Posted On: 10/11/20 6:33 PM
Every Sunday, we’ll announce five players as candidates for Prep Redzone Oklahoma Player Of The Week. You can vote on your pick as many times as you’d like. On Wednesday, we’ll announce the staff pick and also who won the fan’s vote. You can vote on this poll until Wednesday at noon. Voting closes at that time and we’ll announce the winners afterwards.
AJ GreenAJGreen5'11" | RBUnion | 2021StateOK – Running Back – Union
Union had their backs against the wall, facing down the possibility of an 0-5 start. Not only did they avoid another loss, they blew out Mustang on the road. And the rout was ignited by their star running back AJ GreenAJGreen5'11" | RBUnion | 2021StateOK. The Arkansas commit has had a solid season but has yet to have that “wow” moment. The first one came on Friday when he ran for 228 yards and three touchdowns on just 13 carries. He was part of a Union rushing attack that absolutely dominated Mustang all night long. Green showed why he’s one not only one of the top running backs, but one of the top players in the state.
Ben HarrisBenHarris6'2" | QBCarl Albert | 2021StateOK – Quarterback – Carl Albert
Carl Albert was in danger of being blown out at home for the second straight week. However, senior quarterback Ben HarrisBenHarris6'2" | QBCarl Albert | 2021StateOK would not let that happen. Harris has lost just two games in his entire career, he wouldn’t be losing back to back games. He helped lead a comeback win over Bishop McGuinness, in which the final score makes it look like they handled the Irish. Harris threw for 322 yards and three touchdowns on 18-27 passing. He also added the go-ahead score on the ground. The Titans trailed 35-14 at one point in the second quarter. They would outscore the Irish 42-0 the rest of the way.
Caden HarrellCadenHarrell6'1" | LBCashion | 2021OK – Running Back/Linebacker – Cashion
Cashion replaced their original opponent by squaring off with Stillwater’s JV squad on Thursday last week. The Wildcats remained undefeated, although they had a fight on their hands for the better part of the game. Leading the way was their senior running back and linebacker Caden HarrellCadenHarrell6'1" | LBCashion | 2021OK. Cashion needed a spark and they got it from Harrell, who finished with 285 rushing yards and 318 yards overall. He scored four touchdowns and also finished with eight tackles on defense. The Cashion offense has been unstoppable all season but they needed Harrell to help keep them going last week.
Carson MayCarsonMay6'5" | QBJones | 2022StateOK – Quarterback – Jones
Jones junior quarterback Carson MayCarsonMay6'5" | QBJones | 2022StateOK has been on this list already this season. It seems like he’s in the running every other week as he continues to put up big numbers throwing and running the ball. In their blowout win over Crossings Christian, May was once again on top of his game and could not be stopped. He threw for 220 yards and a touchdown on 15-28 passing. He also added 151 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries. May continues to show why he’s already on our Player Of The Year Watchlist as he has been dominant all season long and shows no signs of slowing down.
Mason GilkeyMasonGilkey6'3" | WRPawhuska | 2022StateOK – Wide Receiver – Pawhuska
Speaking of players who have been candidates multiple times now. Our next candidate is Pawhuska junior receiver Mason GilkeyMasonGilkey6'3" | WRPawhuska | 2022StateOK, who has benefitted from his quarterback Bryce DrummondBryceDrummond6'3" | QBPawhuska | 2021StateOK being one of the top quarterbacks in the state and being on this list several times already. The Drummond-Gilkey connection was at it again as they continued their undefeated season. Gilkey finished with nine catches for 236 yards and all four of Drummond’s touchdown passes on the evening. Drummond has put up monster numbers and Gilkey has been on the receiving end of many of those passes.