Player of the Week
Mike Green, RB, Dunbar
Green did his best Trent Richardson impression on Thursday night when he ran around, past, and through the Red Knight defense. The 5'8, 195 pound rising senior ran for 215 yards on just 18 carries and was a vital part of the Tiger's close victory. Green has played DB and WR in the past, but seems to have found his future position at RB. He runs hard always fighting for yards and showed the break-away speed and quickness he is known for. Green figures to fit into a spread offense in the future. Kentucky, Western Kentucky, Indiana, and Purdue are watching closely.
Offensive Player of the Week
Trent Miller, QB, Palmetto
At 6'1, 200 pounds, Miller has burst onto the scene this year in Florida after transfering in from New York state(was baseball player). He was absolutely fabulous on Friday night having a near perfect game going 10-11 for 189 yards and two TDs. As impressive as the numbers were, he was even better at running this up tempo spread attack. Miller showed that he is a leader with a great mind for the game. His two best throws came on fade patterns; both were perfectly placed in the back corner of the end-zone that resulted in Tds. His accuracy is really special and he gets the ball out on time down the field. He is not a well known name on the recruiting trail, but Boston College, Arkansas, and FIU have all started to show significant interest.
Defensive Player of the Week
Jordan Hinojosa, DT, Miami Central
The 6'2, 280 pound Minnesota commit has a non-stop motor. Whether it was busting into the backfield to make another play behind the line of scrimmage or pursuing down the line he showed why he is a BCS D-1 commit. Hinojosa has a great feel for the position and uses his hands like a savvy veteran to get off of blocks. He has good size today and should be able to add 20-30 additional pounds at the next level. He is not a player that is well known in recruiting circles, but that might change as he is playing for one of the top teams in the state. He seems to love to play the game and you are looking at an active player with the ability to make impact plays at the next level. Terrific pick-up for the Gopher's(who have three other commits from this team).