PFL Players of the Week: 11/14/2021 2:45:00 PM
  • Jake Chisholm, Dayton
    Jake Chisholm, Dayton

    Junior, Running Back
    Union, Kentucky

    Chisholm scored all five Dayton touchdowns – three rushing and two receiving – to help Dayton end its 2021 season with a 38-29 upset victory of league-leading Davidson. He finished the day with 34 carries for 226 yards, 3 receptions for 46 yards and 3 kick returns for another 62 yards. Chisholm’s 334 all-purpose yards are second-most in the FCS this season by just three yards. He opened the scoring with a 22-yard reception, added a 73-yard rush touchdown in the second quarter, and caught a 10-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter. It took his 2-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to provide the winning points and he secured the win with a 32-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter. His five touchdowns scored tied the Dayton record. 

    Others Nominated: Austin Day (RSr., QB, MAR); BJ Byrd (Sr., WR, MOR); Hope Adebayo (So., RB, STT); Jalen Leary (RSo., RB, STE); Ben Nimz (RJr., QB, VAL)

  • Isaiah Hall, St. Thomas<br>Arthur Pinckney, Marist
    Isaiah Hall, St. Thomas
    Arthur Pinckney, Marist

    Isaiah Hall, St. Thomas
    Senior, Defensive Back
    Burnsville, Minnesota
    Hall’s two-interception day led a St. Thomas defense that recorded a PFL-season best five interceptions to secure a 21-14 PFL victory against Drake, Saturday. He also had four tackles (all solo), a pass break up and blocked a field goal in the contest. Hall’s first interception came in the first quarter with Drake’s drive at midfield. He then blocked a field goal in the third quarter with St. Thomas leading 14-7 and the ensuing St. Thomas drive resulted in a touchdown. Hall’s second interception came on a fourth-quarter Drake drive, helping maintain a 21-7 advantage.

    Arthur Pinckney, Marist
    Junior (RS), Linebacker
    Union, New Jersey

    Pinckney’s two-interception day led a Marist defense that recorded a PFL-season best five interceptions to post a 57-32 PFL victory at Presbyterian, Saturday. He had six tackles (four solo), 1.5 tackles for loss, and a sack in the game. Pinckney’s first pick halted a Presbyterian drive inside Marist territory and the Red Foxes scored a touchdown on the ensuing drive to take a 33-14 lead into halftime. His second interception came with under a minute left in the game and his 13-yard return helped the Red Foxes end the game. His 1.5 tackles for loss came in the game’s opening 12 minutes.

    Others Nominated: Ben Schmiesing (Grad., LB, DAY); Vincent Winey (Sr. LB, MOR); Austin Martins (RSr., DL, VAL)

  • Ian Holder, Morehead State
    Ian Holder, Morehead State

    Senior, Slot Receiver/Return Specialist
    Mt. Airy, North Carolina

    Holder amassed a PFL season-best 144 kickoff return yards, including a key 66-yard return, to help Morehead State rally for a 36-35 PFL victory against Stetson, Saturday. His 66-yard return late in the fourth quarter set up the Morehead State offense at the Stetson 15-yard line and the ensuing drive resulted in a touchdown to narrow the deficit to 35-30. Four of his five returns went for 20-plus yards, Morehead State average starting position was its 41-yard line after his returns, and MSU scored two touchdowns on the ensuing drives.

    Others Nominated: Sam Webster (So., K, DAY); Brian Bartholomew (RJr., K, VAL)