Athletes of the Week: 2011-12
The Baltimore Sun takes Athletes of the Week nominations from Friday night until Sunday at 6 p.m. Coaches may call 410-332-6801 to nominate athletes. Please provide name, school, class, sport, position, team results and the athlete's accomplishments for the week, with statistics by game, and other supporting information. Coaches also should provide a number where they can be reached Sunday night. You can also email your nominations to email@example.com. For previous athlete of the week honorees, click here.
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Rob Chesson, Old Mill, football( Algerina Perna, Baltimore Sun / October 9, 2011 )
(Oct. 12, 2011) Nearly unstoppable on the run, Chesson scored five rushing touchdowns in Thursday's 47-10 win over Anne Arundel County rival and No. 5 Arundel. He carried the ball 35 times for 216 yards as the No. 3 Patriots rebounded from an early 10-0 deficit. Chesson also returned three kicks for 84 yards and a punt for 12. In leading Old Mill to a 6-0 start, the 5-foot-10, 170-pound running back has gained 1,261 all-purpose yards and has rushed 139 times for 914 yards and 19 touchdowns. He also returned a punt for a touchdown and has gained 326 yards on kick and punt returns. Chesson has scholarship offers from Towson and Buffalo and is drawing interest from several other schools.
Others considered: Brandon Cherry, Boys' Latin, football; Charles Brown, Dunbar, football; Hakeem Holland, Forest Park, football; Matt Linardi, McDonogh, soccer; Colin Miller, C. Milton Wright, soccer; Mike Sauers, Archbishop Curley, soccer.