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Mr. Football Watch: Week 3

9/25/2013

Here is our latest "Mr. Football Watch" following Week 3 of the 2013 season. Statistics can be sent to editors Brendan Hall (bhall@espnboston.com) and/or Scott Barboza (sbarboza@espnboston.com)

THE CONTENDERS*

Troy Flutie, Sr. QB, Natick

The Boston College commit completed 14 of 21 passes for 282 yards and five scores, and added 32 yards on the ground, in a 41-6 win over Acton-Boxborough.

Jack Galvin, Sr. WR, Lowell

Caught two passes for 90 yards and two scores in the Red Raiders’ 33-20 loss to Leominster.

Neil O’Connor, Sr. QB, Leominster

In the Blue Devils’ 33-20 defeat of Lowell, threw for 156 yards and three touchdowns, and added 66 yards and a score on the ground.

Dylan Oxsen, Sr. RB, Plymouth South

Carried 18 times for 256 yards and three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 21-7 win over Sandwich. In the first two games, he has 418 rushing yards and eight total touchdowns.

Mike Panepinto, Sr. RB, Needham

The UMass lacrosse commit ran for 195 yards and two touchdowns in the Rockets’ 26-6 win over Walpole.

Andrew Smiley, Sr. QB, St. John’s (Shrewsbury)

In the Pioneers’ 42-24 win over Catholic Memorial, the Navy lacrosse commit completed 20 of 25 passes for 239 yards and four touchdowns, and added 47 rushing yards with a fifth score.

Johnathan Thomas, Sr. RB, St. John’s Prep

The Maryland commit carried 27 times for 228 yards and two scores, and added a spectacular 107-yard pick-six that made SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays, in a 40-21 win over Central Catholic.

Cody Williams, Sr. QB, Springfield Central

In the Golden Eagles’ 49-0 rout of East Longmeadow, the Monmouth commit completed 8 of 9 passes for 148 yards and three scores, and added 37 yards and a score on seven carries on the ground.

Ju’an Williams, Sr. WR/DB, Springfield Central

Was a factor in all three phases of the game in the Golden Eagles’ 49-0 blanking of East Longmeadow. He caught three passes for 54 yards and two touchdowns, recorded four tackles and a 92-yard interception return for a third score, and was a perfect 7-for-7 on extra point field goals.

Isaac Yiadom, Sr. WR/DB, Doherty

The Boston College commit caught four passes for 92 yards and a score, and recorded 13 tackles defensively, in the Highlanders’ 19-12 win over Holy Name.

FIVE ON THE RISE*

Zach Elkinson, Jr. ATH, Holliston

Registered 232 yards and three scores in three different methods – rushing, receiving and punt return – in the Panthers’ 43-7 win over Milford. Through three games, he has 514 all-purpose yards and eight touchdowns by four different methods.

A.J. King, Sr. WR, Xaverian

Blew the doors open for the Hawks in their battle with Bridgewater-Raynham, catching four balls for 129 yards and two scores in the first half en route to a 49-13 rout.

Jimmy Sullivan, Sr. QB/S, Nauset

In the Warriors’ 34-8 win over Falmouth, carried 10 times for 167 yards and two scores, and added 38 passing yards and a third score, as well as four tackles on defense. Through two games, he has 419 all-purpose yards, five touchdowns, 13 tackles and an interception.

Olan Abner, Sr. RB, Bedford

Carried 38 times for 262 yards and two touchdowns in the Buccaneers’ 34-13 win over Belmont. Through two games, he has 398 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

Ricardo Edwards, Sr. RB, Brighton

Had a record six touchdowns in the Bengals’ 44-22 win over East Boston. He ran for 233 yards and five scores, and returned an interception for a sixth.

TOP STATISTICAL LEADERS IN MASSACHUSETTS

Rushing

Johnathan Thomas, Sr., St. John’s Prep – 652 yards, 8 total TD

Christian Perez, Sr., Northeast – 574 yards, 5 TD

Mark Wright, Sr., Auburn – 558 yards, 6 TD

Isaiah White, Sr., Beverly – 558 yards, 5 TD

Brooks Tyrell, Jr., Marblehead – 453 yards, 6 total TD

Passing

Jordan Bolarinho, Sr., Billerica – 872 yards, 7 TD

Matthew Jeye, Sr., Holliston – 604 yards, 5 TD

Brendan Smith, Soph., Seekonk – 575 yards, 6 TD

Troy Flutie, Sr., Natick – 571 yards, 8 TD

Ryan Barabe, Jr., Pope John Paul II – 497 yards, 5 TD

Receiving

Kevin Casey, Jr., Billerica – 309 yards, 2 TD

Jack Galvin, Sr., Lowell – 283 yards, 6 TD

Jeff Trainor, Soph., Billerica – 254 yards, 3 TD

Zach Elkinson, Jr., Holliston – 252 yards, 7 total TD

Isaac Yiadom, Sr., Doherty – 244 yards, TD

Dual Threat QB*

Cameron McMillian, Sr., Cambridge – 397 passing yards, 437 rushing yards, 10 total TD

Matthew Jeye, Sr., Holliston – 604 passing yards, 118 rushing yards, 7 total TD

Troy Flutie, Sr., Natick – 571 passing yards, 99 rushing yards, 9 total TD

Tyler Bassett, Sr., Dracut – 355 passing yards, 312 rushing yards, 4 total TD

Kyle Dance, Sr., Latin Academy – 373 passing yards, 237 rushing yards, 10 total TD

*Not including teams who were idle last weekend.

**To qualify, quarterbacks must have rushing yards account for at least 15 percent of their total offensive production.