Doane football players earn national, GPAC weekly honors

Jamaine Derogene, a senior running back from Dunedin, Florida, rushed for 149 yards and three touchdowns and has been named the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Player of the Week.
Jamaine Derogene

From: Doane Athletics

CRETE, Neb. — Football put together an impressive 52-37 win on Saturday over Hastings College in the 119th meeting (Doane leads series 56-53-10) that led to a number of conference and national honors for the Tigers.

Jamaine Derogene, a senior running back from Dunedin, Florida, rushed for 149 yards and three touchdowns and has been named the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Player of the Week. He scored on a 67-yard touchdown run to break a 21-all tie in the third quarter.
Riley Heithoff, a senior linebacker from Raymond, Nebraska, led the Tigers in tackles with 16 while picking up three tackles for loss and the first two sacks of his career. His performance led to him being named GPAC Defensive Player of the Week.
Jeremy Henning, a junior placekicker from Highlands Ranch, Colorado, was 7-for-7 on point after tries and 1-of-2 on field goal attempts, converting a 41-yard field goal for the first of his career. He has been named the GPAC Special Teams Player of the Week.
Doane returns home on Saturday, October 3, for a game against Dakota Wesleyan. Kick-off is set for 1:00 PM in Crete.
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