HERALD FAB 5 POLL:
1. Lee County (2-0)
The Trojans' defense has led the way with back-to-back shutouts for a program known for its wide-open offense. Next: Friday vs. Terrell County, 7:30 p.m.
2. Westover....... (2-0)
Off to one of their best starts, the Pats, who have given up just 14 points all year, face their third Fab 5 team in a row. Next: Friday vs. No. 4 Bainbridge, 7:30 p.m.
3. Seminole County............... (1-1)
Dynamite Dozen RB Chris Brown has only 11 carries all year, and still no one can stop this offense. Next: Friday vs. Early County, 7:30 p.m
Can the Bearcats come down to earth after last week's emotional, 17-14, win against Cairo? Next: Friday at No. 2 Westover, 7:30 p.m.
5. Monroe (2-0)
Can the Nadas win the city title? They make the first move against Albany High this week. Next: Saturday vs. Albany at Hugh Mills, 7 p.m.
Teams eligible for poll: Albany, Monroe, Dougherty, Westover, Sherwood Christian Academy, Deerfield-Windsor, Terrell County, Terrell Academy, Pelham, Westwood, Mitchell County, Miller County, Bainbridge, Seminole County, Early County, Randolph-Clay, Randolph Southern, Southwest Georgia Academy, Southland, Americus-Sumter, Lee County, Worth County, Calhoun County.
-- Poll voted on by Herald sports staff; new poll released every Tuesday
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"They just whipped our butt up front. There's no need to sugarcoat it.''
Albany coach Felton Williams on Westover's ability to dominate the line of scimmage in Saturday's 13-7 win against Albany.
A look at the highlighted Herald Dynamite Dozen player of the week:
WHO: Chris Green, Sr., DT, Westover
WHY: Green led Westover's unrelenting defense, which recorded 10 sacks in a 13-7 win against Albany. Green made 11 tackles and had two sacks and was a force the entire night.
Herald Heisman watch
Dillon Driver, QB, SGA: completed 17 of 23 passes for 295 yards and threw six TD passes -- and had a 73-yarder called back -- in a 48-37 win against Terrell Academy.
Dalviness Greene, RB, Westover: rushed for 274 yards on 30 carries and scored twice, including a spectacular 76-yard run, to lead Westover to a 13-7 win against Albany.
Dee Virgin, RB/DB, Seminole County: scored every time he touched the ball, returning a kickoff 75 yards, scoring on a 29-yard reception, and a 51-yard run (all in the first half) in Seminole's 50-15 win against Terrell County.
Jaquan Williams,RB/DB, Mitchell County: rushed for 149 yards on just seven carries, including a 4-yard TD run, and had 125 yards in kickoff returns, including an 85-yard TD return in Mitchell's 34-27 win against Dougherty.
Ellis Anderson, RB, Worth County: rushed for 200 yards on 27 carries, averaging 7.4 yards per carry. He also scored a touchdown in leading Worth to a 24-0 win against Turner County.
BY THE NUMBERS:
Number of sacks the Westover defense racked up in a 13-7 win against Albany and QB Ennanul Byrd, who never had time to throw all night.
Number of total yards the Early County defense held Miller County to in a 12-6 victory against the Pirates.