JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2016) – Following each game during the 2016 college football season, ETSU head coach Carl Torbush will announce the Bowman Jewelers Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Game, along with the “Effort Play of the Game,” and “Show Team Players of the Week” awards.
Below are the recipients from Saturday’s game at VMI.
OFFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE GAME
Malik Styles – WR – Dandridge, Tenn.
Dontavius Monroe – RB – Delray Beach, Fla.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME
Austin Gatewood – LB – Ooltewah, Tenn.
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE GAME
Domenique Williams – DB – Charlotte, N.C.
EFFORT PLAYS OF THE GAME
Malik Styles and freshman defensive back Jeremy Lewis (Lawrenceville, Ga.) earned co-Effort Plays of the Game … Styles’ play was his 38-yard reception on a 3rd-and-4 pass from Nick Sexton … Lewis’ play was his first collegiate interception … Lewis intercepted a pass from VMI quarterback Austin Coulling on a 2nd-and-3 play in the fourth quarter.
SHOW TEAM PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
This week Coach Torbush and the Buccaneer coaching staff recognized Nick Payne (Greeneville, Tenn.) and Quan Harrison (Greeneville, Tenn.) as the “Show Team Players of the Week.”
Payne is a 6-foot-3, 196-pound freshman defensive back and Harrison is a 5-foot-9, 180-pound freshman wide receiver.
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