The Mississippi Gridiron Team of the Week for week 8 of the season, presented by Mississippi Blood Services. 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 Oct 3-4, 2013
QB, Caleb Shufelt, MRA
MRA senior quarterback Caleb Shufelt passed for 361 yards and accounted for four touchdowns in MRA’s 40-0 win over Starkville Academy.
QB, Roman Gray, Philadelphia
Philadelphia senior quarterback Roman Gray scored a pair of touchdowns and accounted for 218 yards of offense in a big 34-27 win over Forest.
AP, Devin Voorhies, Wilkinson County
Wilkinson County senior Devin Voorhies rushed 18 times for 260 yards and three touchdowns in a 40-26 win over Franklin County.
RB, Darrell Henderson, South Panola
South Panola junior running back Darrell Henderson finished with 234 all-purpose yards including two rushing touchdowns and a pair of two-point conversions in the Tigers’ 40-21 win over Olive Branch. Henderson also caught a 53-yard touchdown.
RB, Calwaun Street, Charleston
Charleston senior running back Calwaun Street had 204 yards rushing in eight carries including a touchdown in Charleston’s 42-10 win over Water Valley.
RB, Kenzie Phillips, Oxford
Sophomore running back Kenzie Phillips rushed 19 times for 220 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Oxford’s 31-7 win over Saltillo. He also had eight catches for 64 yards.
RB, Trey Smith, Madison Central
Madison Central senior athlete Trey Smith had 186 yards rushing on 22 carries with three touchdowns in the Jaguars’ 42-18 win over Murrah.
WR, Dominique Crow, Leflore County
Leflore County receiver Dominique Crow caught six passes for 213 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 58-40 loss to East Side.
WR, Jalon Kingston, Clinton
Clinton senior receiver Jalon Kingston caught four passes for 117 yards and three touchdowns in the Arrows’ 44-29 loss to Columbus.
OL, South Panola
The South Panola offensive line led the Tigers to 40 points against rival Olive Branch and helped junior running back Darrell Henderson gain 234 all-purpose yards in a 40-21 win.