National Guard JUCO Team Of The Week – Week 5

The National Guard JUCO Team of the Week for week five features three repeat selections. Itawamba wideout Dorian Gaston makes the team for the second straight week, along with Pearl River running back Darious Leggett and East Mississippi quarterback De’Andre Johnson.


Quarterback, De’Andre Johnson, East Mississippi
East Mississippi quarterback De’Andre Johnson (6’2, 205 / Jacksonville, FL) completed 15-27 passes for 230 yards and three touchdowns in a 73-7 win over MIssissippi Delta. Johnson also rushed for 58 yards on ten carries.

All-Purpose, Darious Leggett, Pearl River
Pearl River running back Darious Leggett (6’1, 185 / Hattiesburg, MS) ran 27 times for 186 yards and two touchdowns in Pearl River’s 51-34 loss to Itawamba. Leggett also had two catches for 22 yards.

Running Back, Scott Phillips, Jones County
Jones County running back Scott Phillips (5’9, 200 / Ellisville, MS) rushed 27 times for 186 yards and a pair of scores in Jones County’s 33-21 win over Southwest.

Wide Receiver, Dorian Gaston, Itawamba
Itawamba wide receiver Dorian Gaston (6’1, 185 / Ripley, MS) caught nine passes for 164 yards and a touchdown in a 51-34 win over Pearl River.


Defensive Line, Hal Northern, Northwest
Northwest defensive lineman Hal Northern (6’2, 285 / Tunica, MS) had a team-high nine tackles with a half-sack and two tackles for loss in the Rangers’ 27-12 win over Holmes.

Linebacker, Reggio Dean, Gulf Coast
Gulf Coast linebacker Reggio Dean (5’10, 210 / Laurel, MS) was all over the field in a 34-0 win over Hinds, registering eight tackles, four tackles for loss, a sack and a 51-yard interception return.

Defensive Back, Isaiah Swopes, Co-Lin
Co-Lin defensive back Isaiah Swopes  (5’8, 170 / Ocean Springs, MS) racked up a game-high ten tackles with two interceptions, two pass break-ups, a tackle for loss and a fumble recovery in a 34-23 win over East Central.


Kicker, Brady Farlow, Jones County
Jones placekicker Brady Farlow (5’10, 175 / Purvis, MS) was 3-4 on extra points and 2-2 on field goals including a 49-yarder in a 33-21 win over Southwest.