SWACLogoBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference named Prairie View A&M running back, Courtney Brown, linebacker Jamespaul Bryant, Alabama A&M linebacker, Robert Nelson, and kicker/punter, Cory Carter of Texas Southern, its football players of the week for September 2.

Offensive Player of the Week
Courtney Brown
Prairie View A&M
(RB • Jr. • 6-0 • 200, Lake Charles, La.)
Brown rushed for 98 yards on 14 attempts with two touchdowns to help push Prairie View A&M over Texas Southern, 37-13. He also caught five passes for 85 yards to finish out the game with 183 all purpose yards.

Defensive Player of the Week
Robert Nelson
Alabama A&M
(LB • Sr. • LB • 5-11 • 205 • Cordele, Ga.)
Nelson helped Alabama A&M capture a 23-9 victory over Grambling State to jump start the 2013 season. He finished with seven tackles, including three tackles for a loss, along with a safety.

Newcomer of the Week
Jamespaul Bryant
Prairie View A&M
(LB • R-Fr.• 6-3 • 215 • Houston, Texas)
Bryant logged eight tackles, including one for a loss, to help power Prairie View A&M’s defense in its 37-14 win over Texas Southern. His one sack, quarterback hurry and fumble recovery helped the Panthers hold TSU scoreless in the second half.

Specialist of the Week
Cory Carter
Texas Southern
(K/P • So. • 5-10 • 185 • Raymond, Miss.)
Despite a 37-13 loss to Prairie View A&M, Carter recorded seven punts for 339 yards in the 29th Annual Labor Day Classic.
He averaged 48.4 yards a punt landing two punts inside the 20-yard line. His longest was 57 yards while posting four kickoffs for 237 yards with a 59.2 yard average. He also recorded one touchback.

Courtesy: SWAC.org


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