OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Conley Wilkins, Drake
Wilkins scored 14 points in Drake’s 45-22 nonconference loss to NAIA defending national champion Grand View. He scored two touchdowns and ran in a two-point conversion as part of a 16-carry, 62-yard rushing performance. Wilkins scored Drake’s first touchdown with a one-yard burst in the second quarter. He also had a six-yard scoring run in the third quarter. Wilkins grabbed one catch for 16 yards to finish with 78 all-purpose yards.
Other Players Nominated: Ben Bolling (CAM), David Rogers (DAV), Atiq Lucas (MAR), Ryan Tentler (STE), Tanner Kuramata (VAL)
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Donald Payne, Stetson
Payne opened Stetson’s 2014 scoring with a 28-yard blocked punt return for a touchdown in a 35-16 nonconference victory at Warner, Saturday. He was credited with five tackles (two solo) and also intercepted a pass. Payne’s interception led to Stetson’s fourth touchdown and a 29-10 lead.
Other Players Nominated: Luke Hill (CAM), Joe Benzing (DAV), John Hugunin (DRA), Connor Mathias (MAR), Kye Hall (VAL)
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Grant Amick, Stetson
Amick scored eight points in Stetson’s 35-16 victory at Warner, Saturday. He went 2-for-3 on field goal tries, including a Stetson record 48-yard field goal to end the first half’s scoring with Stetson leading 32-10. He later added a 28-yard field goal and was 2-for-2 on PATs.
Other Players Nominated: Adam Lutz (CAM), Trevor Smith (DAV), Cam Bohnert (DRA), Andrew Cassara (VAL)