JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2017) – Following each game during the 2017 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 against No. 14 Samford.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME
ANTHONY SPAGNOLETTI – WR – R-SO. – BEALETON, VA.
-- Graded out at 98 percent
-- Finished with one reception and one tackle on special teams
-- Gave great effort the entire game
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME
JEREMY LEWIS – DB – SO. – LAWRENCEVILLE, GA.
-- Graded out at 96 percent
-- Totaled four tackles (two solo) and career-high three pass break ups
-- Had great sideline demeanor
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE GAME
DOMENIQUE WILLIAMS – DB – JR. – CHARLOTTE, N.C.
-- Recorded 80 yards on three kickoff returns (26.7 average)
-- Longest return of the game went for 31 yards
EFFORT PLAY OF THE GAME
This week Coach Torbush and his staff recognized senior offensive lineman Alex Rios (Tucson, Ariz.) with the Effort Play of the Game award … Rios showed great hustle on the second interception in the second quarter against the Bulldogs as he sprinted across the field to try and make a play at the goal line.
SHOW TEAM PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
This week Coach Torbush and the Buccaneer coaching staff recognized Tyrique Sandusky (Memphis, Tenn.), Drew Johnson (Spartanburg, S.C.) and Robert Murphy (Chattanooga, Tenn.) as the “Show Team Players of the Week.”
Sandusky is a 6-foot-1, 212-pound freshman quarterback, Johnson is a 6-foot-1, 195-pound freshman quarterback and Murphy is a 6-foot-2, 250-pound freshman defensive lineman.
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