Dennis has been one of the most productive running backs in Arkansas for a while, but his work in a 50-28 victory over Berryville was his best yet. He finished with 259 rushing yards, two rushing TDs, 70 receiving yards, a receiving TD and five tackles on defense.
Dennis received 36.41% of the vote, beating out LR Catholic WR Hank Hatfield, who finished with 29.57%. LR Catholic QB Will Bowman III finished third with 6.54% and Pulaski Academy S Josiah Johnson was fourth with 3.84%.
We are currently accepting Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Sep. 21-27. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveark.
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Sep. 14-20:
Landon Rogers, Parkview QB: Rogers led Parkview to a 28-6 victory over Pine Bluff with 151 passing yards, 40 rushing yards and four total touchdowns.
Kam Turner, Rivercrest QB/DB: For the 3-0 Colts, Turner is putting together a two-way resumé that very few QBs in Arkansas can match. In a 40-23 victory over Brookland, he put up this staggering stat line: 193 passing yards, 239 rushing yards and five total touchdowns on offense, plus 12 tackles on defense.
Brandyn Brownlee, Rivercrest DE: Brownlee totaled 11 tackles, six tackles for loss, two QB hurries, a sack and an interception.
Will Perrigo, Lakeside LB: In a defensive duel with Malvern, Perrigo set the tone with 12 tackles and a blocked punt. Lakeside won 21-14.
Hunter Houston, Greenwood QB: Greenwood outdueled Choctaw (Oklahoma) 23-12 behind Houston’s 207 passing yards and three TDs. He completed 18 of 27 passes.
Jabrae Shaw, Watson Chapel QB/DB: In a 22-17 win over Camden Fairview, Shaw went for three passing TDs on offense, and he recorded the game-clinching interception on defense.
Damarione Woodson, Watson Chapel CB: Woodson had two interceptions in a strong defensive effort.
Rocky Foster, Watson Chapel LB: Yet another Wildcat with a huge game, Foster went for 14 tackles, four of which were for loss.
Noah Wright, Glen Rose RB: Wright went off in a 42-20 victory over Harmony Grove. He finished with a 60-yard punt-return touchdown, two rushing touchdowns and a receiving touchdown.
Jeff Redmon, Helena-West Helena Central WR/DB: Redmon was outstanding on both sides of the ball in a narrow victory over Forrest City. He caught two touchdowns on offense and had two interceptions on defense.
Seth Kirk, Vilonia RB: Vilonia’s 28-23 victory over Russellville was a collaborative effort from the skill position players, including WR/RB Kannon Bartlett and QB Austin Myers. But Kirk had the top stat line, finishing with 111 rushing yards and a touchdown.
J’Air Jackson, Mountain View RB: Jackson ran the ball 9 times for 144 yards and 2 TD’S and caught the ball 4 times for 125 yards and 1 TD against Quitman.
Andrew Edwards, Bentonville QB: Edwards’ steady, productive play led Bentonville to a 35-28 victory in a primetime chess match against Mill Valley (Kansas). He finished with more than 250 passing yards and three passing TDs. Two of them came to Chas Nimrod, who finished with more than 130 receiving yards.
Harper Faulkenberry, Ozark QB: Faulkenberry rushed for 163 yards and four TDs in a 54-21 victory over Charleston.
Keystan Durning, Ozark LB: Durning had 10 tackles and a fumble recovery.
Will Bowman III, LR Catholic QB: With help from WR Hank Hatfield and RB Brandon Bisceglia, Bowman led the Rockets to an exciting 35-28 victory over Benton with four TD passes.
Hank Hatfield, LR Catholic WR: Hatfield caught LR Catholic’s first three touchdowns.
Bryce McKay, Mountain Home QB: In a 49-45 barnburner of a victory against Batesville, McKay went for 232 passing yards and 236 rushing yards. That’s 468 yards of total offense, which accompanied five total touchdowns.
Logan Walker, Mountain Home WR: Walker tallied 160 yards receiving with two touchdowns.
Peyton Edwards, Sheridan RB: Edwards went for 162 yards and four TDs in a 36-18 victory over Jacksonville.
Kendrick Carey, Magnolia LB: Carey registered 15 tackles, five for loss, in a 27-23 victory over El Dorado.
Lamarcus Curry, Magnolia DB: Curry had three tackles for loss and a 65-yard interception return for a score.
Austin Ledbetter, Bryant QB: Ledbetter came up clutch in the game of the week to give Bryant a 44-40 victory over Texas powerhouse Trinity Christian. He finished with two rushing touchdowns, 212 passing yards, and three passing touchdowns in the thriller.
David Sorg, Forth Smith Southside QB: In his first start, the sophomore led Southside to an intense 21-17 victory over Russellville. He finished with 254 passing yards and three touchdowns.
Ty Goff, Booneville RB: Goff went off in a surprisingly lopsided 43-12 victory over Mena. He went for 100 rushing yards and two TDs in the first quarter and finished with 217 yards and three TDs in less than a full game.
Frederick O’Donald, North Little Rock RB:O’Donald powered NLR to a 35-0 blanking of West Memphis with 121 rushing yards and three TDs.
Ja’Quez Cross, Fordyce RB/WR: Cross went for 103 rushing yards, 76 receiving yards and a touchdown in a 23-22 victory over Monticello.
Brandon Sanchez, Poyen WR: In a 43-6 rout of Murfreesboro, Sanchez had two receiving TDs and a 75-yard kickoff-return touchdown.
Armodd Taylor, Hamburg RB: Taylor averaged nearly 12 yards per carry en route to his 153 rushing yards and two TDs in a 41-6 blowout against Drew Central.
Jamal Brewer, Hamburg RB/CB: Brewer contributed on both ends with 30 rushing yards, a rushing TD, five tackles, three deflections and two interceptions.
Joe Himon, Pulaski Academy RB: Himon was one of a few Bruins to star in a 30-21 primetime victory over Virginia powerhouse Life Christian Academy. He totaled 135 rushing yards, 46 receiving yards and a TD.
Cooper White, Pulaski Academy WR: White had 180 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
Josiah Johnson, Pulaski Academy S: Johnson made 19 tackles against one of the top-ranked teams in Virginia — his second game this month with 19 or more tackles.
Landon Stone, Magnet Cove RB: Stone totaled 280 rushing yards and three TDs on 10 yards per carry. That lifted Magnet Cove to a 36-30 victory over Parker’s Chapel.
WEEK 1 WINNER: CHRIS FRANCISCO, ROGERS QB
WEEK 2 WINNER: BRADEN WILLIAMS, WALDRON QB
WEEK 3 WINNER: BRAYDEN JAY, CABOT WR