Tempe, AZ – Lake Havasu High School running back Brent Michaels has been named this week's Arizona Cardinals and Wells Fargo "High School Player-of-the-Week."
Michaels had 28 carries for a state record 470 rushing yards (16.8 yards per carry) and six touchdowns in the Knights 54-41 victory over Agua Fria (Avondale) High School last Friday night. Michaels 82-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter helped seal the victory for the Knights.
The fifth-year Arizona Cardinals Football Club "Player-of-the-Week" award presented by Wells Fargo is selected by a local sports panel consisting of Cardinals Director of Community Relations Luis Zendejas, Community Relations Coordinator Sheldon Meeks, Sports 620 AM anchor Paul Calvisi, NBC-12 sports reporter Bruce Cooper, 16-year Arizona high school football official Bob Ferreira, Cardinals radio analyst and Sports 620 AM talk show host Ron Wolfley and AIA Director of Media Marketing Brian Bolitho.
For more information, contact Sheldon Meeks in the Cardinals community relations department (602/379-1688).
Week 1: P/K Jeff Locke, Glendale Mountain Ridge H.S.
Week 2: RB Matt Fierros, Maricopa H.S.
Week 3: RB Harrison Evens, Marcos de Niza H.S.
Week 4: QB Matt Inman, Yuma Catholic H.S.
Week 5: RB Brent Michaels, Lake Havasu H.S.