Independence running back Troy Henderson is the Marla Richardson with Realty Trust Residential Player of the Week for October 3.
He caught two passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 63 yards and a score in Friday’s 42-17 win against Stewarts Creek.
His first touchdown was on a 60-yard reception to give the Eagles a 7-3 lead in the first quarter.
He extended the lead to 10 points on a 1-yard touchdown run in the second frame, and he added an 8-yard touchdown reception for the game’s final score in the fourth quarter.
Independence (6-0, 3-0) battles Shelbyville (5-1, 2-1) in a Region 5-5A matchup Thursday.
Dontae Smith, Spring Hill RB: Rushed for 248 yards and three touchdowns in Friday’s 56-39 loss against Giles County.
Brandon Hines, Independence QB: Passed for 301 yards, four touchdowns and one interception.
Mitch Rossi, Franklin RB: Rushed for 136 yards and three touchdowns and had a 42-yard reception in Friday’s 45-7 win over Antioch.
Tai Carter, Summit RB: Rushed for 125 yards and three touchdowns in Friday’s 35-14 win at LaVergne.
Bubba Johnson, Page RB: Ran for 90 yards and three touchdowns in Friday’s 59-30 win at Tullahoma.
TJ Sheffield, Independence WR: Caught seven passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns.
Jacob Van Landingham, Page QB: Recorded 224 passing yards, 80 rushing yards and three touchdowns (1 run).
Michael Weathers, Independence DT: Recorded 13 tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble.
Carter Hendry, Franklin QB: Rushed for 77 yards and two touchdowns.
Jariel Wilson, Centennial RB: Rushed for 64 yards and two touchdowns in Friday’s 31-7 win against Clarksville.
Daniel Callicoat, Page TE: Caught two passes for 120 yards and a touchdown.