Football Player of the Week: Concordia's Jon Poore - Week 12 (VIDEO)

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

November 14, 2013 Updated Nov 21, 2013 at 10:44 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - Concordia Lutheran running back Jon Poore has been garnering attention all season long.

But it was his performance in the 3A sectional championship that give him the 21Alive/Parkview Sports Medicine Scholar Athlete of the Week.

Poore rushed for 147 yards and 5 touchdowns in the Cadets' 41-21 victory of Bishop Luers on Friday night. He also caught 3 passes for 51 yards.

Coaches say Poore has become faster, used patience and elevated his game throughout the season.

Poore has run for more than 1,200 yards and seen the endzone 11 times. He's caught another 3 touchdowns on the season.

Poore also plays defense, accounting for 25 tackles, a sack and an interception this year.

Concordia moves on to regional Friday night at West Lafayette.




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