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Week 7 High School Football Player of the Week Poll

Albany Herald Player of the Week People's Choice Poll

Albany Herald Player of the Week People's Choice Poll

ALBANY -- These are the nominations for the Week 7 Albany Herald Player of the Week award. Voting continues through 5 p.m. Thursday and the winner will be announced Friday.

Reader poll

Week 7 Albany Herald Player of the Week award

  • Eric Burrows 8%
  • Grey Lanier 46%
  • Jeff McKinney 44%
  • Charles Stafford 2%

2702 total votes.

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Eric Burrows, Worth County

ERIC BURROWS

POSITION: Kick returner/cornerback

SCHOOL/YEAR: Worth County, So.

WHY HE’S HERE: Returned five kickoffs for 148 yards, including a 92-yard kickoff return for a TD in the second quarter against Cairo, and also had an interception, a forced fumble and six tackles in the game.

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Grey Lanier, Deerfield-Windsor

GREY LANIER

POSITION: Fullback

SCHOOL/YEAR: Deerfield-Windsor, Sr.

WHY HE’S HERE: Had the game of his career in Friday’s win against Bulloch when he caught two passes for 151 yards and ran them both for TDs, and he also had two carries for 10 yards and seven tackles on defense.

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Jeff McKinney, Crisp Academy

JEFF MCKINNEY

POSITION: Running back

SCHOOL/YEAR: Crisp Academy, Sr.

WHY HE’S HERE: Gained a Southwest Georgia-best 207 yards on the ground on Friday on 21 carries and also rushed for two TDs in the Wildcats’ blowout win against Fullington Academy.

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Charles Stafford, Monroe

CHARLES STAFFORD

POSITION: Quarterback

SCHOOL/YEAR: Monroe, Sr.

WHY HE’S HERE: Is continuing to raise his game as the season progresses and had his best night of the season Thursday when he ran for 79 yards and three TDs and threw for 247 yards and a TD against Americus-Sumter.