Tyler Hopperton, Mount St. Joseph, Football (Defense)
College of Mount St. Joseph linebacker Tyler Hopperton (Walton, Ky./Simon Kenton) had a Mount and personal season-high 15 tackles in the Lions’ 33-28 loss to No. 19 Thomas More and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week on defense.
The senior registered 11 solo tackles, four assisted tackles, four pass break-ups and a blocked extra point attempt in the contest against the nationally ranked Saints.
MSJ (6-4, 5-3 HCAC) placed second in the HCAC standings alongside Bluffton, Hanover, and Rose-Hulman.
|HCAC Football Defensive
||Matt Green, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
|Week 2||Brecken Kennedy, Manchester College|
|Week 3||Andy Dalton, Hanover College|
|Week 4||Leonard Wells, Anderson University|
|Week 5||Sanchez Tate, Franklin College|
|Week 6||Rory Mannering, Hanover College|
|Week 7||Matt Green, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology|
|Week 8||Sam Louis, Hanover College|
|Week 9||Andy Dalton, Hanover College|
|Week 10||Kaleb Donahue, Anderson University|
|Week 11||Tyler Hopperton, College of Mount St. Joseph|