PFL Players of the Week: 10/20/2013 1:20:00 PM
  • Will Bardo, Dayton & Austin Gahafer, Morehead St.
    Will Bardo, Dayton & Austin Gahafer, Morehead St.

    Will Bardo, Dayton
    Senior | Quarterback | Ft. Thomas, Ky.
    Bardo amassed 361 yards of offense and was responsible for 4 TDs as Dayton ended San Diego’s 9-game PFL win streak with a 45-38 double overtime win, Saturday. He was the Flyers leading rusher, finishing with 136 yards and 2 TDs on 17 carries. Bardo’s 61-yard first-quarter run provided Dayton’s first score and his 1-yard TD burst in the second overtime was the final margin. 13 of his 17 pass completions were for a 1st down. He finished the day 17-of-32 for 225 yards and a 2 TDs, including the game-tying score with 27 seconds left in regulation.

    Austin Gahafer, Morehead State
    Freshman | Quarterback | Louisville, Ky.    
    Gahafer completed 41 passes for a career-best 458 yards to help Morehead State overcome a rough start for a 42-28 PFL victory at Valparaiso, Saturday. Down 28-19 at halftime, he led Morehead State to 23 unanswered points, completing 18-of-23 passes in the second half. He finished the game 41-of-52 for 458 yards with 3 TD passes and was 1-yard shy of Morehead State’s 84-year old passing yardage mark. Gahafer spread the ball around for the 2nd consecutive game, finding 10 different receivers with each of his TD tosses going to a different receiver.

    Other Players Nominated: Wade Markley (BUT), Brian Hudson (CAM), Jeff McDaniels (DAV), Andy Rice (DRA), D’Andre Randle (JAC), Atiq Lucas (MAR), Payton Usher (MER), Mason Mills (SAN), Andrew Cassara (VAL)

  • Colin Monnier, Dayton
    Colin Monnier, Dayton

    RS-Senior | Linebacker | Chicago, Ill.    
    Monnier had 15 tackles, including 2½ for a loss, to lead the Dayton defense in a 45-38 double overtime PFL victory against San Diego, Saturday. He was credited for ½ sack that helped stall a San Diego second quarter drive and later picked up a quarterback hurry that helped force an interception inside the red zone. It was his fourth double-digit tackle effort this season.

    Other Players Nominated: Paul Yanow (BUT), Brandon Mobley (CAM), Matt Casey (DAV), Brandon Coleman (DRA), Maroa White (JAC), Zach Adler (MAR), John Coleman (MOR), Michael Ruffino (SAN), Pat Derbak (VAL)

  • Dylan Lynch, Jacksonville
    Dylan Lynch, Jacksonville

    Senior | Kicker/Punter | Jacksonville, Fla.
    Lynch, the PFL’s leading scorer, nabbed his third weekly special teams honor after scoring 10 points in Jacksonville’s wild 52-45 PFL victory at Campbell, Saturday. He converted all 7 of his PATs and kicked a 30-yard field goal to account for all of his scoring. Lynch also averaged 51.8 yards on 4 punts, including a Jacksonville record 79-yard punt that was his third boot to go for more than 70 yards this season. He also handled kickoff duties, averaging 61.2 yards on 9 kickoffs.

    Other Players Nominated: Adam Lutz (CAM), WIlliam Will (DAY)