Dawson County’s Jaden Gibson is making a name for himself, and collected 5,200 votes to earn Player of the Week honors. He edged teammate, quarterback Zach Holtzclaw (4,351). There were a total of 14,963 votes cast. BLITZ then chose White County’s Cooper Turner Player of the Week as well.
JADEN GIBSON (FAN VOTE)
Freshman Jaden Gibson earned his first-ever Player of the Week award after hauling in 3 catches for 110 yards. If you’re doing the math, that comes out to an average of 36.7 yards per reception. The wide receiver tallied two touchdowns in the Dawson County win over Fannin.
It was a career night for Gibson, who prior to this performance, had only 135 receiving yards all season prior to this game. His total now stands at 245 yards receiving and the two TDs were the first of his young career.
POW Graphic (Framed) – Jaden Gibson
POW Graphic (Framed) - Jaden Gibson
COOPER TURNER (BLITZ PICK)
Since last season (284 yds, 2 TD), Cooper Turner has emerged as a go-to target for junior quarterback J Ben Haynes. This season has been remarkable for the junior wideout. He previously this season recorded a 10 reception, 155-yard game. This time he put up 9 catches for a career-best 166 to go with a pair of TD in a loss to Denmark. He now has 672 yards and 6 TD on the season, putting him at career totals of 956 and 8. This is Turner’s first POW award.
POW Graphic (Framed) – Cooper Turner
POW Graphic (Framed) - Cooper Turner
Feature Photo by Sole Photography