Player of the Week for week 5 goes to Merced High RB Jabar Byrd. Byrd showed his versatility against Central Section power Clovis North. Byrd started the game off with a 97 yard kickoff return touchdown. He ended the night with 18 carries for 109 yards and two touchdowns. It should be noted that Byrd had a 50 yard touchdown called back also. Check out Byrd’s midseason highlight film-
Byrd holds an offer from University of Mary (Bismark, ND) at this time. At this time he is receiving interest from San Jose St, Georgia State, and Black Hills College (South Dakota). Byrd played with the S.W.A.G FACTORY 7 on 7 team during the offseason. He was given the name “Mr. Clutch” for his play during the circuit. Check out his offseason highlights-
Students With Aspiring Goals (S.W.A.G) and The Factory Football Group would like to thank DiCicco’s Italian Restaurant for sponsoring the Player of the Week. Each Player of the Week recipient will receive a gift certificate to DiCicco’s and S.W.A.G FACTORY Player of the Week Shirt.