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Brandid Sports: Players Of Week 15

As the playoffs get even more intense, the performances get even better. There were great matchups and performances all across the country, but only a few can be chosen.

This week’s Players Of The Week are (Offensive Game Changers) Tomball (TX) Quarterback Cale Hellums and McAlester (OK) Athlete Erik McCarty, (Defensive Big Steppers) Duncanville (TX) Defensive End Colin Simmons and Celina (TX) Linebacker Zach Veverka, (Sleepers) Mansfield Summit (TX) Quarterback David Hopkins Jr and Austin LBJ (TX) Trenton Leary.

Offensive Game Changers

Brandid by: Andrew McCulloch - SBLive Sports

QB Cale Hellums

5’ 11" 185 Senior

Tomball (TX)

Vs Bridgeland (TX)

112 Yards & 2 TDs Passing

173 Yards & 4 TDs Rushing

Offers: Army commit

"Just want to shoutout the O-Line for doing what they always do and to the defense for stepping up and playing outstanding." Hellums

Brandid by: Derek Hartridge - McAlester News

ATH Erik McCarty

6’ 2" 190 Junior

McAlester (OK)

Vs Collinsville (OK)

268 Yards & 4 TDs Rushing

13 Tackles

Offers: Pittsburg, Marshall, Kansas State, Nebraska, and Kansas

"Thank you for following me though out the year, I really appreciate it. I would like everyone to know I wouldn't have been able to do any of this it without my coaches or teammates." McCarty

Big Steppers

Brandid by: Megan Bryant - MegoPics

DE Colin Simmons

6’ 3" 207 Sophomore

Duncanville (TX)

Vs DeSoto (TX)

3 Tackles, 4 Sacks, 1 Pass Break Ups, & Fumble Recovery Returned For TD

Offers: Texas, Arkansas, Texas Tech, Colorado, Michigan State, and TCU

“Thank God for putting me in the position I'm in right now. It's only the beginning just wait." Simmons

Brandid by: Renee Marler - OurCelina

LB Zach Veverka

5' 11" 210 Senior

Celina (TX)

Vs Aubrey

15 Tackles & an Interception

Offers: Mary-Hardin Baylor, Hendrix, Austin College, and Southwestern

"Thanks, I'm grateful for the award. Our defense has given up 0 points in the playoffs and we plan to go into the semis with the same energy." Veverka


QB David Hopkins Jr

6’ 2" 205 Senior

Mansfield Summit (TX)

Vs Colleyville Heritage (TX)

91 Yards & 2 TDs Passing

52 Yards Rushing

Offers: McMurry

"Thanks a lot, this means a lot to me. I can't wait to complete this mission!!!" Hopkins Jr

Brandid by: LBJ Sports

ATH Trenton Leary

5’ 11" 170 Senior

Austin LBJ (TX)

Vs Fredericksburg (TX)

8 Catches for 177 & 3 TDs Receiving

6 Tackles & 3 Pass Break Ups

Punt Return For TD

Offers: East Central Oklahoma, Hardin-Simmons, Clarke, Graceland, McMurray, and Doane


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