Football releases Bowman Jewelers Player of the Game awards
Running back Jajuan Stinson was named the Offensive Player of the Game on Saturday.
Football releases Bowman Jewelers Player of the Game awards
Sunday, November 1, 2015

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2015) – Following each game during the 2015 college football season, ETSU head coach Carl Torbush announces his Bowman Jewelers Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Game, along with the Effort Play of the Game and the “Look Team” Players of the Week.     

Below are the recipients from the Warner game.     

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME

Jajuan Stinson – RB – Knoxville, Tenn.

  • Rushed for a season-high 115 yards and two touchdowns
  • Averaged 8.8 yards per rush
  • Recorded a season-best 38-yard run in the second quarter
  • Had one reception for 16 yards 

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME

Trey Quillin – LB – New Albany, Ohio

  • Graded out at 95-percent
  • Totaled four tackles, including one for a loss and combined with Spencer Brien for a sack
  • Forced one of the two fumbles for the Buccaneer defense
  • Two-time recipient of the award  

SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE GAME

Connor York – WR – Baxter, Tenn.

  • Finished with three tackles on special teams
  • Was 5-of-7 on special teams 

EFFORT PLAY(S) OF THE GAME

Freshman defensive lineman Chris Bouyer (Rock Hill, S.C.) freshman linebacker Dylan Weigel (Pickerington, Ohio) earned co-Player of the Game honors. Bouyer had two plays where he covered over 10 yards to chase down Traven Phillips in the first quarter and Malik Atkins in the fourth quarter. Weigel’s effort was a tackle on Warner quarterback DJ Davis on a sneak where the Royals then threw the ball deep. 

This week Coach Torbush and the Buccaneer coaching staff recognized Dylan Wieger (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Devon Johnson (Alpharetta, Ga.) as the “Look Team Players of the Week.” Wieger is a 6-foot-3, 229-pound freshman quarterback and Johnson is a 6-foot-3, 255-pound freshman defensive lineman.  

ABOUT WIEGER

Finished 7-of-12 for 147 yards and three touchdowns (one interception) in last month’s “Look Team” scrimmage   

A two-sport standout in football and basketball at Sullivan South High School … Selected to the Class 4A all-state team and was named conference player of the year as both a junior and senior … Named MVP of the Tennessee/Kentucky Border Bowl Game … For his career, he finished with 5,100 passing yards and threw for 64 touchdowns, along with 1,794 rushing yards and 26 rushing touchdowns … Finished with school records for TD passes in a game (6), in a season (34), career (66), touchdowns accounted for in a season (48) and career passing yards (5,100) … Played for high school coach and ETSU letterman Sam Haynie. 

ABOUT JOHNSON

Played his senior season at Alpharetta High School … Helped lead his team to a school record for wins and posted the school’s best record ever … The team made its furthest advancement in the playoffs in school history … Had 30 solo tackles, three sacks and eight tackles for loss as a senior. 

The Bucs return to action this Saturday when ETSU travels to Pennsylvania to take on Robert Morris. Kickoff is set for noon at Joe Walton Stadium. 

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