CIAA Week 5 Football Honors
QUARTERBACK OF THE WEEK
#2 Randall Dixon, Chowan (Sr, QB - Rock Hill, SC)
Dixon had another standout week for the Hawks. He led Chowan to a 47-14 win over Johnson C. Smith after completing 27-35 pass attempts for a school record 404 yards and five touchdowns. Saturday's win marked the Hawks' third straight victory.
OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK #26 Kerrion Moore, Winston-Salem State (So, RB - Gastonia, NC)
Moore had an excellent game in leading the WSSU Rams rushing attack with nine carries for 179 yards and three touchdowns, including a 78-yard touchdown run in the Rams 51-10 victory over Lincoln.
DEFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK #12 Malcolm Cherry, Elizabeth City State (Sr, DB - Lewiston, NC)
Cherry provided the Vikings much needed breathing room against the feisty Bears from Shaw University. In the third quarter, he put ECSU in front with a 22-yard interception returned for a touchdown. Defensively, he had racked up 5 solo tackles including 2 for a loss of 4 yards and a pass breakup. The Vikings picked up their first CIAA win of the season, 28-21 over Shaw University.
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK #1 Canard Brown, Winston-Salem State (Jr, WR - Miami, FL)
Brown finished the night with 136 all-purpose yards, including a 44 yard punt return for a touchdown in the Rams 51-10 win over Lincoln.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK #34 Devon Hunt, Shaw (Fr, MLB - Rockingham, NC)
Hunt poured in seven tackles (4 solo, 3 assisted) at Elizabeth City State.
COACH OF THE WEEK Earnest Wilson, Elizabeth City State
Coach Wilson and the Vikings won their home debut and Wilson's first CIAAcareer victory with ECSU's 28-21 win over Chaw University on Saturday.