Elite Performance Academy football athlete Brad Herbst has been named the AUS Defensive Player of the Week for September 28, 2015.
After playing sparingly last season, Brad first joined the EPA program last December to try and take his game to the next level. He trained in the Elite D2D CIS/NCAA Summer Prep Program this past summer, and was part of the House Edge Sports Network's documentary web series "#TheDifference".
Brad's hard work and dedication to the program helped him to not only earn a starting spot on the defence this year, but has him currently ranked 3rd in the conference in total tackles.
Defensive Player of the Week
Name: Brad Herbst
University: Saint Mary's University
Hometown: Ottawa, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: BA Criminology
Height and weight: 6'0, 225lbs
Linebacker Brad Herbst of the Saint Mary's Huskies is the Atlantic University Sport football defensive player of the week.
A second-year criminology student from Ottawa, Ont., Herbst posted 7.5 tackles (six solo and three assisted) in the Huskies 23-17 loss to the Bishop's Gaiters Saturday in Halifax, N.S.
Herbst had a sack for a loss of 12 yards in the matchup and also posted a pass breakup.
Check out some of Brad's training results at the 6:55 mark.