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Gabriel Yard Dawgz High School Athlete of the Week

October 18, 2010 - Arena Football League (AFL) - Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz are proud to announce that Pioneer junior quarterback / defensive back, Derek Gabriel, has been awarded the Yard Dawgz High School Athlete of the Week. Gabriel is the seventh athlete the Yard Dawgz have recognized this fall.

Under the direction of Head Coach Kurt Myers, Gabriel helped to secure a Mustang 70-47 victory over the Wellston Tigers. Gabriel finished the night with 559 yards and 8 touchdowns.

Each week this fall the Yard Dawgz will choose a standout high school football player to be awarded Athlete of the Week. This award will be chosen based on the student's leadership and performance both on and off the playing field. Nominations may be submitted through the OKC Yard Dawgz official Facebook page at

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2010 Weekly Winners

Week 1 - Sheldon Wilson, Anadarko High School - 13 carries for 235 yards and 5 touchdowns

Week 2 - Kevonte Richardson, Millwood High School - 403 passing yards and 5 touchdowns

Week 3 - Michael Campbell, Midway High School - 356 total yards and 8 touchdowns

Week 4 - Jerame Littell, Stillwater High School - 464 yards passing and 5 touchdowns

Week 5 - Barry Sanders, Heritage Hall - 313 yards rushing and 5 touchdowns

Week 6 - Johnny Smith, Putnam City West - 196 yards rushing, 5 touchdowns and 2 interceptions

Week 7 - Derek Gabriel, Pioneer - 559 yards and 8 touchdowns

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