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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