Guess what? Future Buckeye quarterback Joe Burrow won his eleventh Land-Grant Holy Land Elite '15 Most Valuable Performance of the Week award after securing 42% of your votes last week.
Leading his team to a huge win by scoring four total touchdowns, Jamel Dean came out strong but didn't have enough to beat out the Athens High standout Burrow, who was 13 of 19 on his passing attempts for 178 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-20 playoff victory over Tri-Valley.
Burrow, Dean and a few other members of the class of 2015 are still chasing state titles. With that being the case, who did enough to walk away as the Elite '15 MVP of the Week? The Poll is open. Make sure to vote:
Just like he has done all season, Burrow led Athens to a big victory over Columbus powerhouse DeSales in the Division III Regional Final on Friday. In the 52-20 win, Burrow might have had his best overall performance of the year against the Stallions, completing 22 of his 28 passing attempts for 302 yards,and five touchdowns.Showing he isn't just a pocket passer, Burrow didn't just dominate through the air, but also on the ground, rushing five times for 135 yards, and two more scores.
By now you know Burrow is a beast, and puts up crazy stats every week, but on Friday he did something that is mostly only seen in video games. After a blitzing DeSales defender deflected one of his passes, Burrow snatched the ball out of the air and walked into the end zone for a touchdown. Ohio Preps caught the amazing play on film. Check it out. It's worth it:
Playing both ways, Ward didn't get many passes thrown his way. Doing most of his damage at wide receiver on offense, the speedster caught six passes for 58 yards and two touchdowns to lead Nordonia to a 52-14 Division II Region 4 Final win over top seeded Midiview.
Jerome didn't just play linebacker, but also quite bit of wildcat quarterback in Cleveland Benedictine's 35-7 victory over Bay on Friday. Alongside his teammate Dontez Rash, Baker helped pace the Bengal offense to over 330 rushing yards. The four-star prospect scored two touchdowns on the night including taking one to the house from 77 yards out.
The American Heritage (FL) standout scored three touchdowns on Friday. In the 43-13 win over Lely, Gibson threw touchdown passes of 62 and 30 yards and also scored on a 51 yard run.
Alabi and Cass Tech's season was ended on Saturday. Losing to Saline (MI) 30-15, Alabi helped pave the way for now former Michigan commit and OSU target Mike Weber. With solid blocking from Joshua and other Cass Tech linemen, Weber rushed for over 130 yards in the loss.