PFL Players of the Week: 9/26/2021 4:52:00 PM
  • Jack Cook, Dayton
    Jack Cook, Dayton

    Senior, Quarterback
    Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

    With Dayton facing a 23-0 deficit, Cook was responsible for the game’s next five touchdowns and led Dayton to a 63-43 PFL victory against Presbyterian, Saturday. He finished the day responsible for six Dayton touchdowns – three rushing and three passing – as part of a 336-yard offensive day. He completed 19-of-35 passes for 262 yards and three touchdowns and ran 10 times for 74 yards and three more touchdowns.

    Others Nominated: Mark McCurdy (So., SLB, DAV); Luke Bailey (So., QB, DRA); Dwayne Menders Jr. (RJr., WR, MAR); Delvecchio Powell (RSo., RB, PRE); Emilio Martinez (Sr., RB, SAN); Cade Sexauer (Sr., QB, STT); Robert Washington (Sr., RB, VAL).

  • Chris Pepe, Dayton
    Chris Pepe, Dayton

    Freshman, Defensive End
    Avon, Ohio

    Pepe had a busy day in Dayton’s 63-43 PFL victory against Presbyterian, Saturday, finishing with three tackles for loss as part of a seven-tackle outing. He was credited with 2½ sacks, tied with teammate Mike Stodola for most in the PFL this season, as part of his three-TFL outing. He also forced a fumble as part of a strip sack that ended a Presbyterian drive in the fourth quarter and broke up a pass as part of his stat-sheet filling day.

    Others Nominated: Jake Alexander (Sr., LB, DAV); Jeran Proctor (5th Yr., CB, DRA); Teddy Wright (RSr., SAF, MAR); Michael Hawkins (Sr., CB, SAN); Kohlton Sherman (Sr., DB, VAL).

  • Austin Martins, Valparaiso
    Austin Martins, Valparaiso

    Senior (RS), Defensive Lineman
    Newman, California

    Martins blocked Drake’s potential game-tying field goal as time expired to seal Valparaiso’s 24-21 PFL victory, Saturday. The blocked kick followed Valparaiso’s go-ahead field goal with 1:05 remaining, rendering Drake’s ensuing nine-play, 80-yard drive fruitless. In addition to his late game heroics, he was credited with four tackles (three solo) in the contest.

    Others Nominated: Evan Pritchard (Sr., P, DAV); Drew Nieman (RFr., P, DAY); Shane Dunning (So., K, DRA); Aiden Lehman (Fr., K, SAN).