Top Performers - Linebackers

Here is a look at some of the top JUCO linebacker performers from last week and who is standing out so far this season...

Arizona Western LB Jordan Anderson - The freshman linebacker had an outstanding game in Arizona Western's 38-29 win over Phoenix College as he posted eight tackles and two tackles-for-loss. So far this season, Anderson has racked up 24 tackles and three tackles-for-loss.


Trinity Valley LB Cortney Finney - Finney had 12 tackles and half a sack for the Cardinal, but his team still dropped the game to Kilgore by a score of 24-19. The freshman has been outstanding so far this season, ranking second on the team with 26 tackles to go along with two tackles-for-loss and a sack.


Copiah-Lincoln LB Jordan Harris - Harris totaled 16 tackles (nine solo), one sack and four tackles-for-loss for Co-Lin in their 23-0 win over East Central last week. The sophomore linebacker has posted 46 tackles, 1.5 sacks and 7.5 tackles-for loss in just three games for the Wolfpack.


Mississippi Gulf Coast LB Cavellis Luckett - In Gulf Coast's thrilling 41-34 win over Hinds last week, Cavellis was a one-man wrecking crew, totaling 14 tackles (seven solo), a tackle-for-loss and a pass defensed.



Georgia Military LB St. Pierre Anilus - While he isn't the biggest player at his position, Anilus still played huge for the Bulldogs in their 22-15 win over ASA last week as he totaled six tackles and a sack in the victory. Through four games, the sophomore leads GMC in tackles with 25 while also posting a sack, 2.5 tackles-for-loss and two fumble recoveries as well.


Blinn LB Lance Duran - Duran tied for the team lead with six tackles and also had a forced fumble in the Bucs' 28-23 win over Northeastern Oklahoma A&M last week. The sophomore ranks second on the team so far this season with 28 tackles, one sack, one tackle-for-loss and one fumble recovery in four games.


Blinn LB Keil Heidman - In four games, Heidman leads Blinn in tackles with 33 while also posting two sacks, 4.5 tackles-for-loss, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. Last week, Heidman was all over the place for the Bucs in their 28-23 win over Northeastern Oklahoma A&M as he tied for the team lead with six tackles while also posting a sack and two tackles-for-loss.


Monroe LB Leonardo Myers - Myers, a sophomore, led the Mustangs with 12 tackles and four tackles-for-loss in their 34-7 loss to Nassau last week. In three games, Myers has 25 tackles and four tackles-for-loss.


Nassau LB Moses White - White racked up 10 tackles (five solo), a forced fumble and a fumble recovery as the Lions downed Monroe 34-7. In three games, the sophomore has 26 tackles, seven tackles-for-loss, 1.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.


Holmes LB Dantavious Washington - Washington had 12 tackles in Holmes' 17-14 loss to Northeast Mississippi. In three games so far this season, the freshman has 19 tackles.


Snow LB Trevin Swensen - The Badgers are struggling this season, but Swensen has looked good in spurts. Last week, in a 21-14 loss to Pima, the freshman had 11 tackles.


Mt. San Antonio LB Elijah Lagafuaina - The sophomore had six tackles, two tackles-for-loss and one sack in the Mounties' 40-9 win over Bakersfield. In his team's first two games, Lagafuaina has posted 15 tackles, three tackles-for-loss and one sack.


Grossmont LB Christopher Collins - In Grossmont's 63-7 blowout win over San Diego Mesa last weekend, Collins had three of the Griff's seven sacks and also posted four tackles and earned Southern Conference Defensive Players of the Week honors.


Fullerton LB Justin Owens - Fullerton topped Cerritos 38-14 and Owens was a big reason why as he totaled eight tackles (four solo) and a forced fumble.


Victor Valley LB Jimmy Musgrave - In Victor Valley's 52-24 win over West L.A. last weekend, Musgrave totaled 14 tackles (10 solo) and five tackles-for-loss and he was named the Mountain Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts. In two games this season, the sophomore has posted 28 tackles, two sacks and 8.5 tackles-for-loss.


Allan Hancock LB William Iribarren - The freshman had a solid game for the Bulldogs in their 51-27 loss to El Camino, posting six tackles and an interception from his outside linebacker spot.


El Camino LB Kristopher Bass - Bass really made it difficult for Allan Hancock to run and that helped get the Warriors a 51-27 win over the Bulldogs. Bass finished the day with 12 tackles, two tackles-for-loss and an interception on the day.


Santa Barbara LB Morgan Nevin - Nevin totaled nine tackles and had a fumble recovery that he returned 72 yards for a score as Santa Barbara blew out East Los Angeles 47-10.


College of the Canyons LB Joey Cicoria - In COC's big 31-28 win over Saddleback, the sophomore linebacker had 10 tackles and an interception. In two games, Cicoria has posted 18 tackles, 1/2 a sack, 1.5 tackles-for-loss and an interception.


Saddleback LB Rex Wasserbach - Wasserbach posted seven tackles and a sack, but Saddleback still lost in a thrilling 31-28 loss to College of the Canyons.


Long Beach LB Josh Fasavalu - Fasavalu, a bounceback from San Jose State, racked up 11 tackles and one tackle-for-loss in a 44-42 loss to Ventura.


Ventura LB Andre Toilolo - Toilolo had the biggest night of the Ventura linebackers, posting 13 tackles (six solo), one sack, 1.5 tackles-for-loss and a pass defensed as the Pirates outlasted Long Beach 44-42. In addition to Toilolo's efforts, Jon Beeson (12 tackles, one fumble recovery) and Richard Palmer (12 tackles, 1.5 tackles-for-loss) both had big games as well.


Riverside LB Bryce Smith - Smith led the way for the Tigers' defense, totaling nine tackles (seven solo) as Riverside routed Palomar by a score of 41-0.


Sierra LB Austin Wyatt - For the second week in a row, Wyatt had a huge game for the Wolverines as he filled up the stat sheet with 13 tackles (nine solo), a sack, three tackles-for-loss, one forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a pass defensed. In two games this season, the freshman leads the stat in tackles with 30 and ranks fourth in the state in solo tackles with 17.


College of the Redwoods LB Mike Atuaia - The freshman racked up an amazing 15 tackles (13 solo) in College of the Redwoods' 28-21 win over San Jose last weekend.


City College of San Francisco LB James Hickman - The sophomore linebacker totaled 15 tackles (nine solo) and 3.5 tackles-for-loss as the Rams downed Laney 21-8.


Contra Costa LB Travon McGilbra-Brooks - The Comets dropped to 1-1 on the season in losing to DeAnza 27-21, but the freshman linebacker still had a big game, totaling 10 tackles, three tackles-for-loss and a sack during the game.


American River LB Austin Paulhus - Paulhus had nine tackles and an interception as the Beavers ran away from Sac City 34-7.


Mendocino LB James Jones-Smith - Jones-Smith totaled 13 tackles (11 solo), but Mendocino was still blanked West Valley 16-0.


College of the Sequoias LB Arthur Wainwright - Wainwright had a huge night for the Giants racking up 12 tackles (nine solo), a tackle-for-loss and a sack as COS held on for a 13-7 win over West Hills.


College of San Mateo LB Jake Kearney - Kearney, a freshman, had 10 tackles (five solo) and three tackles-for-loss in CSM's 28-7 win over Chabot last weekend.


College of the Siskiyous LB Alex Henderson - In the Eagles' 45-14 shellacking at the hands of Butte last weekend, Henderson still managed to post 11 tackles (nine solo) and a forced fumble.


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