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Ohio State recruiting: Elite '15 MVP, 10/16-10/18 - How OSU commits fared in high school football

It's that time again. Which Ohio State recruit was the best in high school football this past week?

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Justin Hilliard
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For the seventh consecutive week, soon to-be Ohio State quarterback Joe Burrow won the Land-Grant Holy Land Elite '15 MVP of the Week.

Racking up 40% of your votes, Burrow, who completed 16 of his 23 passing attempts for 267 yards and two touchdowns, beat out Eric Glover-Williams (26%), Grant Schmidt (17%), Nick Conner (13%), and Jamel Dean (4%) for the award.

The senior standout was well on his way to be in consideration for the MVP once again, before he left Athens game against Wellston in the first half with an injury to his knee on Friday. Before his night was ended abruptly, the Athens High senior was just five of six for 102 yards and two touchdowns.

For the first time this season, Burrow won't be in the mix for our MVP. So who will walk away with award? The polls are open. Here are your nominees for Week 8:

Jamel Dean

Playing both ways for Cocoa High (FL) against Space Coast on Friday, Dean might have only touched the ball three times all night, but the four-star prospect made sure they counted. Dean scored on two runs, including taking one to the house from 95 yards out. Before the 57-7 Cocoa win, Dean received his Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl jersey. The Semper Fi game takes place on Jan. 4th, in Carson, CA.

Justin Hilliard

Just like every week this season, Hilliard found himself doubled team almost the entire game on Friday. Even with Warren Central (IN) making it hard for him, the future OSU linebacker picked up six tackles and a sack in a 23-14 St. Xavier victory, per the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Jashon Cornell

In a 40-7 Cretin-Derham Hall (MN) win over Woodbury, Cornell played a huge role from his defensive end spot, finishing the game with over 10 total tackles.

Josh Moore

On Friday, the Kansas tight end caught two passes for 49 of Olathe North's 487 total yards. Playing in a predominantly rushing offense, Moore helped block North to 363 yards on the ground in a 49-3 route of Olathe East.

Dre'Mont Jones

Jones got things rolling for Cleveland St. Ignatius on Saturday evening against Cincinnati Moeller. The defensive end grabbed up a fumble and rumbled 49 yards for a touchdown. When it was all said and done, Dre'Mont finished with six total tackles, including a sack, to help the Wildcats defeat Moeller, 34-20.