Players of the Week

September 7th, 2022 3:05pm

Players of the Week
Jayden Johannsen
South Dakota Mines

Jayden Johannsen had a career day in South Dakota Mines' road win at Missouri S&T.

Johannsen threw for 433 yards and four touchdowns - completing 20 of 28 passing attempts. His 94 yard touchdown pass in the third quarter established a new program record. Johannsen also led the Hardrockers with 56 yards rushing.


Alijah McGhee
Defensive Back
Minnesota State

McGhee had a lot to do with Minnesota State’s big halftime lead over Bemidji State.

He forced a fumble, recovered it, and returned it 70 yards for a touchdown early in the second quarter. Just before halftime, McGhee intercepted a Bemidji State pass attempt and returned it 45 yards for his second touchdown of the game.
He also contributed eight tackles in the Maverick’s opening day win at Bemidji State.



Special Teams
Estin Thiele
Valdosta State

Thiele's field goals provided the margin of victory in VSU's 36-21 win over Keiser.

He was 5-5 on the day, hitting from 45, 38, 36, 35, and 22 yards.