Now we ask you vote one more time. We’ve compiled a list of every HERO of the Week from the regular season, and now you get a chance to vote for the HERO you think should be the 2015 D2 Defensive LEGEND!
The poll will close Friday, January 8 at noon. Until then, VOTE and SHARE away!
D2 DEFENSIVE HEROES
[pourch-stjosephs (1)] [Jessie Pourch St Joseph's Indiana Football]
[gardeck-wvst] [Dennis Gardeck West Virginia State Yellowjackets football][norris-nwok] [Jordan Norris Northwestern Oklahoma football][archie-clarion] [Tyrone Archie Clarion football][knox-deltast] [Jon Knox Delta State football][stfleur-nwok] [Joby Saint-Fleur Northwestern Oklahoma football][morris-nsu] [Darian Morris Northeastern State football][gary-centralst] [Deonate Gary Central State football][nase-shippensburg] [Rich Nase Shippensburg football]
[bevins-nwmost] [Collin Bevins NW Missouri State football]
[bloomfield-wssu] [Michael Bloomfield Winston-Salem football]
WEEK 1 HERO: DB JESSIE POURCH, SAINT JOSEPH (IND.)
Tallied three INTs, including one he ran back for a TD, and had nine tackles in a 31-10 win over Edinboro.
WEEK 2 HERO: LB DENNIS GARDECK, WEST VIRGINIA STATE
Finished with nine tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble in a 30-23 loss to Urbana.
WEEK 3 HERO: DB JORDAN NORRIS, NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA
Had three tackles and two INTs, including one he ran back for a 22-yard TD, in a 25-17 loss to Henderson State
WEEK 4 HERO: DT TYRONE ARCHIE, CLARION
Made seven tackles and three sacks in a 47-31 win against Gannon.
WEEK 5 HERO: DB JON KNOX, DELTA STATE
Finished with eight tackles and three INTs in a 41-37 loss to Fla. Tech.
WEEK 6 HERO: DL JOBY SAINT-FLEUR, NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA
Tallied seven tackles and four sacks in a 31-16 win over Southeastern Oklahoma.
WEEK 7 HERO: DB DARIAN MORRIS, NORTHEASTERN STATE
Finished with nine tackles, four pass breakups, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, an INT, .5 sack and a TFL in a 31-21 win over Missouri Southern State, snapping a 16-game losing streak. Morris also returned a fumble 97 yards for a TD
WEEK 8 HERO: LB DEONATE GARY, CENTRAL STATE
Had five tackles and two INTs, including one he ran back for a TD, in a 24-7 win over Stillman.
WEEK 9 HERO: DL RICH NASE, SHIPPENSBURG
Recorded eight tackles, 3.5 sacks, a pass deflection and a forced fumble in a 63-7 victory over Millersville.
WEEK 10 HERO: DL COLLIN BEVINS, NORTHWEST MO. ST.
Made seven tackles, five TFL and four sacks in a 44-10 win against Emporia State.
WEEK 11 HERO: DL MICHAEL BLOOMFIELD, WINSTON-SALEM
Recorded six tackles, five TFL, four sacks and a forced fumble in a 17-14 victory over Bowie State.