It's time once again for our weekly look at some of the top single-game performances in FCS football – the nominees for HERO of the Week!
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Last week, you named BR-8 South Dakota State wide receiver Jake Wieneke your FCS Offensive HERO of the Week! Wieneke earned 34 percent of the vote after he racked up eight receptions for 195 yards in a season-opening loss to FBS BR-17 TCU.
On the flip side, you chose Garrett Dolan of BR-117 Houston Baptist as the Defensive/Special Teams HERO of the Week with 46 percent of the week. Dolan had 18 tackles against BR-65 Central Arkansas to earn the award.
Congrats to Jake and Garrett!
Now on to this week's list.
Courtesy of Jeremy Enlow / Abilene Christian University
BR-97 Abilene Christian: Sealey was a true offensive weapon on the way to a 55-52 win over BR-83 Northern Colorado. The quarterback was not only 25-of-38 for 313 yards and a touchdown through the air, but he also added 97 yards rushing with four touchdowns. As if that weren't enough, he also caught a pass for 13 yards. Sealey was a busy man. [divider]
BR-24 Towson: Summers had a huge game last week, as the wide receiver covered 232 yards on just six receptions and scored two touchdowns in a 35-28 win over BR-57 St. Francis (PA). [divider]
BR-35 South Dakota: Led South Dakota to a 52-49, come-from-behind victory over Weber State with six touchdowns (4 pass, 2 run). He completed 22-of-38 passes for 173 yards and carried the ball 23 times for 125 yards. [divider]
BR-78 UC Davis: Scott had no issue chucking the ball around the field as UC Davis beat Southern Oregon 52-35. The quarterback was 22 of 39 passing for 381 yards and four touchdowns. [divider]
BR-12 Western Illinois: McShane had a great game on the ground for Western Illinois. The running back had 155 rushing yards on 24 carries and scored two touchdowns against BR-20 Northern Arizona. Western Illinois went on to win 34-20. [divider]
BR-90 Campbell: Blockmon was a huge part of the Campbell air raid against Chowan. He hauled in six receptions for 172 yards and four touchdowns as Campbell picked up a 47-14 victory. [divider]
BR-79 Tennessee State: Ogundeko – a defensive lineman for Tennessee State – had a huge day with 11 tackles and two sacks. His contribution helped on the way to a 40-26 win over BR-113 Jackson State. [divider]
BR-10 James Madison: Davis added an explosive special teams play for James Madison in its 56-21 win over BR-101 Central Connecticut. He had a 75 yard punt return for a touchdown. [divider]
BR-98 Rhode Island: Though the Rams fell 35-7 to BR-63 Albany, Hogan still managed a great defensive effort. He collected 23 tackles during the contest. [divider]
BR-44 Liberty: Racked up eight tackles (two for a loss), two forced fumbles, and an interception in his team's 55-7 win over Jacksonville. [divider]
BR-111 Butler: A defensive back, Chappelle managed to pull down two interceptions on the way to a 59-14 rout over Franklin. [divider]
BR-118 Austin Peay: Scholato was a defensive force, collecting 11 tackles during a 41-7 loss to BR-77 Tennessee Tech. [divider]
BR-1 North Dakota State: Registered a game-high 15 tackles in his team's 50-44 overtime win over BR-9 Eastern Washington. Also scored on a 40-yard interception return.