Franklin College senior quarterback Jonny West, coming off a six-touchdown performance, has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season.
A preseason All-American, West threw five touchdown passes and caught a touchdown pass in last Saturday’s 41-7 Senior Day victory over Defiance College. He completed 30 of his 48 passes for 305 yards.
For the season, West leads all NCAA Division III quarterbacks with 35 touchdown passes. He has thrown for 2,594 yards and ranks second nationally with 324.2 passing yards per game.
West is the Division III career record holder for most touchdown passes (100) and ranks second for passing yardage (9,326) and third for completions (760).