UFL Week 7 – Players of the Week – “Fan’s Choice” by UFLBoard.com

Welcome to our UFL Week 7 – Players of the Week – “Fan’s Choice” results. Voting began immediately at the completion of the final game on Sunday. We gathered over 1300 votes before the closing of polls at 5:00PM Eastern on Tuesday May 14, 2024. We thank all who voted!

Fans were asked to nominate any player they deemed worthy of the honor, in three categories: Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams. Winners below are based on the number of votes received for each player.

UFL Offensive Player of the Week:
#12 Luis Perez, Quarterback, Arlington Renegades

Arlington Renegades quarterback Luis Perez prepares to throw a pass in a Week 7 UFL game against the Memphis Showboats.(<a href="https://x.com/XFLRenegades/status/1789746512156635338" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@XFLRenegades</a>)
Arlington Renegades quarterback Luis Perez prepares to throw a pass in a Week 7 UFL game against the Memphis Showboats.(@XFLRenegades)

The Arlington Renegades put up a UFL-high 47 points to get its first win of the season with quarterback Luis Perez leading the charge throwing an amazing 27-of-32 passes for 296 yards and three touchdowns.

The fans said:

  • Perez completed 27 of 32 passes for 296 yards and three touchdowns in the Renegades first win of the season. (Anonymous)
  • 296 yards and 3 TDs on 84% passing and 9.3 yards per attempt is just an extremely efficient and outstanding effort. Perez’s extremely strong outing deserves praise. (GuyOnTheMike)
  • Perez had a stellar day to give Arlington its first victory of the season. (J.J.)

Honorable Mentions

Adrian Martinez, Quarterback, Birmingham Stallions

  • Unstoppable with 60 yards rushing, overall top rusher in the league. With 21-of-33 pass attempts with three TDs. (Anonymous)
  • Best performance in the game of the season. Keeps his team undefeated. (ANewB)

Matthew Colburn, Running Back, Michigan Panthers

  • Matthew Colburn gave the Michigan Panthers a definite edge in their win over the D.C. Defenders. Colburn carried the ball 16 times for 137 yards, including a long run of 53 yards. (FJ)
  • Colburn burned up the field for the Panthers. (Jerry O.)

UFL Defensive Player of the Week:
#51 Willie Harvey, Linebacker, St. Louis Battlehawks

St. Louis Battlehawks linebacker #51 Willie Harvey with quarterback Andre Martinez in the grasp, during a Week 7 UFL game at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama. (FOX)

St. Louis Battlehawks linebacker Willie Harvey had one of his best games against the Birmingham Stallions with 10 tackles (5 solo), 2 sacks, 2 tackles for a loss, one pass breakup, and one forced fumble.

The fans said:

  • 10 tackles, 2 sacks, and a forced fumble against the best team in the league. (TS)
  • Harvey was in the face of Martinez often. Made his presence known. (Linda Z.)
  • Was all over the field for the Battlehawks. Willie Harvey gave an all star effort. (Anonymous)

Honorable Mentions

Breeland Speaks, Defensive End, Michigan Panthers

  • Made some amazing plays and a huge sack that ended Jordan Ta’amu’s day. (Jackson)
  • You know you’re having a bad day when Breeland Speaks breaks through untouched and sacks you into oblivion. (Anonymous)

Tavante Beckett, Linebacker, San Antonio Brahmas

  • Nine tackles, and 1.5 sacks in a Brahmas win. (Anonymous)
  • Tavante Beckett did his best game holding the Houston Roughnecks to no gains. (Yearwood)

UFL Special Teams Player of the Week:
#39 J.J. Molson, Kicker, Houston Roughnecks

J.J. Molson #39 of the Houston Roughnecks kicks a 21-yard field goal during the fourth quarter of a game against the San Antonio Brahmas at Rice Stadium on May 12, 2024 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Maria Lysaker/UFL/Getty Images)

J.J. Molson kept his Houston Roughnecks in the game against the San Antonio Brahmas by kicking four field goals including an incredible 62-yarder.

The fans said:

  • 4 field goals with one from 62 yards. Molson made it look normal to kick a 62 yarder. (Pinky)
  • Molson was 4-4 including a massive 62-yarder. (Anonymous)
  • A 62 yard field goal is as cool and refreshing as the beer named for Molson. (Anonymous)

Honorable Mentions

Andre Szmyt, Kicker, St. Louis Battlehawks

  • While they may have lost, Szmyt’s 61 yard FG won’t be forgotten. (Mirrorkat)
  • Symyt does it again. The Battlehawks have a gem here. (Tony)

Jake Bates, Kicker, Michigan Panthers

  • Jake Bates is the best! Kicked 3 of 3 field goals on grass with the longest of 51. (Anonymous)
  • Bates has proven himself over and over. The best kicker in the league by far. (Anonymous)

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