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Football's Henderson Named Big Sky Co-Player of the Week

OGDEN, UTAH -The Big Sky Conference has selected its football Players of the Week for games played on Saturday, Sept. 19. Weber State running back Trevyn Smith and Northern Arizona running back Alex Henderson have been named Co-Offensive Players of the Week. Eastern Washington linebacker J.C. Sherritt is the Defensive Player of the Week, and Eagles’ punter Cameron Zuber is the Special Teams Player of the Week.

Henderson, a 5-10, 210-pound senior from Calabasas, Calif., rushed 32 times for 168 yards and scored three touchdowns in Northern Arizona’s 42-39 non-conference victory over Southern Utah. Henderson scored on runs of 3 and 57 yards and recovered his own fumble in the end zone for a score. Henderson also had three catches for 64 yards to finish with 232 all-purpose yards. This is Henderson’s second Player of the Week honor.

Smith, a 5-foot-9, 210-pound senior from Springville, Utah, carried the ball 20 times for 177 yards and scored on runs of 20 and 2 yards in No. 13 Weber State’s 44-17 conference win over Idaho State. Smith also had seven catches for 31 yards to finish with 208 all-purpose yards. Smith became the school’s all-time leader in all-purpose yards with 5,991. It was Smith’s 21st 100-yard rushing game, and this marks the fourth time he has been named Player of the Week.

Others Nominated for Weekly Awards

Offense
Taiwan Jones, RB, Eastern Washington
Jaron Taylor, WR, Idaho State
Marc Mariani, WR, Montana
Bobby McClintock, FB, Portland State

Defense
A.J. Storms, LB, Idaho State
Shawn Lebsock, LB, Montana
Reid Worthington, LB, Northern Arizona
Max Hewitt, S, Northern Colorado
Ryan Rau, LB, Portland State
Josh Morris, CB, Weber State

Special Teams
Jarret Huk, K, Idaho State
Peter Nguyen, Ret., Montana
Tim Toone, Ret., Weber State