Week 5 Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week — DeKalb RB JaQuan Jackson
Bears senior TAKES HOME STATEWIDE HONORS FOR WEEK 5 OF THE 2017 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON.
Congratulations to DeKalb RB JaQuan Jackson, the Week 5 winner of the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week award, presented by Wells Fargo in conjunction with the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl. The 6-1, 175-pound senior ran for 387 yards and eight touchdowns in the Bears’ win over New Diana.
Bears fans can also be praised for their part in this honor, as they voted often enough to make sure that JaQuan received the most votes in the poll on TexasFootball.com.
Congratulations to all 10 candidates for this week’s award: Hewitt Midway QB Tanner Mordecai, Lake Travis QB Matthew Baldwin, New Diana QB Jackson Sampson, Carrollton Ranchview RB SaRodorick Thompson, Fossil Ridge DE Arnold Saidov, Lexington RB Ja’Kobe Cooper, San Antonio MacArthur QB Tyler Vitt, Pleasant Grove RB/FS Chauncey Martin and Bushland QB Colton Moore.
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football is proud to give a weekly Player of the Week award to the most deserving high schooler in the state of Texas. Every Monday at noon, TexasFootball.com will announce ten candidates for that week’s award, based on the previous week’s on-field performance. Fans can vote online at TexasFootball.com’s online poll, where you can see the current vote standings. Voting will close at noon each Friday, with the winner announced on Texas Football Today at noon. The award will be given every week through Week 14. Check TexasFootball.com every week to view the full list of ten candidates and the details of their most recent performance.