The Mississippi Gridiron Team of the Week for week 4 of the season. Players are selected with consideration given to the individual performance, the quality of opponent, and the magnitude of the game. Players can be nominated each week by filling out our online nomination form.
Games of Sep 12-13, 2013
QB, Kirk McCarty, Oak Grove
Oak Grove senior quarterback Kirk McCarty completed 18-30 passes for 390 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Warriors to a 49-14 win over Biloxi.
QB, Thad Miller, Gulfport
Gulfport senior quarterback Thad Miller tossed five touchdowns in the Admirals’ 35-13 win over Moss Point. Miller completed 16-21 passes for 251 yards with no interceptions.
AP, Malik Dear, Murrah
Junior Murrah athlete Malik Dear caught eight passes for 171 yards and had 193 yards of total offense in a 53-38 loss to Callaway. Dear had a touchdown and a conversion.
RB, Jacquez Horsley, Starkville
Junior running back Jacquez Horsley rushed 37 times for 194 yards and a touchdown to lead Starkville to a 34-14 win over Southaven.
RB, Zack Everhart, Madison-Ridgeland Academy
Zack Everhart rushed for 296 yards on 13 carries with four touchdowns in MRA’s 42-7 win over Pillow Academy.
WR, Demorrious Brown, Pearl
Senior wide receiver Demorrious Brown caught five passes for 204 yards and a touchdown in Pearl’s 41-17 win over Mendenhall.
WR, Brennen Bradley, St. Stanislaus
St. Stanislaus wide receiver Brennen Bradley caught 12 passes for 186 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Rock-A-Chaws 49-45 win over St. Martin.
WR, Colby Shaw, Centreville
Centreville wide receiver Colby Shaw had eight receptions for 167 yards and three touchdowns in Centreville’s 36-17 win over Parklane.
WR, Richaud Floyd, Gulfport
Junior wide receiver Richaud Floyd caught seven passes for 132 yards and three touchdowns in Gulport’s 35-13 win over Moss Point.
OL, St. Stanislaus
The St. Stanislaus offensive line has helped the Rock-A-Chaw offense lead the entire state in total offense, averaging over 531 yards per game. They piled up 537 yards of total offense Friday in a 49-45 win over St. Martin.
DL, Jeremy Jordan, Germantown
Germantown senior defensive lineman Jeremy Jordan had a team-high ten tackles, three sacks, a fumble recovery and a blocked field goal in Germantown’s 37-22 win over North Pike.
DL, Alex Metcalf, Shannon
Senior Alex Metcalf had ten tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks in Shannon’s 17-12 win over Nettleton.
DE, (LB) Demetrius Gooden, Newton County
Newton County athlete Demetrius Gooden had a team-high 19 tackles with 16 solo stops in Newton County’s 10-7 loss to Forest.
DE, Damon Stamps, Warren Central
Senior defensive end Damon Stamps had four tackles, a tackle for loss, a sack, an interception and a pass defended in Warren Central’s 27-6 win over Natchez.
LB, Tyler Doss, East Webster
Senior linebacker Tyler Doss had a team-high nine tackles, one interception, one pass defended and a fumble recovery in East Webster’s 21-13 win over Houston.
LB, Daniel Smith, Poplarville
Poplarville senior linebacker Daniel Smith had nine total tackles, three tackles for loss, and a sack in Poplarville’s 41-14 win over Stone.
LB, Jeremy Sangster, Louisville
Senior linebacker Jeremy Sangster had 15 total tackles with three tackles for loss in Louisville’s 19-6 win over Philadelphia.
LB, Drake Riley, Oak Hill Academy
Drake Riley had 15 tackles, one sack and forced a fumble in Oak Hill Academy’s 20-15 win over Winston Academy.
DB, Johna Myers, Petal
Petal senior Johna Myers picked off a pair of passes and had five tackles in Petal’s 42-35 win over Madison Central.
DB, Steven Bradley, Desoto Central
Desoto Central senior Steven Bradley had 11 tacklles and a tackle for loss with a blocked punt in Desoto Central’s 22-15 win over Lake Cormorant.
DB, Devin McMeans, Tishomingo County
Junior cornerback Devin McMeans had a team-high 14 tackles and two passes defended in Tishomingo County’s 35-33 win over Kossuth.
DB, Stephen Sanford, South Panola
South Panola linebacker Stephen Sanford had eight total tackles and three tackles for loss in the Tigers’ 24-23 win over North Little Rock
P, Matthew Turcotte, Neshoba Central
Senior punter Matthew Turcotte punted four times for a 40 yard average with two inside the 20 yard line in Neshoba Central’s 40-14 loss to Northeast Lauderdale.
PK, Reed James, Germantown
Senior placekicker Reed James hit 4-4 extra points and nailed a 43-yard field goal in Germantown’s 37-22 win over North Pike.