|Adrian Wilkins racked up 241 all-purpose yards against Savannah State (Herald Sun photo)|
Offensive Player of The Week
Adrian Wilkins, NC Central
Defensive Players of The Week
Joe Thomas, SC State
Tavarus Dantzler, BCU
Saturday’s BCU-SC State matchup was billed as a defensive battle, and it definitely lived up to the hype. Leading the way for both teams were outstanding linebackers, BCU’s Jarkevis Fields and SC State’s Joe Thomas. Thomas recorded a game-high 16 tackles, two of which went for losses, including a sack. He also recovered a fumble.
Dantzler came away with 10 tackles, two for loss, including a sack. He also forced two fumbles and broke up a pass as BCU came up with the big win.
|Anthony Philyaw rushed for three touchdowns against Morgan State. (Howard photo)|
Rookie of The Week
Anthony Philyaw, Howard
Howard had a big day on the ground against Morgan State, and Philyaw was a big part of that. The freshman from Los Angeles rushed for three touchdowns on the day, and finished with 98 yards as Howard won its second straight game.