JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 6, 2016) – Following each game during the 2016 college football season, ETSU head coach Carl Torbush announces 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 Mercer.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME
Drake Powell – WR – Clinton, Tenn.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME
Dylan Weigel – LB – Pickerington, Ohio
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE GAME
Artevius Smith – WR – Birmingham, Ala.
EFFORT PLAY OF THE GAME
Junior offensive lineman Alex Rios (Tucson, Ariz.) earned the Effort Play of the Game award … Rios kept a third quarter scoring drive alive for the Buccaneers when he recovered a Chad Pritchard (Elizabethton, Tenn.) fumble on the ETSU 40-yard line … Later on that drive, Jerman made his 32-yard field goal to put ETSU ahead, 13-7.
SHOW TEAM PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
This week Coach Torbush and the Buccaneer coaching staff recognized Toy’Shaun Winton (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Asley Haynes (Roan Mountain, Tenn.) as the “Show Team Players of the Week.”
Winton is a 5-foot-10, 174-pound red-shirt sophomore defensive back and Haynes is a 6-foot-2, 269-pound red-shirt sophomore offensive lineman.
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