Player of the Week: Jaylen Short

ROBERSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - South Creek senior running back and corner back Jaylen Short is our newest WITN Pepsi Player of the Week!

The Cougars' four-year varsity starter has rushed for 537 yards and four touchdowns, which has helped his team to a 3-1 record.

In his high school football career, the 5-foot-5, 170-pound back has rushed for more than 2,300 yards and 19 touchdowns.

Last week, Short played big and ran for 160 yards on 20 carries with one touchdown.

The senior currently leads the Coastal Plains Conference in rushing.

South Creek's game at North Edgecombe has been cancelled due to Hurricane Florence.

For more on Short, watch the video above.