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DAVONTAE ELAM

St. Edward, junior, RB

Elam’s huge effort sparked the Green Wave’s offensive uprising in a 43-26 victory at Chicago Christian. The junior finished with a whopping 364 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 36 carries. He scored on runs of 21, 19 and 6 yards.

HONOR ROLL

Week 1 — Cody Lane, Dundee-Crown

Week 2 — Aaron Everson, Bartlett

Week 3 — Aaron Everson, Bartlett

Week 4 — Aaron Everson, Bartlett

Week 5 — Ryan Ritchie, Burlington C.

Week 6 — Davontae Elam, St. Edward

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