September 19, 2010

ASC Players of the Week Announced

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AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE

FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

(Games of September 18, 2010)

 

OFFENSIVE

Lee Carothers, WR, So., Sul Ross State

Sul Ross State sophomore wide receiver Lee Carothers (Austin, TX / Travis HS) caught eight passes for 155 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Lobos to their first win of the season, a 37-30 conference victory at home over Howard Payne. Carothers, whose TD hauls went for 17 and 49 yards, also caught an 11-yard pass from quarterback Monte Morales on the game-winning, three-play drive. His first TD gave SRSU its first lead.

 

DEFENSIVE

Cooper Haralson, S, Sr., Hardin-Simmons

Hardin-Simmons senior safety Cooper Haralson (Celeste, TX / CHS) had a career-best 13 tackles – six solo – and forced a fumble that was recovered by the Cowboys during their 45-10 home win over fellow nationally-ranked team Mississippi College. Haralson spearheaded a unit that didn’t allow a touchdown in the first half.

 

SPECIAL TEAMS

Darius Wilson, RET, So., Mary Hardin-Baylor

Mary Hardin-Baylor sophomore Darius Wilson (Houston, TX / Cy Springs HS) erased McMurry’s only lead of the night by returning the ensuing kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown during the nationally-ranked Cru’s 43-31 road win. Wilson, who totaled 154 yards on four kickoff returns, allowed UMHB to go ahead 29-25 with 2:06 left in the third quarter with his long dash.

 

 

OTHER TOP PERFORMANCES

OFFENSE: Hardin-Simmons QB Justin Feaster was 25 of 31 for 335 yards and two touchdowns during a win over MC. . . . Texas Lutheran QB Mitchell Bunger had 98 yards rushing, including a game-winning 29-yard scamper, and 119 yards passing against ETBU. . . . McMurry QB Jake Mullin went 39-for-61 passing for 498 yards and five TDs during a loss to UMHB. . . . Howard Payne WR Andre Dean had nine catches for 196 yards and a score in a loss to TLU. . . . East Texas Baptist WR Kwame Spikes had seven catches for 117 yards and a TD against TLU. . . . . Mary Hardin-Baylor RB Quincy Daniels ran for 99 yards and a TD on 27 carries against McMurry.

DEFENSE: Texas Lutheran S Vernon Hughes had five tackles and an interception of ETBU’s final drive. . . . Mary Hardin-Baylor DE Micah Spicer had two tackles, a sack and blocked two kicks against McMurry. . . . East Texas Baptist LB Jordan Hayes had a career-high 13 tackles and forced a fumble against TLU. . . . Howard Payne LB Demetrius Cody had 15 tackles and recovered a fumble against SRSU. . . .  .McMurry SS Jimmy Terrell had seven tackles, a forced fumble and a sack against UMHB.

SPECIAL TEAMS: Hardin-Simmons’ Devin Carter took the second half kickoff back 88 yards for a touchdown against MC. . . . Sul Ross State’s Johnny Stewart returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown against HPU. . . . Texas Lutheran’s Montra’ Scott recovered a fumbles punt in the endzone to tie the game 7-7 with ETBU. . . . Howard Payne P Cote Schachel averaged 44.3 yards on three booms.

 

 

 

2010 ASC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

OFFENSIVE

Week 1 (Sept. 4)

(co) Sed Harris, QB, Jr., East Texas Baptist

(co) Jake Mullin, QB, Jr., McMurry

Week 2 (Sept. 11)

Jake Mullin, QB, Jr., McMurry

Week 3 (Sept. 18)

Lee Carothers, WR, So., Sul Ross State

DEFENSIVE

Week 1 (Sept. 4)

Hank Hornsby, DE, Sr., Hardin-Simmons

Week 2 (Sept. 11)

Demetrius Cody, LB, Jr., Howard Payne

Week 3 (Sept. 18)

Cooper Haralson, S, Sr., Hardin-Simmons

SPECIAL TEAMS

Week 1 (Sept. 4)

Mitchell Bailey, PK, So., Howard Payne

Week 2 (Sept. 11)

Jesse Garcia, PK, Jr., McMurry

Week 3 (Sept. 18)

Darius Wilson, RET, So., Mary Hardin-Baylor

 

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