OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
(Jr, QB - Fishers, Ind.)
Paulone orchestrated Gallaudet's miraculous comeback as the Bison trailed 34-13 with 10:51 left in the fourth quarter. Paulone passed for one touchdown and ran in the game tying touchdown with 42 seconds left on a two-yard run. In overtime, he scored the game-winning touchdown as he ran in from 11 yards out in the third overtime period. He finished the game passing 11-of-18 for 114 yards and one touchdown while he ran the ball 11 times for 76 yards and two touchdowns. Paulone didn't start but came in late in the first quarter.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
(N/A, LB - )
In a 31-17 win over Mount Ida, Norwich linebacker Jimmy Labell had an interception, forced fumble and a sack to go along with six tackles (five solo) including three tackles for losses.
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
(Sr, K/P - Tavares, Fla./Tavares)
Leary was a perfect 8-for-8 on PAT kicks in Maritime's 56-14 home win over Castleton State on Saturday. The senior kicker also amassed 484 yards on nine kickoffs for an averaged of 53.8 yards per kick.
Co-ROOKIES OF THE WEEK
(Fr, RB - Edgewater, N.J.)
Freshman Tyler Iafelice had breakout game in a 20-14 overtime victory against Husson University on Saturday. Iafelice rush 21 times for 151 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 7.2 yards per carry along the way.
Quentin Williams, Gallaudet
(Fr, QB - Chesapeake, Va.)
Williams provided the fourth quarter spark the Bison needed as he ran Anna Maria's kickoff 71 yards to the end zone to cut the AmCat lead to 34-20. The Bison completed the comeback, down 21 points in the fourth quarter, and won the game 48-40 in three overtimes. Williams finished with a game-high 163 all-purpose yards as he ran the ball eight times for 69 yards, caught one pass for four yards and racked up 90 return yards. He accounted for two of the Bison seven touchdowns. He scored the game's first points on a 28-yard TD run midway through the first quarter.