SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 16

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Zylstra, Harris and Masoli named Shaw CFL Top Performers

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 — TORONTO (October 11th, 2017) – Brandon Zylstra, Trevor Harris and Jeremiah Masoli were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 16 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.

REC | BRANDON ZYLSTRA | EDMONTON ESKIMOS

Brandon Zylstra turned in another huge performance to help Edmonton snap their six-game losing streak, collecting 201 receiving yards on seven receptions. Zylstra also scored a touchdown in Edmonton’s 42-24 win over the Montreal Alouettes on Monday.

Zylstra was a reliable target for Mike Reilly; his longest catch came in the second quarter, a 45-yarder that contributed to a 95-yard drive ending in a touchdown when he reeled in a 29-yard toss.

The Spicer, Minnesota native has 1335 receiving yards – second in the league – and four touchdowns on 82 receptions in 2017. This season he has eight games with over 100 receiving yards, and four games with over 150.

Zylstra was previously named a Top Performer of the Week in Week 12, as well as a Top Performer of the Month for September.

QB | TREVOR HARRIS | OTTAWA REDBLACKS

Trevor Harris came through with a strong finish for the REDBLACKS in Saturday’s contest against the BC Lions, leading them to a 30-25 victory. Harris finished the game, his first after recovering from a shoulder injury in September, with 380 passing yards and three touchdowns.

Harris had a strong second half, bringing the REDBLACKS back from a 6-25 deficit. He started his touchdown count with a 19-yard toss to Greg Ellingson, following with a second 17-yard pass for the score to Diontae Spencer just minutes later.

The game-winning touchdown came in the opening minutes of the fourth frame, a 45-yard throw to Ellingson to tie the game, with a successful convert, single, and subsequent field goal putting Ottawa ahead.

The Waldo, Ohio native ranks third overall in the CFL with 4,104 passing yards despite missing several games due to injury. He has 76 rushing yards, 26 touchdowns and a 70.8% completion rating.

Harris was also a Shaw CFL Top Performer in Week 2.

QB | JEREMIAH MASOLI | HAMILTON TIGER-CATS

Jeremiah Masoli led Hamilton to a confident 30-13 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday, registering 338 passing yards, 48 rushing yards and two touchdowns to secure a victory at Investors Group Field.

Masoli opened the game with a huge score to set the momentum and establish a lead the Ticats never lost, executing a three-play drive that culminated in a 60-yard throw that found Brandon Banks in the end zone.

He executed a third-quarter eight-play drive to set up an Alex Green rushing play for a touchdown, and followed it in the fourth with a three-yard toss to Luke Tasker to seal the deal. Masoli steered kicker Sergio Castillo into position for four field goals in Friday’s contest.

The Mississippi product has 1,775 passing yards and eight touchdowns in eight games played.

Masoli received Shaw CFL Top Performer recognition in Week 12.

SHAW FANS’ CHOICE OF THE WEEK!

Chris Randle won Week 15 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
T-1 Mike Reilly 310 100 10 200
T-1 Alex Singleton 310 100 10 200
T-3 Andrew Harris 300 100 200
T-3 James Wilder Jr. 300 200 100
5 Maurice Leggett 210 100 50 10 50
6 Brandon Zylstra 200 100 50 50
7 SJ Green 195 100 50 25 20
8 Diontae Spencer 170 100 50 20
T-9 Matt Nichols 150 50 100
T-9 Kevin Glenn 125 100 25
T-11 Ed Gainey 110 100 10
T-11 Justin Medlock 110 100 10
T-11 Ricky Ray 110 100 10
T-14 Duron Carter 100 100
T-14 DaVaris Daniels 100 100
T-14 Greg Ellingson 100 100
T-14 Trevor Harris 100 100
T-14 Travis Lulay 100 100
T-14 Jerome Messam 100 100
T-14 Terry Williams 100 100
21 Victor Butler 75 25 50
T-22 Darvin Adams 60 50 10
T-22 Martese Jackson 60 50 10
T-24 Solomon Elimimian 50 50
T-24 Nik Lewis 50 50
T-24 Jeremiah Masoli 50 50
T-24 Marken Michel 50 50
T-24 DeVier Posey 50 50
T-29 Weston Dressler 35 25 10
T-29 Jackson Jeffcoat 35 25 10
T-29 Chris Randle 35 25 10
T-32 Bryan Burnham 25 25
T-32 Ja’Gared Davis 25 25
T-32 Charleston Hughes 25 25
T-32 Jonathon Mincy 25 25
T-32 Nick Moore 25 25
T-32 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)*
14 James Wilder Jr.  (TOR) Darvin Adams (WPG)* Ja’Gared Davis (CGY)
15 Terry Williams (CGY) DeVier Posey (TOR) Chris Randle (WPG)*
16 Brandon Zylstra (EDM) Trevor Harris (OTT) Jeremiah Masoli (HAM)

 

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)
September Alex Singleton (CGY) James Wilder Jr. (TOR) Brandon Zylstra (EDM)

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