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Mr. Football Watch: Week 5

10/10/2013

Here is our latest "Mr. Football Watch" following Week 5 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

Boston College commit completed 14 of 27 passes for 228 yards and four touchdowns, and added 47 yards on the ground, in a 28-0 shutout of Norwood.

Brendan Hill, Jr. TE, Mansfield

Caught four passes for 76 yards and a score in the Hornets’ 49-42 win over Attleboro.

Hayden Murphy, Sr. ATH, Barnstable

Ran for 115 yards and three touchdowns in the Red Raiders’ 35-14 win over New Bedford.

Neil O’Connor, Sr. QB/S, Leominster

In just one half of football in the Blue Devils’ 34-0 shutout of Wachusett, accounted for 201 yards of offense and capped things off with a nifty 90-yard interception return to the house.

Mike Panepinto, Sr. RB, Needham

Ran for 135 yards and three touchdowns in the Rockets’ 34-12 win over Framingham.

Rufus Rushins, Jr. RB, Bishop Fenwick

Carried 24 times for 233 yards and four touchdowns in the Crusaders’ commanding 42-20 rout of Cardinal Spellman.

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

In the Pioneers’ 49-21 win over Nashoba, completed 23 of 29 passes for 335 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions, and added 67 rushing yards.

Cody Williams, Sr., Springfield Central

Monmouth commit completed 13 of 18 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns, and added 118 yards and a third score on the ground, in the Golden Eagles’ 19-7 win over Longmeadow.

Ju’an Williams, Sr., Springfield Central

Caught five passes for 96 yards and a touchdown in the Golden Eagles’ 19-7 win over Longmeadow

Kyle Wisnieski, Sr. QB, Mansfield

Completed 19 of 28 passes for 311 yards and three touchdowns in the Hornets’ 49-42 thriller over Attleboro.

Isaac Yiadom, Sr. WR/DB, Doherty

Recorded a touchdown catch, his second of the year, in the Highlanders’ 40-12 rout of Worcester South. Through four games he is averaging 30.9 yards per catch, and has recorded 37 tackles on defense.

FIVE ON THE RISE

Bo Berluti, Sr. QB, Westwood

Accounted for 255 yards of offense and three total touchdowns in the Wolverines’ 43-41 double-overtime epic over archrival Holliston. But it will be his gutsy 25-yard, fourth and goal TD pass in the second overtime that will go down in folklore.

Derrell Fernandez, Sr. RB, Weymouth

Carried 225 times for 264 yards and five touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 42-18 win over Brookline.

Mike McGillicuddy, Sr. WR, St. John’s (Shrewsbury)

The elusive slot receiver caught nine passes for 113 yards in the Pioneers’ 49-21 win over Nashoba.

Tom Rodrick, Sr. LB, Leicester

The UConn commit recorded 12 tackles, a sack, and blocked field goal in the Wolverines’ 15-6 win over Auburn.

Alex Valles, Sr. RB, Danvers

Carried 24 times for 211 yards and three scores in the Falcons’ 20-12 win over Revere.

TOP STATISTICAL LEADERS IN MASSACHUSETTS

Rushing

Brooks Tyrrell, Jr., Marblehead – 889 yards, 9 total TD

Johnathan Thomas, Sr., St. John’s Prep – 748 yards, 8 total TD

Mark Wright, Sr., Auburn – 760 yards, 8 TD

Olan Abner, Sr., Bedford – 733 yards, 7 TD

Christian Perez, Sr., Northeast – 725 yards, 8 total TD

Passing

Dylan Kierman, Sr., Quabbin – 1,230 yards, 19 TD

John Rumney, Sr., Marlborough – 1,086 yards, 14 TD

Matthew Jeye, Sr., Holliston – 1,072 yards, 11 TD

Troy Flutie, Sr., Natick – 1,035 yards, 17 TD

Andrew Smiley, Sr., St. John’s (Shrewsbury) – 955 yards, 11 TD

Receiving

Zach Elkinson, Jr., Holliston – 405 yards, 7 TD

Brian Daly, Sr., Marblehead – 395 yards, 8 TD

Dan Henrickson, Sr., St. Peter-Marian – 380 yards, 5 TD

Isaac Yiadom, Sr., Doherty – 371 yards, 2 TD

Mike Bombard, Sr., Chicopee Comp – 369 yards, 3 TD

Dual Threat

Dylan Kierman, Sr., Quabbin – 1,230 passing yards, 284 rushing yards, 21 total TD

Troy Flutie, Sr., Natick – 1,035 passing yards, 316 rushing yards, 18 total TD

Matthew Jeye, Sr., Holliston – 1,072 passing yards, 167 rushing yards, 14 total TD

Andrew Smiley, Sr., St. John’s (Shrewsbury) 955 passing yards, 169 rushing yards, 16 total TD

Cody Williams, Sr., Springfield Central – 851 passing yards, 254 rushing yards, 13 total TD

*Not including teams who were idle last weekend.