JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2015) – Following each game during the 2015 college football season, ETSU head coach Carl Torbush announces his Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Player of the Game, along with the Effort Play of the Game.
Below are the week two recipients from Thursday’s Maryville game.
Offensive Player of the Game
Austin Herink – QB – Cleveland, Tenn.
Other nominees: Demetrius Anthony (WR, Fountain Inn, S.C.), Dalton Ponchillia (WR, Nashville, Tenn.) and Jajuan Stinson (RB, Knoxville, Tenn.)
Defensive Player of the Game
Trey Quillin – LB – New Albany, Ohio
Other nominees: Dylan Weigel (LB, Pickerington, Ohio), Tavian Lott (D’lo, Miss.)
Special Teams Player of the Game
Seth Barger – DB – Blountville, Tenn.
Other nominees: Marion Watson (P, Waxhaw, N.C.) and DeAngelo Holt (LB, Nashville, Tenn.)
Effort Play of the Game
Austin Herink to Demetrius Anthony first quarter touchdown
RECAP: The Buccaneer duo capped a 5-play, 71-yard scoring drive late in the first quarter … Austin Herink was being pulled to the ground by Maryville linebacker Ron McGriff, but the red-shirt freshman left-handed quarterback found Demetrius Anthony open in the back of the end zone … Anthony made an outstanding athletic play by leaping up and hauling in the catch for the touchdown putting the Blue and Gold ahead, 14-7, with 2:41 remaining in the first quarter.
Week One Recipients
Offensive Player of the Game – Jajuan Stinson
Defensive Player of the Game – River Boruff
Special Teams Player of the Game – JJ Jerman
Effort Play of the Game – Demetrius Anthony
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