MEAC ANNOUNCES WEEKLY FOOTBALL HONORS
NORFOLK, Va., - Simon Heyward of Savannah State was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday. Tazmon Foster, of North Carolina Central, was named Defensive Player of the Week.
Ryan Smith, also of NCCU, was selected as the Rookie of the Week. Davin Morris of Howard and Arthur Goforth, of NCCU, earned Offensive Lineman and Special Teams Player of the Week honors, respectively.
Heyward (WR, 5-11, 180, Jr., Savannah, Ga.) caught six passes for 160 yards with three touchdowns in the Tigers homecoming victory over Edward Waters University.
Foster (LB, 5-9, 200, Jr., Henderson, N.C.) recorded eight tackles, four solo, in the Eagles victory over Hampton. Foster also returned an interception 80 yards for a touchdown and recovered a fumble in the win.
Smith (DB, 6-0, 160, Fr., Upper Marlboro, Md.) posted seven tackles, four solo, with an interception and a fumble recovery in North Carolina Central's win over Hampton.
Morris (C, 6-6, 310, Sr., Houston, TX) graded out at 98-percent of his assignments as he led Howard's offensive line with 369 total offensive yards. He also recorded four pancake blocks in the one-point victory.
Goforth (KOR, 5-8. 171, Sr., Columbia, S.C.) finished with 119 all-purpose yards and returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown in N.C. Central's win over Hampton.
Other Top Performances
Joe Boyd (DSU) recorded eight tackles, four solo, with 1.5 for a loss of eight yards in the Hornets' victory over North Carolina A&T.
Terrick Colston (DSU) finished with six tackles, three solo, with one pass breakup against North Carolina A&T.
Travis Davidson (MSU) carried the ball 27 times for 104 yards with two touchdowns against Howard.
Nick Elko (DSU) completed 22-of-36 passes for 245 yards and one touchdown in the Hornets' shut-out victory over North Carolina A&T.
Terrance Hackney (B-CU) registered one pancake block and graded out at 94-percent on his blocking assignments as he aided Bethune-Cookman with 435 total offensive yards.
Javon Hargrave (SCSU) recorded six tackles, five solo, with one tackle for a loss and one sack against Florida A&M.
Branden Holdren (FAMU) averaged 43.5 yards on eight punts with a long of 54 and recorded two punts inside the 20 yard line and one touchback against South Carolina State.
Kevin House (FAMU) tallied five pancake blocks and received a 90-percent grade on his blocking assignments as the Rattlers recorded 365 yards of offense against South Carolina State.
Courtney Ingram (SCSU) finished with 10 tackles, five solo, in the Bulldogs victory over Florida A&M.
Marco Kano (DSU) averaged 46.2 yards on six punts with a long of 58 and three inside the 20 yard-line against North Carolina A&T.
Tywan Lee (DSU) received a 92-percent grade on his blocking assignments as he anchored the Hornet's offensive line that accounted for 305 total yards and posted a pancake block in the win.
Terrence Leffall (HOW) tallied 134 rushing yards on 26 attempts with one touchdown in a one-point victory over Morgan State.
Lenworth Lennon (FAMU) caught nine passes for 79 yards including one for a touchdown against South Carolina State.
Jordan Reid (NCCU) connected on 50-percent (11-of-22) of his passes for 193 yards with two touchdowns in the Eagles 37-20 victory over Hampton.
Tabrian Resby (HOW) collected a game-high 13 tackles, including six solos, two tackles for a loss, one sack and a one breakup in a 21-20 win over Morgan State.
Devan Roberts (FAMU) recorded 11 tackles, nine solo, with one for a three-yard loss and forced and recovered a fumble against South Carolina State.
Donald Smith (B-CU) led the Wildcats with six tackles, three solo, with 0.5 for a loss of three yards.
Jalen Simmons (SCSU) rushed for 144 yards on 24 carries with one touchdown in the Bulldogs' 27-20 overtime victory over Florida A&M.
Deshaun Summers (MSU) posted six tackles, one forced fumble and two breakups against Howard.
Quentin Williams (B-CU) connected on 9-of-11 passes for 157 yards with two touchdowns and rushed for 27 yards on 10 carries to lead Bethune-Cookman to a 48-3 win over Norfolk State.
Terrance Williams (SSU) tallied nine tackles, four solo, with one for a loss and forced and recovered a fumble in the Tigers homecoming victory over Edward Waters University.