The Daily Union Athletes of the Week were part of the blowout homecoming game win for the Shelbyville Rams football team.
The defense set the tone and junior Mike Ulrich was the heart of that. Ulrich had eight tackles, 5 solos, between the tackles. Four of his tackles were for losses.
He sacked Clinton for eight yards, for five yards, for ten yards, and for eight yards. He also knocked out the back-up quarterback on one of those sacks.
Jared Finley was also a whirling dervish for the Ram defense. Finley had six tackles. He also had five solos and two tackles were for loss. He had a 4-yard sack and a 15-yard sack. He also had an interception.
The offense also broke loose with a near 100 yard rusher for the first time. Tyler Hendryx rushed eight times for 96 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 12 yards per carry. His longest run was 36 yards for a TD. He also had 3 tackles and 2 kick returns for 46 total yards, giving him 142 all-purpose yards.