Southern's Dillon Named Stats Perform FCS National Freshman Player of the Week

Courtesy of SWAC Sports



CHICAGO, Ill.- Southern University football student-athlete Kobe Dillon has been named the Stats Perform FCS National Freshman Player of the Week.


Dillon set Southern's single-game rushing record with 267 yards as the Jaguars defeated Arkansas Pine-Bluff 34-7 in Southwestern Athletic Conference action this past weekend.


He rushed for touchdowns of 40, 45 and 75 yards, and averaged 19.1 yards per rush attempt.


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