Nebraska Wesleyan junior linebacker Brett Kaczor has been named this week’s Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Football Defensive Player of the week.
Kaczor (Ewing, Neb.) had a huge game in the 52-7 victory over Briar Cliff. Kaczor had seven total tackles, 1.5 tackles-for-loss, a quarterback sack and two pass interceptions. His first interception came on the first play of the game as he returned the pick 24 yards for a touchdown. He also had a 27-yard interception return in the second half.
For the season Kaczor leads the team and ranks second in the GPAC with 71 total tackles. He also has a team-high four interceptions, returning two of those interceptions for touchdowns., ranking fourth in the GPAC in interceptions.
The Ewing High School graduate has been key in the Prairie Wolves current three-game winning streak where the defense has given up an average of 11 points per game and 202 yards per game. NWU has allowed just three offensive touchdowns in the last three games.
Nebraska Wesleyan (5-3, 4-3) travels to Dakota Wesleyan University for a 1 p.m. game against the Tigers in Mitchell, S.D.