Lafayette Christian’s Johnson, Ouachita’s Wilson Named GeauxPreps Football Players of the Week

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This week’s GeauxPreps Football Players of the Week honors are presented by and awarded to two deserving student-athletes who served as game changers for their respective schools.

Offense: Ju’Juan Johnson, Lafayette Christian – QB – Senior

Senior quarterback Ju’Juan Johnson of Lafayette Christian earns our Offensive Player of the Week honor for his incredible performance against Class 5A powerhouse Acadiana. In a 61-38 victory, Johnson accounted for eight of the Knights’ nine touchdowns, accumulating a total of 505 offensive yards. His passing game was impeccable, completing 14 passes for 368 yards, while his rushing game added 137 yards, averaging an astonishing 15 yards per carry.

Defense: Jacobie Wilson, Ouachita Parish – LB – Senior

Jacobie Wilson, a linebacker for Ouachita Parish, is Defensive Player of the Week. In a thrilling 21-20 win over Archbishop Rummel, Wilson demonstrated his defensive prowess with 10 tackles, including two for a loss, a sack, and a forced fumble. But he didn’t stop there. Wilson also scored a game-winning 10-yard touchdown run, securing a historic victory for his team and showcasing his exceptional all-around abilities.

2023 Football Players of the Week presented by

September 5 – Offense: Ju’Juan Johnson, Lafayette Christian; Defense: Jacobie Wilson, Ouachita Parish