This week’s Midstate Player of the Week for the BlueCross Bowl championship games is Davidson Academy junior running back/strong safety Griffin Swinea.
Swinea rushed for 285 yards on 24 carries and scored four touchdowns (of 3, 8, 36 and 64 yards) in the Bears’ 31-21 victory over University School of Jackson. Swinea also had one tackle and one pass breakup in the victory.
The Bears repeated as Division II-Class A champions after completing an 11-2 season.
Previous Player of the Week honorees:
Division I semifinals – Keaton Wade, Summit, sophomore running back/linebacker
3rd round – Dominic Allocco, Montgomery Bell Academy, senior defensive back
2nd round – Justin Seagraves, Friendship Christian, senior quarterback
1st round – Tim Coutras, Nolensville, senior wide receiver/defensive back
Week 11 – John Ross Hord, Smith County, senior tailback
Week 10 – Kevontay White, Springfield, senior tailback
Week 9 – Kemari McGowan, Middle Tennessee Christian, senior tailback
Week 8 – Logan Nardozzi, Fairview, junior tailback
Week 7 – James Moore, Stratford, senior tailback
Week 6 – Sawyer Watts, Pope John Paul II, senior quarterback
Week 5 – Marcus Collins, Eagleville, sophomore quarterback
Week 4 – Andrew Mason, Ravenwood, senior wide receiver
Week 3 – Hayden Fly, Lipscomb Academy, senior linebacker
Week 2 – Spencer Briggs, Gallatin, senior tailback
Week 1 – Nick Semptimphelter, Battle Ground Academy, senior quarterback