***The player who receives the most overall votes between the offensive and defensive selections will be named the overall First Star Logistics Player of the Week***
Some big defensive performances were turned in during Week Five of the 2019 season.
All the players listed helped their teams to big wins as we reached the midway point of the season.
Who will earn Week Five Defensive Player of the Week sponsored by First Star Logistics?
JERROD COUCH – WAYNE
The junior defensive lineman enjoyed his best game of the season with 18 total tackles including eight solo stops, 1.5 sacks and one forced fumble in 35-21 win over Lebanon helping Wayne to their first win of the season.
JONATHAN BRUDER – CENTERVILLE
The junior defensive back posted 11 total tackles with seven solo stops and two sacks in a 47-14 win over Beavercreek.
XZERIOUS STINNETT – SPRINGFIELD
The senior linebacker is listed again with 15 solo tackles in a 34-7 win over Fairmont as the Wildcats move to 4-1 on the season.
DANARIUS SHAW – MOUNT HEALTHY
The senior defensive back posted 10 total tackles (7 solo) in a 48-30 win over Ross.
SEAN BUSCHUR – LITTLE MIAMI
The junior linebacker posted 15 solo tackles (18 total) in a 41-19 win over Talawanda in Southwest Ohio Conference play.
LARRY JACKSON – HUGHES
The sophomore defensive lineman posted 13 total tackles (9 solo) and a sack in a 22-14 win over Shroder moving the Big Red to 4-1 on the season.
JAYDEN MARSHALL – HAMILTON
The senior linebacker posted 13 total tackles (6 solo) and one sack in a 31-21 win over Oak Hills.
CAM HAMILTON – FAIRBORN
The junior linebacker posted 13 total tackles (6 solo) and a sack in a 32-14 win over Stebbins. He also added a touchdown on offense for good measure.