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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Alabama High School Athlete of the Week for Nov. 15-21 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Nov. 29. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveal.


Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll is intended to be fun, and we do not set limits on how many times a fan can vote during the competition. However, we do not allow votes that are generated by script, macro or other automated means. Athletes that receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.

Ethan Anderson, Good Hope RB

Anderson rushed 20 times for 125 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-28 loss to Madison Academy in the 4A quarterfinals.

Cooper Austin, Spring Garden WR

Austin caught 8 passes for 161 yards and a touchdown and added a rushing TD in a 42-19 loss to Mars Hill in the 2A playoffs.

Javion Belle-McCrary, Pickens County QB

Belle-McCrary accounted for six touchdowns – four rushing and two passing – to lead Pickens County to a 60-46 win over Decatur Heritage in the 1A playoffs.

Jabari Collier, Center Point RB

Collier rushed for 231 yards and two touchdowns in Center Point’s loss to Pleasant Grove in the 5A playoffs.

Ethan Crawford, Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa QB

Crawford passed for 267 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 80 yards and a TD to lead Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa to a 24-16 win over Saraland in the 6A quarterfinals.

Jay Dobbs, Mars Hill RB

Dobbs rushed 15 times for 205 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-19 win over Spring Garden in the 2A quarterfinals.

TJ Dudley, Montgomery Catholic LB

Dudley had 10 tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown in Montgomery Catholic’s 41-6 win over Hillcrest-Evergreen in the 3A quarterfinals.

Conner Harrell, Thompson QB

Harrell went 11-for-12 for 142 yards and four touchdowns and added 40 yards rushing in Thompson’s 35-10 win over Hoover in the 7A semifinals.

Quinshon Judkins, Pike Road RB

Judkins rushed 27 times for 143 yards and two touchdowns in Pike Road’s 42-0 win over Faith Academy in the 5A quarterfinals.

Eli Frost, Fairview RB

Frost rushed 25 times for 264 yards and five touchdowns in a 44-27 win over Parker in the 5A playoffs.

Luke Hodge, Oneonta

Hodge racked up 17 tackles and forced two fumbles in a 56-28 win over Brooks in the 4A playoffs.

Khalib Johnson, Clay-Chalkville QB

Johnson passed for 230 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 38 yards and the game-winning touchdown in overtime to lift Clay-Chalkville to a 50-44 OT win over Gardendale in the 6A quarterfinals.

Khalifa Keith, Parker RB

Keith rushed for 142 yards and a touchdown in Parker’s loss to Fairview in the 5A playoffs.

Brayden Kyle, Decatur Heritage QB

Kyle accounted for six touchdowns – five passing and one rushing – and intercepted a pass on defense in a 60-46 loss to Pickens County in the 1A playoffs.

Demarcus Lacey, Pleasant Grove RB

Lacey rushed 15 times for 225 yards and two touchdowns in Pleasant Grove’s 49-21 win over Center Point in the 5A playoffs.

Sean Parnell, Saks QB

Parnell racked up 211 yards of offense and ran for two touchdowns to lead Saks to a 14-7 win over Fyffe in the 3A playoffs. Parnell also recovered a fumble on defense.

Ryan Peppins, Thompson WR

Peppins caught six passes for 121 yards and three touchdowns in Thompson’s 35-10 win over Hoover in the 7A semifinals.

LT Sanders, Gardendale RB

Sanders rushed 26 times for 185 yards and three touchdowns, returned a kick 90 yards for a touchdown and caught a 54-yard touchdown pass in Gardendale’s OT loss to Clay-Chalkville in the 6A quarterfinals.

Will Stokes, Madison Academy RB

Stokes rushed for 178 yards and four touchdowns in a 35-28 win over Good Hope in the 4A playoffs.

Walter Taylor, Jackson QB

Taylor passed for 252 yards, ran for 38 yards and two touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass to lead Jackson to a 24-23 win over Handley in the 4A quarterfinals.

Michael Towner, Vigor

Towner had eight tackles, including four for loss, and returned a fumble 89 yards for a touchdown in Vigor’s 26-10 win over American Christian in the 4A playoffs.

Braylon Woods, Pleasant Grove

Woods had 12 tackles and four sacks in Pleasant Grove’s 49-21 win over Center Point in the 5A playoffs.

Daquan Pittman, Brantley

Caught six passes for 90 yards and a touchdown against Keith.