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Vote: Who should be SBLive's Alabama Athlete of the Week? (Aug. 28-Sept. 3)

Check out this week's nominees and make your vote count

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Alabama high school athlete of the week for Aug. 28-Sept. 3. Read through the nominees and cast your vote. Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, email

D.J. Butler, QB, Davidson

Racked up 265 total yards, rushed for four touchdowns and passed for another in the Warriors’ wild 59-46 win over Hillcrest-Evergreen.

Ken Cherry, RB, Madison Academy

Rushed for 231 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries and brought in one touchdown reception in a 49-20 win over Randolph.

Brogan Goss, QB, Athens

Passed for 259 yards and five touchdowns in a 35-28 win over Bob Jones.

Keith Green, LB, Hueytown

Was credited with eight tackles, including two for a loss, and intercepted a pass in the Golden Gophers’ 17-3 win over Clay-Chalkville.

Santae McWilliams, RB, Saraland

Rushed for 99 yards on nine carries with four touchdowns in a 54-6 win over Murphy.

Emerson Russell, RB, Chelsea

Rushed for 295 yards and four touchdowns on just 22 carries in the Hornets’ 38-24 win over Calera.

Dax Varnadore, QB, Fort Payne

Completed 16 of his 26 pass attempts for 338 yards and four touchdowns to lead Fort Payne over Etowah 54-26.