Vote for the Metro Detroit football player of the week from Week 7 to VoTE for your favorite player
In Week 7 of the high school football season, some really outstanding performances were witnessed. Its time to look back on some of the best performances from the surrounding area and vote for the next Metro Detroit Player of The Week.
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NOTE: The results of the poll have no bearing on any of MLives playoff honors, and are intended purely for bragging rights and fan appreciation.
Jaylen Carter, Dearborn Heights Robichaud,
Carter had a great night in securing 73-26 victory over Romulus, passing for five touchdowns and rushing for two more as he had 300 yards of total offense. On the defensive side, he even snagged a pair of interceptions.
Clarkston, Clarksston: Ethan Clark, E. Clark
Clarks breakout season continued against Lake Orion, as he had 224 rush yards and two touchdowns. He also had two touchdown receptions on screen passes that he completed.
Clinton Township Chippewa Valley Chippa Township Cephus Harris, Clinton, Township Harris
Harris ran for a Chippewa Valley record seven touchdowns in '49-37 victory over Grosse Pointe South. His touchdown total puts him at the fifth spot in the state record books for single-game scores. He had four rushing touchdowns, two receiving touchdown passes, and a 75-yard kick return touchdown. On 31 carries and 82 receiving yards, he finished with 226 yards of rushing and 228 yards receiving.
Evan Haeger, Detroit Catholic Central, Evan haege,
Haeger was a hero in frenzied competition where offense was difficult to come by. In a 21-0 victory over Orchard Lake St. Marys, Haeger opened the second half with 96-yard kickoff return for tying the Shamrocks at 14-0. He also had a 14-yard touchdown run in the first half and finished with 85 yards on 13 carries.
Will Johnson, Grosse Pointe South, Will,
Despite Souths 49-37 loss to Chippewa Valley, Johnson looked like a five-star recruit. He returned with six catches for 224 yards and three touchdowns during the game.
Dante Moore, Detroit Martin Luther King, Dantes Moore.
After missing two weeks due to opponent forfeits, Moore returned to the gridiron in a 57-7 victory over Detroit Renaissance. He completed with 195 passing yards and five touchdowns, including a perfect 11-for-11 passing performance.
Alex Osman, Dearborn Fordson, Alex Ford, Fordfordson Dearbrook Ford
Osman came out on top in a 38-33 victory over previously unbeaten Livonia CHurchill. Osman finished with 369 passing yards and five touchdowns on 20-for-25 passing, putting Fordson in a three-way tie for first place in the KLAA East. All of his touchdown passes came in the second half.
Christion Stokes, Harper Woods and Christions Stoke.
Stokes remains a key player for Harper Woods. In a 32-21 win over Allen Park, he had 225 rushing yards and four touchdowns. He added 10 tackles and two sacks on defense.
Darius Taylor, Walled Lake Western, Daryl Taylor (Darius Swift, Darrius Thomas, Dale Daly,
In a tight 34-32 victory over Waterford Mott, the junior running back ran for 172 yards and four touchdowns on 13 carries. One of his touchdowns came from 46 yards out.
Romulus Summit Academy, Ladanian Woods, Romulation Summit School, and Romulate Summit Institute are all located in Romuus.
Summit improved to 6-1 with a 20-14 victory over Detroit Voyageur, thanks to the freshman quarterback's 10-for-14 effort for 196 yards and three touchdowns while also adding 26 rush yards.
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