Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Clyde Edwards, WR, Grambling State (5-10, 175, Sr., Houston, Texas)
Caught five passes for 102 yards and three touchdowns – became GSU’s career leader for TD receptions with 36 career touchdowns.
Donald Babers, RB, Prairie View A&M (5-9, 170, Soph., Houston, Texas)
25 carries, 215 yards, two touchdown, 8.6 yards per carry.
Defensive Player of the Week
Daniel Brooks, DE, Jackson State (6-4, 240, Sr., Jackson, Tenn.)
Tallied ten tackles (five solo) along with four tackles for loss, and 1.5 sacks.
Newcomer of the Week
Frank Warren, RB, Grambling State (6-0, 185, Fr., Pleasant Grove, Ala.)
Warren finished with 17 carries for 149 yards and a touchdown … averaged 8.8 yards per carry.
Specialist of the Week
Tim Manuel, P/K, Grambling State (5-11, 225, Sr., New Iberia, La.)
Averaged 43 yards on four punts with a long of 54 yards with two inside the 20-yard line; also scored on six PAT kicks and a 29-yard field goal.
- Jeffrey Jack, Grambling State – six tackles, Â½ sack, FF, 1.5 tackles for loss
- Ronald Brewer, Mississippi Valley State – 25 carries, 70 yards, two touchdowns
- Jimmy Oliver, Jackson State – 17-of-30 passing, 209 yards
- Al Donaldson, Alabama A&M – four tackles, two interceptions, two pass breakups
- Ulysses Banks, Alabama A&M – 25 carries, 132 rushing yards, TD
- Carlton Rice, Alabama A&M – 11 total tackles
- Rechard Johnson, Alabama State – 14 total tackles, two quarterback hurries
- Brandon Landers, Grambling State – 13-of-19, 223 yards, five TDs
- Michael Anderson, Texas Southern – four receptions, 93 yards, TD
- Zach East, Prairie View A&M – 12 tackles