OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Connor Kascor, Dayton
Senior | Running Back | Leo, Indiana
Kacsor ran for four touchdowns on just 10 carries to carry Dayton past Morehead State, 41-7, in Saturday PFL action. In the first half he amassed 167 rushing yards on eight carries, including touchdown runs of 52, 11 and 63 yards. Kacsor was on the field for just two plays in the second half, but one was a 61-yard rushing touchdown to give Dayton a 35-0 lead. Prior to Saturday’s contest, Dayton did not have an offensive play for more than 50 yards, Kacsor had three such plays – each going for a touchdown.
Other Players Nominated: Gary DiBalsamo (BUT), David Salmon (CAM), William Morris (DAV), Michael Hudson (DRA), Ulysses Bryant (JAC), Keith Williams (SAN)
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Jamal Agnew, San Diego & Drew Ormseth, Drake
Jamal Agnew, San Diego
Sophomore | Cornerback | San Diego, California
Agnew defended five passes, including a pair of interceptions, in San Diego’s 27-21 PFL victory at Butler, Saturday. His first interception came in the end zone on Butler’s first drive, denying a touchdown that would prove critical. Agnew’s second interception stopped a Butler drive at the San Diego 27-yard line in the fourth quarter. He also had three tackles (all solo) in the contest.
Drew Ormseth, Drake
Senior | Cornerback | Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Orsmeth’s 39-yard interception return for a touchdown provided insurance in Drake’s 17-9 PFL victory at Valparaiso, Saturday. He also had a pair of fourth-quarter tackles in the contest. Orsmeth also amassed 113 all-purpose yards, all on returns (46 kick return, 28 punt return and 39 interception return).
Other Players Nominated: Sean Horan (BUT), Isaac Scott (CAM), Bryant Bednarek (DAV), Christopher Beaschler (DAY), Donald Payne (STE), John Guilford (VAL)
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Brandon Behr, Jacksonville
Sophomore (RS) | Placekicker | Fleming Island, Florida
Behr connected on three field goals and three extra points in Jacksonville’s 30-7 PFL victory at Stetson. He opened the game’s scoring with a 41-yard field goal then added kicks from 23 and 37 yards. Behr’s 12 points were second most by any PFL player in Week 8 also handled kickoff duties, averaging 63.8 yards on six boots with four going for touchbacks.
Other Players Nominated: Adam Lutz (CAM), Trevor Smith (DAV), Kyle Pignatiello (DAY), David Last (SAN), Jarrett Morgan (VAL)