Football: Pasco County Defensive Player of the Week — Week 5, Sept. 22, 2023

Here are the nominees for the Pasco County defensive player of the week. Voting lasts until 9 a.m. Thursday. 

Bryce Backus, So., Mitchell: Recorded 14 tackles and blocked two punts in a loss to South Sumter. 

Carmelo Joseph, So., Wiregrass Ranch: Finished with five tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery in a win over Harmony. 

Coy Martin, Sr., Cypress Creek: Finished with eight tackles and a sack in a win over Anclote.

Brady McGovern, Jr., Bishop McLaughlin: Recorded 16 tackles in a loss to Orangewood Christian. 

Emmanuel Park, Sr., Wesley Chapel: Recorded five tackles and four sacks in a win over Central.

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