SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 11

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Glenn, Singleton and Richardson named Shaw CFL Top Performers

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 — TORONTO (September 6th, 2017) – Kevin Glenn, Alex Singleton and Shaquille Richardson were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 11 of the CFL’s 2017 season.

The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their selections to the CFL head office. The panel includes former Canadian Football League players Matt Dunigan and Duane Forde of TSN and Pierre Vercheval of RDS.

QB | KEVIN GLENN | SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS

Kevin Glenn threw for 386 yards and three touchdowns on Sunday to give Saskatchewan a 38-24 win on Mark’s Labour Day Weekend. Glenn led his team to an explosive start, scoring 34 points in the first half to put them in a strong position to win.

On just the second Saskatchewan drive of the game, Glenn threw a 53-yard pass to Naaman Roosevelt for a touchdown. After a 63-yard Nic Demski return placed the Roughriders nine yards from the end zone, two plays later, Glenn found Rob Bagg for a touchdown to end the first quarter with a 24-3 lead after Tyler Crapigna’s successful convert.

Midway through the second quarter, Glenn’s 50-yard pass to Bakari Grant led to his 17-yard touchdown pass to Duron Carter on the following play. Just a few minutes later, Glenn handed the ball off to Cameron Marshall, who rushed it 48 yards for another major.

The CFL veteran, in his 17th season, completed 72.2% of his pass attempts on Sunday, going 26-for-36.

Glenn has 2,730 passing yards and 19 touchdowns in 2017, and was previously named a Shaw CFL Top Performer of the Week in Week 8.

LB | ALEX SINGLETON | CALGARY STAMPEDERS

Alex Singleton collected a career-high 13 defensive tackles in the Stampeders’ 39-18 win over Edmonton in their Labour Day Classic victory. The win was Calgary’s sixth in a row and their 14th consecutive home win dating back to 2016.

With first place in the CFL on the line for the rival West Division teams, Singleton collected a quarterback sack when he took down Mike Reilly in the fourth quarter for a two-yard loss that stopped Edmonton from their attempted two-point convert.

The 13 tackles recorded by Singleton were only three away from tying the single-game record held by Reggie Hunt.

In just his second year in the CFL, Singleton is second in the league with 69 defensive tackles (including two quarterback sacks), one interception, and one special teams tackle.

DB | SHAQUILLE RICHARDSON | CALGARY STAMPEDERS

Shaquille Richardson was a force all over the field on Labour Day, racking up three defensive tackles, two interceptions, a fumble return, a special teams tackle, and two quarterback pressures against Edmonton to give the Stampeders a 39-18 victory.

The former Arizona Wildcat recovered a Cory Watson fumble midway through the first quarter. The recovery started a Stampeders drive that led to a Jerome Messam touchdown to give Calgary an 11-0 lead after the convert.

In the second quarter, Richardson pressured Edmonton quarterback Mike Reilly into throwing the ball away. Richardson proved a thorn in Reilly’s side throughout the game, intercepting a pass at the top of the third quarter and returning it for 39 yards and turning in another QB pressure on Edmonton’s next drive.

Richardson claimed his second interception of the game later in the third frame, returning it nine yards.

The Compton, California native has 25 defensive tackles, five special teams tackles, three interceptions and one touchdown in his sophomore year in the CFL.

SHAW FANS’ CHOICE OF THE WEEK!

Diontae Spencer won Week 10 of Shaw Fans’ Choice of the Week and collected 10 bonus points.

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS LEADERBOARD

 

Rank

 

Player

 

2017 Points Total

Points Breakdown
1st place points 2nd place points 3rd place points Fan Choice Points Monthly Points
1 Mike Reilly 310 100 10 200
2 Andrew Harris 300 100 200
3 SJ Green 195 100 50 25 20
4 Matt Nichols 150 50 100
5 Diontae Spencer 135 100 25 10
6 Kevin Glenn 125 100 25
T-7 Ed Gainey 110 100 10
T-7 Justin Medlock 110 100 10
T-7 Ricky Ray 110 100 10
T-10 Duron Carter 100 100
T-10 DaVaris Daniels 100 100
T-10 Greg Ellingson 100 100
T-10 Maurice Leggett 100 50 50
T-10 Travis Lulay 100 100
T-10 Jerome Messam 100 100
16 Victor Butler 75 25 50
17 Martese Jackson 60 50 10
T-18 Solomon Elimimian 50 50
T-18 Trevor Harris 50 50
T-18 Nik Lewis 50 50
T-18 Marken Michel 50 50
T-18 Alex Singleton 50 50
T-23 Weston Dressler 35 25 10
T-23 Jackson Jeffcoat 35 25 10
T-25 Bryan Burnham 25 25
T-25 Charleston Hughes 25 25
T-25 Jonathon Mincy 25 25
T-25 Nick Moore 25 25
T-25 Shaquille Richardson 25 25

 

2017 SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK

Week 1st 2nd 3rd
1 Ricky Ray (TOR)* SJ Green (TOR) Jonathon Mincy (MTL)
2 Diontae Spencer (OTT) Trevor Harris (OTT) Weston Dressler (WPG)*
3 SJ Green (TOR)* Solomon Elimimian (BC) Victor Butler (TOR)
4 Travis Lulay (BC) Martese Jackson (TOR)* Nick Moore (BC)
5 Jerome Messam (CGY) Mike Reilly (EDM)* Charleston Hughes (CGY)
6 Duron Carter (SSK) Marken Michel (CGY) Jackson Jeffcoat (WPG)*
7 Justin Medlock (WPG)* Maurice Leggett (WPG) Bryan Burnham (BC)
8 Ed Gainey (SSK)* Mike Reilly (EDM) Kevin Glenn (SSK)
9 Andrew Harris (WPG) Matt Nichols (WPG) SJ Green (TOR)*
10 DaVaris Daniels (CGY) Nik Lewis (MTL) Diontae Spencer (OTT)*
11 Kevin Glenn (SSK) Alex Singleton (CGY) Shaquille Richardson (CGY)

 

2017 SHAW TOP PERFORMERS OF THE MONTH

Month 1st 2nd 3rd
July Mike Reilly (EDM) Greg Ellingson (OTT) Victor Butler (TOR)
August Andrew Harris (WPG) Matt Nichols (WPG) Maurice Leggett (WPG)

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