Football: Hillsborough County Defensive Player of the Week — Week 8, Oct. 13, 2023

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

Justin Dungy, Sr., Carrollwood Day: Picked off a pass in a win over Seffner Christian. 

Chris Kohli, Sr., Alonso: Recorded five tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in a win over Strawberry Crest. 

Titus Patterson, Jr., Plant: Had four tackles and picked off two passes, including one returned for a touchdown in a win over Plant City. 

Terrance Russ, Sr., Middleton: Finished with five tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery in a win over Brandon. 

Reece Sellers, So., Steinbrenner: Recorded seven tackles and two sacks in a win over Palm Harbor University. 

Rukeem Stroud, Jr., Tampa Bay Tech: Ended up with three tackles, a forced fumble and returned an interception for a touchdown in a win over Wharton. 

Jadon Svendsen, So., Bloomingdale: Finished with three tackles, two sacks and two forced fumbles in a win over Spoto. 

Jaidon Walker, Jr., Sumner: Recorded five tackles and a sack in a win over Riverview. 

Najaeh Wise, Jr., Tampa Catholic: Ended up with nine tackles in a win over Blake. 

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