NORTHEAST FOOTBALL CONFERENCE
Nov. 13, 2017 - The Northeast Football Conference has selected Lackawanna’s JaQuan Brisker, Michael Dare and Juwan Green and ASA’s Alphonso Howard as the conference’s players of the week.
Dare, a 6-foot-6, 225-pound sophomore quarterback from Elmwood Park, New Jersey, completed 22 of 31 passes for 350 yards and two touchdowns but it was his five-yard scoring run with 4:01 remaining that lifted Lackawanna to the 41-34 win over No. 11 Georgia Military 41-34 in Huntington, West Virginia. He also scored on a two-yard run in the first quarter.
Howard, a 6-foot, 200-pound freshman quarterback from Chicago, threw for 329 yards and four touchdowns while rushing for 115 yards and two more scores in ASA’s 76-6 win over Hocking. He is the first NEFC player to run for more than 100 yards and throw for more than 300 yards in four seasons.
Brisker, a 6-1, 197-pound freshman cornerback from Monroeville, Pennsylvania, recorded four tackles (two solo/two assists) and intercepted a pass in the game’s final minutes to preserve Lackawanna’s lead. He leads the NEFC with four interceptions. His 179 interception return yards rank sixth in the conference’s single-season top 10.
Green, who is honored for the third time this season, is a 6-foot, 174-pound sophomore receiver/return specialist from Martinsburg, West Virginia. He returned two kickoffs for 108 yards, including a 78-yarder, in the win over Georgia Military. He also caught nine passes for 151 yards and a score.
Honorable mention: Offense-Rasheed Martin, Monroe; Defense-Marquis Bazemore, ASA; Niadrea Zouzoua, Monroe.
|9/6||Sean Kelly, Monroe||Jaicorious Johnson, ASA||NA|
|9/11||Sean Kelly, Monroe||Tyrik Glenn, Monroe||NA|
|9/18||Juwan Green, Lackawanna||Tyrone Washington, Lackawanna||Eric Finney, Lackawanna|
|9/25||Jo-El Shaw, Lackawanna||London Cloud, Lackawanna||Dejohn Rogers, Monroe|
|10/2||Stone Labanowitz, ASA||JaQuan Brisker, Lackawanna||Juwan Green, Lackawanna (NJCAA Player of the Week)|
|10/10||Stone Labanowitz, ASA||Hozey Haji Badri, ASA||Clayton Glasko, Monroe|
|10/16||Jakai Gill, ASA||London Cloud, Lackawanna||Isaiah Howard, Lackawanna|
|10/23||Michael Dare, Lackawanna||London Cloud, Lackawanna||Juwan Green, Lackawanna|
|10/30||Edward Morgan, ASA||Najee Stevens-McKenzie, ASA||Gabe Gridley, ASA|
|11/13||Michael Dare, Lackawanna, and Alphonso Howard, ASA||JaQuan Brisker, Lackawanna||Juwan Green, Lackawanna|