SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 13

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Wilder Jr., Singleton and Spencer named Shaw CFL Top Performers

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 — TORONTO (September 19th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Alex Singleton and Diontae Spencer were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 13 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.

RB | JAMES WILDER JR. |TORONTO ARGONAUTS

Toronto Argonauts running back James Wilder Jr. scored his first CFL touchdown and recorded new career bests in rushing and receiving in the Argonauts’ 34-26 victory against the Edmonton Eskimos at BMO Field on Saturday.

Wilder Jr. carried the ball eleven times for 190 yards and a touchdown including a 76-yard touchdown (the longest carry of his 2017 season) to give the Argonauts a 20-14 lead in the second quarter. Wilder Jr. also added seven receptions for 67 yards.

His 190 rushing yards against Edmonton was the fourth-highest single-game total in Argonauts franchise history.

The Florida State product has rushed for 362 yards this season and has added 159 receiving yards. This is the sixth time an Argonaut has been named a Shaw CFL Top Performer of the Week this season.

LB | ALEX SINGLETON | CALGARY STAMPEDERS

Calgary Stampeders linebacker Alex Singleton recorded a game-high eleven tackles in the team’s 16th consecutive victory at McMahon Stadium.

Singleton recorded his third sack of the season after bringing down Jonathon Jennings for a 12-yard loss in the second quarter. Singleton added two quarterback pressures in the contest.

The Montana State product has now recorded 10+ tackles four times this season and has notched 11+ tackles in three consecutive games, becoming the first CFL player in history to record 10 or more tackles in three games in a row.

Singleton has recorded 91 tackles in his sophomore season, which ties him for the season lead with BC’s Solomon Elimimian.

This is the second time Singleton has been named a Shaw CFL Top Performer with his first recognition coming in Week 11.

REC | DIONTAE SPENCER | OTTAWA REDBLACKS

Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver and return man Diontae Spencer accumulated 222 all-purpose yards including a 113-yard missed field goal return touchdown in Ottawa’s 29-11 win over the Montreal Alouettes.

Spencer’s big 113-yard major was returned after Boris Bede missed a 54-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter to extend Ottawa’s lead 17-3.

On the offensive side of the ball, Spencer had a game-high six receptions and 52 yards.

Spencer added 21 kickoff return yards and 34 punt return yards.

In his third season, Spencer has recorded 51 receptions for 572 yards. He has also added 640 punt return yards, 416 kickoff return yards and has six touchdowns to his name.

This is the third-time Spencer has been named a Shaw CFL Top Performer – his first two came in Weeks 2 and 10.

SHAW FANS’ CHOICE OF THE WEEK!

Maurice Leggett won Week 12 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 Maurice Leggett 210 100 50 10 50
4 SJ Green 195 100 50 25 20
5 Diontae Spencer 160 100 50 10
6 Matt Nichols 150 50 100
7 Kevin Glenn 125 100 25
T-8 Ed Gainey 110 100 10
T-8 Justin Medlock 110 100 10
T-8 Ricky Ray 110 100 10
T-8 Alex Singleton 110 100 10
T-12 Duron Carter 100 100
T-12 DaVaris Daniels 100 100
T-12 Greg Ellingson 100 100
T-12 Travis Lulay 100 100
T-12 Jerome Messam 100 100
T-12 James Wilder Jr. 100 100
18 Victor Butler 75 25 50
19 Martese Jackson 60 50 10
T-20 Solomon Elimimian 50 50
T-20 Trevor Harris 50 50
T-20 Nik Lewis 50 50
T-20 Marken Michel 50 50
T-20 Brandon Zylstra 50 50
T-25 Weston Dressler 35 25 10
T-25 Jackson Jeffcoat 35 25 10
T-27 Bryan Burnham 25 25
T-27 Charleston Hughes 25 25
T-27 Jeremiah Masoli 25 25
T-27 Jonathon Mincy 25 25
T-27 Nick Moore 25 25
T-27 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)
12 Maurice Leggett (WPG)* Brandon Zylstra (EDM) Jeremiah Masoli (HAM)
13 James Wilder Jr. (TOR) Alex Singleton (CGY) Diontae Spencer (OTT)

 

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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