Elite Eight - The Top Eight Performances from Week 1 of the Football SeasonFootball  |
8. Donovan Peoples-Jones – Cass Tech
The favorite for the Mr. Football Award got his senior season off to a strong start, hauling in three catches for 100 yards and two touchdowns in Cass Tech’s season opening win over Oak Park.
7. Jared Smith – Pewamo-Westphalia
In a week one win over St. Mary Catholic Central, Smith continued racking up the big time rushing numbers, rushing for 217 yards and two touchdowns.
6. Kevin Willis – Detroit King
The Crusaders began the 2016 season in impressive form with a 39-0 win over Southfield A&T and Willis was a big reason why, rushing for 157 yards and four total touchdowns to lead the way for the Detroit King offense.
5. Jaylen Hall – Macomb Dakota
Three catches, 155 yards, three touchdowns. Every time Hall caught the ball on Thursday, big things happened for the Cougars. The definition of a big play receiver and a home run threat, Hall has made h