QUARTERBACK OF THE WEEK
#14 D.J. Johnson, St. Augustine's
(So, QB - Richmond, VA)
Johnson accounted for five touchdowns (3 passing, 2 rushing) including the game-tying touchdown on a 10-yard run which was followed by the game-winning extra point in the second overtime of a 38-37 thriller over Livingstone. Johnson passed for 244 yards and rushed for a game-high 87 yards on 19 carries in the win. He threw no interceptions.
RECEIVER OF THE WEEK
#1 Sam Boyd, St. Augustine's
(Jr, WR - Houston, TX)
Boyd recorded three receptions for 97 yards including an 80-yard touchdown catch in a 38-37 double overtime win over Livingstone.
OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
#8 William Stanback, Virginia Union
(Sr, RB - Hempstead, NY)
Stanback rushed for 143 yards and 2 TDs in the Panthers' 51-10 victory of the Lions of Lincoln (Pa.).
DEFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK
#8 Carlo Thomas, Johnson C. Smith
(Jr, DB - East Orange, NJ)
Thomas finished as JCSU's lead tackler with 15 stops, including eight solo. He also hauled in his fifth interception of the season in JCSU's 15-14 loss to WSSU.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
#39 Kahj Huitt, Johnson C. Smith
(Fr, FS - Smyrna, GA)
Huitt finished with 14 tackles (7 solo, 7 assisted) and had three tackles for loss (12 yds) in JCSU's 15-14 loss to WSSU.
COACH OF THE WEEK
Richard Hayes, Jr., Fayetteville State
Coach Hayes recorded his first ever career coaching victory with a 7-6 road win over Shaw. Despite the rough start, the Broncos continue their divisional slate with a 1-0 record.