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Vote: Who should be the Maryland high school football player of the week (10/10/2023)?

Here are 25 players for your voting consideration
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Here are the candidates for SBLive Sports Maryland High School Football Player of the Week for Oct. 5-7 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive's staff. Read through our notes on each nominee and then cast your vote in out poll.

Voting will conclude on Sunday, October 15th and the winner will be announced in next week's poll. If you would like to nominate and athlete, please email the name and a brief description of his performance, with stats if available, to

Editor’s note: Our Players of the Week polls are intended to be fun, and we do not set limits on how many times you can vote during the competition. Our poll in no way is meant to discredit other players not mentioned.

Congratulations to last week's winner: Evan Austin of Oakdale.

Here are this week's nominations:

Evan Blouir, Patuxent: The junior quarterback accounted for 405 yards, completing 17-of-26 passes for 236 yards and two scores and rushed for 169 yards and two touchdowns as the Panthers improved to 6-0 with a 27-3 decision over Great Mills.

Tyler Brown, Northern-Calvert: The senior running back had 32 carries for 207 yards and a touchdown in the Cavaliers’ 13-7 victory over Leonardtown.

Aaron Chiles, Good Counsel: The senior linebacker, who’s committed to the University of Florida, finished with 11 tackles and two quarterback sacks in the Falcons’ 28-7 victory over St. John’s (D.C.).

Jameson Coffman, Archbishop Spalding: The senior tight end, who’s committed to UMBC for lacrosse, had four receptions for 105 yards and two touchdowns as the Cavaliers defeated Gilman, 49-7.

Brycen Coleman, Stephen Decatur: Coleman completed 14-of-20 for 249 yards and three touchdown passes as Seahawks defeated previously undefeated Kent Island, 33-15, for their first victory over their Bayside Conference rival since 2008.

Kaden Curtis, Archbishop Spalding: The senior rushed for 151 yards on 18 carries and two touchdowns in the Cavaliers’ victory over Gilman.

Jabriel Daniels, Fort Hill: The junior fullback rushed 25 times for 210 yards and three touchdowns in the Sentinels’ 37-14 victory over Mountain Ridge.

Jacob Day, Arundel: The junior wideout had five receptions for 124 yards and a score in Arundel’s 35-28 victory over Meade.

Faheem Delane, Good Counsel: The junior safety had 10 tackles, two sacks and blocked a field goal attempt as Good Counsel defeated St. John’s (D.C.) for its fifth consecutive victory.

Malakai Dickens, Owings Mills: The senior quarterback threw for 117 yards (8-of-13) and two touchdowns and rushed for 148 yards and a score in the Eagles’ 28-26 victory over Parkville.

Brandon Finney, McDonogh: The junior had six receptions for 185 yards and three touchdowns and intercepted two passes, returning one for a 70-yard touchdown in the Eagles’ 35-0 victory over St. Vincent Pallotti.

Ethan Gunter, Perryville: The senior had 30 rushes for 206 yards and two touchdowns in Perryville’s 28-21 victory over Elkton.

Eli Harris, Broadneck: Harris, a Naval Academy pledge, finished with seven receptions for 148 yards in the Bruins’ 31-28 loss to Old Mill.

Coleman Hallums, Mount Hebron: The senior rushed for 266 yards (11 carries) and two touchdowns as the Vikings reached 6-0 with a 35-0 victory over River Hill.

Ryder Johnston, North Hagerstown: The senior wideout had 12 receptions for 317 yards and six touchdowns in North Hagerstown’s victory over Williamsport.

D’lin Jones, Good Counsel: The University of Wisconsin commit rushed 20 times for 117 yards and two touchdowns as the Falcons rallied for a 28-7 victory over St. John’s (D.C.).

Luke Kercheval, North Hagerstown: The senior quarterback broke the Washington County record with seven touchdown passes, finishing 18 of 23 for 422 yards as the Hubs defeated Williamsport, 70-34.

Ahmir Lowery, Arundel: The junior quarterback went 22-of-34 for 306 yards and three touchdowns in the Wildcats’ victory over Meade.

Caron Madison, Archbishop Curley: The senior finished with 28 carries for 211 yards and two touchdowns in the Friars’ 17-14 victory over St. Paul’s.

Subi Olopade, Northeast: The senior running back finished with 221 yards (18 carries) and three touchdowns as Northeast defeated Severna Park, 28-14.

Dashawn Purdie, Milford Mill: The Charlotte commit completed 12-of-16 for 297 yards and five touchdowns in the Millers’ 47-3 victory over Catonsville.

Zymear Smith, North Caroline: Smith was one of three 100-yard rushing performers for the Bulldogs, finishing with 157 yards on 14 carries and two touchdowns in a 57-20 rout of James M. Bennett.

Kyrece Walker, Westminster: The senior quarterback completed 14 of 17 for 265 yards and three touchdowns and added 37 yards rushing and a score as the Owls defeated Francis Scott Key, 33-8.

Frankie Weaver, Good Counsel: The senior quarterback, who’s committed to Monmouth, went 8-for-13 for 222 yards and two touchdowns in Good Counsel’s win over St. John’s (D.C.).

Tyson Weber, North Caroline: The junior running back carried 11 times for 165 yards and four touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 57-20 win over James M. Bennett.