt to help set up a TD for the Red Dragons.