PFL Players of the Week: 10/9/2022 1:26:00 PM
  • Bret Bushka, Butler
    Bret Bushka, Butler

    (Jr., QB, Lombard, Illinois)

    Bushka was responsible for all four touchdowns in Butler’s 31-0 PFL victory against Dayton, Saturday. He finished the day completing 25-of-29 passes for three touchdowns with no interceptions (218.25 pass efficiency rating) and added a touchdown on the ground where he had 33 yards on 10 carries, finishing the day with 371 total offensive yards. Bushka led drives of 12-plays for 87 yards, 12 plays for 69 yards, and 12 plays for 80 yards before capping the scoring with a 75-yard touchdown throw to Tyler Adams for the only play of the final scoring drive. He found nine different receivers on the day.

  • Clayborne Fields III, Marist<br>Luke Glenna, St. Thomas
    Clayborne Fields III, Marist
    Luke Glenna, St. Thomas

    Luke Glenna, St. Thomas (Sr., DB, Edina, Minnesota)

    Glenna led all tacklers with 22 stops in St. Thomas’ 27-16 PFL victory against Davidson, Saturday. He had 11 solo tackles in the first 20-tackle game in the PFL and third in the FCS this season. After opening the game with a four-tackle first quarter, Glenna notched six tackles in each of the game’s final three quarters. His lone tackle for loss came on a third down midway through the fourth quarter and helped force a Davidson turnover on downs at midfield.

    Clayborne Fields III, Marist (RSr., S/RS, Franklin, New Jersey)

    Fields turned the tide with two touchdowns in 1:29, leading Marist to a 45-31 PFL victory at Stetson, Saturday. With the game tied 31-31, he gave Marist the lead with an 83-yard punt return for a touchdown. On the ensuing Stetson drive, Fields sealed the victory with an interception at the Marist 30-yard line that he returned 70 yards for a touchdown (fourth longest pick-six in the FCS this season). He finished the day with 160 total return yards (80 punt, 10 kickoff, 70 interception) and had four tackles (two solo) and a pass breakup along with the interception and two touchdowns.

  • Hunter Nichols, San Diego
    Hunter Nichols, San Diego

    (Gr., S, Los Angeles, California)

    Nichols’ 98-yard kickoff return for a touchdown helped San Diego secure a 22-10 PFL victory at Drake, Saturday. Moments after Drake closed to within five points with a touchdown, Nichols returned the ensuing kickoff for an insurance touchdown. He finished the day with three kick returns totaling 136 yards. His 98-yard return is the fifth longest in the FCS this season.  Nichols also had six tackles on defense for the Toreros.