MEAC ANNOUNCES WEEKLY FOOTBALL HONORS
NORFOLK, Va., - Isidore Jackson of Bethune-Cookman was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday. Ryan Davis of Bethune-Cookman was named the Defensive Player of the Week.
Damien Fleming of Florida A&M and Greg McGhee of Howard was selected as Co-Rookie's of the Week while Vincent Harper of Hampton was named the Offensive Lineman of the Week. Everett Goldberg of Norfolk State was selected as the Special Teams Player of the Week, respectively.
Jackson (RB, 5-10, 195, r-So., Mossy Head, Fla.) rushed for 206 yards on 34 carries to lead the Wildcats to a 14-6 victory over conference leading and 24th ranked Norfolk State. Jackson, who averaged 6.5 yards per carry, recorded a new school single game record with the 34 attempts.
Davis (DE, 6-4, 260, Sr., Tampa, Fla.) collected 11 tackles, eight solo, with six for a loss of 25 yards. He posted 3.5 sacks for a 21-yard loss. He also forced and recovered a fumble and logged a quarterback hurry in the 14-6 nationally televised victory over Norfolk State.
Fleming (QB, 6-3, 181, Fr., Jacksonville, Fla.) connected on 34-of-40 (85-percent) passes for 297 yards with one touchdown in the Rattlers' 27-24 victory over South Carolina State. Fleming's connection percentage (85%) was the fourth best in school history. The victory snapped an eight-game losing skid for the Rattler's who handed SCSU its' first home loss this season.
McGhee (QB, 6-3, 200, Fr., Pittsburgh, Pa.) completed 24-of-35 passes for 242 yards with two touchdowns in a 35-28 overtime win over North Carolina A&T. He also rushed the ball seven times for 19 yards as the Bison handed the Aggies their first conference loss of the season.
Harper (OL, 6-1, 270, So., Belle Glade, Fla.) graded out at 96-percent of his assignments as he anchored the Pirate's offensive line that accounted for 450 yards in the 30-27 overtime homecoming thriller against North Carolina Central. He recorded four pancake blocks and led the Pirates to 105 yards rushing in the victory.
Goldberg (K, 6-4, 210, Jr., Mesa Ridge, Colo.) was a perfect 2-of-2 from field goal range with kicks of 47 and 50 yards deep to account for Norfolk State's only scoring in the 14-6 loss to Bethune-Cookman. He has recorded five field goals of 47 yards or longer this season and is the only player in the Football Championship Subdivision to make three 50+ yard field goals this season.
Other Top Performances
Shelly Anthony (FAMU) graded out at 94-percent and was a part of the offensive unit that racked up 439 yards of total offense against South Carolina State.
Idreis Augustus (NCCU) rushed for a game high 113 yards on 21 carries in the Eagle's 27-30 overtime loss to Hampton.
Natiel Curry (B-CU) anchored the Wildcat's offensive line that collected 333 yards, 245 on the ground, against Norfolk State.
Bobby Jackson (FAMU) led the Rattlers with six tackles, three solo, with one for a nine-yard loss against South Carolina State.
Ronald Jackson (FAMU) picked up 15 yards on a fake punt to give FAMU a first down and sealed the Rattler's victory over SCSU.
Terrance Leffall (Howard) rushed for 96 yards on 29 carries with one touchdown in a 35-28 overtime victory against North Carolina A&T.
Lenworth Lennon (FAMU) led the Rattler receivers in reception with 13 catches for 70 yards in FAMU's 27-24 win over SCSU.
Dyrri McCain (Hampton) caught eight passes for 143 yards with one touchdown to give Hampton a 30-27 overtime homecoming victory over North Carolina Central.
Davin Morris (Howard) blocking resulted in 380 yards of total offense including 138 yards rushing against the Aggies. He graded out at 98-percent and recorded three pancake blocks in the win.
Parker Munoz (Howard) converted on 2-of-2 field goals of 33 and 32 yards out and nailed 3-of-3 PATs in Howard's victory over North Carolina A&T.
Oleg Parent (NCCU) made three PATs and two field goals including a career-long 40 yard boot and a 28-yard kick in the Eagle's loss to Hampton.
Keith Pough (Howard) collected six tackles, 3.5 for a loss, with one hurry in an overtime win over North Carolina A&T.
Terrence Pugh (NSU) posted six tackles, four solo, with a career-high 3.5 tackles and 1.5 sacks in the Spartans' loss to Bethune-Cookman.
Jorrain Washington (Hampton) recorded 99 yards on four kickoffs and 11 yards rushing in the Pirates' overtime victory over N.C. Central.