Football Player of the Week

Football Player of the Week

There’s nothing more exciting that Friday nights, under the lights, supporting your hometown high school football team!

Week of 10/6/14:
This week we congratulate Tuscola Quaterback Nick Bates!  Nick threw for 258 yards and 3 touchdowns and also added 34 yards on the ground and another score.  He was a driving force in a big win over Clinton.

Week of 9/29/14:

This week we congratulate Mahomet-Seymour Wide Receiver Tom Kenney!  Tom caught 11 passes for 226 yards and 3 touchdowns to help lead his team to victory in an amazing 4th quarter comeback against Illinois Valley Central.

Week of 9/22/14:

This week we congratulate Urbana quarterback Alex Beckman.  He passed for 436 yards and 5 touchdowns to beat Bloomington.  Alex is the areas leading passer on the season throwing for 1,260 yards in 4 games.

Week of 9/15/14

Montrell Moore from Champaign Central
Rushed for 213 yards and 2TDs…also had 2 interceptions on Defense to help the Maroons keep the “Wright Street Trophy” from rival Urbana.

Week of 9/8/14:

Unity QB Taylor White.  Taylor passed for 216 yards and 3 touchdowns.  Taylor also rushed for another 55 yards and 2 more touchdowns, helping Unity in their victory over Monmouth-Rossville by a final score of 42-16.

Week of 9/1/14:
Our Football Player of the Week is: Jimmy Fitzgerald from Centennial. Jimmy passed for 238 and 4 tds. Ran for 114 and 2 Tds. 

92.5 The Chief and La-Z-Boy Furniture Glleries present the 2014 “Football Player Of The Week” Award. We’ll be saluting a different high school football player each week, throughout the season.  Selections will be made each Monday following the Friday night match-ups and updated here. And each “Football Player Of The Week” will receive a special commemorative plaque to honor their performance on the field.

Good luck to all our student athletes this season and be sure to get out and support your local team.


The Player Of The Week Award is presented by:


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