September 26, 2010

ASC Players of the Week Announced

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AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE

FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

(Games of September 25, 2010)

 

OFFENSIVE

Brian Whitehurst, RB, Jr., Mississippi College

Mississippi College junior running back Brian Whitehurst (Fort Meade, FL / Wofford College) totaled 160 yards and four touchdowns on 22 carries in a 45-42 loss to Louisiana College. Whiethurst, who also caught two passes, came off the bench as the fifth-string running back and found the end zone four times in the second half to help the Choctaws erase a 24-7 deficit at halftime. The four rushing scores are the most in the ASC this season.

 

CO-DEFENSIVE

Evan Beaton, DT, Sr., East Texas Baptist

East Texas Baptist senior defensive tackle Evan Beaton (Whitehouse, TX / WHS) had seven tackles and a career-high three sacks to fuel a 23-21 home win over McMurry. Beeaton's sack total was also a single-game high in the ASC this season. Three of his tackles went for a combined loss of nine yards and he had a quarterback hurry. He spearheaded a unit that held the nation's top passing attack to just 276 yards and 4-for-18 on third down conversions.

 

Nate Janzen, LB, So., Louisiana College

Louisiana College sophomore linebacker Nate Janzen (Pottsboro, TX / PHS) recorded 22 tackles – nine solo – and forced a fumble to lead a 45-42 road win over Mississippi College. Janzen is only the third player in the ASC to reach the 22-tackle mark since 2003 season and came within four of the all-time league record. Only eight NCAA Division III players in the country had reached the total in a game this season. Two of his tackles went four a loss of four yards.

 

SPECIAL TEAMS

Brett Peddicord, K/P, Sr., East Texas Baptist

East Texas Baptist senior kicker/punter Brett Peddicord (Allen, TX / AHS) hit three field goals – including the game-winner – and averaged 41.4 yards on eight booms in a 23-21 home victory over McMurry. Peddicord hit a 19-yard field goal with 15 seconds remaining to seal the win and earlier connected from 29 and 39 yards out. He added two extra-points. Peddicord's long punt went for 54 yards and he pinned five balls inside the 20-yard line.

 
 

OTHER TOP PERFORMANCES

OFFENSE: Mary Hardin-Baylor RB Darius Wilson ran for 190 yards and a TD on 18 carries to lead a 42-28 win over Hardin-Simmons in an unbeaten, top-10 battle. . . . Louisiana College WR Darnell Williams caught four passes for 159 yards and two TDs in a win over MC. . . . East Texas Baptist RB Jair Stover had 88 yards on 26 carries in a win over McMurry. . . . Hardin-Simmons WR ZaVious Robbins caught five passes for 119 yards and a TD in a loss to UMHB. . . . Howard Payne WR Cody Hambrick had seven catches for 149 yards and two TDs to pace a win over TLU. . . . Texas Lutheran WR Sherome Miller had three catches for 66 yards and a TD in a loss to HPU. . . . McMurry WR R.J. Long caught seven passes for 134 yards and a score in a loss to ETBU.

DEFENSE: Mary Hardin-Baylor DE Silvio Diaz had six tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery in a win over HSU. . . . Howard Payne LB Dustin McClure had a game-high 12 tackles and led a unit that surrendered just 43 rushing yards in a win over TLU. . . . Hardin-Simmons S Cooper Haralson had a career-best 15 tackles in a loss to UMHB. . . . Texas Lutheran LB Donald Morgan returned an interception 35 yards for a score in a loss to HPU. . . . McMurry S Will Morris had 10 tackles and an interception in a loss to ETBU.

SPECIAL TEAMS: Louisiana College's Darnell Williams returned a kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown in a win over MC. . . . Texas Lutheran K Allen Cain hit a 34-yard field goal and two extra-points in a loss to HPU. . . . Mary Hardin-Baylor P Chad Peevey averaged 46 yards over four booms and had a long punt of 55 yards.

 

 

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

Week 4 (Sept. 25)

Brian Whitehurst, RB, Jr., Mississippi College

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

Week 4 (Sept. 25)

(co) Evan Beaton, DT, Sr., East Texas Baptist

(co) Nate Janzen, LB, So., Louisiana College

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

Week 4 (Sept. 25)

Brett Peddicord, K/P, Sr., East Texas Baptist

 

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