October 3, 2017

Williams is CFL’s top player of the week

Running back Terry Williams on Sept. 29, 2017 (Photo by David Moll)

Running back Terry Williams has been honoured as the Canadian Football League’s top player of the week for his performance in the Calgary Stampeders’ 59-11 victory over the Montreal Alouettes at McMahon Stadium on Friday.

In his first CFL start, Williams carried the ball 16 times for 156 yards – an average of 9.8 yards per carry – and scored three touchdowns to help the Stamps extend their winning streak to 10 games. A rookie out of Kutztown University, Williams also had one reception for 14 yards.

Stamps players have received a total of nine player-of-the-week awards so far in 2017.

Players of the week

Week 5: Jerome Messam and Charleston Hughes
Week 6: Marken Michel
Week 10: DaVaris Daniels
Week 11: Alex Singleton and Shaquille Richardson
Week 13: Alex Singleton
Week 14: Ja’Gared Davis
Week 15: Terry Williams