Offensive Player of the Week
Erik Haw, RB, Jackson State (6-1, 215, Jr., Columbus, Ohio)
Haw rushed for 159 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries … he averaged 9.4 yards per carry … he had a long scoring run of 66 yards while also scoring on runs of one and six yards.
Defensive Player of the Week
Jeffrey Jack, DB, Grambling State (6-0, 208, Jr., Houston, Texas)
Leading the Tigers’ defensive unit, Jack tallied nine tackles (six solo) along with two sacks and two tackles for loss.
Newcomer of the Week
Frank Warren, RB, Grambling State (6-0, 185, Fr., Pleasant Grove, Ala.)
Warren finished with 20 carries for 104 yards … he averaged 5.2 yards per carry in the game.
Specialists of the Week
Eric Perri, K, Jackson State (5-8, 155, So., Miami, Fla.)
Perri connected on three field goals (31, 32 & 28) while going 3-for-3 on PAT attempts against Alabama State
Corey Clark, Jackson State – six tackles, three sacks
Tim Manuel, Grambling State – 2 FGs, 4 PATs; 5 punts, 40.4 punt average
Ben Boyd, Prairie View A&M – six carries, 124 yds, touchdown, long of 75 yards
Zach East, Prairie View A&M – 11 tackles
Sam Irons, Mississippi Valley State – 11 tackles, pass breakup
Zach Gilarski, Mississippi Valley State – 8 punts, 37.8 punt average
Ronald Brewer, Mississippi Valley State – 14 carries, 50 yds; four receptions; 28 yards