Nominees for high school football player of the week for games played Sept. 24-26, 2009.
Luke Crowell, Peach County – The running back only carried the ball eight times, but he took three of them for touchdowns and finished for 64 rushing yards.
Calvinaugh Mitchell, Northeast – Mitchell rushed for 172 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries in a 22-21 win over Howard. His 85-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter put the Raiders in position to go for two and the win.
Shaquille O’Neill, Northside – The junior rushed for 97 yards and four touchdowns in the Eagles’ 42-7 win over Houston County.
Bradley Smith, Mount de Sales – Smith passed for a career-high 176 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-27 loss to Southland.
Ryan Smith, FPD – The senior quarterback passed for 157 yards and three touchdowns while adding 94 yards and a touchdown on the ground.