Vote now: Who should be this week’s SBLive Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week (Aug. 23-29)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for Aug. 23-29 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Sept. 6. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.


Brewer Bailey, Tupelo Christian Prep Safety: Bailey had 21 tackles in TCP’s 42-28 loss to Clarkdale.

Dayan Bilbo, Vancleave RB: Bilbo rushed 49 times for 405 yards and five touchdowns in Vancleave’s 44-28 win over St. Martin.

Christopher Burnett, Yazoo City QB: Burnett threw for 257 yards and four TDs and ran for 56 yards to lead Yazoo City to a 34-33 win over Callaway.

Brandon Gladney, Northwest Rankin QB: Gladney threw for 233 yards and three touchdowns in Northwest Rankin’s 42-26 loss to Ridgeland.

Jamar Grace, Kemper County ATH: Grace hauled in two touchdown catches and had an interception on defense in Kemper County’s 47-20 win over Leake Central.

Chancellor Greer, Philadelphia RB: Greer rushed 22 times for 103 yards and a touchdown in Philadelphia’s 35-14 loss to Meridian.

Bray Hubbard, Ocean Springs QB: Hubbard was a one-man wrecking crew for the Greyhounds, rushing for four TDs and passing for two more to lead Ocean Springs to a 45-44 double overtime win over Clinton. Hubbard finished with 88 rushing yards and 205 passing yards.

Quindarrius Jones, Meridian WR: Jones racked up 112 yards receiving and caught two touchdown passes in Meridian’s 35-14 win over Philadelphia.

Drey Lenoir, D’Iberville RB: Lenoir rushed 13 times for 109 yards and a touchdown in D’Iberville’s 12-0 win over Moss Point.

Marlon Lindsey, West Jones QB: Lindsey was 16-of-29 passing for 229 yards with a touchdown and another score on the ground in West Jones’ 27-21 loss to Madison Central.

Cam Marion, Northwest Rankin RB: Marion rushed 17 times for 133 yards in Northwest Rankin’s 42-26 loss to Ridgeland.

Dicenzo Miller Jr., Kemper County RB: Miller rushed 11 times for 73 yards and three TDs, caught three passes for 47 yards and a TD, returned three kicks for 67 yards and one punt for 34 yards to lead Kemper County to a 47-20 win over Leake Central.

Ryan Poole, Petal RB: Poole was the workhorse for Petal, running 28 times for 92 hard-won yards and a game-winning 10-yard touchdown to lift Petal to a 16-10 overtime win over Hattiesburg.

Jake Prather, Tupelo Christian Prep QB: Prather threw for 276 yards and three TDs in TCP’s 42-28 loss to Clarkdale.

Mark Smith, Meridian QB: Smith threw for 154 yards and three touchdowns to lift Meridian to a 35-14 win over Philadelphia.

Deandre Smith Jr., Greenville Christian QB: Smith rushed 11 times for 227 yards and three TDs and passed for 145 yards and another TD to lead Greenville Christian to a 58-0 win over J.Z. George.

Vic Sutton, Madison Central QB: Sutton finished the night 10-of-18 passing for 117 yards with three touchdowns to lead Madison Central to a 27-21 win over West Jones.

Tavares Wade, Hattiesburg QB: Wade had a breakout game, running 20 times for 163 yards and throwing a TD pass in a 16-10 overtime loss to Petal.

Max Walenta, Jackson Academy DE: Walenta had eight tackles and two sacks to help lead JA to a 37-0 win over Starkville Academy.

Ayden Williams, Ridgeland WR: Williams had four catches for 100 yards and two touchdowns in Ridgeland’s 42-26 win over Northwest Rankin.

Eli Anderson, Neshoba Central QB: Anderson threw for 294 yards and 4 TDs on 18/23 passes, including 5 rushes for 40 yards.

Khamauri Rogers, Holmes County Central CB: Rogers had 2 catches for 70 yards, 2 TDs, and 1 interception for 30 yards and a TD in a win over Greenwood.

Jerell Boyd, Holmes County Central RB: Boyd had 6 carries for 155 yards and a TD for the Jaguars in their win against Greenwood.

Brawner Cregeen, Corinth QB: Cregeen threw for 271 yards and 4 TDs on 8/11 passes, in addition to 1 rushing TD in a win over Saltillo.

Josh Sykes, Park Place WR: Sykes had 191 yards and 4 touchdowns on 6 receptions for the Crusaders in their loss to Central Hinds Academy.

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