BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Four different programs were represented in the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s football student-athletes of the week for October 20. Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s Benjamin Anderson (Little Rock, Ark./Parkview) picked up his second offensive student-athlete of the week award. Jarius Moore (Houston, Texas/North Shore) of Texas Southern earned defensive honors, Prairie View A&M’s Johntá Hebert (Baton Rouge, La./Glen Oaks) was named specialist of the week, and Alcorn State’sJamil Cooks (Denver, Colo./Air Force) earned newcomer honors.

Offensive Student-Athlete of the Week: Benjamin Anderson (Arkansas-Pine Bluff)
Anderson accounted for four of the Golden Lions five touchdowns. He passed for a career-high 467 yards by completing 27 of 50 attempts with two touchdowns. He also rushed for two touchdowns on 66 yards for over 530 total yards of offense.

Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week: Jarius Moore (Texas Southern)
Moore had a breakout game against Alcorn State, racking up 13 tackles, including two for a loss and two pass breakups.

Specialist of the Week: Johntá Hebert (Prairie View)
Hebert returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown in the Panthers 52-19 win at Mississippi Valley State. He also had a 53-yard return. Hebert averaged 74 yards per return.

Newcomers of the Week: Jamil Cooks (Alcorn State)
Cooks recorded six tackles, four solo, in the Braves 40-25 win over Texas Southern. He also racked up a game-high 3.5 sacks and a quarterback hurry.



  1. Really?? You only want to highlight the losing quarterback’s stats. They didn’t impact the game…..those are just good losing numbers. The player of the week should result in bringing about a victory.


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