Hutchinson CC Sports Information
Two members of the Hutchinson Community College football team were recognized by the Jayhawk Conference as Players of the Week for their performances last Thursday in a 30-12 victory over Ellsworth at Gowans Stadium.
Erin Collins, a running back from Plant City, Florida, was named the conference's Offensive Player of the Week. Dezmon Jackson, a sophomore from El Dorado, Arkansas, was named the league's Special Teams Player of the Week.
Highland linebacker Darius Johnson was named the Jayhawk's Defensive Player of the Week
Collins, a transfer from North Carolina State, made a big Blue Dragon debut scoring three touchdowns in the Blue Dragons' season opener.
Collins rushed for a game-high 104 yards on 17 carries and three touchdowns. Collins had a huge second have with 85 yards coming in the final two quarters. Collins had touchdown runs of 1, 9 and 46 yards.
He also had three receptions for 23 yards.
Jackson had a game-high 179 all-purpose yards with 117 coming on three kickoff returns in Hutchinson's 30-12 season-opening victory over Ellsworth.
Jackson had a long return of 73 yards.