Hi-Five: Aeian Baird

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - It's time to unveil the week 7 Gatorade Hi-Five Football Player Of The Week and the honor goes to Murphysboro senior running back Aeian Baird.

Baird rushed for 179 yards and 3 touchdowns in Murphysboro's win over West Frankfort Friday.

The 5'9, 180-pound senior is the team's leading rusher this season with 629 yards.

He also plays some nose guard on defense.

Head coach Gary Carter described Baird as a hard worker and good student.

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